Regional Farmland Conservation and Access Program
The first section of this paper defines the nature and purpose of Farmland Conservation and Access Programs. The middle two sections describe the current situation in the CRD with respect to farmland conservation, and identify why the region needs a Farmland Conservation and Access Program. The two final sections of the paper look at how such a program could be funded and recommends ‘Next Steps’ for the CRD to move towards the establishment of a Farmland Conservation and Access Program.
Media Release: Affordable Housing Forum
Media release for Affordable Housing Stakeholder Forum, “Affordable Housing for BC’s Capital Region: Tools for the Future,” today.
Media Release: Building Resilient Neighbourhoods
The Community Social Planning Council of Greater Victoria, Transition Victoria and the Fraser Basin Council’s Smart Planning for Communities have come together to launch the Building Resilient Neighbourhoods Project that will lead to a pilot “model neighbourhood” of social and environmental resilience in the capital region.
Food Waste and Hunger
Give Food Get Food, is a CR-FAIR Food Access Working Group Initiative to try to divert food that would normally go to waste and redirect it to agencies who work with communities in need.