Cops for Cancer

Adam Ireton holds his son Weston, along with Kristen and Beckett as they celebrate Weston's last day of treatment for lukemia. (Kristen Ireton photo)

799 days: ‘Super’ Weston defeats cancer

‘Weston is disease-free now, so we will be going into a period of checkups and things until he’s 18’

 

Tour de Rock alumni Jack McClintock, Lori Lumley, Rob House, Alan Neville, Robin Farrell (along with Bob MacDonald) will do the Victoria to Sidney leg of the 2020 edition Tour de Rock. The group is expected to arrive in Sidney on Thursday, Oct. 1 around noon, making a stop at the local Coast Capital branch (Photo courtesy Cops for Cancer).

Abbreviated Tour de Rock rolls into Sidney on Thursday

Alumni riders are doing this year’s edition of the annual Cops for Cancer cycling fundraiser

 

John and Chris Horwood in front of a successful bottle and can drive, Saturday at Oak Bay High for Tour de Rock Cops for Cancer. (John Horwood Photo)

Oak Bay High students do their best for COVID-19 Tour de Rock

Tour de Rock riders make socially responsible visit Friday

 

Meredith, left, Lily and Jose Lecinana received a visit from the Tour de Rock riders after 11-year-old Lily raised more than $10,000 with a bottle drive. Lily is 10 months into remission after fighting stage four Burkitt’s leukemia. (Aaron Guillen - Sooke News Mirror)

PHOTOS: Tour de Rock riders zoom through Sooke, visit big donor

11-year-old Sooke girl raised over $10,000 for Tour de Rock with bottle drive

Meredith, left, Lily and Jose Lecinana received a visit from the Tour de Rock riders after 11-year-old Lily raised more than $10,000 with a bottle drive. Lily is 10 months into remission after fighting stage four Burkitt’s leukemia. (Aaron Guillen - Sooke News Mirror)
The team of riders of 2020 the Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock make their way to Save-On-Foods in Parksville on Friday, Sept. 25, 2020. (Michael Briones photo)

Vancouver Island Tour de Rock riders roll into Parksville Qualicum Beach

Saturday’s schedule includes Port Alberni, Ucluelet and Tofino, followed by Nanaimo on Sunday

The team of riders of 2020 the Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock make their way to Save-On-Foods in Parksville on Friday, Sept. 25, 2020. (Michael Briones photo)
Cops for Cancer: COVID-19 can’t stop Tour de Rock

Cops for Cancer: COVID-19 can’t stop Tour de Rock

‘having the chance to come back and ride this year means everything to me’

Cops for Cancer: COVID-19 can’t stop Tour de Rock
Cops 4 Cancer Tour de Rock riders arrive at Oak Bay High school to students cheering, throwing confetti and a marching band to help with the grand entrance. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)

Tour de Rock comes home for grand finale on Friday

The team will ride into Centennial Square around 5 p.m.

Cops 4 Cancer Tour de Rock riders arrive at Oak Bay High school to students cheering, throwing confetti and a marching band to help with the grand entrance. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)
Cpt. Ben Hughes (front centre) is among 20 riders taking part in the 2019 Tour de Rock. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)

Tour de Rock cracks 1,000-kilometre mark on way to Sidney

Annual ride wraps up Friday after stops across Greater Victoria

Cpt. Ben Hughes (front centre) is among 20 riders taking part in the 2019 Tour de Rock. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
Greater Victoria mayors behind bars

Greater Victoria mayors behind bars

Slammer full for annual Tour de Rock ‘Jail and Bail’ fundraiser

Greater Victoria mayors behind bars
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Retired Saanich cop raises $16,000 in one inspired afternoon for Cops for Cancer

Recently retired from the department, the officer now faces his own aggressive cancer treatment

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The Oak Bay Marching Band led the Tour de Rock riders into the gym to the cheers of the packed bleachers. (Keri Coles/News Staff)

Oak Bay High raises $90,100 for Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock campaign

School called ‘fundraising giant’ as students reveal total

The Oak Bay Marching Band led the Tour de Rock riders into the gym to the cheers of the packed bleachers. (Keri Coles/News Staff)
Sgt. Mike Martin prepares for the big game on Sept.27. (Keri Coles/News Staff)

VIDEO: Oak Bay first responders to face off against students in charity hockey game

2nd Annual Cops for Cancer McLean Hockey Game comes to Oak Bay Rec Sept. 27

Sgt. Mike Martin prepares for the big game on Sept.27. (Keri Coles/News Staff)
The 2018 Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock team. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Victoria Airport firefighter hosts Burger Beer fundraiser for Cops for Cancer

With fall approaching, the annual Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock is…

The 2018 Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock team. SUBMITTED PHOTO
Sgt. Mike Martin, far right, with the trophy Team Oak Bay earned over the Oak Bay High team in the inaugural Challenge Cup this spring. The second game shifts to fall, when students in the region are focused on cancer fundraisers with Tour de Rock and Terry Fox run.. (Christine van Reeuwyk/Oak Bay News)

Oak Bay cop looks to build community legacy with hockey game

The Dan Mclean Challenge Cup hockey game is Sept. 27, 1:30 p.m. at Oak Bay Recreation Centre

Sgt. Mike Martin, far right, with the trophy Team Oak Bay earned over the Oak Bay High team in the inaugural Challenge Cup this spring. The second game shifts to fall, when students in the region are focused on cancer fundraisers with Tour de Rock and Terry Fox run.. (Christine van Reeuwyk/Oak Bay News)
As part of the Cruise 4 the Kids event, which kicks off on Saturday, Aug. 11, two and four-wheeled cars of all shapes and sizes will be driving 160 kilometres from Colwood through Port Renfrew and up to Lake Cowichan. All proceeds from the event go towards pediatric cancer care and Camp Goodtimes, a summer camp for children and families affected by cancer. (Contributed photo)

Cops for Cancer fundraiser rolls on the West Shore

Cruise 4 the Kids supports kids battling cancer, pediatric research

  • Aug 9, 2018
As part of the Cruise 4 the Kids event, which kicks off on Saturday, Aug. 11, two and four-wheeled cars of all shapes and sizes will be driving 160 kilometres from Colwood through Port Renfrew and up to Lake Cowichan. All proceeds from the event go towards pediatric cancer care and Camp Goodtimes, a summer camp for children and families affected by cancer. (Contributed photo)
Video and photos: Oak Bay High raises enough cash to send 60 kids to Camp Goodtimes
Video and photos: Oak Bay High raises enough cash to send 60 kids to Camp Goodtimes
Student volunteers host a garage sale for Cops for Cancer at the Oak Bay High gymnasium Sept. 9. (Morgan Cross photo)

Student volunteers host garage sale for Cops for Cancer

Donate Friday, visit the garage sale Saturday

  • Sep 6, 2017
Student volunteers host a garage sale for Cops for Cancer at the Oak Bay High gymnasium Sept. 9. (Morgan Cross photo)