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Emissions that residents can save by switching to a heat pump for their home heating. (Courtesy of the CRD)

CRD program looks to guide residents through home energy upgrades

Energy concierge to help homeowners access available rebates, guide retrofit process

 

Understanding upgrade opportunities for your home, and available rebates, has been no easy task but the brand new Home Energy Navigator program will make the process a whole lot simpler! Photo courtesy the CRD

Navigating an energy-saving home reno? Help is here, and it’s free!

CRD’s Home Energy Navigator program can help homeowners leverage up to $11,500 in combined rebates

  • Nov 14, 2022

 

The CRD is on pace to have a regional Canada Goose Management Service in place by the next year. (Black Press Media file photo)

CRD closes in on strategy to reduce local Canada goose population

Overabundant birds are causing an array of environmental, health, economic impacts

 

An American bullfrog in Thetis Lake park on Sept. 18. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Voracious feeders and breeders: Bullfrogs flourishing with Greater Victoria’s weather

Greater Victoria’s weather has been closer to that in the American Bullfrog’s natural range

An American bullfrog in Thetis Lake park on Sept. 18. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
The CRD has awarded a contract for the design, construction, and operation of a new gas facility at the Hartland Landfill. (Black Press Media file photo)

CRD awards contract for new gas facility at Hartland Landfill

The facility will convert biogas into natural gas for sale to FortisBC

The CRD has awarded a contract for the design, construction, and operation of a new gas facility at the Hartland Landfill. (Black Press Media file photo)
From left: Emma Pipin, Kaela Gillis and Courtney Haslam were among the members of the Langford Lightning U17A Girls who spoke at the announcement of a new recreational site in Langford. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Langford calls play ball with land purchase

13-acre site purchased for $5 million through development fees

From left: Emma Pipin, Kaela Gillis and Courtney Haslam were among the members of the Langford Lightning U17A Girls who spoke at the announcement of a new recreational site in Langford. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
Repair work on the Galloping Goose Regional Trail’s Veitch Creek bridge will begin on Thursday, Sept. 1. (Courtesy CRD)

Veitch Creek bridge in Sooke to undergo repair work

Bridge to remain open for pedestrians during construction

Repair work on the Galloping Goose Regional Trail’s Veitch Creek bridge will begin on Thursday, Sept. 1. (Courtesy CRD)
Thetis Lake, as seen from the Lower Loop trail. The CRD is warning about algae blooms at the regional park’s watering holes. (Black Press Media file photo)

CRD warns visitors, dog owners about Thetis Lake algae blooms

Blooms produce toxins that could make people sick, be lethal to animals

Thetis Lake, as seen from the Lower Loop trail. The CRD is warning about algae blooms at the regional park’s watering holes. (Black Press Media file photo)
West Shore fire crews battle a wildfire in Thetis Lake Regional Park. (Courtesy View Royal Fire Rescue)

Parts of Thetis Lake still closed after wildfire extinguished over weekend

Seymour Hill remains closed, but the main beach has reopened to the public

West Shore fire crews battle a wildfire in Thetis Lake Regional Park. (Courtesy View Royal Fire Rescue)
By remaining on authorized trails you help protect these lands for the ecosystems and cultural activities that depend on them.

Do you know your trail etiquette? 5 ways to enjoy our CRD parks and trails safely

The capital region is blessed with an abundance of parks, beaches, forests…

  • Aug 29, 2022
By remaining on authorized trails you help protect these lands for the ecosystems and cultural activities that depend on them.
Recycling collection will likely be delayed in Greater Victoria this week amid staffing shortages. (Black Press Media file photo)

Delays continue to plague recycling collection for fifth week in Greater Victoria

CRD renews call for residents to leave materials out past scheduled date

Recycling collection will likely be delayed in Greater Victoria this week amid staffing shortages. (Black Press Media file photo)
Residents in the capital region can safely dispose of Household Hazardous Waste products for FREE at the Hartland Depot.

Don’t let household hazardous waste dampen summer fun for you – or others

Some of our favourite activities bring the risk of household hazardous waste

  • Aug 15, 2022
Residents in the capital region can safely dispose of Household Hazardous Waste products for FREE at the Hartland Depot.
Map shows regional water supply areas and capital works recommendations approved by the Capital Regional District board at the Aug. 10 meeting. (Courtesy Capital Regional District)

CRD board approves master plan for Greater Victoria regional water supply

2022 master plan will guide engineering projects proposed through 2050

Map shows regional water supply areas and capital works recommendations approved by the Capital Regional District board at the Aug. 10 meeting. (Courtesy Capital Regional District)
(Black Press Media file photo)

New capital bylaw supports Greater Victoria’s health care infrastructure

$6.7 million will be invested in minor capital and equipment projects

(Black Press Media file photo)
Recycling collection will likely be delayed in Greater Victoria this week amid staffing shortages. (Black Press Media file photo)

Staffing shortages likely to cause more recycling collection delays in CRD

Residents asked to leave materials out past scheduled date

Recycling collection will likely be delayed in Greater Victoria this week amid staffing shortages. (Black Press Media file photo)
COVID-19 monitoring could be done through sampling at the Capital Regional District’s McLoughlin Point and other wastewater treatment facilities. (Courtesy of the CRD)

CRD open to future monitoring of COVID-19 levels through wastewater

Region awaits response about involvement in BCCDC sampling

COVID-19 monitoring could be done through sampling at the Capital Regional District’s McLoughlin Point and other wastewater treatment facilities. (Courtesy of the CRD)
Curbside recycling collection faces delays in the Capital Regional District from July 18 to 22. (Black Press Media file photo)

Recycling collection faces delays in CRD this week

Contractor working to pick up items on alternate days

Curbside recycling collection faces delays in the Capital Regional District from July 18 to 22. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Capital Regional District says there are no health risks after some Colwood residents took to social media with reports of yellowed tap water. (Black Press Media file photo)

No health risk posed by discoloured water in parts of Colwood: CRD

Residents took to social media Wednesday after some noticed their tap water was yellow

The Capital Regional District says there are no health risks after some Colwood residents took to social media with reports of yellowed tap water. (Black Press Media file photo)
Atomic Vaudeville, producer of The Batshits, was among the recipients of a CRD arts and culture operating grant in 2021. (Photo by Pedro M. Siqueira/Atomic Vaudeville)

Arts funding in the CRD provides multiple benefits

2021 progress report offers insights into the impact for artists, community

Atomic Vaudeville, producer of The Batshits, was among the recipients of a CRD arts and culture operating grant in 2021. (Photo by Pedro M. Siqueira/Atomic Vaudeville)
Ecological protection is a key feature of the CRD’s plan to mitigate climate change. Pictured is Gowlland Tod Provincial Park. The CRD board has rejected a bid by Central Saanich to opt out of the regional climate action and adaptation service. (Jake Romphf/News Staff)

CRD board rejects Central Saanich opt-out of regional climate action service

Directors weigh community autonomy versus need for unified climate change fight

Ecological protection is a key feature of the CRD’s plan to mitigate climate change. Pictured is Gowlland Tod Provincial Park. The CRD board has rejected a bid by Central Saanich to opt out of the regional climate action and adaptation service. (Jake Romphf/News Staff)