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Posted On November 3, 2017By seasideIn Regulars

Scene Around Town

  Professionals Winners’ Luncheon: 1. Steve Haley-Browning, Seaside Magazine; Fran Daviss, INVIS; Laura McLarty, Flush Bathroom Essentials; Sue Hodgson, Seaside Magazine; Art Finlayson & Silvia Bonet, Finlayson Bonet Architecture; Shannon Kowalko, 10 Acres Farm Saanich Peninsula Chamber of Commerce Mixer at Hook & Hook Renovations: 2. Anna Thomas, Intrigue Hair Design; Richard Flader, Flader Chartered Professional Accountant; Beth Humphreys, Beauty Contour; Steve Haley-Browning, Seaside Magazine 3. Pat Taylor, Saanich Peninsula Chamber of Commerce; Louise Liboiron, Professional Cleaning Services Nuttycake Studio Grand Opening: 4. Kim, Peter, Emma and Ava Blacker (photoRead More
by Laura Waters, Snowdon House Gourmet & Gifts –  As fall arrives I find myself missing the long hot days and nights. I do, however, love the leaves changing colours and then floating to the ground in a carpet of red and orange. Now that the harvest is almost complete, warm comfort foods start to grace our tables. For a change from the usual soups or stews, I cooked my Snowdon House Curried Lentil soup, added mozzarella cheese and stuffed a portobello mushroom and baked it. Super easy! I servedRead More

Posted On November 3, 2017By seasideIn Regulars


by Commander Peter Chance (retired) – The Importance of Remembrance Day To me Remembrance Day is all about the hard won freedom: the sacrifice of thousands who heard the call to arms in September 1939 to fight on foreign soil to rid us of the tyranny of Nazi Germany. Freedom comes at very high price but it’s worth the cost.Read More
by Doreen Marion Gee –  December 2: Family Discover Scuba. Exciting scuba-diving fun for the whole family with an introduction to this aquatic world in a PADI “discover scuba” program. Shallow water. 4 to 5 p.m. 8 yrs+. $40. Saanich Commonwealth Place – Rockfish Divers. Register: 250-475-7600. December 3: Sea Shirt Sunday. Create your own ocean-themed fashion T-shirt, pillow or bag. Bring pillow case, cloth bag or T-shirt (white shirts available for purchase). $2 for fabric paint. 1 to 3 p.m. All ages. Regular admission; passes and memberships accepted.Read More

Posted On November 3, 2017By seasideIn Regulars

Common Cents: Technology – Weighing the Risk

by James McCrodan, The McCrodan Group –  Technology; the term itself can strike fear into the hearts of ordinary people at its mere mention. Even though it has brought us everyday convenience, productivity and wondrous amusement, it has also brought us heightened anxiety, confusion and downright fear when the console on the new washing machine looks more complicated than the dash in a 747. However, technology is everywhere and spreading. It’s the fastest-growing sector in terms of revenue generation and job creation globally. As such, it has a place inRead More