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Waters of concern lie on the shores from Tarn Place in Oak Bay to Seaview Road in Saanich, including Cadboro Bay. (Black Press Media file photo)

Wastewater overflows taint waters from Oak Bay to Saanich

As heavy rains return, CRD issues health warning for waters including Cadboro Bay

 

The purple section shows phase four of the E&N Rail Trail’s construction. (Map courtesy of the Capital Regional District)

Work to extend E&N Rail Trail to Victoria’s Johnson Street Bridge begins in 2022

New 0.7 kilometre stretch marks phase four of the trail project

 

Next pickup for Sooke recycling is Nov. 29. (Black Press Media file photo)

Bad weather, unsafe conditions cancel some recycling pickups in Sooke

Residents advised to take recycling to a depot for free or wait until Nov. 29 pickup date

 

The number of dog bite incidents reported to the Capital Regional District animal control services is trending downward, but the CRD says the true numbers are likely higher, as many go unreported. (Black Press Media file photo)

Dog bite incidents mostly down, says CRD, but true numbers likely higher

Under-reporting common, CRD says; owners can prevent incidents with training

The number of dog bite incidents reported to the Capital Regional District animal control services is trending downward, but the CRD says the true numbers are likely higher, as many go unreported. (Black Press Media file photo)
Reframing our Arts Future, set for Dec. 7, is delivered in three online sessions and provides an opportunity to explore and celebrate the role of arts in developing an equitable future for the region. All events will be conducted via Zoom and are open to the public. (Black Press Media file photo)

Arts and culture summit to reflect on impact, role of sector in Greater Victoria

Public invited to participate in CRD’s online Reframing our Arts Future summit on Dec. 7

Reframing our Arts Future, set for Dec. 7, is delivered in three online sessions and provides an opportunity to explore and celebrate the role of arts in developing an equitable future for the region. All events will be conducted via Zoom and are open to the public. (Black Press Media file photo)
The CRD boardroom. (Screenshot/ Capital Regional District)

CRD, Capital Regional Hospital District and Capital Regional Housing Corporation present 2022 financial plans

If approved in March 2022, the $611 million combined plan would be a 1.7% increase over this year

The CRD boardroom. (Screenshot/ Capital Regional District)
A concept for changes to sections of the Galloping Goose and Lochside trails. (Courtesy of the Capital Regional District)

Wheels turning on CRD’s Galloping Goose, Lochside trails widening, lighting project

Capital Regional District staff directed to pursue funding sources

A concept for changes to sections of the Galloping Goose and Lochside trails. (Courtesy of the Capital Regional District)
Capital Regional District employees and volunteers will have to provide proof they’ve been fully vaccinated after Dec. 13. (Black Press Media file photo)

CRD gives employees mid-December deadline to get fully vaccinated against COVID-19

Employees, volunteers will have to show proof they’ve got two doses as of Dec. 13

Capital Regional District employees and volunteers will have to provide proof they’ve been fully vaccinated after Dec. 13. (Black Press Media file photo)
Air conditioning units atop The Summit at Quadra Village have been the source of a hum that is making life at home miserable in summer for some nearby residents. (Photo dHK Architects)

Up to $50,000 set aside to further investigate hum in Victoria neighbourhood

CRD committee puts stock in ‘lived experience’ of neighbours near The Summit care home

Air conditioning units atop The Summit at Quadra Village have been the source of a hum that is making life at home miserable in summer for some nearby residents. (Photo dHK Architects)
Air conditioning units atop The Summit at Quadra Village have been the source of a hum that is making life at home miserable in summer for some nearby residents. (Photo dHK Architects)

Victoria neighbours say high-pitched building hum continues despite muffler installation

CRD installed sound reduction system at The Summit care home in July

Air conditioning units atop The Summit at Quadra Village have been the source of a hum that is making life at home miserable in summer for some nearby residents. (Photo dHK Architects)
Capital Regional District staff have released a short-term plan that lays some initial steps on implementing the solid waste management plan, which was approved last spring and aims to reduce overall waste by about a third by 2030. (Black Press Media file photo)

CRD framework lays out waste reduction priorities

First steps in implementing solid waste management plan

Capital Regional District staff have released a short-term plan that lays some initial steps on implementing the solid waste management plan, which was approved last spring and aims to reduce overall waste by about a third by 2030. (Black Press Media file photo)
At the CRD Animal Shelter, hundreds of animals are taken into care, and only 60 per cent of lost animals were claimed by their owners in 2020. (Black Press Media file photo)

Oak Bay man’s estate goes to the dogs

Capital Regional District Animal Shelter will receive $518,000 to care for homeless animals

At the CRD Animal Shelter, hundreds of animals are taken into care, and only 60 per cent of lost animals were claimed by their owners in 2020. (Black Press Media file photo)
An aerial view over Victoria and the Royal Jubilee Hospital and surrounding area and houses. A grant to the CRD for to study residential energy efficiency will help the region draft low-carbon retrofit packages. (Black Press Media file photo)

Capital Regional District recipient of $175,000 energy retrofit study grant

The CRD will review a plan for their multi-year residential retrofit program this fall

An aerial view over Victoria and the Royal Jubilee Hospital and surrounding area and houses. A grant to the CRD for to study residential energy efficiency will help the region draft low-carbon retrofit packages. (Black Press Media file photo)
Subsidized housing in the Capital Regional District has been further supported financially by the federal government. (Black Press Media file photo)

Feds offer $11 million in added support for housing in Greater Victoria

More than 40 new homes to be created for individuals, families at risk of homelessness

Subsidized housing in the Capital Regional District has been further supported financially by the federal government. (Black Press Media file photo)
The section of the E & N Trail between the railway crossing on Atkins Avenue and Savory School is open to the public. (Photo courtesy of CRD)

Completion of E & N Trail section in Langford creates continuous 13-kilometre route

Stretch between Atkins Avenue railway crossing and Savory Elementary trail’s newest link

The section of the E & N Trail between the railway crossing on Atkins Avenue and Savory School is open to the public. (Photo courtesy of CRD)
Blue-green algae blooms can be harmful to humans and pets. (Black Press Media file photo)

Toxic algae bloom prompts water warning in View Royal lake

Capital Regional District also warns to keep pets away from Prior Lake

Blue-green algae blooms can be harmful to humans and pets. (Black Press Media file photo)
Construction on the Capital Regional District’s Arbutus Attentuation Tank is set to be completed by summer’s end, with landscaping and site restoration continuing into the fall. (Black Press Media file photo)

Tank to store Saanich’s excess wastewater expected to be complete this summer

CRD project will reduce number of sewer overflows around Saanich

Construction on the Capital Regional District’s Arbutus Attentuation Tank is set to be completed by summer’s end, with landscaping and site restoration continuing into the fall. (Black Press Media file photo)
Juan de Fuca Electoral Area director Mike Hicks at Kemp Lake. ‘My run is over. It’s time for someone else to carry on,’ he says of his retirement. (Black Press Media file photo)

Mike Hicks retiring from politics, will not run in next election

Juan de Fuca Electoral Area director first elected in 2008

Juan de Fuca Electoral Area director Mike Hicks at Kemp Lake. ‘My run is over. It’s time for someone else to carry on,’ he says of his retirement. (Black Press Media file photo)
A two-space electric vehicle charging station opened on Store Street this spring. The region needs to ramp up its infrastructure installation progress to meet goals for EV use, according to a new report. (Photo courtesy of the City of Victoria/ Twitter)

Greater Victoria’s public EV charging stations need to quadruple by 2030: report

Reaching CRD’s light-duty vehicle goal of 25 per cent EVs will require $31 million investment

A two-space electric vehicle charging station opened on Store Street this spring. The region needs to ramp up its infrastructure installation progress to meet goals for EV use, according to a new report. (Photo courtesy of the City of Victoria/ Twitter)
The Habitat Acquisition Trust’s fundraising efforts to acquire the nearly-50-acre Mountain Road Forest, in partnership with the CRD, have accomplished their purpose. (Black Press Media file photo)

Late donations help HAT reach goal to buy Saanich’s Mountain Road Forest with CRD

Community bands together to protect wooded property; 1,400-plus donors contribute over $1 million

The Habitat Acquisition Trust’s fundraising efforts to acquire the nearly-50-acre Mountain Road Forest, in partnership with the CRD, have accomplished their purpose. (Black Press Media file photo)