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The Capital Regional District is considering adding another dollar a year to the parkland acquisition fund fee for homeowners. (Black Press Media file photo)

One dollar or two? Greater Victoria parks acquisition fee hike spurs debate

$2 a year too steep, CRD committee recommends $1 a year increase per household

 

The M’akola Housing Society is looking to build two new residences in Sooke to help provide affordable accommodation for local Indigenous people. The projects were granted nearly $1.1 million toward their construction through the Regional Housing Trust Fund. (Photo courtesy M’Akola Housing Society)

Regional Housing First Program strikes another chord in Greater Victoria

Affordable housing partnership grants will help house over 100 people on income assistance

 

Greater Victoria’s coastal communities take derelict boat issue to the CRD

Group looking for regional body to partner on regulation recommendations

 

Greater Victoria residents held protest over changes to landfill

Community members are concerned about possible landfill expansion and change in access point

Heavy rains cause wastewater overflow off Oak Bay, Saanich beaches

Affected beaches will be posted with public health advisory signs

CRD director says ongoing garbage dumping ‘disgraceful and pathetic’

Sooke woman tired of finding garbage bags on edge of property

More engagement with youth could bring fresh ideas to CRD: Saanich councillor

Young politician provides a good example of youth leadership in the region

Cost savings on CRD housing project in Saanich could be passed on to tenants

Affordable housing project on Carey Road came in $700,000 under budget

Freshwater jellyfish native to China spotted in Saanich lake

No health risk to people, pets but effect on ecosystem unclear, researcher says

Toxic algae bloom back at Thetis Lake, warns CRD

Visitors asked to keep themselves, pets from swimming in lake

Curbside glass pick-up 101: What you need to know … and why!

Taking a few minutes to ensure your glass recycling is properly sorted…

  • Aug 10, 2020

Regional district’s Esquimalt land sale means $3.7M back to municipalities

Viewfield Road sites make a profit, seven years after controversial purchase for sewage project

CRD extends regional trail trestle closure into August

Todd Creek Trestle on the Galloping Goose Regional Trail closed since September

Temporary use of Oak Bay Lodge risks project timelines, mayor says

Oak Bay council state concern regarding Lodge’s future

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

Willis Point representative says cumulative effect on neighbourhood being understated

CRD warns of toxic algae bloom at Prior Lake

Visitors advised to avoid swimming in lake, keep pets out of water

CRD calls on provincial, federal governments to improve Greater Victoria public transit

‘We desperately need more dollars in our system,’ CRD director says

Reaching Home puts $700,000 into Victoria organizations to help those without shelter

Through Reaching Home program support offered to homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless

Construction at Clover Point pump station causes wastewater spill

Residents advised to stay out of water near Clover Point