New report highlights services coming back in-house

Back in House: Why Local Governments are Bringing Services Home, a new report from the Columbia Institute says that across Canada and around the world public services that were once outsourced are now coming back in-house. The reason for this new trend – using in-house services saves money.    “‘Back in House’ debunks the myth that […]

CRD once again approves primarily public plan for sewage treatment

VICTORIA – Decades of discussion about sewage treatment in the Capital Regional District (CRD) came to an end yesterday when the CRD Board approved a plan for new sewage treatment infrastructure to be built in the Core Area. The plan includes a publicly owned, operated and maintained wastewater treatment plant to be built at McLoughlin […]