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Skeena-Queen Charlotte Regional District Board Highlights

Highlights from the Skeena-Queen Charlotte Regional District Board of Directors Meeting on May 22, 2015 are now available for download! View details.

Skeena-Queen Charlotte Regional District Board Strategic Priorities 2015-2018

On April 25-26, 2015, the Board of the Skeena-Queen Charlotte Regional District held a strategic priorities workshop on Haida Gwaii. The Board adopted the plan at its May 22, 2015 Regular meeting. Highlights of the strategic priorities 2015-2018 report can be found here!

BC Hydro - Planned Power Outages

On the mornings of Saturday, May 23 & 30 from 5:00 - 7:00 AM, BC Hydro will be working on the feeder supplying Port Edward and downstream. This will include all of Port Edward, the cannery area, plus Porcher Island, Oona River and Kitkatla.

Regional Recycling Facility Extended Hours of Operation

In order for users to take advantage of increased access to recycling services, the SQCRD Regional Recycling Facility will now be open on Sunday afternoons, effective May 3rd, 2015. Click here to find out more!

First Nations and Province Complete Marine Plans

The Marine Planning Partnership plans, which are now complete, provide recommendations for key areas of marine management, including uses, activities and protection and is designed to inform decisions regarding the sustainable economic development and stewardship of the coastal marine environment in the plan areas, which extend from Haida Gwaii to Vancouver Island. Find out more!

Electoral Areas A & C: Community Passenger Ferry Service Study

The Skeena-Queen Charlotte Regional District has commissioned a report entitled Community Passenger Ferry Service Study to support the process of decision-making and to assess the feasibility of a small passenger ferry service from the mainland to Dodge Cove, Oona River and Hunts Inlet. The report is available for download here.

Climate Action Revenue Incentive Program (CARIP) Public Reporting - 2014

Climate action is a key provincial priority and local governments are key partners in helping to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and create complete, compact and energy-efficient communities.   

The CARIP is a conditional grant program that provides funding to BC Climate Action Charter (Charter) signatories equivalent to one hundred percent of the carbon taxes they pay directly.  This funding supports local governments in their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and move forward on achieving their Charter goals.

To view the Skeena-Queen Charlotte Regional District's 2014 Climate Action Survey, please click here.

Changes to Islands Solid Waste Management Fees and Charges

Please be advised that the Regional District has implemented new fees pertaining to commercial recycling. For further information, view the Islands Solid Waste Management Regulation, Fees and Charges Amendment Bylaw No. 584, 2014.

Skeena-Queen Charlotte Regional District Regional Recycling Survey Winner!

The Skeena-Queen Charlotte Regional District would like to thank all of those who took the time to partake in its Regional Recycling Survey. The winner of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3, selected at random, is Matt Gurnsey. Congratulations, Matt!

Waste Watchers' Directory: Prince Rupert and Port Edward & Haida Gwaii

To view a listing of the current waste watchers' directory for the Prince Rupert and Port Edward regional recycling depot, please click here

For a listing of the current waste watchers' directory for Haida Gwaii recycling facilities, please click here.

Skeena-Queen Charlotte Regional District Receives Recycling Award for Third Consecutive Year

The Skeena-Queen Charlotte Regional District's Recycling Division accepted the Leader in Sustainability award from Call2Recycle, Inc. for the Regional District's continued commitment to the reclamation and recycling of batteries and cell phones through Call2Recycle's program. Learn More.

The BC Ferry Coalition Needs Your Support

The BC Ferry Coalition's goal is to become a strong voice for coastal communities to tell the Province to put BC Ferries on an affordable, reliable and sustainable course for all ferry users and revitalize our communities.  The BC Ferry Coalition is bringing together Local governments, First Nations, Chambers of Commerce, business, Labour, economic development and tourism agencies and residents to achieve its goal. To find out more about how you are able to support the BC Ferry Coalition, click here.

BC Assessment

BC Assessment operates as an independent, provincial Crown corporation, governed by a Board of Directors and is accountable to the Government of B.C.

BC Assessment's head office is located in Victoria. Its 15 area offices are situated in 10 regions in various geographic locations throughout British Columbia

BC Assessment produces independent, uniform and efficient property assessments on an annual basis for all property owners in the province.

Tsunami Debris

The Regional District has had queries regarding the volunteering with tsunami debris clean-up.  At the present time, no organized clean-up is being undertaken.  Please check back periodically and as opportunities become known, they will be posted.