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  by Janice Henshaw –  Are you planning on spending the whole summer at a lakeside cabin, cruising along a river in Europe, or camping in one of our beautiful parks? That sounds awesome! But most of us will be spending quite a bit of free time this summer relaxing in our backyards or on our balconies. Because we are blessed with such an amazing climate, enjoying the outdoors, at home, can be a great alternative to getting away. And we can make it even better by creating a terrificRead More
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Posted On April 27, 2018By seasideIn Local Dish, Top Stories

2018 Kids to Watch

  Every year in March we celebrate our “Women to Watch” and in June our “Men to Watch.” We know how much readers enjoy meeting the movers and shakers in our community, and that it is meaningful for those individuals who are featured. This year, in our Kids issue, we wanted to meet some of the future women and men to watch – and asked readers for their nominations. Introducing the “Kids to Watch” of the Saanich Peninsula, each special in their own unique ways …   On Tyson Hosking’sRead More
by Paula Kully –  I love dogs and I know I’m not alone in this here on the Saanich Peninsula. No matter where you go, you will find people and their fur friends out and about. People love their pets and go to great lengths to keep them happy and healthy. This includes training. We are fortunate to have one of the top dog handlers on the Island right here in North Sannich. Julie Carter, Head Instructor and Owner of West Coast Canine Academy, is a three-time Regional Agility ChampionRead More

Posted On April 27, 2018By seasideIn Top Stories

A Peak Performance Education

by Phillip Tiicham Muir –  It’s no secret that secondary school students and their parents often choose a school based on its athletic programs. It’s not even uncommon for a family to uproot and move for the sake of their child’s sports career. What if they were to take it one step further though, and turn all school electives into a unified pursuit of athletic success? That’s where Canadian Sport School comes in. The program is part of the Canadian Sport Institute Pacific, and is located at their Victoria campusRead 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. For this month’s column, I was curious to know how people keep their pets happy and healthy. We have such a variety of accessible outdoor spaces for dogs, in particular, to walk, hike and play with their owners. On the Peninsula, weRead More