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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.


Meetings are held at 10:30am on the 2nd Thursday of each month in the Arbutus Room at Sidney Town Hall.

Agendas & Minutes - 2023

January 12  Cancelled                   
February 9
March 9
 April 13      
 May 11      
June 8      
September 14      
October 12
November 9     
December 14      


Members (12)

  • Morgan Shaw (representing the Sidney Business Improvement Area Society)
  • Al Smith (representing the Saanich Peninsula Chamber of Commerce)
  • Rod Hunchak (representing the Victoria Airport Authority)
  • Carey Salvador (representing the Sidney Event Advisory Group)
  • Deanna Mathewson
  • Kerry Hittinger
  • David Calveley (Vice Chair)
  • Bert Chen
  • Council Liaison: Councillor Steve Duck