Secret Lakes in Your Neighbourhood

  • June 30, 2019
  • GoWestShore
Excerpts from ‘Secret Lakes in Southern Vancouver Island’ By Adam Ungstad Photo credits: GAP Publishing Group Inc.Here is a small sampling of some less well-known lakes in and around the West Shore that you and your friends and family can explore this summer.HIGHLANDS 1) Pease Lake Pease Lake is a quiet, little known beauty found in the north-west corner of Mount Work Park....

MISSA Talks Open to the Public!

  • June 30, 2019
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The prestigious Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts is happening at the Pearson College campus from June 22 - July 5. It’s an occasion for like- spirited folks, who love art and the creative process, to gather together, to connect, make art and socialize. “We have over 40 classes with over 400 people attending,” says Marna Lynn Smith, Executive...

2019 Sooke Fine Arts Show Something for Everyone!

  • June 29, 2019
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The 2019 Sooke Fine Arts Show—the West Shore region’s premier summer arts event—opens to the public July 26 – August 5 at the SEAPARC complex in Sooke.This highly-anticipated annual event gives the finest artists from Vancouver Island and BC’s coastal islands an opportunity to showcase and sell their work. This year, the Sooke Fine Arts Show is celebrating its 33rd...

Dynamic Langford

  • March 18, 2019
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BIG Year for Hometown Sporting Events! by Anne Marie Moro Renderings and images from City of Langford[vc_custom_heading text="“2019 is on track to be one of the biggest years for major sporting events in Langford,”" font_container="tag:h2|text_align:left|color:%23b7224a"]Mayor Stewart Young says “2019 is on track to be one of the biggest years for major sporting events in Langford,” And he eagerly grins and adds...

MISSA Magic!

  • January 9, 2019
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Interview with Marna Lynn Smith, MISSA Executive Director By Anne Marie Moro Photo credits: Jo-Ann Richards of www.worksphotography.caThe Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts has been an international happening in the West Shore for over 35 years. It’s become an occasion for like-spirited folks, who love art and the creative process, to gather together to connect, make art and socialize. And it’s not just...

Belmont Market Shaping Up!

  • January 9, 2019
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The Belmont Market project, under development on the site of the former Belmont Secondary School, is expected to be completed by 2021. To date, the following stores have confirmed their spaces and will be opening for business in three phases over the next 2 years, beginning in 2019: • Thrifty Foods • Scotiabank • Cali Nails • Great Clips • Freshii • Edo Japan•...

New Dogs, Old Tricks!

  • January 7, 2019
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A warm GoWestShore welcome to Raymond and Bernadette Kube from North Vancouver.This summer, Ray and Bernadette moved to Sooke with their two children, Madison and Mason and fur babies Yoda and Leia. The last few years, Bernadette had been doing a lot of work for a client who had sold her home in North Vancouver and moved to Sidney to start an...

Belmont Market Making Headway!

  • December 1, 2018
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Belmont Market Shopping Centre is comprised of 160,000 square feet of commercial space with a Thrifty Foods grocery store as the anchor tenant. It will also include rental apartments and condominiums. Phase I of construction is underway, with some tenants scheduled to open late 2018. 100,000 square feet of the overall development has committed leases or is in advanced stages...

Hot Spot For West Shore Style & Trends

  • November 1, 2018
  • GoWestShore
From casual dining to dog care, from play to going away, Westshore Town Centre truly offers something for the entire (read: busy!) family. Westshore’s convenient location, along with numerous large format retailers, allows for the quick and easy completion of one’s daily ‘to do’ list, whether banking, picking up a loaf of bread or bottle of wine for tonight’s dinner,...

Pop-up Shop at Westshore Town Centre!

  • September 1, 2018
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Original Art at Westshore Town CentreWestshore Town Centre is proud to announce an exciting new partnership with the West Shore Arts Council and the Coast Collective to bring the West Shore community a unique gallery and gift pop-up shop at Westshore Town Centre.Together, they have created a space where gifted artists from the Coast Collective can display, showcase and sell...