Peter Wainwright
Sidney Councillor

I was re-elected as Sidney Councillor for another 4-year term. I will be updating this website regularly. Please follow my Facebook page where I will be posting notices about updates to this website.

The following are posts and comments from my Facebook page. This is only updated once a day, so if you want to see the most recent content you should go directly to my Facebook page by clicking this link.

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2 months ago

Last night at Committee of the Whole council by a 5-2 vote instructed staff to prepare a draft bylaw to allow recreational cannabis retail in the downtown commercial (C1) zone between Bevan and ... See more

2 months ago

The agenda for Monday's meeting is on the Town's website (link below). The only item on the agenda is a staff report on options regarding recreational cannabis sales in Sidney. It should be an ... See more

2 months ago

Some highlights from last night's council meeting:

- Councillor Duncan brought forward a motion to have a discussion about criteria for projects funded from the General Amenity and Attainable ... See more

3 months ago

It’s now been more than 6 months since Council took office on November 5th 2018. The honeymoon must be over now, so what’s happened over those 6 months?

A few days after the election, Omicron ... See more

3 months ago

The agenda for Monday's Council meting is on the Town's website (link below). Some items of potential interest:

- 13(b) letter from former mayor Steve Price expressing concern that the brass plaque ... See more

3 months ago
Montreal to phase out heating oil by 2030, reduce carbon footprint

I don't know if BC municipalities have the power to do something like this, but this is something worth looking at in combination with the provincial incentives to replace oil furnaces.

3 months ago

The beneficial use of biosolids isn't just a matter for the core municipalities. This also affects the Peninsula. The Peninsula's sewage treatment plant was designed to produce class A biosolids and ... See more

3 months ago
District of North Saanich

The District of North Saanich was unsuccessful in its bid to secure approval from the Agricultural Land Commission (ALC) to construct a library on a portion of the Panorama Recreation Centre site.

3 months ago
Town of Sidney

The Town of Sidney has been informed of a ban on the use of plastic bags for the yard waste collection program. Beginning July 1, 2019, the Town's contractor Emterra will only collect yard waste that ... See more

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