The Westcoast Reader newspaper – October

The front page of the October Westcoast Reader.

The October WCR newspaper has articles about a new judge, tea at the Empress, farmers’ markets, tuition fees for ABE and ELL programs, astronauts, MLAs,  and more …….

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What do you know about Canada?

Canadians celebrate Canada Day. Photo: Stuart Davis/The Province

Canadians celebrate Canada Day.
Photo: Stuart Davis/The Province

July 1 is Canada Day. July 1, 2017, is Canada’s 150th birthday!

Look for parades, fireworks and events in your community.

Monday, July 3 is a national holiday.

Happy Canada Day!!!!

Try our Canada Day quiz.

Photo: Pixabay

Click here for 150 things to do to celebrate Canada’s 150 birthday.

Summer sun safety


Two women chat and enjoy the sun.
Photo by: Dana/CC, Flickr

Summer sun safety
Story adapted from HealthLink BC by Patti-Lea Ryan
Edited by Nila Gopaul
Level 2

It is fun to sit or play in the sun.
But, too much sun can be harmful.
We can get sunburned on cloudy days, too.
Too much heat can lead to health problems.
People can get stroke, heat exhaustion,
skin cancer, or eye disease. Continue reading