News & Media

qathet Regional District is committed to open communication as part of our commitment to transparency in service of the common good. The qathet Regional District is committed to improving public awareness of the Regional District’s services and initiatives. The qathet Regional District Policy No. 2.9: Public Communication and Engagement dictates how the Regional District communicates with the public. In 2023, the qathet Regional District adopted qathet Regional District Policy No. 2.13: Social Media and launched our Official qRD Facebook page. Please click here for Public Notices.

 

 

qathet Regional District’s Chief Administrative Officer awarded Local Government Management Association Leadership Award
qathet, BC – The qathet Regional District is pleased to announce that the Local Government Management Association (LGMA) has awarded...
City of Powell River Media Release: Powell River Airport (YPW) – Runway Rehabilitation Project
Powell River, BC – The City of Powell River re-opened the Powell River Airport (YPW) on Saturday afternoon, June 8,...
qathet Regional FireSmart Program Trains 12 Volunteer Wildfire Mitigation Specialists
qathet, BC – The qathet Regional District is excited to announce 12 Volunteer Wildfire Mitigation Specialists were trained during a...
Dry Conditions on Savary Island Instigates Open Burning Prohibition Effective Friday, May 17, 2024 at noon
SAVARY ISLAND, BC — In accordance with qathet Regional District (qRD)’s Savary Island Outdoor Fire Control Bylaw No. 549, the...
Celebrate Local Government Awareness Week and Asset Management Day from May 12 to 18, 2024
qathet, BC – Join the qathet Regional District, Tla’amin Nation and City of Powell River as we celebrate Local Government...
Coastal Fire Centre to enact a Category 2 and Category 3 open fire prohibition
PARKSVILLE – Effective at noon Pacific Daylight Time on Friday, May 17, 2024, most open burning activities will be prohibited...
BC Gov News – More spaces coming for elementary students in Powell River
A new addition at Edgehill Elementary school will bring more student seats to the community in Powell River.   “As...
Notice of Meeting – Regional Hospital District Board Meeting – May 22 2024