Capital Regional District

A regionalized police force between the Capital Region’s municipalities is not likely to happen soon. (Black Press Media file photo)

Province will not take action in establishing a regional police force for Greater Victoria

Regionalized police department requires local push, province says

A regionalized police force between the Capital Region’s municipalities is not likely to happen soon. (Black Press Media file photo)
Andrea Neumann and Stephanie Weinstein (in back), Capital Regional District park naturalists, teaching families about the tidal pools during the Metchosin Biodiversity Day at Witty’s Lagoon Regional Park in 2018. (James MacKenzie/Black Press)

Calling all marine explorers and tide pool enthusiasts

The CRD invites adventurers to free event at Witty’s Lagoon Regional Park

Andrea Neumann and Stephanie Weinstein (in back), Capital Regional District park naturalists, teaching families about the tidal pools during the Metchosin Biodiversity Day at Witty’s Lagoon Regional Park in 2018. (James MacKenzie/Black Press)
Neighbourhood associations want to explore options for Victoria’s former Blanshard Elementary site

Neighbourhood associations want to explore options for Victoria’s former Blanshard Elementary site

Residents want more community focus for CRD-owned land at 950 Kings Rd.

Neighbourhood associations want to explore options for Victoria’s former Blanshard Elementary site
Central Saanich is one of the Greater Victoria agencies joining the new integrated 911 dispatch centre. (E-Comm 911/Facebook)

Central Saanich joining Greater Victoria integrated 911 dispatch centre

Capital Regional District’s 911 centre set to open this spring

Central Saanich is one of the Greater Victoria agencies joining the new integrated 911 dispatch centre. (E-Comm 911/Facebook)
The Capital Regional District board has acquired a 28-hectare property in the District of Highlands as parkland for $1,050,000. (CRD map)

CRD acquires 28-hectare property in the Highlands as parkland

Property helps protect coastal Douglas fir ecosystem

  • Jul 28, 2018
The Capital Regional District board has acquired a 28-hectare property in the District of Highlands as parkland for $1,050,000. (CRD map)
Photo by Paul Obersteller

Fire in Sooke hills park likely caused by campfire

Crews currently focus on hot spots

Photo by Paul Obersteller
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
For the last six months Colwood teenagers Morgan Lessard (left to right), Parker Gale, Myles Moshuk (not pictured) and nine-year-old Ty Skaalrud have been building a mountain bike track next to the Galloping Goose off Aldeane Avenue.                                 (Kendra Wong                                /News Gazette staff)

Colwood boys build mountain bike track

CRD dismantles track, citing safety concerns

For the last six months Colwood teenagers Morgan Lessard (left to right), Parker Gale, Myles Moshuk (not pictured) and nine-year-old Ty Skaalrud have been building a mountain bike track next to the Galloping Goose off Aldeane Avenue.                                 (Kendra Wong                                /News Gazette staff)
Morning traffic moves down Highway 1, just before the Helmcken Road overpass. Dealing with traffic flowing along this corridor, including transit service, would be among the focuses of a proposed regional transportation authority. Don Denton/Black Press

Regional transportation service makes sense for Greater Victoria

Adding blacktop solutions to handle more vehicles not the answer, reader writes

  • Jan 14, 2018
Morning traffic moves down Highway 1, just before the Helmcken Road overpass. Dealing with traffic flowing along this corridor, including transit service, would be among the focuses of a proposed regional transportation authority. Don Denton/Black Press