• CALWMC Takes Key Steps Forward with Wastewater Treatment Planning Process

    Aug 14, 2015
    Media Release: The Core Area Liquid Waste Management Committee (CALWMC) made three important decisions this week that will provide guidance on its work going forward on costing options in the coming months. The CALWMC has secured technical support to conduct detailed analysis and engineering work, selected six individuals to the Technical Oversite Panel, and chosen a Fairness and Transparency Advisor.
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  • Endoscopy Suite Redevelopment at Victoria General Hospital

    Aug 13, 2015
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  • Restoration efforts begin on Grace Islet sacred burial ground

    Aug 10, 2015
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  • Wastewater Commission Moves to Scale Back Operations

    Jul 31, 2015
    Media Release: Following the Core Area Wastewater Treatment Program Commission (formerly Seaterra Commission) meeting today, Brenda Eaton, Commission Chair, announced that several steps have been completed to scale back operations and reduce costs as the Capital Regional District continues its planning work to find a new solution to wastewater treatment for the seven core municipalities.
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  • Hartland Landfill Closed to Residential Customers on Saturday July 25

    Jul 24, 2015
    Media Release– Hartland Landfill remains closed Friday July 24. The landfill will be open for regular hours Saturday July 25 for registered commercial accounts, but will remain closed for residents until Monday July 27 in order to ensure residential safety and manage the risk associated with potential fire flare ups.
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  • Temporary Closure of Hartland Landfill Due to Fire

    Jul 23, 2015
    The Capital Regional District (CRD) has temporarily closed all operations at the Hartland landfill for Friday, July 24 due to a fire on site.
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  • Royal Colwood Golf Club Considered as Possible Wastewater Treatment Site

    Jul 16, 2015
    Media Release: The Westside Wastewater Treatment and Resource Recovery Select Committee (Westside Select Commitee) has received a letter from the Royal Colwood Golf Club offering a three-acre parcel of land for consideration as a possible wastewater treatment site.
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  • CRD, T’Souke Nation Open Campground at Sooke Potholes Regional Park

    Jul 08, 2015
    Media Release: The Capital Regional District (CRD) and T’Sou-ke Nation are pleased to announce the opening of the campground at Sooke Potholes Regional Park on Friday, July 10, 2015. The Sooke Potholes Spring Salmon Place campground will be operated by T’Sou-ke Nation under a pilot project with the Capital Regional District for the 2015 season.
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  • Fire Ban at Regional Parks Expanded to Include Charcoal Barbeques

    Jul 06, 2015
    Information Bulletin: Effective immediately charcoal brick and briquette barbeques are prohibited at all Regional Parks within the Capital Regional District due to the current extreme fire hazard rating.
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  • Reconstruction of Bowker Creek at Oak Bay High School

    Jul 03, 2015
    Media Release: Restoration of a section of Bowker Creek that flows along the Oak Bay High School (OBHS) property is set to begin this month. Crews will start by clearing out existing bushes and trees that are mostly invasive and do not contribute to a healthy creek environment. They will be replaced in the fall once work inside the creek is complete.
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  • Westside Solutions Commits to Considering Additional Privately Owned Treatment Sites until July 13

    Jun 30, 2015
    Information Bulletin Victoria, BC– The Westside Wastewater Treatment and Resource Recovery Select Committee (Westside Solutions) today committed to considering potential wastewater treatment sites put forward by private property owners on the westside until July 13.
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  • Sisters of Saint Ann Donate Land Adjacent to East Sooke Regional Park

    Jun 29, 2015
    Media Release: The Sisters of Saint Ann has generously donated a parcel of land adjacent to East Sooke Regional Park to the Capital Regional District (CRD).
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  • Fire Ban at Island View Beach and Jordan River Regional Parks’ Campgrounds

    Jun 26, 2015
    Information Bulletin: Effective 12:00pm on June 27, 2015, a campfire ban will be implemented at Island View Beach and Jordan River Regional Parks Campgrounds.
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  • Regional Cycling and Walking Pilot Project Finishes with Gold Award

    Jun 26, 2015
    Media Release: The Capital Regional District (CRD) has completed a Pedestrian and Cycling Master Plan (PCMP) two-year pilot project encouraging more residents to take up cycling and walking.
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  • Section of E&N Rail Trail – Humpback Connector in View Royal Open for Use

    Jun 26, 2015
    Media Release For Immediate Release June 26, 2015 Victoria, BC- A section of the E&N Rail Trail – Humpback Connector is open for use, the Capital Regional District (CRD) announced today. This new section of trail is located in the Town of View Royal, and extends 2.1 km from 4-Mile Bridge to the Galloping Goose Regional Trail at Island Highway/Burnside Road West, also known as the Colwood interchange.
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  • Public Input Sought on Wastewater Treatment Options

    Jun 25, 2015
    Media Release: The Eastside and Westside Wastewater Treatment and Resource Recovery Select Committees (Eastside and Westside Select Committees) are encouraging the public to weigh in on potential wastewater treatment options. Option sets for both the Eastside and Westside Select Committees were presented to the public at an open house last night (June 24) where an estimated 400 people were in attendance.
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  • Kraft Hockeyville Announces NHL Pre Season Game Location

    Jun 25, 2015
    Information Bulletin: The Kraft Hockeyville team announced today that the NHL® Pre-Season Game will be held at The Q Centre Arena at the West Shore Parks and Recreation complex on September 21, 2015.
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  • CRD Arts Development Grants

    Jun 19, 2015
    Media Release: The Capital Regional District (CRD) Arts Committee is pleased to announce $84,200 in IDEA, Project and discretionary grants to 22 organizations in the capital region.
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  • Westside Solutions Announces Potential Wastewater Treatment Sites

    Jun 18, 2015
    Media Release: Westside Solutions (the Westside Wastewater Treatment and Resource Recovery Select Committee), today announced the location of 20 potential wastewater treatment sites in the westside communities. These sites represent the full list of potential sites developed through technical analysis.
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  • Residents Invited to the Regional Water Supply H2Open House on Saturday, June 20

    Jun 10, 2015
    Media Release: Have you ever wondered where your drinking water comes from? Get to know your H2O at the H2Open House, a fun and educational experience for family members of all ages. Residents will get a ‘behind-the-scenes’ peek at the history of the Regional Water Supply System that provides drinking water to Greater Victoria.
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