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– by Doreen Marion Gee – The mind’s power is boundless. The opportunity to hope and dream may have profound positive effects on well-being. Enter those angels of the Help Fill a Dream Foundation, staff and donors alike. With their magic wands, they sprinkle joy into the lives of children with life-threatening conditions. The long term life-changing effects of this extreme kindness we can only imagine. The magical support of the Dream team gives sick children a reason to keep going when the battle is endless. It could be theRead More

Posted On May 30, 2014By seasideIn Top Stories

2014 Men to Watch

Seaside Magazine is honoured to celebrate those men who sustain our business community with our second annual Men to Watch special issue. We asked Ian Hennigar, senior manager of the Peninsula Recreation Commission, to tell us what it means to do business in our community.   – by Ian Hennigar – I have been very fortunate to lead a great team that is creative, dynamic and passionate about ensuring Panorama provides great value to the Saanich Peninsula. It is a very significant business, and certainly one of our major socialRead More

Posted On May 30, 2014By seasideIn Top Stories

Citizen Canine: Responsible Dog Ownership

– by Linda Hunter – “Dogs are our link to paradise. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring – it was peace.” ~ Milan Kundera As with many, Citizen Canine Dog Owners Association, a Greater Victoria not-for-profit society, was borne of need, originally coming together in response to oppose proposed restrictions on dog access in three of Victoria’s regional parks. More than a decade later, this evolved group promotes responsible dog ownership throughRead More

Posted On May 29, 2014By seasideIn Home & Garden, Top Stories

Time For a Complete Change

  Article by Barry Mathias, photography by I arrive at a large, well-appointed, light-reflective home and meet Edward, who built the house in 1996. We enter through the front door into an attractive, open hallway with a fine curved staircase that is a powerful focal point. The steps and handrail are maple, stained a deep brown with red undertones to pick up the hardwood floors. It has contrasting wrought iron spindles of a deep bronze – a dominant detail of metal used throughout the house. “The original staircase wasRead More

Posted On May 1, 2014By seasideIn Top Stories

2014 Style: Fresh, Wearable and Fun!

  Article by Rachael Holland, photography by There’s nothing quite like that fresh burst of spring promise, especially when it comes beautifully tailored in a rainbow of soft shades that showcases the season’s hottest looks. Inject new vitality into your spring outfits by choosing your favourite colour and wear it in whatever silhouette flatters and excites you. From pale yellow to cobalt blue, the sky’s the limit on how pastel-happy you want to get! Layered looks continue to dominate. This easy way of dressing is incredibly flattering and allows youRead More