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Legacy Projects

Adopt the Dog

Adopt the Dog: You can help “adopt the dog” and give him a name by making a donation to purchase the well-loved “Board Dog” sculpture and have him moved to the new Skatepark as a permanent fixture. If you have an idea for a name, email admin@sidney.ca with "Adopt the Dog" in the subject.

Or, you can purchase a set of limited edition "Sidney Celebrates Canada 150" licence plate holders, on sale at the Town Hall. All profits go towards the purchase of the dog.


welcome figure

   Wsáneć Welcome Figure: In remembrance of the welcome the first settlers to the area received from the Wsáneć people and in honour of the Wsáneć People who live on the Saanich Peninsula; a traditional Welcome Figure has been commissioned from artist Perry LaFortune and will be installed in Sidney's Beacon Park.

An unveiling ceremony will take place in July with the date and time to be confirmed.


Maple tree

  McVey Family Centennial Maple: During Canada’s Centennial Year in 1967, the McVey family sponsored the planting of an eastern maple tree which still stands on the grounds of Sidney’s Town Hall. On Canada Day 2017, relatives of the McVey’s will meet with Mayor and Council at the maple tree to pay tribute to the past.

challenge coin

  RCMP Challenge Coins: In honour of Sidney’s 50th and Canada’s 150, Constable Scott Suetter has developed the “Challenge Coin” initiative which will see a coin commissioned and presented to members and volunteers of the Sidney North Saanich RCMP in recognition of their service and dedication.
Canada 150 Logo   Souvenir Program: Watch for this special publication that will profile events, history, and individuals who have significantly contributed to our community and country.
veterans medal    Veterans Canada 150 Medal: The Sidney Legion will honour the men and women who have defended our freedom with a lunch and the presentation of Canada 150 medals.