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2021

December 29 - Reduced Hours and Closures at SCRD Recreation Facilities

December 23 - New Helmet Requirements for Ages 12 and Under

December 22 - Provincial Health Order – Changes to Recreation - UPDATED

December 22 - Changes to Thursday Curbside Collection Zone

December 21 - Round One Budget Discussion Wrap Up at the SCRD

December 20 - New Water Source Gets Go-Ahead

December 16 - Sunshine Coast Regional District Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

December 6 - SCRD Launches New Emergency Alert System

December 3 - Cliff Gilker Park Reopens

December 2- SCRD EOC Update #26 - State of Local Emergency Cancelled, Evacuation Alerts & Orders Lifted

December 2 - Update #25 Evacuation Order Rescinded for 2016 and 2022 Ocean Beach Esplanade

December 2- Update #24 Evacuation Alert Rescinded for Residences on Ocean Beach Esplanade and a Residence on Lower Road

December 2- Update #23 Declaration of State of Local Emergency Cancelled for the Sunshine Coast

December 1 - SCRD Emergency Operations Centre Update #22 - Sandbags available at Fire Halls

November 30 - SCRD Emergency Operations Centre Update #21

November 29 - SCRD Emergency Operations Centre Update #20 - State of Local Emergency Extended

November 26 - SCRD Emergency Operations Centre Update #19

November 26 - Planned Water Service Shutoff in the Chaster Road Area

November 25 - Update #18 SCRD Emergency Operations Centre - Check culverts & weather alert

November 24 - Update #17 - Boil Water Advisory Lifted for Gibsons / Elphinstone Area

November 23 - Update #16 SCRD Emergency Operations Centre

November 22 - Update #15 SCRD Emergency Operations Centre - Boil water advisory still in place and update on roads

November 20 - Update #14 - Boil Water Advisory Lifted for Welcome Woods Area

November 19 - SCRD Emergency Operations Centre Update #13 - Check culverts & Boil water advisory update

November 18 - Update #12 SCRD Emergency Operations Centre - Update on boil water advisory and roads

November 18 - Temporary Recreation Facility Closures for Staff Training

November 17 - Update #11 - SCRD Emergency Operations Centre - Updated Boil Water Notice

November 16 - Update #10 - Evacutation Order for 2016 and 2022 Ocean Beach Esplanade

November 16 - Update #9 - SCRD Emergency Operations Centre - Park Closures

November 16 - Update #8 - SCRD Emergency Operations Centre

November 15 - Update #7 – Water Service Restored in Halfmoon Bay

November 15 - Update #6 - Evacuation Alert for residences on Ocean Beach Esplanade and residence on Lower Road

November 15 - Update # 5 SCRD Emergency Operations Centre

November 15 - Update #4 - Declaration of State of Local Emergency for the Sunshine Coast Regional District

November 15 - Update #3 - SCRD Emergency Operations Centre - Boil Water Notice

November 15 - Update #2 - SCRD Emergency Operations Centre

November 15 - Update #1 - SCRD Activates Emergency Operations Centre in Response to Flood Events

November 8 - Statement on the passing of members of the shíshálh Nation

November 5 - New Board Chair & Vice-Chair for the SCRD

November 4 - Pre-Budget Meetings Wrap Up at the SCRD

November 4 - Update: Cliff Gilker Park Reopened

November 3 - Community Appreciation Evening at the Sechelt Aquatic Centre

November 2 - Additional Information on Vaccination Requirements for Recreation

October 28 - Proof of Full Vaccination Now Required at Recreation Centres

October 26 - Sechelt Landfill Construction Update – Accepted Materials

October 25 - Talk Trash with the SCRD

October 22 - Closure Update - Cliff Gilker Park

October 21 - Closure Alert – Cliff Gilker Park

October 21 - Sechelt Aquatic Centre to Reopen on November 6

September 29 - Open Day this Sunday at Roberts Creek Fire Hall

September 27 - SCRD Launches Budget 2022 Community Check-In

September 20 - Return to Stage 1 Water Conservation Regulations

September 16 - Water Supply Update, Rainfall Expected in the Region

September 15 - Extended Closure at the Sechelt Aquatic Centre

September 14 - Vaccination Cards & SCRD Recreation

September 9 - Water Supply Update, Stage 4 Still in Effect

September 7 - Sechelt Landfill Construction – Update

September 7 - Get Ready for Recreation

September 3 - SCRD Board Chair Response to “We Need New Water Now” Flyers

September 3 - Missed Curbside Collections

September 2 - Delayed Reopening for the Sunshine Coast Arena

August 30 - Sunshine Coast Regional District Releases 2020 Annual Report

August 27 - SCRD Emergency Board Meeting Update

August 25 - Sechelt Aquatic Centre – Delayed Reopening

August 24 - Masks Mandatory at SCRD Buildings & Facilities

August 23 - SCRD Activates Emergency Operations Centre in Response to Drought Situation

August 20 - BC Transit seeking public input on future Sunshine Coast service

August 19 - Put A Dent in Your Percent

August 18 - Registered Farms Granted Temporary Exemption in Stage 4

August 17 - Stage 2 Water Conservation Regulations in Effect August 20 in South Pender Harbour

August 10 - Stage 4 Water Conservation Regulations for Chapman Water System Users

July 30 - Conserve Water Now

July 30 - Sechelt Landfill Construction – Accepted Materials Update

July 27 - SCRD Volunteer Firefighters Deploy to Wildfires

July 22 - Dry Conditions Warrant Extra Precautions to Prevent Fires

July 19 - Stage 3 Water Conservation Regulations in Effect July 23

July 19 - Curbside Garbage Collection Schedule Change On its Way

July 15 - Tipping Fee Increases at the Sechelt Landfill

July 15 - Return to Public Meetings & Recreation Drop-in Schedules

July 14 - Beach Closure Advisory in Effect

July 8 - Funding of Water Meter Installations Project Receives Electoral Approval

July 2 - Next Steps in B.C.’s Restart Plan

July 2 - Slow down, pay attention, save lives

June 30 - Heat Waves Brings Water Use Surge

June 29 - SCRD Rentable Spaces and the B.C. Restart Plan

June 28 - Update: Additional cooling centres being offered during heat wave

June 28 - Islands Clean Up Program Begins July 4

June 25 - Sunshine Coast Cooling Centres Offered During Heatwave

June 21 - Stage 2 Water Conservation Regulations in Effect July 5

June 7 - Water Conservation Regulations Enforcement

May 27 - New Guidelines for Recreation – Update #1

May 27 - Sechelt Landfill Construction – Update on Accepted Materials

May 21 - Your fire, Your responsibility.

May 21 - Water Meter Alternative Approval Process Begins

May 12 - Town of Gibsons and SCRD Complete Testing of Water Exchange System

May 11 - Graffiti Costs Taxpayers Thousands

May 6 - New Drop-Off Area Coming to the Sechelt Landfill

May 3 - Notice of Pool Closures for Annual Maintenance

April 29 - Stay Informed on SCRD’s Approach to Improving Water Supply

April 23 - Statement from the SCRD Board on BC Ferries Trial Project

April 21 - Stay Informed & Get Involved with the SCRD’s New Online Engagement Platform

April 19 - Sunday Hours Extended at Sechelt Landfill

April 19 - Stage 1 Water Conservation Regulations in Effect May 1

April 16 - Well, well, well. A new pump and motor for Langdale

April 14 - No More Backyard Burning

April 8 - Recreation Update – Mask Requirements

April 6 - New Water Infrastructure Being Put to the Test

March 31 - COVID-19 Update – Doubling down to stop the spread

March 23 - A “thaw”some year at Dakota Ridge

March 18 - Round 2 SCRD Budget Discussions Wrap Up

March 12 - SCRD Board and Unifor Local 466 Ratify Four Year Collective Agreement

March 3 - Update: Sechelt Landfill to Reopen at 11 a.m.

March 2 - Sechelt Landfill Closure Notice for Wednesday March 3, 2021

February 26 - Sunshine Coast Regional District Board Adopt Tipping Fee Increases

February 26 - Tentative Agreement Reached Between SCRD and Unifor Local 466

February 11 - 117 New Projects Go Forward to Round 2 Budget Discussions

February 11 - Trail Closure Continues at Chapman Creek Water Treatment Plant

February 11 - Sunshine Coast Regional District Tipping Fees to Rise

February 1 - Budget 2021 - Rebuilding our foundation

January 22 - Skating is back at the Sunshine Coast Arena

Januay 22 - Help Keep Dakota Ridge Trails Pristine

January 18 - Have your say on Curbside Recycling Collection Service

January 15 - Dead Animals Do Not Belong in Green Waste

January 12 - Trail Closure at Chapman Creek Water Treatment Plant

2020

December 31 - Chapman Creek Water Treatment Plant Landslide Update

December 10 - Sunshine Coast Regional District Begins Preliminary Budget Discussions

December 7 - Get Information on your Property at the Click of a Button

October 28 - New Manager of Communications and Engagement

September 16 - Test Drilling of Groundwater Well Sources to Begin

August 24 - Return to Stage 1 Water Conservation Regulations

August 10 - Restart Plan Adopted by Board of Directors

August 4 - Curbside Food Waste Collection Service on its Way

August 4 - Stage 3 Water Conservation Regulations in Effect August 8

July 23 - Reconciliation Blanket Gifted to the Sunshine Coast Regional District

July 21 - Church Road Well Field Project Borrowing Receives Elector Approval

June 30 - Stage 2 Water Conservation Regulations in Effect July 10

May 19 - New Pilot Project to Accept Boats and Recreational Vehicles at Sechelt landfill

May 4 - SCRD Water Supply Advisory Committee Accepting Applications

April 27 - Stage 1 Water Conservation Regulations in Effect May 1

March 31 - Sunshine Coast Regional District Board Adopts 2020 Financial Plan

March 31 - BC’s Sunshine Coast asks visitors to stay home… for now

March 16 - Emergency Operations Centre Activated to Coordinate COVID-19 Response

March 6 - Rainwater Harvesting Rebate Program Starts March 16

February 26 - Sunshine Coast Regional District Postpones Consideration of Final Adoption of Financial Plan Bylaw

February 12 - Sunshine Coast Regional District Moves Forward with Ambitious 2020 Budget

February 2 - Evacuation Order issued for localized area in Roberts Creek

February 2 - Evacuation Alert issued for localized area in Roberts Creek

January 30 - Granthams Hall Celebrates Official Grand Re-Opening

January 20 - Tetrahedron Outdoor Club Donates Kiosk for Dakota Ridge Volunteers

2019

December 23 - Sunshine Coast Regional District Wraps up Preliminary Budget Discussions

December 9 - Sunshine Coast Regional District Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

November 7 - Sunshine Coast Regional District Begins Preliminary Budget Discussions

November 5 - Sunshine Coast Regional District Appoints New CAO

November 4 - SCRD Aims to Reduce Emissions with Changes to Wood Waste Processing

October 28 - Local Governments Speak as One in Feedback to the Province on Plastics Reduction

October 15 - Sunshine Coast Regional District Adopts Strategic Plan

September 30 - SCRD Annual Backroad Trash Bash a Success

September 16 - Return to Stage 1 Water Conservation Regulations

September 9 - Volunteers Needed for the Trash Bash Annual Community Clean Up

August 27 - Return to Stage 2 Water Conservation Regulations

July 29 - Sunshine Coast Regional District Appoints Corporate Officer

July 11 - Sunshine Coast Regional District Board Appoints Interim CAO

June 26 - Evacuation Alert Advisory Lifted for Wildfire in Cecil Hill Road area, Pender Harbour

June 25 - Evacuation Alert Advisory Issued for Wildfire in Cecil Hill Road, Pender Harbour

June 25 - Stage 3 Water Conservation Regulations in Effect June 27

May 27 - Stage 2 Water Conservation Regulations in Effect June 7

May 13 - Stage 1 Water Conservation Regulations in Effect

May 9 - New Water Conservation Regulations Approved by SCRD Board

April 15 - Waste Reduction Initiatives Program Now Accepting Applications

April 2 - Sunshine Coast Regional District wraps up 2019 budget

April 1 - Rainwater Harvesting Rebate Program Starts April 15

February 12 - Sunshine Coast Regional District Wraps up Preliminary Budget Discussions

2018

November 8 - New Board Sworn In

October 29 - Egmont/Pender Harbour Official Community Plan Adopted

October 24 - SCRD Launches Rainwater Harvesting Rebate Program

October 11 - Fire Underwriter’s Survey Shows Improved Results for SCRD Fire Departments

September 19 - SCRD Collaborates with other Regional Districts at the Union of BC Municipalities Convention

August 30 - Volunteers Needed for the Trash Bash Annual Community Clean Up

August 28 - Sunshine Coast Regional District Announces Ban on all Outdoor Tap Water Use

August 13 - Stage 3 Outdoor Water Use Restrictions Now in Effect

July 30 - Water Supply Projects Actioned by the Sunshine Coast Regional District

June 28 - Stage 2 Outdoor Water Use Restrictions in Effect July 5

June 18 - SCRD Launches Illegal Dumping Prevention Program

May 14 - SCRD Hosts Open House for Local Government Awareness Week

May 7 - SCRD Completes Independent Auditor’s Report

April 30 - Stage 1 Outdoor Water Use Restrictions in Effect May 1

April 9 - Sunshine Coast Regional District wraps up 2018 budget

February 19 - Sunshine Coast Regional District Wraps up Preliminary Budget Discussions

February 19 - SCRD Awards Waste Reduction Initiatives Program Funding

2017

December 11 - SCRD Wins Canadian Award for Financial Reporting for Fourteenth Year in a Row

October 5 - SCRD to bury time capsule to commemorate 50th anniversary

October 3 - Sunshine Coast Regional District Announces Ban on all Outdoor Tap Water Use

August 29 - Stage 3 Outdoor Water Use Restrictions in Effect September 1

August 28 - Volunteers Needed for the Trash Bash Annual Community Clean Up

August 21 - SCRD’s Waste Reduction Initiatives Program Now Accepting Applications

July 11 - Sunshine Coast firefighters heading to BC Interior to help battle wildfires

July 4 - Sunshine Coast Regional District Totem Pole Preservation

June 19 - SCRD to Conduct Public Engagement on Short Term Rentals

June 12 - Sunshine Coast Regional District Launches Educational Water Video

May 15 - Sunshine Coast Regional District successfully Completes Independent Auditor’s Report

April 24 - SCRD Hosts Community Dialogues for Local Government Awareness Week

April 24 - Stage 1 Outdoor Water Use Restrictions in Effect May 1

April 13 - Join the SCRD in celebrating Compost Awareness and Drinking Water Week from May 7 to 13

March 24 - Sunshine Coast Regional District wraps up 2017 budget

March 20 - SCRD Chief Administrative Officer receives FCM Award

February 27 - SCRD Awards Waste Reduction Initiatives Program Funding

February 20 - SCRD Wins Canadian Award for Financial Reporting for Thirteenth Year in a Row

January 31 - Sunshine Coast Regional District Wraps up Preliminary Budget Discussions