Sidney

Crowds perused the displays along Beacon Avenue during the Torque Masters Sidney Summer Car Show on Aug. 7. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Residents stroll down memory lane at annual car show in Sidney

The Torque Masters Sidney Summer Car Show took over Beacon Avenue

 

Former chamber of commerce boss Denny Warner is the new executive director for the Mary Winspear Centre. (Photo submitted)

Familiar face arrives at Sidney’s Mary Winspear Centre

Former chamber head Denny Warner installed as new executive director at the centre

 

The Little Black Dress, a travelling exhibition from the Costume Museum of Canada, is on display at the Sidney Museum until October. (Courtesy Sidney Museum)

The Little Black Dress: Evolution of iconic fashion garment explored in Sidney exhibit

Little Black Dress display on loan from Costume Museum of Canada through Oct. 3

 

The 2022 edition of the Torque Masters Sidney Summer Car Show brings classic restored vehicles and newer models to Beacon Avenue on Sunday, Aug. 7 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Photo courtesy of Torque Masters car club)

Car show set to sizzle on the streets of downtown Sidney

Torque Masters summer car show takes over Beacon Avenue on Aug. 7

The 2022 edition of the Torque Masters Sidney Summer Car Show brings classic restored vehicles and newer models to Beacon Avenue on Sunday, Aug. 7 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Photo courtesy of Torque Masters car club)
The 2022 edition of the Torque Masters Sidney Summer Car Show brings classic restored vehicles and newer models to Beacon Avenue on Sunday, Aug. 7 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Photo courtesy of Torque Masters car club)

Car show set to sizzle on the streets of downtown Sidney

Torque Masters summer car show takes over Beacon Avenue on Aug. 7

The 2022 edition of the Torque Masters Sidney Summer Car Show brings classic restored vehicles and newer models to Beacon Avenue on Sunday, Aug. 7 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Photo courtesy of Torque Masters car club)
Strolling the shoreline at Sidney Spit in the Gulf Islands National Park Reserve, east of Sidney. Parks Canada has launched new interpretive programming at various locations within the reserve over the summer. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck photo

Parks Canada launches new programs at Gulf Islands National Park Reserve

Parks Canada has launched new interpretive programs at Gulf Islands National Park…

Strolling the shoreline at Sidney Spit in the Gulf Islands National Park Reserve, east of Sidney. Parks Canada has launched new interpretive programming at various locations within the reserve over the summer. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck photo
Parking Lot A, at the corner of Second Street and Bevan Avenue in Sidney, is changing from long-term paid parking to free three-hour parking. (Google Maps)

Clinic owner worried about impacts of Sidney parking lot switch

Lot A changing from long-term parking to free three-hour due to lease violation

Parking Lot A, at the corner of Second Street and Bevan Avenue in Sidney, is changing from long-term paid parking to free three-hour parking. (Google Maps)
Aerial photo of the Victoria International Airport land proposed for the TownePlace Suites by Marriott hotel. (Courtesy Kothari Group)

Marriott hotel proposal announced for Victoria International Airport land in Sidney

Lease for hotel at Beacon Avenue and Stirling Way would create revenue for YYJ

Aerial photo of the Victoria International Airport land proposed for the TownePlace Suites by Marriott hotel. (Courtesy Kothari Group)
Sidney faces a high risk of severe coastal storm surges and heatwaves, according to the municipality’s updated Climate Action Plan. (Black Press Media file photo)

Updated climate action plan approved in Sidney

But community association president says complacency remains among residents

Sidney faces a high risk of severe coastal storm surges and heatwaves, according to the municipality’s updated Climate Action Plan. (Black Press Media file photo)
Sidney is tweaking bylaws that govern overnight camping in public areas amid concerns that homelessness is proliferating. Sidney / North Saanich RCMP, however, have said that homelessness has decreased with about 10 people or so experiencing homelessness. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)

Regular enforcement of overnight camping rules in Sidney set to resume

Numbers fluctuate, but 10 or so people currently experiencing homelessness in Sidney

Sidney is tweaking bylaws that govern overnight camping in public areas amid concerns that homelessness is proliferating. Sidney / North Saanich RCMP, however, have said that homelessness has decreased with about 10 people or so experiencing homelessness. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
Michael Goodchild, executive director of the Sidney Museum and Archives, stands next to one of the pieces of the museum’s new Little Black Dress exhibit that runs through Oct. 3. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)

Michael Goodchild seeks to build on legacy as new executive director of Sidney Museum

Goodchild has previously worked at Royal Ontario Museum and Calgary’s Military Museums

Michael Goodchild, executive director of the Sidney Museum and Archives, stands next to one of the pieces of the museum’s new Little Black Dress exhibit that runs through Oct. 3. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
Rendering shows a four-storey mixed-use building (in centre) proposed for 2060 White Birch Rd. Current plans call for 63 rental units as well commercial space. (Screencap)

Public, councillors ask tough questions about proposed Sidney waterfront development

White Birch Road plan calls for 63 rental units, but all at market rate, councillors hear

Rendering shows a four-storey mixed-use building (in centre) proposed for 2060 White Birch Rd. Current plans call for 63 rental units as well commercial space. (Screencap)
Elyott Ryan performs in front of a packed house at Beacon Comedy Night. (Darren Millar/contributed to Peninsula News Review)

Stand-up comedy is making a comeback in Sidney

Beacon Brewing will be hosting its eighth Beacon Comedy Night Thur. July 14

Elyott Ryan performs in front of a packed house at Beacon Comedy Night. (Darren Millar/contributed to Peninsula News Review)
Several months will pass until work at the corner of Fifth Street and Henry Avenue will resume. A spokesperson for the developers says the site is safe and monitored. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)

Development representative says proposed condo site in Sidney is safe

Excavation set to resume later this year after starting in October 2020

Several months will pass until work at the corner of Fifth Street and Henry Avenue will resume. A spokesperson for the developers says the site is safe and monitored. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
Sidney council has adopted its Official Community Plan update. (Black Press Media file photo)

Sidney adopts updated Official Community Plan

Coun. Scott Garnett concerned about increased density, lone voice of opposition

Sidney council has adopted its Official Community Plan update. (Black Press Media file photo)
A family dressed in Canada Day garb sits along Beacon Avenue Friday to take in Sidney’s Canada Day Parade. The parade returned in person after a two years due to the pandemic. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Canada Day returns to Sidney with parade, boat building challenge

Hundreds filled the downtown area Friday after two years of no in-person celebrations

A family dressed in Canada Day garb sits along Beacon Avenue Friday to take in Sidney’s Canada Day Parade. The parade returned in person after a two years due to the pandemic. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
This picture, taken by cellphone from a distance, shows the juvenile eagle after it was found in Sidney. (Black Press Media file photo)

Juvenile eagle animal recovered from Sidney property euthanized

Wild ARC recovered the animal from a Sidney property on June 14

This picture, taken by cellphone from a distance, shows the juvenile eagle after it was found in Sidney. (Black Press Media file photo)
Heather Wrightson, chair of Peninsula Celebration Society; John Wrightson, vice-president Peninsula Celebration Society; and Jean Galvin, a member of the Canada Day parade organizing committee, stand in Beacon Park in anticipation of Canada Day, which will see the return of many familiar events. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)

Canada Day parade marches on again in Sidney

Canada Day parade part of Sidney Days, June 30 to July 1

Heather Wrightson, chair of Peninsula Celebration Society; John Wrightson, vice-president Peninsula Celebration Society; and Jean Galvin, a member of the Canada Day parade organizing committee, stand in Beacon Park in anticipation of Canada Day, which will see the return of many familiar events. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
Canada Day festivities return to Saanich with the Gorge Canada Day Picnic. (Black Press Media file photo)

What’s happening in Greater Victoria on Canada Day?

Events return in Saanich and Sooke while making a debut in Langford

Canada Day festivities return to Saanich with the Gorge Canada Day Picnic. (Black Press Media file photo)
Live music, face-painting, giveaways and fundraising for the Victoria Pride Society are among the activities taking place at Pride Day in Sidney on June 18 at Beacon Park from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Photo courtesy of Sidney BIA)

Sidney Pride Day to feature a variety of offerings

Event takes place June 18 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Sidney’s Beacon Park

Live music, face-painting, giveaways and fundraising for the Victoria Pride Society are among the activities taking place at Pride Day in Sidney on June 18 at Beacon Park from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Photo courtesy of Sidney BIA)