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Economic Advisory Committee

The purpose of the Economic Advisory Committee is to support the Town of Sidney in matters relating to Sidney's economy.

The mandate of the Committee is to:  

  • Provide a forum for potential collaboration and information sharing among the different business sectors and organizations;
  • Review and provide feedback on matters at the request of Council;
  • Identify for Council’s consideration, specific objectives and initiatives to support economic aspects of Sidney’s Strategic Plan, and;
  • Make annual recommendations to Council for specific projects that should be undertaken by the Town or in partnership with others.


EAC meetings take place once a month on a Friday. Meetings are held in the Arbutus Room at Sidney Town Hall from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm.

Agendas & Minutes - 2020

 January 10  Agenda  Minutes
 February 14   Agenda
 March 13  Cancelled
 April 3  Agenda  Minutes 
 May 15  Agenda  Minutes 
 June 12  Agenda  Minutes 
 July 10  Agenda  Minutes 
 September 11     Agenda   Minutes 
 October 16  Agenda  Minutes 
 November 13  Agenda  Minutes 


  • Natalie King (representing the Sidney Business Improvement Area Society)
  • Denny Warner (representing the Saanich Peninsula Chamber of Commerce)
  • Rod Hunchak (representing the Victoria Airport Authority)
  • Alyssa Gerwing (representing the Sidney Event Advisory Group)
  • Frank Austin 
  • Jennifer Michell 
  • Barbara Cina
  • Deanna Mathewson 
  • Stasia Hartley 
  • Annilee Armstrong
  • Doug Walker 
  • David Calveley 
  • Council Liaison: Councillor Chad Rintoul