• 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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  • 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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