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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.

by Dr. Kristen Bovee, Peninsula Naturopathic Clinic & Hydrate IV Wellness Centre –  With summer upon us, it is a time for fresh fruits and vegetables available locally. We can also, with a little space and intention, grow many things that will add to our daily health and culinary delight. The following are three of my favorite “mint” or Lamiaciae family botanical medicines that you can grow in a pot or garden and enjoy throughout the season. Not only do these herbs grow well, they also smell wonderful and haveRead More
by Lara Gladych –  Seaside Magazine wants to live up to our slogan of being “the voice of the Saanich Peninsula,”so, in every issue, we’ll be asking people to answer a question. We’re looking for responses from all ages and across the diverse neighbourhoods that form our community. The notion of “giving back” runs wide and deep on the Saanich Peninsula, as I see things. Here we are quick to support those who need help, to endorse a worthy cause and to rally for good where there is a perceived need.Read More
by Emily van der Kamp, Occupational Therapist –  What is it that gives life meaning? An age old question. Many people find meaning in giving back to others, whether through developing knowledge, creating art or being there for friends and family. As an occupational therapist, I spend a fair bit of time thinking about what gives meaning to people’s lives and how that plays out in everyday life. Life is marked by time, and the way we spend our time matters a lot when thinking about bringing meaning to life.Read More
by Jo Barnes –  July 2 Amazing Activities on the Avenue! Sidney Sidewalk Sale & Street Festival 40 stores are participating ensuring lots of selection for enthusiastic shoppers. From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., there’s a dizzying array of activities for the whole family including a pancake breakfast, yoga, aerial performance by IGNIO Circus Company, music on the main stage and delicious cuisine by local vendors. July 2 – August 30 (thursdays) Downward Dog Delights! Yoga in the Park offers the opportunity to de-stress, stretch, and revitalize in a delightfulRead More
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Posted On June 29, 2018By seasideIn Regulars

New & Noteworthy

by Phillip Tiicham Muir –  BUSINESS RELOCATION Signs Signs Everywhere a Sign Speedpro Signs has returned to the downtown Sidney core. As of June 1 their studio is located at 2408 Beacon Avenue. You can expect the same great customer service from the Speedpro team, who look forward to helping you with signs, vehicle signage, banners, business cards and more. The new studio will showcase a wide variety of products and samples. A Change of Location is in Your Future Good Fortune Chinese Restaurant opened its doors at 9838 Third StreetRead More