Sidney

Mayor steps down from committee overseeing fate of Sidney’s Beacon Wharf

Mayor steps down from committee overseeing fate of Sidney’s Beacon Wharf

Cliff McNeil-Smith cites work commitments, schedule behind decision

Mayor steps down from committee overseeing fate of Sidney’s Beacon Wharf
Jessica Jay, Joel James (9) and Lois Macorol celebrate the catch of a large male red rock crab Tuesday afternoon in Sidney. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
Jessica Jay, Joel James (9) and Lois Macorol celebrate the catch of a large male red rock crab Tuesday afternoon in Sidney. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
Brad Styles and Cindy Pendergast of Happy Buddha Cannabis have much to smile about after a court ruled in their favour in their dispute with the Town of Sidney over whether their proposed business can operate on Beacon Avenue as B.C. Supreme Court Justice Jennifer Power ordered the municipality to reconsider the application. (Black Press Media File)

Court strikes down Sidney’s denial of proposed cannabis store

Justice Jennifer Power orders municipality to reconsider application and pay court costs

Brad Styles and Cindy Pendergast of Happy Buddha Cannabis have much to smile about after a court ruled in their favour in their dispute with the Town of Sidney over whether their proposed business can operate on Beacon Avenue as B.C. Supreme Court Justice Jennifer Power ordered the municipality to reconsider the application. (Black Press Media File)
A collection of powerful Canadian photographs will be on display at the Sidney Museum until Dec. 24. (May 8, 1945, John H. Boyd City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1266, Item 96241)

Sidney Museum showcases Snapshots of Canada exhibit

Photo exhibition displays ‘triumphs, failures and sacrifices’ of the nation

A collection of powerful Canadian photographs will be on display at the Sidney Museum until Dec. 24. (May 8, 1945, John H. Boyd City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1266, Item 96241)
This was the scene from the pedestrian overpass linking Weiler Avenue near its intersection with Highway 17 following multiple collisions. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)

RCMP cruiser damaged while responding to second of three Sidney crashes

Multiple crashes cause delays in both directions on Highway 17

This was the scene from the pedestrian overpass linking Weiler Avenue near its intersection with Highway 17 following multiple collisions. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
Guests at a miniature Dinner en Rouge brought their own food, dishes and cutlery in order to help maintain physical distancing. Tables were placed eight feet apart so groups would not intermingle. (Courtesy of Nigel Scott)
Guests at a miniature Dinner en Rouge brought their own food, dishes and cutlery in order to help maintain physical distancing. Tables were placed eight feet apart so groups would not intermingle. (Courtesy of Nigel Scott)
Sidney emergency crews were called to a motorcycle fire in the 9300-block of Lochside Drive on July 2. (SidneyVFire/Twitter)

UPDATED: Motorcyclist escapes fire uninjured after onlookers sound alarm in Sidney

First ride of the season ends in flames for one motorcyclist

Sidney emergency crews were called to a motorcycle fire in the 9300-block of Lochside Drive on July 2. (SidneyVFire/Twitter)
The Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea released Pebbles the giant Pacific octopus back into the wild in March. Now the aquarium has welcomed a new octopus dubbed Henry in honour of provincial health office Dr. Bonnie Henry. (Photo by Bob Orchard/Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea)

Sidney aquarium names new octopus after Dr. Bonnie Henry

Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea names new octopus for provincial health officer

The Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea released Pebbles the giant Pacific octopus back into the wild in March. Now the aquarium has welcomed a new octopus dubbed Henry in honour of provincial health office Dr. Bonnie Henry. (Photo by Bob Orchard/Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea)
Barbara Chorlton, 103, was surprised by a birthday parade organized by her neighbours on Saturday afternoon. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

VIDEO: Neighbours help Sidney woman mark 103rd birthday with surprise parade

Barbara Chorlton celebrates her ‘best birthday so far’

Barbara Chorlton, 103, was surprised by a birthday parade organized by her neighbours on Saturday afternoon. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
RCMP are searching for two suspects accused of stealing an electric tricycle during a break-and-entre at a Sidney Canadian Tire. (Photo courtesy Sidney/North Saanich RCMP Detachment)
RCMP are searching for two suspects accused of stealing an electric tricycle during a break-and-entre at a Sidney Canadian Tire. (Photo courtesy Sidney/North Saanich RCMP Detachment)
Savouring Sidney’s Restaurants and Markets

Savouring Sidney’s Restaurants and Markets

Dining out or shopping for the food fan in this Vancouver Island seaside town

  • Sep 7, 2018
Savouring Sidney’s Restaurants and Markets