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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 on the second Thursday of the month from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm excluding June, July & December. Meetings are currently held via Zoom and recorded and posted for public viewing until provincial health orders allow in-person meetings at which time, meetings will take place in the Arbutus Room at Sidney Town Hall.

Agendas & Minutes - 2022

January 13  
 Agenda  Minutes 
February 10
March 10
 Agenda  Minutes  Video
April 13
 Agenda  Minutes  Video
May 12
August 11
September 8
October 13
November 10      


Members (12)

  • Brad Edgett (representing the Sidney Business Improvement Area Society)
  • Al Smith (representing the Saanich Peninsula Chamber of Commerce)
  • Rod Hunchak (representing the Victoria Airport Authority)
  • Deanna Mathewson
  • Kerry Hittinger
  • David Calveley (Vice Chair)
  • Bert Chen
  • VACANT (representing the Sidney Event Advisory Group)
  • Council Liaison: Councillor Peter Wainwright