Rider Cam Stephen gets a kiss from mom Chris Stephen during the Comedy for Cancer gala Thursday night in Sidney. Canadian Cancer Society Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock riders were on hand for the evening gala. Events in Sidney

Peninsula rocks rider welcome

The team stopped in Sidney, North Saanich and Central Saanich last Thursday

  • Oct. 11, 2016 5:00 a.m.




The Canadian Cancer Society fundraiser that features a two-week bicycle down Vancouver Island finished Friday at Centennial Square in Victoria. The 17-member team stopped at Keating elementary, Peninsula Co-op on Keating X Road, Bayside middle school, Triangle RV, Parkland secondary, Sidney’s Beacon Park and Western 66 in Central Saanich. Far left: North Saanich teen Sarah Morris before and after shaving her head to support her father. Alyssa Cartwright gets a trim to support her niece Marley Leahy who has cancer. Both girls donated their locks to make wigs for cancer patients.

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