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The Community Wood Smoke Reduction Program has returned for 2024

The qathet Regional District’s Community Wood Smoke Reduction Program provides rebates to residents who remove old wood-burning appliances used for home heating, and replace them with...

Change lives, including yours, with Special Olympics BC – Powell River

SOBC – Powell River needs athletes and volunteers to join our year-round sport programs for people with intellectual disabilities Individuals with intellectual disabilities are still...

qathet Regional District’s Community Ocean Plastic Depot

The qathet region has a few firsts under its belt; first credit union, first pulp mill and in 2020 we also took the title...

Youth Overcoming Trauma – Raven’s Nest Youth Advocacy Centre

In a world where young hearts bear the weight of trauma, Raven’s Nest is a beacon of compassion, care, and justice. With a deep-rooted...

Operation Pegasus Foundation

The drone of the engine as it reaches its final elevation. The smell of the plane. The feel of nylon in hand as they...

Preventing Invasive Plants In The qRD

Throughout BC, invasive plants are proliferating at alarming rates, complicating attempts to control them and making removal particularly difficult. Invasive plants are those that...

The qRD Continues to Work Towards Waste Management Goal of Zero Waste

qathet Regional District is responsible for long term planning and management of solid waste for the entire region as mandated by the Local Government Act....

qathet Regional District Are You Ready 2023

In 2021, the qathet Regional District (qRD) launched the new Regional Community Notification System. Since the launch, the qRD has continued to promote the...

TD Scholarship for Indigenous Peoples

TD Bank Group (TD) launches the TD Scholarship for Indigenous Peoples, a new scholarship program tailored specifically for students from the Indigenous community, managed...

qathet Regional District Parks & Trails Strategy

The qathet Regional District is developing a Parks and Trails Strategy to guide the future direction for parks and trails owned and operated by...

Harley’s, Handlebars, and a Helping Hand – Bikers Against Child Abuse

The rumble of a Motorcycle creates images of surly men and women that cause some people anxiety. But when vulnerable kids see the bikers...

qathet Waste Wise App Introduced to Improve Waste Management Awareness

Remembering garbage and recycling day just got easier! The qathet Regional District and the City of Powell River have launched a free mobile app to...

Help Keep Fire Embers at Bay with FireSmart Principles

Embers have long been known as a driving force in the spread of wildfire, often igniting numerous smaller blazes beyond the main fire front. It is commonly estimated that half of the home fires attributed to wildfire are actually ignited by embers, but a recent study found that of all homes and buildings that ignite in a wildfire, embers alone account for up to 90 percent of ignition origins.

qathet Regional Coastal Flood Adaptation Strategy

qathet Regional Coastal Flood Adaptation Strategy The qathet Regional District successfully secured provincial grant funding through the UBCM Community Emergency Preparedness Fund to complete a...

qathet Regional District FireSmart Program Continues in 2022

qathet Regional District FireSmart Program Continues in 2022 The qathet Regional District (qRD) is pleased to announce the return of the Regional FireSmart Program for...

qathet Regional District to consider Five-Year Financial Plan

qathet Regional District to consider Five-Year Financial Plan The qathet Regional District (qRD) administration and operations are governed by the Local Government Act and Community...

qathet Regional District Communications and Engagement Strategy

qathet Regional District Communications and Engagement Strategy The qathet Regional District is updating our Communications and Engagement Strategy. This Strategy informs how we have conversations...

Get Ready, and Stay Ready During an Emergency Event

Get Ready, and Stay Ready During an Emergency Event In an emergency, the need for ongoing, timely and accurate communications is paramount to ensure that...

Everyone’s Preparedness is Essential

Everyone’s Preparedness is Essential Large scale emergencies, including those that have the potential to cause evacuations, are a reality for all communities within the qathet...

Important COVID-19 Information & Updates

Important COVID-19 Information & Updates The physicians of Powell River and qathet region invite you to visit their website at www.prcomplexclinic.com for information about COVID-19 and...

Keeping Your Dog Cool

Keeping Your Dog Cool The summer heat is a miracle after the frigid temperatures of winter! Once those summer months roll around you’re waiting with...

Hanging Baskets: Tips for Care from Mother Nature

Hanging Baskets: Tips for Care from Mother Nature Gorgeous blooms with an abundance of colour that lasts all summer is a possibility!  We all know...

Dogs have their own language

Dogs have their own language Dogs have their own language but if we pay enough attention, we can learn it. Sure, dogs bark but that...

Berries Berries & More Berries

Berries Berries & More Berries Things To Know Before You Grow Planning to grow your own garden, fruits, and berries is wonderfully rewarding. There’s nothing quite...
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