Canadian Football


B.C. Lions Jordan Rodgers (left) and Travis Lulay during practice in Surrey.
Photo by Arlen Redekop/The Vancouver Sun

Click here to enter
our Grey Cup game contest.

You could win a pair of B.C. Lions football tickets!

Many Canadians enjoy
watching their favourite football teams
on television at home!
Some Canadians also watch
the games live.

In Canada, football started in the early 1860s.
It started as rugby football.
Later, the game became Canadian football.

The first football match
was a practice game.
It was played on November 9, 1861.
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Halloween Photo Contest

Last year's winner <br> (Photo courtesy of )

2012 contest winners: Emilie Lane and her daughter, Collette
(Photo courtesy of Dave Lane )

Smile and say, “CHEESE”!

…Because The Westcoast Reader Halloween Photo Contest is back!

We are so excited
to see you
in your costumes.

There are prizes
for 3 different categories.


Click the link to read the contest rules and how to enter.

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The end of Summer…Stories

When I'm older. (Photo – INDY.CA / CC, FLICKR)

When I’m older
(Photo – / CC, FLICKR)

The end of summer is near.

Throughout the summer we have been featuring stories
from our 2014 Write a Story contest.
You can read the winning stories here.

The honourable mention stories we posted were:

The Westcoast Reader would like to thank all who submitted stories.

Watch for announcements of upcoming contests!

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