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

First Word from the Publisher

by Sue Hodgson Celebrate the everyday moments. I keep reminding myself of this, especially at the end of a really long day. With Thanksgiving around the corner, it causes me to pause and reflect on how lucky my life has been. Sure there have been many rough patches, but I have nothing to complain about. …

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New & Noteworthy

by Paula Kully News, changes, updates, launches? Email For the History Buffs Man's Best Friend Does His Best Sidney resident and successful author Grant Hayter-Menzies' latest book to hit the shelves is titled Muggins: The Life and Afterlife of a Canadian Canine War Hero. The book is the first biography of Muggins, a famous …

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Off The Vine – L’Apéro Coastal Style: Bring On the Botanicals

by Tania Tomaszewska Vancouver Island is kicking goals with its spirits and distilleries game. There's increasing attention from consumers in B.C. and beyond on what we're doing with our local bounty and botanicals. Island vintners are joining the party, blending local ingredients with their grapes to produce fantastic new libations. I've been expanding my horizons …

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