This day on October 29

lord-stanley-park-october-29-on-this-day

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.”
Continue reading

www.TheWestcoastReader.com©2012-2014 The Official Westcoast Reader

Trans-Canada dog

Pollux-the-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.
Continue reading

www.TheWestcoastReader.com©2012-2014 The Official Westcoast Reader

Halloween costumes … for your dog

Previous Image
Next Image



This Halloween,
man’s best friend,
the dog,
can dress up, too.

Once there were four costumes
for pets.
Now there are over 20 costumes.

Continue reading

www.TheWestcoastReader.com©2012-2014 The Official Westcoast Reader