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COVID Update – Local Business Directory

A Paddle in the Park Kayaking
Our hours are the same as always:8 am to 7 pm,7 days a week. We are operating as usual except for maintaining 2 meters between guides and guests and disinfecting all gear between trips.

Adam Olsen, MLA (Constituency Office)
Our office is closed to walk-in traffic. We continue to serve our community remotely.

If you need our assistance please do not hesitate to contact us. We are available by email at or phone at 250-655-5600.

Alford Walden Law
Alford Walden Law remains open and accessible Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., during the COVID-19 pandemic howeverwe have adapted the way we work to maintain the health and safety of our clients and team.  This means visits to our office are by appointment only and in person appointments are made only in exceptional circumstances.  We are prioritizing services to persons who provide essential services, such as medical health professionals, as well as those who require more immediate assistance due to illness or age.  We encourage you to contact us via telephone (778-426-3330) or e-mail ( to discuss any specific legal questions or concerns you may have.

ArtSea Community Arts Council
ArtSea is a volunteer-run organization that works to ignite interest and appreciation for all forms of the arts and cultural activities on the Saanich Peninsula. Many of the annual programs that ArtSea presents have been postponed until 2021, including: The Sidney Fine Art Show; and the Spring and Fall ArtSea Studio Tour. The ArtSea Gallery in Tulista Park and the ArtSea Office are closed until further notice, but we are working diligently behind the scenes to ensure gallery shows and events will be rescheduled for a future date, so stay tuned. We are also currently exploring alternative delivery options for the Salish Sea Lantern Festival; be sure to check the website or social media for updates – and take a walk along the Sidney Seaside Sculpture Walk!

ArtSea on Facebook

ArtSea on Instagram

Bayshore Home Health
Bayshore Home health remains open. Our office hours are 830am to 430pm, our phone lines are always answered after hours and on weekends by an on call coordinator.

Brentwood Bay Village Empourium
We’re open 6 days a week, Monday through Saturday from 8am to 4pm. Customers can also shop our e-Store online at and arrange to pick up their purchases.

BRENTWOOD CROSSING, 12 – 7103 West Saanich Rd, Brentwood Bay, BC. (778) 351-0178.

Bright Greens
Saturday farmgate 10am to 2pm at 6346 West Saanich road 

Tuesday pickup 2pm to 4pm at 791 Westbury Road

Please check for crop information,  product details, how to order, etc. In order to prepare efficiently and serve customers safely we request you preorder according to the schedule on the website.

Brown’s the Florist
Brown’s The Florist was able to swiftly adapt to the health and safety protocols set out by our provincial government and set up a takeout style deli counter and window shopping experience therefore not closing our doors.  Our on-line website at has continued to take orders and we deliver 7 days a week from Sooke to Sidney.  As we have traditionally supported our local growers, our supply chain during the last few months has had minimal disruption and we continue to bring local, fresh flowers multiple times a week.  Trust Brown’s to help you stay connected… from a distance… with flowers.

Darren J. Proulx CPA 
We have business hours of Monday to Friday 8:30 to 4:30.

We have a drop box at the front door to drop off paper copies of information if required, but it’s only available during the above business hours. We are not conducting face-to-face meetings and will be using e-mail, telephone or video meeting options if needed.

Some staff is working remotely so things are moving slower than normal. Please call 250-656-1107 if you have questions about any of the operational processes and/or your information.

Deep Cove Customs
We are open 8am to 5pm daily. As part of our continuing effort to supply you with quality products in a safe manner, we are offering ready to assemble packages for anyone who is self isolating or wish to use this option. The packages will give you the necessary parts to install your cabinetry at home and we are happy to walk you through the process. If you wish to take advantage of this option, please call (250) 412-3472 or email

Deep Cove Market
We are open 7 days a week. Monday-Friday 7:00a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Sat/Sun – 8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.

Our market deli is open for take out service. We also do phone in grocery orders with pick up outside the store.

Departures Travel
We are open M to F 9 to 5 and Sat from 10 until 2

We are all currently working from our home offices but are accessible by the usual phone and email channels during this time.
Sidney: 250.999.9800
Oak Bay: 250.595.1161

DFH Real Estate Ltd.
We are currently closed to the public but the office staff (at the Shelbourne office only) is available Mon-Friday 9-5pm by phone 250-477-7291. Our realtors are available by contacting the office and then they will be paged. We will update this information as the situation changes. Sincerely DFH Real Estate Ltd

Dig This Sidney
We are now open seven days a week.  Up to four people at a time are welcome to come into the store but we ask that customers use the provided hand sanitizer before entering.

The District of Central Saanich
Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30, excluding statutory holidays

COVID19 updates:

Phone: 250-652-4444

Dolezal Consultants
Dolezal Consultants is continuing to provide full Financial Consulting services on an arm’s length basis, using e-mail, telephone, Zoom, Face Time, and courier services. Having recently completed projects on this arm’s length basis for couples in both Nova Scotia and Vancouver, the viability of this approach has been proven to the satisfaction of my clients.

Four Quarters Meat
We are open Mon-Sat 8-4. We have walk-in retail or online shopping with the option of delivery, pick-up or trunk service. 250-508-7654 or

Fresh Cup Roastery Café
Open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday (closed Sundays). 

Garden City Tree & Landscape
We are open Monday-Friday, 8am-430pm.  We ensure our team of employees practices social distancing.  We have established thorough cleaning and disinfecting protocols for all staff to follow.  We provide delivery service for lawn soil, garden soil and three different kinds of mulch.  We are available via telephone, 250-385-4858 or email,

Hook & Hook Designs
Offering virtual designs & consultations.  Call us for a complimentary virtual consult & learn more about our virtual design packages! Our design centre is open Tuesday-Thursday 9am-4pm, Monday & Friday by appointment only.
Office: 778-351-4665; mobile: 250-893-8124.

Island Blue Art Store and Print & Imaging. 
We are offering online and phone orders with curbside delivery. Our temporary hours are Monday to Friday 9-5pm.

Keekeeklean Professional House Cleaning
With the COVID-19 virus being a concern. Keekeeklean and us the cleaners are doing our due diligence in maintaining a hygienic approach.

I will be using gloves, a stronger cleaner, plus a mask if necessary. 
I will be self isolating when not cleaning to keep my clients safe.
I will not be coming if I have any symptoms and if you have any symptoms please let us know. 
Plus it has been mentioned to not be home when the cleaner is there and have her open the windows upon departure.

Remember a clean home is a safe home, so let’s do our best to work together and maintain this hygienic environment. 

Phone: 250-896–6540

Lifestyle Markets 
Victoria In the Douglas Shopping Centre 
2950 Douglas Street | 250.384.3388
Monday to Saturday 9 am – 6 pm | Sunday 10 am – 6 pm

Cook St. Village Beside Moka House
343 Cook Street | 250.381.5450
Monday to Sunday 12 noon – 6 pm

Sidney Fifth at Bevan
9769 Fifth Street | 250.656.2326
Monday to Saturday 9 am – 5 pm | Sunday 12 noon – 5 pm

Lochside Nursery

Open for regular hours 8:00am – 4:30pm Monday to Friday; 9:30am – 4:00pm Saturday. Please check for updates on our website:

Covid-19 protocols are in place including  safe distancing; this includes providing priority spacing to landscape professionals.

Mary Winspear Centre
Mary Winspear Centre is open to the public for box office  Monday – Friday 9:30am – 5:00pm. Tickets available anytime online at

Moden Boutique
Store Hours:
Monday – Saturday 11-5
Sunday 11-4

Online shopping available 24/7:

Mount Newton Centre
Our Adult Day Program and other keeping well programs have been temporarily suspended.  Mount Newton Centre Society continues to serve the community by providing meal and grocery delivery (by Island Health referral). Our Medical Equipment Lending Service (Loan Cupboard) continues to operate by appointment 250-652-2112.

North Saanich Marina
We are serving marina customers by phone and email only. Office hours are 8:30am – 4pm daily.

• Fuel service from the fuel dock is available from 9am – 3pm daily.

• All guest moorage requests are suspended until April 30th or until further notice (this does not apply to existing monthly and annual customers; this is for short stays only.)

One Stop Furniture & Mattress
We are open 10:00 – 4:00 Tuesday to Saturday.

#202-9768 Fifth Street, Sidney, BC . Tel 250 655-7467.

Outlooks Design Ltd.
Consultations are limited to one each for morning and afternoon to mitigate travelling from house to house.  Both in the clients’ home and in the studio.  If distancing is not available in the clients’ home, wearing a mask is an option.  Hand and sample sanitization is a priority as well.

Installations are attended by my installer, and I follow up when the project is complete.

This offers creative solutions within personal budgets in anticipation of the ordering and manufacturing processes to begin again.  I am working within a Monday through Friday timeframe.

I can be reached through my Website, Instagram, Facebook and Houzz!  Looking forward to all enquiries.

Patio Gardens
Closed Mondays and holidays; Tuesday-Saturday 9-5; Sunday 10-4

We monitor the amount of customers in the Garden Centre to 12 at a time. Giftshop open with 4 customers at a time. We also have an online store and offer delivery for those who do not wish to come in to shop:

Our gift shop is now open.

Pemberton Holmes
As always we are committed to providing you excellent and safe service during this difficult time. All of our offices are functioning remotely and our REALTORS® are at your service. Contact one of our agents today to find more about contact-free Live Virtual Showings.

Peninsula Landscape Supplies Ltd.
We are open 8:00-5:00 mon-fri and 8:00-4:30 on Saturday.  We are business as usual with Covid precautions in place.
2078 Henry Ave. Sidney, B.C. V8L 5Y1. 250-656-6719

Peninsula Physiotherapy & Massage
Safely re-opening May 19th. 250.656.4717.

Porto Osteria
Porto Osteria will open its doors the first week of June.   We will have our staff, patio, and restaurant ready to serve you in an environment that is developed to support BC objective of kind, calm, and safe.  We are putting in an extra wash station, instant hot water tank, and developing extra sanitation policies. Please keep looking at our website and social media, we will share with your our hours, menu and expanded “to go menu” in the next couple of weeks. website:

Rodco Draperies & Interiors
Monday-Friday 9-4 pm.
All manufacturing is a go. We are also making reusable masks with Canadian UltraFresh Antimicrobial treatment, good for over 100 washes.

The Saanich Peninsula Hospital & Healthcare Foundation
We are operating virtual offices and welcoming all donations!
Mon-Fri 9-5pm. or 250-889-6965
Mail: 971- Third St, Sidney, BC V8L 3A2

Salvador Davis & Co
Salvador Davis & Co. remains open from 9:00am – 5:00pm by appointment only. We will continue to complete our work in a safe manner that reduces contact and the time you need to spend in the office. We have built a partition in our office to ensure that when you come in there is no direct contact with the notary or with staff. If you have further questions please call the office at 250-656-3951.

Seaside Cabinetry & Design
We continue to be open by appointment – all of our suppliers have remained open and are producing and our installation team is working as usual. 250.812.4304 |

Sidney Centre Family Dentistry
We are only seeing dental emergencies now, but will be back to our regular hours of Monday –  Thursday 8am – 4pm as of May 19. Yay! There will be many changes to the way we do things: 

  • Plexiglass screens and wipeable chairs spaced far apart in the waiting room.
  • Enhanced patient flow management to allow physical distancing. 
  • Enhanced COVID screening of patients when confirming visits and prior to appointments.
  • Enhanced PPE for our staff (including ½ mask respirators and shields).
  • Enhanced disinfection and sterilization protocols.
  • Enhanced infection control protocols if aerosols are generated.
  • Enhanced cleaning of high touch surfaces throughout the day.

Life will be a little different, but it will ensure we can provide comprehensive dental care in a safe environment for all

Sidney Mattress & More
Sidney Mattress & More is open for business as usual from Monday to Saturday between the hours of 10:00am and 4:00pm.  After hours appointments can be booked by calling the store at 778-351-2113 during business hours or by leaving a message as well as by email to 1A – 2353 Bevan Avenue, Sidney, BC.

Sidney Natural Foods

Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday 9:00 – 5:00. Saturday 9:30 – 5:00


Our new Full-Service Bulk Bar is open from 10:00 – 4:00. Please feel free to call ahead with your orders, and we will prepare them for you! Phone: 250-656-4634.

Sidney SeniorCare
As always, the health and welfare of our senior clients, and other members of our community, is first and foremost in mind at Sidney SeniorCare. 

Due to the current ‘social distancing’ mandate, we have closed our physical office on Bevan Ave., but we are continuing to provide all services to anyone who requires them. Our home support schedulers and administrative staff are still hard at work, scheduling from home to ensure that service continues as normal and that our seniors are well taken care of. For any questions regarding service, please contact us at 250-589-0010.

Snowdon House Gourmet & Gifts Ltd.
Farm shop Open Saturday and Sunday 10-4

We have increased the size of the shop to allow for more social distancing.
1890 Mills Road, North Saanich

Don’t spend your valuable personal time cleaning your home! 
Allow Sparkleffect to take the burden of cleaning your home from top to bottom which will allow you to reap the benefits of more free time to do the things you enjoy! Flexible appointments and same day bookings to work around your busy schedule, provide a personalized home cleaning program to fit the specific needs of your home. Sparkleffect  uses environmentally safe non-toxic products to clean your home that are earth friendly and cause no harm to children or pets!

Hours are 7 days a week from 8:30 – 4:30 pm. Serving Sidney/North Saanich/Brentwood/Cordova Bay area. 250-415-0054

Stimpson | CPA
Our office is currently open to the public during the following hours for drop offs and pickups only:
Monday – closed
Tuesday 9-5
Wednesday 9-5
Thursday 9-5
Friday 9-5

We are still accepting new personal and corporate clients, however our client meetings are only conducted via phone calls or video conferencing. We are currently not meeting with clients face to face to protect both the public as well as our staff. We are available through email ( 24/7, and someone will reply back promptly. We are continuing to operate the firm providing the same services as before, but just delivering them in a slightly different manner for the time being. Tel:  250-590-5211

The Farmer’s Daughter
Fromagerie & Wine Bar Open! Temporary Business Hours
Tues – Thurs, 11am – 8pm Fri – Sat, 11am – 9pm *wine bar open daily at 12pm.
778-351-3500. 101- 2360 Beacon Ave., Sidney, B.C.

The Sidney Pier Hotel & Spa
The Hotel is open and available for hotel bookings 7 days a week

10 Acres at The Pier Restaurant is due to open the week of July 6th and will be open 11am – 11pm.

10 Acres Cafe & Market – now open Monday – Sunday 8am-7pm with special evening offerings and times.

Haven Spa & Salon – Spa & Salon are both open! 
Salon – full service menu
Spa – reduced service menu
Hours: Monday – Saturday 8 am – 6 pm. Sunday – 10 am – 6 pm

Tidman Construction
Due to the concerns surrounding COVID-19, and in consideration of all others, the Tidman Construction management and administrative team will be working remotely, and will respond to your emails, text messages and phone calls as efficiently as possible. We are continuing operations but with some significant changes in our workflow to allow effective physical distancing to limit the spread of the virus. This has allowed us to continue our current projects, and also be available to take on new projects involving exterior work. We want to assure you that now and always, the health and safety of our team members, trades, clients and the communities where we live, work and serve, is the top priority for us.

Stay home. Stay safe.

Please feel free to reach out to us at 250-652-1101 or

VandeRuyt Wealth Management at National Bank Financial in Sidney
Our physical office is currently closed but we are readily available by phone, email or video conferencing.  Many women are feeling uncertain about their financial future and whether they can afford their retirement. We are happy to offer complimentary second opinions. Phone 250-657-2220 or email to arrange an appointment.

Wine Kitz Sidney

Although our doors are locked to the general public, we are OPEN for BUSINESS!!  We are maintaining regular business hours which are as follows:

               Tuesday to Friday:           9:00 AM to 5:30 PM

               Saturday:                            9:30 AM to 5:00 PM

               Sundays, Mondays and Statutory weekends:        CLOSED

Please contact us directly with any inquiries at: (250) 654-0300 or or visit



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