CRD adopts social media policy

The Cariboo Regional District (CRD) is the most recent local government in British Columbia to adopt a social media policy.


Following last year's success with using Facebook to communicate during the firestorms, the board identified the need for a social media policy around the use of Facebook, Twitter and other social media.


The new policy also provides guidelines for implementation and a monitoring plan.


The CRD will focus on using social media for special projects and emergency operations, and will incorporate this communication media into existing online activities, such as CRD website located at



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