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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.

Seaside Magazine Starfish

Posted On December 31, 2018By seasideIn Top Stories

Aging Gracefully in Our Forever Homes

by Janice Henshaw –  Many of us love our homes. They are our safe havens, and we plan on staying in them until … well, until we can’t. And like all worthwhile projects and plans, there are steps we can take that will allow us to make our homes safer and more supportive as our bodies start to change. Right now there is a lot of creative energy going into home modification, so it’s a great time to be thinking about making choices for the future. It would be soRead More
by Dr. Kristen Bovee, Peninsula Naturopathic Clinic, Hydrate IV Wellness Centre –  Over the last few years I have had more and more patients come to me to ask my opinion on the use of cannabis as an alternate treatment for pain, addiction, mood disorders (anxiety), immune and neurological conditions, and cancer. Because of its limited psychoactive effect, CBD is the component patients most often inquire about. The importance of this phytochemical is growing as a result of our recent changes in access to cannabis and developing research on this and otherRead More
Seaside Magazine Bird

Posted On December 31, 2018By seasideIn Regulars

New & Noteworthy

by Paula Kully –  BY LAND OR AIR Big Wheels Keep on Rolling Empire Hydrogen was recently awarded the Vancouver Island EcoStar Award for Technology Excellence. Since 2009, Empire Hydrogen Energy Systems has been working towards developing and marketing a green solution to reduce the environmental impact of gas and diesel vehicles around the world. The result is the Empire Hydrogen Fuel Enhancement System that cuts fuel costs, improves performance and reduces harmful exhaust emissions from big internal combustion engines. This award recognizes years of effort and the investment ofRead More

Posted On December 31, 2018By seasideIn Regulars

Cowland’s Chronicles – Tales from Wales

by Chris Cowland –  Hearing the annual reading of A Child’s Christmas in Wales on CBC Radio during the recent holidays reminded me of my own childhood. My mother was christened Glenys Eira Wheaton, born in Caerphilly, south Wales. We lived in a small English village called Eton Wick, close to Windsor, but my Welsh grandparents lived just outside Aberystwyth on the west coast of Wales.  Every summer we would make the 200-mile drive to visit our Welsh relatives. That sounds pretty tame, but it was a major expedition in aRead More
  1. The Seaside team: Steven Haley-Browning, Account Manager; Kelsey Boorman, Design Assistant; Sue Hodgson, Owner/Publisher; Irene Stevens, Bookkeeper; Allison Smith, Editor-in-Chief; Deborah Rogers, Editorial Director; Cassidy Nunn, Nunn Other Photography  2. Ted Daly, former Sidney Councillor and Mayor of North Saanich  3. Susan and Chris Benesch, Earth’s Option Cremation & Burial Services  4. Craig Smith, Help Fill A Dream Foundation; Richard Ostle; Peggy Yelland, Peggy Yelland & Associates Inc.; Will Giguere; Bruce Musseau  5. Dawn Robertson and Meghan Raza, Vibes Fitness  6. Viola Van de Ruyt, VandeRuyt Wealth Management Group;Read More