Tour de Rock

The 25th anniversary Tour de Rock team, raising funds and awareness for the Canadian Cancer Society, visits Oak Bay High on the penultimate day of the tour Oct. 6. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Oak Bay High raises over $34,000 to send 18 kids facing cancer to camp

Students continue tradition of raising funds for Tour de Rock and Camp Goodtimes

 

Tour de Rock rider Karen Robinson, a Saanich police constable and Sooke resident, greets students at École Poirier Elementary School on Wednesday. (Rick Stiebel – Sooke News Mirror)

Tour de Rock receives warm welcome in Sooke

Ecole Poirier greets riders with $1,500 donation

 

Gur Ben Dor loses locks for Tour de Rock during a Sept. 28 fundraiser at Oak Bay High. (Courtesy Oak Bay High)

Oak Bay students ready for Tour de Rock appearance

Leadership team set to announce fundraising total Thursday

 

Rachelle Cole of Ucluelet does the ride of shame through the Chemainus Legion for an alleged “offense” on the Tour de Rock. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Chemainus Legion hosts Tour de Rock riders for breakfast

Chemainus Health Care Auxiliary donates $10,000 to the cause

Rachelle Cole of Ucluelet does the ride of shame through the Chemainus Legion for an alleged “offense” on the Tour de Rock. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Ucluelet Fire Chief and Tour de Rock rider Rick Geddes proposed to Donna Monteith at a fundraising event held at the Ucluelet Co-op on Saturday. (Andrew Bailey photo)

Tour de Rock rider proposes to now-fiancée at Ucluelet celebration

Ucluelet Fire Chief Rick Geddes pops the question to Donna Monteith at fundraising event

Ucluelet Fire Chief and Tour de Rock rider Rick Geddes proposed to Donna Monteith at a fundraising event held at the Ucluelet Co-op on Saturday. (Andrew Bailey photo)
Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock rider Aaron Grewal, a constable with Saanich Police Department, gets his hair and beard shaved by his wife Kayla Larsson during a tour stop at the old Nanaimo train station on Sunday, Oct. 2. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)

Tour de Rock riders cycle and sweat for a good cause

Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock reaches Nanaimo

Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock rider Aaron Grewal, a constable with Saanich Police Department, gets his hair and beard shaved by his wife Kayla Larsson during a tour stop at the old Nanaimo train station on Sunday, Oct. 2. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)
Adam Fras leads the Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock into Thrifty Foods in Parksville on Sept. 29. (Kevin Forsyth photo)
Adam Fras leads the Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock into Thrifty Foods in Parksville on Sept. 29. (Kevin Forsyth photo)

2022 Tour de Rock gets warm welcome in Parksville Qualicum Beach

Kwalikum Secondary raises $8,000 for Canadian Cancer Society

Adam Fras leads the Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock into Thrifty Foods in Parksville on Sept. 29. (Kevin Forsyth photo)
Adam Fras leads the Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock into Thrifty Foods in Parksville on Sept. 29. (Kevin Forsyth photo)
Honourary Tour de Rock rider Olivia Lassam with VicPD rider Const. Chris Van Swietan. Photo courtesy the Lassam family.

Community rallies for honourary Tour de Rock rider battling return of childhood brain tumour

Victoria girl, family and friends support riders in 25th anniversary tour

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Honourary Tour de Rock rider Olivia Lassam with VicPD rider Const. Chris Van Swietan. Photo courtesy the Lassam family.
Port Hardy raised $16,000 for Tour de Rock this year. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)

Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock ride kicks off in the North Island

RCMP Cst. Kyle Dornan had half of his head shaved and was given a $16,000 cheque

Port Hardy raised $16,000 for Tour de Rock this year. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)
Sooke RCMP Sgt. Kevin Shaw arrests Bev Lewis, manager of the Sooke Family Resource Society Thrift Store, at the Jail and Bail fundraiser on Sept. 10 that raised close to $24,000 for the Tour de Rock. (Photo-contributed)

Sooke steps up with ‘bail money’ for Tour de Rock

Jail and Bail event raises almost $24,000

Sooke RCMP Sgt. Kevin Shaw arrests Bev Lewis, manager of the Sooke Family Resource Society Thrift Store, at the Jail and Bail fundraiser on Sept. 10 that raised close to $24,000 for the Tour de Rock. (Photo-contributed)
Anissa Rak visits the PQB News/VI Daily studios. (Peter McCully photo)

PODCAST: Anissa Rak details PQB plans for the 2022 Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock

PQBeat: Chat includes junior riders, fundraising, beer and burger night and more

Anissa Rak visits the PQB News/VI Daily studios. (Peter McCully photo)
Students kick-off Cops for Cancer fundraising with a car was at Oak Bay High. The event is among many students host to raise cash for Tour de Rock. (Courtesy C4C at Oak Bay High)

Oak Bay High students fundraise ahead of Tour de Rock visit

Cops for Cancer fundraisers continue through the month

Students kick-off Cops for Cancer fundraising with a car was at Oak Bay High. The event is among many students host to raise cash for Tour de Rock. (Courtesy C4C at Oak Bay High)
Sooke resident Karen Robinson, a constable with the Saanich Police, is participating in the 2022 Tour de Rock. (Rick Stiebel - Sooke News Mirror)

Tour de Rock rider has special bond to Sooke

Karen Robinson is a Saanich police constable

Sooke resident Karen Robinson, a constable with the Saanich Police, is participating in the 2022 Tour de Rock. (Rick Stiebel - Sooke News Mirror)
Riders have been training for the 2022 Tour de Rock since March. (Courtesy of Const. Chris Van Swieten)

Greater Victoria Tour de Rock members inspired by the kids they’re riding for

21 riders training since March for event, which launches Sept. 24 in Port Hardy

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Riders have been training for the 2022 Tour de Rock since March. (Courtesy of Const. Chris Van Swieten)
BC Association of Chiefs of Police executive director Tiffany Parton will take part in the 2022 Tour de Rock. (Tour de Rock photo)

Cyclist asks Vancouver Islanders to step up Tour de Rock donations after 2-year slump

Fundraising events include music and cocktails at Malahat Skywalk to celebrate 25th tour

BC Association of Chiefs of Police executive director Tiffany Parton will take part in the 2022 Tour de Rock. (Tour de Rock photo)
Tour de Rock 2022 riders Bonnie Logan, left, and Terry Crawford practice distance riding in Port Alberni with Ucluelet rider Rick Geddes on May 22, 2022. (PHOTO COURTESY RICK GEDDES)

Ucluelet fire chief prepares for 2022 Tour de Rock ride

Rick Geddes is also emergency program manager for District of Ucluelet Fire Rescue

Tour de Rock 2022 riders Bonnie Logan, left, and Terry Crawford practice distance riding in Port Alberni with Ucluelet rider Rick Geddes on May 22, 2022. (PHOTO COURTESY RICK GEDDES)
Cpl. Pat Bryant of the Central Saanich Police Service cleans a car Saturday during a fundraiser car wash in support of this year’s Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock fundraiser. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Central Saanich car wash brings Tour de Rock team closer to $800K goal

The Saturday event saw a steady stream of both cars and donations

Cpl. Pat Bryant of the Central Saanich Police Service cleans a car Saturday during a fundraiser car wash in support of this year’s Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock fundraiser. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
Robin Campbell, right, pictured with her mother Bunny Everitt, who is battling cancer. Photo supplied

Tour de Rock guest rider inspired by little girl

Courtenay nurse joins Cops for Cancer event as it celebrates 25 years

Robin Campbell, right, pictured with her mother Bunny Everitt, who is battling cancer. Photo supplied
Port Hardy RCMP Cst. Kyle Dornan. (Supplied photo)
Port Hardy RCMP Cst. Kyle Dornan. (Supplied photo)

Port Hardy Constable gearing up for annual Tour de Rock ride this September

Cst. Kyle Dornan is the North Island’s Tour de Rock rider this year

Port Hardy RCMP Cst. Kyle Dornan. (Supplied photo)
Port Hardy RCMP Cst. Kyle Dornan. (Supplied photo)
From left are Stephanie Bremmer, Scott Kobus, Ryan Monks, Kelly Bellefleur and Bonnie Logan outside the Campbell River fire hall. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River fire dispatcher hopes to raise $25,000 for this year’s Tour de Rock

Bonnie Logan first Campbell Riverite to ride since 2017

From left are Stephanie Bremmer, Scott Kobus, Ryan Monks, Kelly Bellefleur and Bonnie Logan outside the Campbell River fire hall. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror