Enter The Westcoast Reader 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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Happy Rosh Hashanah!

A sweet Rosh Hashanah for you all (Photo: Thanh Mai Bui Duy / CC BY NC-2.0, Flickr)

A sweet Rosh Hashanah for you all
(Photo: Thanh Mai Bui Duy / CC BY NC-2.0, Flickr)

We wish a happy Rosh Hashanah to our readers and their families!

Rosh Hashana (or Rosh Hashanah)
marks the beginning of the Jewish New Year.
It is a special occasion for prayer and reflection.
It is also a day of celebration.

Learn more about Rosh Hashanah here.

Read about how Rosh Hashanah is celebrated in Canada.

Try this Rosh Hashanah recipe for Apple-Honey Kugel.

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Labour Day Monday

"1900s Toronto LabourDay Parade" by Unknown - This image is available from the City of Toronto Archives, listed under the archival citation Fonds 1568, Item 314.This tag does not indicate the copyright status of the attached work. A normal copyright tag is still required. See Commons:Licensing for more information.Deutsch | English | suomi | français | magyar | македонски | Nederlands | português | +/−. Licensed under Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.

1900s Toronto Labour Day Parade” by Unknown  
(City of Toronto Archives: Fonds 1568, Item 314 / Public Domain)

In Canada, Labour Day always takes place on a Monday.
It is on the first Monday in September.
It is a federal statutory holiday.

Labour Day celebrates workers.
It is also the last long weekend of the summer.

Summer stores may close after the weekend.
Soon, a new school year will begin.

(Source: statutoryholidays.com)

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