• Launch of New Public Dialogue on Wastewater Treatment for the Eastside

    Apr 22, 2015
    Media Release: Confidence-building, pragmatic and inclusive. These are three of the principles driving a new public consultation process convened by the Eastside Wastewater Treatment and Resource Recovery Select Committee (Eastside Select Committee) made up of elected officials from Oak Bay, Saanich and Victoria. The process will kick off next week with a briefing and dialogue at the Royal BC Museum.
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  • TLC To Transfer Sooke Potholes Campground to the CRD

    Apr 21, 2015
    Media Release: The Capital Regional District (CRD) Board is pleased to announce the pending transfer of Sooke Potholes campground to the Region, with the support of The Land Conservancy of British Columbia (TLC) in consideration of their overall restructuring plan.
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  • Celebrate BC Drinking Water Week by Learning Where Your Drinking Water Comes From

    Apr 17, 2015
    Media Release: The Capital Regional District (CRD) will be hosting their annual public tours of the Greater Victoria Water Supply Area and water supply facilities from Monday, May 4 to Saturday, May 9.
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  • CRD Arts Committee Awards IDEA Grants

    Apr 14, 2015
    Information Bulletin: The CRD Arts Committee is pleased to announce the award of $12,000 in IDEA grants to not-for-profit organizations in the Capital Region.
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  • PPP Canada Funding Extension Approved

    Apr 08, 2015
    Media Release: The Core Area Liquid Waste Management Committee (CALWMC) has announced that they have signed an agreement with PPP Canada that will allow for a one year extension to make decisions on how to treat wastewater in the core area with the PPP Canada funding of $83.4 million intact.
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  • CRD Arts IDEA and Project Grant Application Deadlines

    Apr 01, 2015
    Information Bulletin: The deadline for the CRD (Capital Regional District) Arts Development IDEA and Project Grant applications is approaching. Project Grants provide funding for arts organizations; IDEA Grants provide funding for arts-based initiatives by non-arts organizations.
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  • CRD Announces Shortlist for Design-Build of Japan Gulch Disinfection Facility Upgrade

    Mar 27, 2015
    Media Release: Three qualified teams (Contractor/Consultant) have been shortlisted to participate in the Request for Proposals (RFP) phase of the competitive selection process to complete the Design and Build Phases of the Japan Gulch Disinfection Facility Upgrade.
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  • CRD Board Approves 2015 Budget

    Mar 25, 2015
    Information Bulletin: The Capital Regional District (CRD) Board today approved its 2015 budget, focused on enhancing infrastructure and providing services that are priorities for the region. The 2015 operating expenditure portion of the budget ($203 million) pays for a range of more than 200 CRD services to over 371,000 people in the region. In addition, the 2015 capital budget targets $131 million in capital projects.
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  • Vote Panorama Recreation for Hockeyville 2015

    Mar 20, 2015
    Information Bulletin: Panorama Recreation is in the running to win Sportsnet’s Kraft Hockeyville 2015, a title that includes $100,000 for arena upgrades and the opportunity to host an NHL® Pre-Season Game. By making the Top 10, Panorama has already received $25,000 to fund arena improvements.
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  • Discover Your Watershed This World Water Day

    Mar 19, 2015
    Information Bulletin: Discover Your Watershed This World Water Day
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  • 2015 CRD Arts Committee Announces Project Grant Awards

    Mar 16, 2015
    Media Release: The CRD (Capital Regional District) Arts Committee is pleased to announce the award of Project grants to 20 organizations totaling $90,000.
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  • Westside Solutions Releases Survey Results

    Mar 13, 2015
    Media Release: The Westside Wastewater Treatment and Resource Recovery Select Committee (Westside Solutions) has released the information obtained from the survey that was conducted in December and January along with a brief summary report highlighting some key points expressed by survey respondents.
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  • Celebrate Fix a Leak Week to Reduce Water Waste

    Mar 12, 2015
    Information Bulletin: This year the Capital Regional District (CRD) joins over fifty other communities across North America to promote Fix a Leak Week, March 16-22. Fix a Leak Week is an opportunity to raise awareness about the amount of water lost through minor household leaks.
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  • Upgrade of Dam at Elk/Beaver Lake Benefits Parks Users and Fish Habitat

    Mar 11, 2015
    Media Release: The Capital Regional District (CRD) has completed upgrades to the Colquitz River Dam outlet and structure, replacing the former weir structure at the south end of Elk/Beaver Lake in Elk/Beaver Lake Regional Park.
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  • CRD Urban Deer Management Pilot Project Concludes in Oak Bay

    Mar 10, 2015
    Media Release: The District of Oak Bay (the District) and the Capital Regional District (CRD) announced today that the population reduction component of the Deer Management Strategy Pilot Project has concluded.
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  • Remediation Completed at Former Pistol Range Site in Thetis Lake Regional Park

    Mar 05, 2015
    Media Release: The Capital Regional District has remediated the former pistol range at Thetis Lake Regional Park.
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  • New Educational Resources Encourage Students to Take Action on Watershed Stewardship

    Feb 23, 2015
    Media Release: Educators and elementary school-aged children across the capital region are taking advantage of free online educational resources that focus on discovering and caring for our local watersheds, creeks and nearshore marine environment. Funded by an RBC Blue Water Project grant, the Capital Regional District (CRD) has created watershed stewardship educational resources to support learning and encourage action to help protect, clean and enhance our local watersheds.
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  • CRD Calls for Applications for Eastside Public Advisory Committee

    Feb 18, 2015
    Media Release: The Capital Regional District (CRD) is inviting applications from members of the public to sit on the Eastside Public Advisory Committee (PAC).
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  • 2015 Arts Development Operating Grants Awarded to 32 Organizations

    Feb 12, 2015
    Media Release: The Capital Regional District (CRD) Arts Committee yesterday approved the results of its 2015 Operating Grant program. A total of $2,086,980 will provide assistance to 32 organizations in the Capital Region whose main purpose is public programming in the arts.
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  • Grants Approved for Construction of Affordable Rental Housing

    Feb 11, 2015
    Media Release: The Capital Regional District (CRD) Board today approved the recommendation to award three Regional Housing Trust Fund (RHTF) grants totalling $2,385,000 to assist the Greater Victoria Rental Development Society, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul and the Pacifica Housing Society in the construction of new affordable rental housing.
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