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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

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

 

What does this playlist by Île Sauvage and Whistle Buoy have in common?

Île Sauvage Brewing is known for their wild and sour beers, but there isn't anything sour about the playlist they just dropped.

By Breakwater Mag

Vancouver Island Icons: Who Are They Really?

Can Yonni accept his fate as a tantalizing doughnut whose pretty exterior is used to entice customers? Will Howard the Gnome ever be resurrected?

By Julia Serena Ready

Q&A with Stef Hartwig of Lore General

We catch up with Stef to talk about the origins of Lore, what products she’s a fan of and what’s next for the store.

By Julia Dilworth

What's Happening This Week: September 3-8

Start September off right.

By Breakwater Mag

What's Happening This Week: August 26 to September 1

For the last week of August and into Labour Day long weekend, we’re all about long table dinners, salmon festivals and Island-wide-paloozas.

By Breakwater Mag

Shed Tofino's Playlist is like a Road Trip From Vancouver Island to California

Tofino's Shed restaurant is 900-songs-long, and features throwback favourites like Bran Van 300's "Drinking in L.A." and Skee-Lo's, "I Wish." Plus, Shaggy.

By Breakwater Mag