BC Government announces $7500 Grant for Artists to support their online businesses

  • February 11, 2021
  • GoWestShore
By Anne Marie MoroBC Artists can now get up to  $7500 to develop a new or improved online presence as part of #StrongerBC recovery plan. Breaking News! BC Artists who qualify can get up to 75% or $7500 grant for a new or improved e-commerce or website Program applications awarded on a first-come first-served basis. It's an exceptional opportunity for...

Announcing the Arts Channel

  • December 17, 2020
  • GoWestShore
By Anne Marie MoroPress Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dec 17, 2020 GAP Publishing Group Inc. is delighted to announce the launch of a fresh new instructional platform on our #GoWestShore portal. It’s called the ‘Arts Channel', a purpose-built platform, to support and sustain professional artists, teachers, and art enthusiasts with online art programming and resources. Anne Marie Moro, the GAP publisher...

Go by Bike Week Grand Prize Winners Announced

  • October 23, 2020
  • GoWestShore
By Anne Marie MoroSubmission ballots for the Go by Bike Week contests, sponsored by #MyBelmont Masterplan community, came in by the thousands! This year’s two lucky Grand Prize winners were announced on October 15, from ballots submitted by folks who registered for Go by Bike Week (September 28 to October 4, 2020). and logged at least one ride the Greater...

#My Belmont Unveils Belmont Residences East with impressive Grand Opening!

  • September 18, 2020
  • GoWestShore
By Anne Marie MoroCongratulations to #MyBelmont, whose Grand Opening this Friday, September 18, 2020 will be celebrating the next phase of their multi-award-winning Belmont Residences East project in the heart of Langford. The Grand Opening event is being conducted in a COVID-19 safe fashion and includes excellent limited time only incentives. This newest phase of condominiums started sales during the...

REIT purchase of Crossing at Belmont a big community win!

  • May 19, 2020
  • GoWestShore
Ledcor Property Investments Ltd. is very pleased to announce that the Crossing at Belmont rental building has been purchased by Killam Apartment REIT. Killam is one of Canada's largest and most reputable residential landlords, making this transaction—the acquisition of 156 rental units—a big win for the Langford area community. Killam Apartment REIT (TSX: KMP) is a publicly traded real estate...

Shift into Excitement!

  • May 3, 2020
  • GoWestShore
By Anne Marie Moro, Editor Photo credits: Paradigm Auto WorksInterviewing Gregory Deane, Principal & Managing Director of Paradigm Auto Works, was unexpectedly informative for me as a car owner. I didn’t expect that to be the case. Getting my car serviced didn’t usually come with explanations.  Gregory has a way of describing mechanical and technological issues in a way that...

Business as Un-usual at #MyBelmont

  • April 17, 2020
  • GoWestShore
Today’s climate of physical distancing and stay-at-home orders has required closure of non-essential services and hyper-vigilance about reducing social contact. #MyBelmont  will continue to support and serve condo browsers and buyers throughout the ongoing Covid 19 pandemic with most interactions taking place online. In the interest of keeping employees and the public safe, it’s “business as un-usual” with offers to...

What Goes Around Comes Around!

  • March 17, 2020
  • GoWestShore
Believe it or not, the average Canadian throws out 81 pounds of textiles annually! North Americans together manage to send 10 million tonnes of clothing to the landfill every year — most of which could be reused or recycled, according to statistics compiled by Waste Reduction Week in Canada.But things are changing! Second-hand luxury fashions are not only going mainstream, the acceptance of pre-owned goods is...

What’s Old is New Again!

  • March 16, 2020
  • GoWestShore
by Anne Marie Moro, EditorThe best pieces might be something you “borrow” from family members, friends or discover at estate sales, second hand stores and so forth. Beautiful pieces are given a new life.I spoke with a local interior decorator, Maria Uriegas-Leupelt , to get a sense of the influence this style direction has had on her business. She offered some great advice for the...

Redefining the Lifestyle of the West Shore

  • March 16, 2020
  • GoWestShore
by Anne Marie Moro Photos by Belmont Residences and GAP Publishing GroupThe development of master-planned communities continues at a steady pace on the West Shore. Yet, it’s worth noting that behind the growth of #MyBelmont are holistic design principles that are redefining city neighbourhoods and what it takes to ensure its residents live a balanced, happy lifestyle within it. Set...