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Posted On March 2, 2018By seasideIn Top Stories

Seaside’s 2018 Women to Watch

by Tara Brunet –  As the 2017 Woman to Watch award recipient, I am so honoured to be writing this introduction for the next Women to Watch special feature. I am incredibly inspired by female entrepreneurs and seeing their businesses grow! My philosophy has been to remain as authentic as possible in my endeavours and create a lasting change and impact on women. I know that any sort of growth comes from changing your mindset first, before anything else. I love to help women change their mindset around their bodiesRead 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

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Margie Shenduk: Leader and Mentor

by Doreen Gee –  “I haven’t taken a sick day in 17 years” speaks volumes about Margie Shenduk’s dedication to excellence in her work for the Casman Group. Margie’s story illustrates the power of education, hard work and determination in attaining personal success. But she goes one step further by paying it forward, drawing on her skills and experience to help others achieve and enjoy their own day in the sun. Alberta’s Casman Group of Companies is expanding its legacy into British Columbia with new housing projects sprouting in SaanichRead More
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Posted On March 2, 2018By seasideIn Top Stories

Speaking Up About the Wage Gap

by Denny Warner, Saanich Peninsula Chamber of Commerce –  You would have to have been in a media bubble not to have noticed how women’s issues have proliferated in the media lately. The #MeToo movement has emboldened women and their allies to also speak out about inequalities like the wage gap and gender parity. Recent Statistics Canada income reports indicate that the current wage gap between men and women in full-time jobs stands at 26%. In 2015, Justin Trudeau responded to a question about why it was important to himRead More
  by Lindsay Neal –  My first visit to Whitehorse was in July, and I was given the grand tour. I rode along as a passenger in my boyfriend Eli’s office (more commonly known as a floatplane). We flew over a Yukon sunrise, landed on McClusky Lake, soared above the Peel River and the mountains towards the Arctic Circle. We hiked around Fish Lake, walked the Millennium Trail, visited the S.S. Klondike and the MacBride Museum, dined at Klondike Rib & Salmon, roadtripped to Carcross Commons and the Carcross DesertRead More