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Posted On March 2, 2018By seasideIn Regulars

First Word with Sue Hodgson

I’m having a real war of words in my head as I decide what to write about for this issue. The news has two objectives it seems: to report what’s just happened and to rehash, in the most sensational terms, what is apparently always happening. Like the obesity beat, the “what gives you cancer” scares, and most recently the sexual harassment scandals and the shooting frenzy horrorshows. I’m feeling so tired of it all. You’ll often hear me saying “things happen for a reason” and with this we can learnRead More

Posted On March 2, 2018By seasideIn Regulars

Scene Around Town

  photos by –  Peninsula Celebrations Society Polar Bear Swim: 1. Some hearty local residents brave the frigid waters off Lochside Drive in Sidney Sidney Pier Hotel & Spa’s Tombstone Fundraiser for the Sidney Lions Food Bank: 2. Current and past Sidney Pier Hotel & Spa team members Emily Watson, Emily Moray, Jess Ward and her gunslinger, Nancy Gullason 3. Ashlie Sweeney and Ashley Stelck, Sidney Pier Hotel & Spa 4. Steve and Nia King 5. Lucas Copplestone, LJC Art; Marke Erickson Saanich Peninsula Chamber of Commerce Tour ofRead More

Posted On March 2, 2018By seasideIn Regulars

New & Noteworthy

by Lara Gladych –  FOOD & BEVERAGE Raise Your Glass Deep Cove Winery, formerly Muse Winery, is set to open to the general public this May, with a Grand Opening weekend on June 1. Elyse and Tasem Ramadan, a young family from Sidney, took possession of the property in June of last year. In addition to the focus on crafting a variety of sustainably produced wines, the newly renovated winery will also host private events, live music nights and outdoor theatre performances. New Face Jess Birring is the newRead More

Posted On March 2, 2018By seasideIn Regulars, Top Stories

Can We Talk

Editorial Director Deborah Rogers Chats with Jacqueline Jim, SENĆOŦEN Immersion Teacher, Language Coach and Member of the First Nations Education Steering Committee Four of the W̱SÁNEĆ first nations, W̱JOȽEȽ(Tsartlip), BOḰEĆEN(Pauquachin), W̱SIḴEM(Tseycum) and SȾÁUTW̱(Tsawout), created the ȽÁU, WELṈEW̱ Tribal School in 1989, teaching students from preschool to grade 10. The introduction of  full language immersion teaching is still very new and the students in your school are some of the only SENĆOŦEN speakers in the world. How do you use this thought to inspire young learners, and what do you hopeRead More

Posted On March 2, 2018By seasideIn Regulars

Ask a Stylist

by Shai Thompson, House of Lily Koi –  It can be difficult to feel amazing every day, but I’m here to help you find answers and give direction when it comes to creating and organizing your wardrobe. Always remember: nobody’s perfect! Email your questions to March Style Tip: What does spring mean to you? To me it means COLOUR COLOUR COLOUR. The number-one colour for spring this season is purple. Red haters celebrate! In the spectrum of purple there are many tones. Pick the tone that best reflects inRead More