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The Capital Regional District plans to cut down up to 50 trees on the eastern side of Saanich’s Grange Road running from the 3800 to 4000 blocks as part of the regional wastewater treatment project. (Google Maps)

Saanich residents want to bring down CRD plans to cut down trees

Grange Road could lose up to 50 trees because of the wastewater treatment plant

The Capital Regional District plans to cut down up to 50 trees on the eastern side of Saanich’s Grange Road running from the 3800 to 4000 blocks as part of the regional wastewater treatment project. (Google Maps)
CRD Regional Parks and Trails staff responded to an incident of broken glass and screws scattered across the E&N Regional Trail between Burnside Road and Kislingbury Lane Wednesday morning. (CRD Twitter)

CRD warns public to exercise caution after finding glass and screws on E&N Trail

The CRD recently responded to three vandalism incidents on the trail

CRD Regional Parks and Trails staff responded to an incident of broken glass and screws scattered across the E&N Regional Trail between Burnside Road and Kislingbury Lane Wednesday morning. (CRD Twitter)
Saanich Coun. Colin Plant is making a bid to chair the board of the Capital Regional District. (Screenshot/ Capital Regional District)

Saanich councillor one of four candidates for CRD chair

Coun. Colin Plant is running for board chair after four years on the regional board

Saanich Coun. Colin Plant is making a bid to chair the board of the Capital Regional District. (Screenshot/ Capital Regional District)
(Black Press file photo)

Work scheduled to start in October on latest Clover Point wastewater project

Another wastewater contract headed down the pipe

  • Sep 21, 2018
(Black Press file photo)
Nathaniel Blondeau (centre), alongside Staff Sgt. Raj Sandu (left to right), Rob Blondeau, Colin Plant, chair of the Capital Regional District’s traffic safety commission and Const. Matt Baker. Blondeau is the receipient of this year’s Const. Sarah Beckett scholarship. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)

Belmont student wins Sarah Beckett scholarship

Nathaniel Blondeau hopes to become a police officer

Nathaniel Blondeau (centre), alongside Staff Sgt. Raj Sandu (left to right), Rob Blondeau, Colin Plant, chair of the Capital Regional District’s traffic safety commission and Const. Matt Baker. Blondeau is the receipient of this year’s Const. Sarah Beckett scholarship. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)
The union representing about 1,000 Capital Regional District employees is considering job action, potentially a strike, after contract negotiations with the Greater Victoria Labour Relations Association stalled. (Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS)

CRD staff could look to job action after mediation fails

Over 1,000 employees could partake in reduced hours, walk-outs

The union representing about 1,000 Capital Regional District employees is considering job action, potentially a strike, after contract negotiations with the Greater Victoria Labour Relations Association stalled. (Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS)
CRD CUPE members vote overwhelmingly in favour of strike

CRD CUPE members vote overwhelmingly in favour of strike

Strike action would require 72‑hour strike notice issued

CRD CUPE members vote overwhelmingly in favour of strike
West Shore RCMP Const. Sarah Beckett. (Photo contributed)

Applications now being accepted for Const. Sarah Beckett memorial scholarship

Annual scholarship raises awareness of traffic safety issues and the role police play in community

West Shore RCMP Const. Sarah Beckett. (Photo contributed)
CRD Board members made a decision to push forward a pay raise for CRD executive positions on May 9. (Screenshot/ Capital Regional District)

CRD board members vote for executive staff pay raise

Staff making up to $268,200 can expect as much as a 2.67 per cent wage increase

CRD Board members made a decision to push forward a pay raise for CRD executive positions on May 9. (Screenshot/ Capital Regional District)
The region’s transportation priorities are no secret according to Langford Mayor Stew Young. (File photo)

Regional transportation authority has mayors at odds

Langford will ‘go down fighting’ counter petition

The region’s transportation priorities are no secret according to Langford Mayor Stew Young. (File photo)
Mediation Finds Solutions to Regional Growth Strategy Dispute

Mediation Finds Solutions to Regional Growth Strategy Dispute

Mediation was triggered when seven municipalities refused to accept the RGS

Mediation Finds Solutions to Regional Growth Strategy Dispute
Preliminary designs for the Capital Regional District’s Clover Point Pump Station area include new washrooms and upgraded public gathering spaces. (Image courtesy CRD)

Clover Point amenities plan for sewage line projects 50 parking spots lost

New bike path proposed to be built on top of Dallas Road sewer line

Preliminary designs for the Capital Regional District’s Clover Point Pump Station area include new washrooms and upgraded public gathering spaces. (Image courtesy CRD)
CRD directors ask staff to trim proposed budget increase

CRD directors ask staff to trim proposed budget increase

Langford Coun. Denise Blackwell questions roughly five per cent bump

  • Nov 30, 2017
CRD directors ask staff to trim proposed budget increase
Regional law enforcement says they simply can’t keep up with the amount of speeders on the Malaht. (Black Press file photo)

CRD continues call for Malahat speed cameras

Other jurisdictions see dramatic drop in speeding with interval-based cameras

  • Aug 17, 2017
Regional law enforcement says they simply can’t keep up with the amount of speeders on the Malaht. (Black Press file photo)
Sooke Lake Reservoir, where water from the Leech Water Supply Area will be diverted to meet demand in coming decades. Photo courtesy Capital Regional District

CRD hosting open houses on Greater Victoria water supply plans

Five open houses planned, in Saanich Peninsula, Saanich, Victoria and West Shore

  • Jun 30, 2017
Sooke Lake Reservoir, where water from the Leech Water Supply Area will be diverted to meet demand in coming decades. Photo courtesy Capital Regional District
Aqualiers, a.k.a water experts Rick Warner, left, Robert Haller and Jon Eaton taste drinking water samples from communities around the province during the B.C. Water and Waste Association’s annual conference in Victoria. Zeballos won the Best of the Best tap water taste test against nine other communities, including the Capital Regional District. Photo contributed

Greater Victoria water among the Best of the Best in B.C.

Island community Zeballos earns the nod for best ‘tasting’ tap water

  • May 30, 2017
Aqualiers, a.k.a water experts Rick Warner, left, Robert Haller and Jon Eaton taste drinking water samples from communities around the province during the B.C. Water and Waste Association’s annual conference in Victoria. Zeballos won the Best of the Best tap water taste test against nine other communities, including the Capital Regional District. Photo contributed
Transportation survey request landing on doorsteps this week

Transportation survey request landing on doorsteps this week

The Capital Regional District is asking residents to participate in household travel study

Transportation survey request landing on doorsteps this week