• Privately Owned Sites for Sewage Treatment Welcome until June 24

    Jun 05, 2015
    Media Release: In mid-May the Eastside Select Committee released technically feasible sites for wastewater treatment. As part of this process, the municipal councils of Saanich and Victoria identified technically feasible sites on private property.
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  • Next Phase of Public Participation Process Underway for Island View Beach Regional Park

    Jun 04, 2015
    Media Release: The Capital Regional District (CRD) is seeking public input on updating the Island View Beach Regional Park Management Plan through meetings and public drop in sessions in June and July. In this second step of a four-step planning process, CRD staff will gather information on park issues and interests, to ensure an understanding by Regional Parks and the Regional Parks Committee.
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  • Greater Victoria’s Drinking Water System Marks Centennial Year

    Jun 03, 2015
    Media Release: This year marks the Centennial Anniversary of Sooke Lake Reservoir, the source of Greater Victoria’s drinking water supply and the origins of the Regional Water Supply System, which continues to provide a reliable supply of clean and safe drinking water to the residents of our region.
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  • CRD and RCMP Join Forces to Keep Parks Safe and Enjoyable

    May 29, 2015
    Media Release: Each summer, the Capital Regional District (CRD) and the RCMP join forces to keep parks and trails safe and enjoyable for all visitors.
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  • Have your Say at Wastewater Workshops This Weekend – All Welcome

    May 28, 2015
    Information Bulletin: The Eastside Wastewater Treatment and Resource Recovery Select Committee (Eastside Select Committee) is hosting two full day workshops to gather detailed input from the public on site selection and desired outcomes for wastewater treatment for Victoria, Saanich and Oak Bay.
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  • More Capital Region Housing Corporation Properties Transitioning to Smoke-free

    May 27, 2015
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  • Details for Potential Eastside Wastewater Treatment Sites Released

    May 22, 2015
    Media Release: More information is now available to help the public offer informed input on the technically feasible wastewater treatment sites in Saanich, Oak Bay and Victoria.
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  • Camping To Resume at Jordan River Regional Park Effective Immediately

    May 14, 2015
    Media Release: Camping is to resume effective immediately at Jordan River Regional Park, the Capital Regional District (CRD) announced today. The decision comes following negotiations with BC Hydro, which will see the CRD sell disposable lands to the crown corporation, and retain all lands on the waterfront side of West Coast Road, including Sandcut Beach and the campground.
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  • CRD Board Approves Housing Funding for Vulnerable Citizens

    May 13, 2015
    Media Release: The Capital Regional District (CRD) Board today approved the recommendation to award a Regional Housing Trust Fund (RHTF) grant totalling $425,000 to assist Latitude Living Ltd. in the construction of 34 new affordable rental housing units.
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  • New Royal Jubilee Boiler Plant Will Keep the Heat on

    May 13, 2015
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  • Eastside Select Committee Presents List of Potential Wastewater Treatment Sites

    May 12, 2015
    Media Release: Today, the Eastside Select Committee, which includes the City of Victoria, the District of Oak Bay and the District of Saanich, presented a long list of potential wastewater treatment sites that are “technically feasible”. Each municipality has brought forward potential sites as part of a comprehensive public engagement process that will end with selection of a site or sites early this summer where a wastewater treatment plant or plants will be built.
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  • Eastside Community Dialogues on Wastewater Treatment

    May 06, 2015
    Information Bulletin: The Eastside Wastewater Treatment and Resource Recovery Select Committee hosted its first meeting on Wednesday, April 29 with the Eastside Public Briefing and Dialogue. Approximately 150 people attended this meeting and shared their vision and criteria for a successful wastewater treatment plan.
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  • Westside identifies potential wastewater treatment and resource recovery sites

    May 01, 2015
    Media Release: A potential list of 20 technically feasible sites for wastewater treatment and resource recovery facilities in the westside communities of Esquimalt, View Royal, Colwood and Langford has been compiled by the Westside Solutions technical committee.
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  • New Curbside Recycling Schedules Available

    Apr 28, 2015
    Media Release: New curbside recycling schedules, effective from May 2015 to April 2017, are now available.
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  • Westside Solutions Innovation Days Explores Wastewater Treatment Technology

    Apr 24, 2015
    Media Release: The Westside Wastewater Treatment and Resource Recovery Select Committee (Westside Solutions) will be hosting Innovation Days at Royal Roads University April 28-30, 2015.
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  • 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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