Our vision for the future

Strategic Priorities

  • Technology Upgrade
  • Financial Accountability
  • Knowledge Transfer
  • Building Trust​

Strategic Plan Highlights

Over the next three years, CREST will:

  1. Implement cost-effective system-wide infrastructure upgrades.
  2. Continue to build the ability to respond in a disaster.
  3. Continue to enhance the system in consultation with users.
  4. Maximize the interoperability capabilities of the system.
  5. Stay at the forefront of trends and new developments in emergency communications.

2019 Annual Report

2019 was a pivotal year for CREST as public safety agencies in the Core Area as well as on the Saanich Peninsula successfully upgraded from the 15-year old mixed mode (analog/digital) network to the new digital P25 network.