Capital Regional District

Greater Victoria mayors want concrete answers from provincial election candidates

Questions focus on child care; mental health, addictions and treatment, and transportation

 

Sooke mother calls for action after 15-year-old poked by discarded syringe in Saanich park

Discarded needle poke in Saanich park points to need for safe disposal options: SOLID

 

Greater Victoria hardly making a dent in greenhouse gas emissions target

One-per-cent drop from 2007 to 2018 a far cry from the 33-per-cent goal for 2020

 

Greater Victoria’s massive sewage fix less than six months from completion

Tertiary treatment and conveyance system South Vancouver Island’s largest infrastructure project

Victoria landfill commercial access shift would have major impact: CRD director

Willis Point representative says cumulative effect on neighbourhood being understated

Visitors warned of toxic algae bloom in Saanich lake

Blue-green algae can be lethal to dogs, cause health issues for humans

Garden-sharing map connects Victoria landowners and gardeners

U-Map created by Young Agrarians after COVID-19 created uptick in garden matching requests

Fire in Sooke hills park likely caused by campfire

Crews currently focus on hot spots

CRD CUPE members vote overwhelmingly in favour of strike

Strike action would require 72‑hour strike notice issued

Colwood boys who built own bike track, invited to mountain bike camp

Langford’s Adam Walker moved to action after CRD dismantles track

Kids build track, government takes it down

CRD dismantles homemade mountain bike course in Colwood, citing safety concerns

Metchosin resident stuck with $6,000 water bill after leak

Issue has been resolved, but resident hopes incident acts as cautionary tale for others