The January issue of The Westcoast Reader is out!


The January newspaper has articles about learning with music, a marine reserve near Antarctica, surfing in Tofino and credit scores.

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The next issue of the newspaper will be out the first week in February.

Special announcement: In preparation for the May provincial election, The Westcoast Reader and Elections BC are partnering to publish a 4-page supplement about the process of elections in BC. Look for it in the April newspaper. Be sure to subscribe by March 10 to receive the April issue.

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The November issue of The Westcoast Reader is out!

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November is Financial Literacy month. Our November newspaper has articles about the minimum wage, the cost of coffee and a telephone scam.

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The Summer Jobs Program

Work through the summer. Learn skills. Earn money. Gain experience. Photo - Bek Summons

Work through the summer. Learn skills. Earn money. Gain experience.
Photo – Bek Summons

Level 3

In March, Prime Minister Trudeau announced more money for the Canada Summer Jobs Program.

The Summer Jobs Program helps students get summer jobs. The program is part of the Youth Employment Strategy.

Last year, the federal government spent $106 million on the program. They created 34,000 summer jobs.

This year, the federal government will spend $113 million on the program. They will create 70,000 jobs for students.

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Reading by Patty Bossort

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