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Your West Coast Culture. A magazine about the people and places that make the Saanich Peninsula the little piece of paradise we call home.

Posted On March 29, 2018By seasideIn Regulars

First Word with Sue Hodgson

There’s something about the clocks springing forward that brings a sense of optimism. Even the most cynical of us can’t help but feel a twinge of excitement the first time we leave for work in daylight. The start of the new season also provides us with the chance to review the season past and note the successes and things we’re thankful for. Last month, on March 8, we celebrated International Women’s Day by hosting our annual Woman To Watch cocktail event (pg 11), and announced our 2018 winner, Tamara Knott,Read More

Posted On March 29, 2018By seasideIn Regulars

Scene Around Town

  Seaside Magazine’s 2018 Women to Watch Cocktail Event: 1. 2018 Woman to Watch Tamara Knott, Bright Greens Canada 2. Tara Brunet, Training by Tara Brunet; Emma McCormick, Emma McCormick Creative Planning & Production 3. Janet Lynch, Groom That Dog; Cheyanne Cave, Happy Tails Teeth Cleaning 4. Margie Shenduk, Casman Group 5. Christina Smith, Books in the City Bookkeeping Services; Stasia Hartley, Bayshore Home Health 6. Erin J. Solbakken, Solbakken Consulting Group; Jessica Kwasnica, Seaside Cabinetry & Design; Elaine Hughesman and Janine Morris, Hughesman Morris 7. Anne Brodbeck, Streams Counselling;Read More
It’s been many years since Sidney hosted a boat show, but this May 3 to 6 the waterfront will be buzzing as the BC Yacht Brokers Association bring their annual show back to the Port Sidney Marina. Each year yacht brokers and marine vendors gather from all over the Pacific Northwest (U.S. and Canada) to showcase the on-the-water lifestyle. Previously located downtown, this year the Victoria Inner Harbour Boat Show becomes the BC Boat Show and takes place in Sidney. Presenting sponsor, Mill Bay Marine Group, are pleased to offerRead More

Posted On March 29, 2018By seasideIn Top Stories

Tamara Knott: Game Changer

by Doreen Marion Gee –  On International Women’s Day, March 8, people all over the world celebrated the many gifts that females bestow upon this world. Seaside Magazine also honoured Tamara Knott with their prestigious 2018 Woman to Watch award. A visionary and a game changer, Tamara embodies the kind of female ingenuity that fuels innovation and progress. Women have a uniquely intuitive “sixth sense:” an ability to see and understand things that are not readily apparent. It is part of their nature to be “big-picture-thinkers” and solution seekers. Accordingly,Read More

Posted On March 29, 2018By seasideIn Regulars

Common Cents: Ethical Investing – Why Bother?

by Viola Van de Ruyt –  Has this crossed your mind? Here are three reasons why you might want to take another look. Responsible Investing is an approach that incorporates environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues into the investment process. Therefore, one reason is that pension managers globally, including our own Canada Pension Plan, now consider it an integral factor in managing money. Let’s look at what the CPP Investment Board website has to say: “At CPPIB we consider responsible investing simply as intelligent long-term investing. Over the exceptionally long investment-horizonRead More