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A New Year, A New Change

Happy New Year from Breakwater Magazine! As we press reset on a new year, we want to share with you an important update.

By Breakwater Mag

All Of Breakwater's 2019 Last-Minute Holiday Gift Guides

The holidays have a way of sneaking up on you, and if you’re like us, you’ve probably left gift buying to the last minute. Lucky for you (and us), we’ve put together a series of last minute gift guides for every type of Vancouver Islander in your life.

By Breakwater Mag

Just Like Baba's—Taking in the Friday Night Supper at the Ukrainian Cultural Centre

Writer and photographer Rachel Rilkoff takes in one of Victoria's hottest nights of dining: the once-a-month Friday night Ukrainian Supper.

By Breakwater Mag

Island Diaries: Sarah Neufeld, violinist for Arcade Fire and Bell Orchestre

I found a lot of music when I was 17 that struck me: this could not have come from here. This has been made in a place so different, from a harder place.

By Breakwater Mag

The Pie Lady of Vic West

She loves the colour hot pink and makes delicious pies. Meet Victoria's inimitable "Pie Lady," Dawn Morgan.

By Sierra Skye Gemma

On Hangover Poutine and the kind of Greasy Spoon that Never Judges

In Stands and Shacks, we document our affinity for the most unassuming places to eat on Vancouver Island. First up: Esquimalt's glorious La Belle Patate.

By Julia Crawford

 

Three Vancouver Island Chefs Give us Their Version of the Ubiquitous Grilled Cheese

Vancouver Island chefs let loose on a comfort-food classic.

By Julia Dilworth

Tierra Madani, HR Manager of Vancouver Island Brewing, Finds Aloha on Vancouver Island

Tierra talks growing up in Hawaii, POG beer and hula.

By Julia Crawford

What’s Happening: October 28-November 3

Here's what happening on the Island this week.

By Breakwater Mag

Vancouver Island Pubs Worth Travelling For

Our resident beer expert, Rob Mangelsdorf, gives his pick for the best Vancouver Island pubs worth travelling for.

By Rob Mangelsdorf

Tofino Councillor Andrea McQuade on Local Politics, Slinging Noodles and Community

We caught up with Andrea to talk all things local politics, competitive sport fishing, and life in Tofino.

By Dre Turner

What’s Happening: October 21-27

It’s your weekly list of things to do on Vancouver Island, and we’re not going to lie to you, Halloween might come up.

By Breakwater Mag

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