“Sidney by the Sea” as it is affectionately known, is located about 20 kilometres north of Victoria.
It enjoys a temperate climate, natural amenities and friendly community character. Sidney is under the jurisdiction of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
Sidney has extensive waterfront walkways, parks, restaurants and marinas.
The population of Sidney is 11, 672. The mainly flat, walkable community is 5.10 square kilometers and the moderate climate makes it a year-round tourist destination. Sidney’s major economic drivers are manufacturing, retail and tourism.