Canada Post honours C.D. Hoy

C.D. Hoy's gallery in Quesnel, B.C. (Photo:  Nila Gopaul)

C.D. Hoy’s gallery in Quesnel, B.C.
(Photo: Nila Gopaul)

Level 3

Canada Post has seven new stamps.
A famous Canadian photographer
is on each stamp. See the stamps here.

C.D. Hoy is on one of these stamps.
Hoy was a famous photographer.
He lived in Quesnel, B.C.

B.C. road trip
The Westcoast Reader
 editor and Nancy Carson
drove to Quesnel, B.C. in 2012. It was summer.
They went to the Quesnel and District Museum and Archives.
The museum has a C.D. Hoy exhibit all year.
Later, they met his daughter.
They learned many things about Hoy.

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In praise of Alice Munro

Two collections of short stories by Alice Munro Photos courtesy of Penguin Canada

Two collections of short stories by Alice Munro
Photos courtesy of Penguin Canada

Adapted from The Vancouver Sun
Level 2

Alice Munro is a writer.

She won the 2013 Nobel Prize for Literature.

Canadians are very proud of her. She is the first Canadian to win the prize.

Read the PDF and do the exercise

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