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Sidney ditches Saanich for Victoria for tower crane rescues

Victoria offers better rates but Saanich response may be five to 10 minutes faster


March 24, 2021
By Saanich News

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Sidney, B.C – Crews from more distant Victoria rather than Saanich will respond to future tower crane rescues in Sidney.

Tower crane rescues

Council voted 6-1 Monday, with Coun. Scott Garnett opposed to contract the City to Victoria for tower crane rescue services. The municipality’s current arrangement with Saanich (which also includes four other communities) for this service expires on April 30. Saanich News reports. | READ MORE