• 2016 Water Rate Increase Proposed

    Oct 21, 2015
    Media Release: The Regional Water Supply Commission will recommend to the CRD Board as part of the 2016 budget process that the 2016 wholesale water rate be set at $0.6375 per cubic metre, effective January 1, 2016, a 1.93% increase over the 2015 wholesale rate.
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  • CRD Board Receives findings of Onsite Wastewater Management Program Independent Review

    Oct 19, 2015
    Media Release: A five-year review of the Capital Regional District’s (CRD) Onsite Wastewater Management Program (OWMP) was recently presented to the Core Area Liquid Waste Management Committee (CALWMC). The CRD has seven liquid waste management programs that form part of the Core Area Liquid Waste Management Program.
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  • Grant Approved for Affordable Housing for Seniors

    Oct 15, 2015
    Media Release: The Capital Regional District (CRD) Board recently approved the recommendation to award a Regional Housing Trust Fund (RHTF) grant totalling $675,000 to assist the Victoria Cool-Aid Society and the BC Housing Management Commission (BCHMC) in the development of 45 housing units.
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  • Core Area Wastewater Discharge Notice

    Oct 11, 2015
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  • CRD Homeowners Eligible for More Incentives for Switching from Oil to Heat Pump

    Oct 01, 2015
    Media Release: The Capital Regional District (CRD) is pleased to announce that it is now offering additional incentives to the first 125 homes located in the capital region that participate in the Province’s Oil to Heat Pump Incentive Program. The District of Saanich is also offering additional incentives to the first 50 participants in the CRD program that are residents of Saanich.
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  • Thetis Lake Main Beach Closed September 28-30 for General Assessment of Dam

    Sep 25, 2015
    Media Release: The main beach at Thetis Lake Regional Park will be closed September 28, 29 and 30, 2015 while the Capital Regional District (CRD) conducts a general assessment of the dam area, which includes drilling and other activities.
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  • Outdoor Playing Fields to Increase Recreation Space on Salt Spring Island

    Sep 24, 2015
    Media Release: The Capital Regional District (CRD) announced today that an offer by Salt Spring Island Parks and Recreation Commission (PARC) to purchase 15.36 acres of land for recreational space has been accepted.
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  • E&N Rail Trail – Humpback Connector Construction Underway: Esquimalt Road to Wilson Street

    Sep 17, 2015
    Information Bulletin: A section of new trail on the E&N Rail Trail is under construction in the City of Victoria extending from Esquimalt Road to Wilson Street. The work is scheduled to be complete by December 2015 and is expected to cause intermittent disruptions to road traffic on Esquimalt Road.
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  • Wastewater Fairness and Transparency Advisor Available to the Public

    Sep 10, 2015
    On August 14, 2015, the Core Area Liquid Waste Management Committee (CALWMC) announced Ms. Kim Cholette as the Fairness and Transparency Advisor for the region’s wastewater treatment and resource recovery project – and she’s now ready to take submissions from the public.
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  • The Summit Residential and Dementia Care Project Steps Forward into Integrated Design Process

    Sep 10, 2015
    The Capital Regional Hospital District (CRHD) Board of Directors approved the award of seven consulting contracts establishing the project design and construction management team for The Summit at Quadra Village residential and dementia care project located at 955 Hillside Avenue, Victoria.
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  • New Docks at Poirier Lake

    Aug 31, 2015
    News Release-Local residents have a new place to go fishing with the recent completion of the Poirier Lake docks in Otter Point’s William Simmons Memorial Community Park.
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  • Panorama Announces Kraft Hockeyville NHL® Pre Season Game Ticket Information

    Aug 24, 2015
    Information Bulletin: The Kraft Hockeyville team, along with the North Saanich Kraft Hockeyville 2015 Local Organizing Committee, including Panorama Recreation, announced today the ticket details for the Kraft Hockeyville NHL® Preseason Game scheduled for Monday, September 21 at 7:30pm between the San Jose Sharks® and the Vancouver Canucks® at The Q Centre.
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  • 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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