The November issue is out!


The front page of the print edition of The Westcoast Reader,
November 2014

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Read the story “Lost ship found”.

Listen to Listen to the story – Level 1
Reading by Jessica Heafey

(There are three videos on the next page.)

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This day on October 29


Lord Stanley statue in Stanley Park
(Photo by by Jason L. Buberal/CC, Wikipedia)
















On October 29, 1889,
Governor General
Lord Stanley dedicated Stanley Park.
He raised his hands and said,
“to the use and enjoyment of people
of all colours, creeds, and customs
for all time,
I name thee Stanley Park.”
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Trans-Canada dog


Pollux the dog waits to go home.
(Photo by Keith Anderson/The Daily News)

Adapted from The Vancouver Sun and The Province
by Nila Gopaul
Level 2

A print edition favourite story

Pollux the dog escaped
through an open gate in 2010.
Her owners were heartbroken.
Pollux left Montreal and travelled
4,500 km to Kamloops, B.C.

Pollux made new friends in Kamloops.
“She was really well-behaved,” said one family.
The dog had a microchip in her ear.
So the SPCA* traced the owners.
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