CREST - Microwave dish and VHF antenna - Mary Hill and Albert Head Road, Metchosin British Columbia

The Capital Region Emergency Services Telecommunications (CREST) provides emergency communications for the safety of our communities. They propose to add microwave dishes and VHF antennas on the existing DND structures for the purpose of a new 700MHZ public safety network. The towers may undergo periodic antenna additions or replacements.

The project is located at 48° 20′ 41.31″ -123° 32′ 56″ on Mary Hill – 5300 William Head Road, Metchosin, British Columbia and 48° 23′ 21.3″ -123° 29′ 15.8″on Albert Head Road, Metchosin, BC

Latest update

Notice of Determination

2020-09-30 – Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada has determined that the proposed project is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
2 Notice of Determination - September 30, 2020


Spectrum and Telecommunications Sector - Western Region
Bernie Ries, Operations Manager
#430-1230 Government Street
Victoria, British Columbia V8W 3M4
Telephone: 250-363-3803
Fax: 250-363-0208

  • Location

    • Albert Head Road, Metchosin (British Columbia)
    • Mary Hill - 5300 William Head Road, Metchosin (British Columbia)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Defense and Security
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    CREST - Capital Region Emergency Service Telecommunications Inc.
  • Authorities

    • Innovation, Science and Economic Development
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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