Victoria is home to a variety of people of all ages who enjoy diverse activities and interests. The mandate of Victoria Lifestyles Magazine is to cover a wide range of resident topics with all age groups and demographic profiles in mind. Our objective is for our magazine to educate, inspire and entertain our readers with a variety topics that can influence a number of compartments in our lives. Recognizing that a community is an accumulation of very diverse backgrounds, we approach topics in a positive aspect while respecting the insight and opinions of different points of view.
By utilizing the talents of highly experienced writers and journalists, as well as local burgeoning talent eager share their ideas, we aim to provoke thought and perhaps lively, intelligent debate from our community’s brightest minds… yours. We have tried to think of everything, but we know that there are certainly topics we have overlooked. If you have a topic that our readers might enjoy please submit it to our editors; we are always looking for new ideas.
With the vast array of articles, columns and forums in mind, we require a large stable of creative writers to meet our objectives. Listed below, you will find a tentative list of departments and subjects we plan to cover in the first months of launch of the magazine. If you feel you have something to offer please let us know
EDITORIAL FROM YOUR COMMUNITY TO YOUR COMMUNITY
After hours, featuring bars and restaurants
Music, live concerts and reviews
Film and Entertainment
Arts and Culture
Leisure time is defined as freedom from the demands of work and duty. Our community has no shortage of adventures of every variety to fill the time we use to re-create our minds, body and spirit. Our leisure department will educate, inspire and arouse your curiosity to a host of weekend and after hours activities in your community.
Business on a local and global level affects all of our lives. Business is thriving and here you will find out who is breaking new ground and shaping our local economic landscape. We'll host a number of experts in different sectors who will inspire us to work better and motivate us to follow through.
Food and recipes
Our home is our castle and we love to fix it up, decorate it, entertain in it, garden around it, and then sell it. Here you will find inspiration on interior decor and design tips, renovation ideas, decorating on a budget, trends, and more. We’ll source experts to share their experience on seasonal projects, and offer a forum to exchange ideas and find solutions with your neighbours.
HEALTH AND FITNESS
Fitness activities and tips
Many local residents consider health and fitness an important cornerstone in their lives. Whether discussing which triathlon to compete in or how to pack a healthy lunch for the office, there is a wealth of grass-roots knowledge. Our community boasts the most favorable climate conditions for outdoor activity in Canada, as well as numerous ways to keep moving while indoors. We’ll keep you informed to the latest fitness, health, trends, and happenings.
KIDS AND FAMILY
There are tens of thousands of kids in the area who are all doing something. We’ll find out what they’re doing, and who is doing it well. This segment will be kid-friendly and filled with insights and events to foster action, creativity, and confidence. Out of ideas? We’ll find activities for the whole family.
The way it was
Health and fitness
It is often said that knowledge and experience are our greatest resources. For this, Lifestyles Magazine has dedicated an entire department to our wisest and fastest growing demographic. Boomer+ will be home to an abundance of articles dedicated to an intelligent, active and influential crowd who have made us what we are today.
We are interested in editorial ideas presented by writers who are passionate about their craft. Whether you are an experienced columnist, established blogger, journalistic student or an expert in your field, we are interested in what you have to say. Please click on the link below and let us know what you're thinking.