Canada Day is on Tuesday, July 1. Every community across BC will have a celebration. Check your local newspaper or watch for posters in your town.
There are also many other weekend events celebrating what Canada has to offer!
Click on the link below for a sample of things you can do with your family!
Maria tells Sally about her problem.
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Submitted by Nate Prosser, Legal Services Society
Maria is a refugee from Mexico.
Maria is scared.
She thinks she might have to leave Canada.
In 2005, Maria came to Vancouver
from Mexico with her two kids.
She claimed refugee status.
Maria and her children stayed
in Canada as refugees.
They became permanent residents.
Maria has a job at a hotel.
Her kids go to school.
In 2012, Maria’s mom got sick.
Maria went to Mexico to care for her.
She stayed for a few weeks.
The next year, she went back to check on her mom.
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Front page of the WCR June 2014 issue
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Reading by: Patty Bossort
Read the story on the June 2014 front page.