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Posted On May 1, 2014By seasideIn Top Stories

Spring Trendsetters

  by Rachael Holland, photography by What’s not to love about comfort, style and earth-friendly trends? This season, inject personality into your outfit and you’ll exude a sense of confidence. Embellished cuffs and jewel-laden necklaces are a given, as is a great pair of shoes. Don’t leave the little ones out: eco-friendly toys and food containers are trending in their world too! Items as pictured: timi & leslie Kate Diaper Bag in sand, $199.99, Momease Baby Boutique The Sili Squeeze Reusable Silicone Food Pouch $19.99, Momease Baby Boutique FitFlop Shoes $129, Baden-Baden Boutique Tegu Magnetic WoodenRead More
    by Adam Olsen, photography by This time of year everything is coming alive. With so much to do around the house and yard, the sun out and the golf clubs or hiking trails to sidetrack you at a moment’s notice, a versatile wardrobe will help you slip away with ease. But you can’t count on the weather around here, so you need clothes that are adaptable to sun, rain or wind and that are durable and can stand the test of time on our rugged West Coast.Read More

Posted On May 1, 2014By seasideIn Home & Garden, Top Stories

Reflecting a Lifestyle

  Story by Barry Mathias. Photography by The changes that some people make to their house are often based on the accepted norms of modern fashion, the influences of architects and interior design experts, or the pressures of inherited family heirlooms. This house has an individuality that stems from the philosophy and passions of the owners, and is immediately evident as I walk through their front door. Set in a quiet, treed cul-de-sac, the house occupies a medium-sized lot with a back garden that leads down to the waters ofRead More
– by Doreen Marion Gee – June 2014 June 8: Morning Mist Canoe Adventure An awesome morning adventure paddling on a lake searching for eagles, herons and turtles with a CRD naturalist. No experience needed. 8 – 11am. 5yrs+. Pre-register by June 6th: $20+GST (15 yrs+); $10+GST (5–14 years). Elk/Beaver Lake Regional Park. 250.478.3344. June 14: Home Alone Program Preparing Youth This program teaches children aged nine to 14 how to be alone at home safely, teaching personal safety and emergency procedures. 9 am – noon. $31. Gordon Head RecreationRead More

Posted On March 28, 2014By seasideIn Top Stories

Can We Talk

Publisher Sue Hodgson talks with Environmental Scientist and ICC Group President and CEO Bryan Imber Many countries rely on coal, oil and natural gas to supply most of their energy needs, but dependence on fossil fuels presents a big problem: they are a limited resource. Eventually, the world will run out of fossil fuels or it will become too expensive to recover those that remain. As well, they cause air, water and soil pollution, producing greenhouse gases that contribute to global warming. What was ICC Group’s first technology developed thatRead More