The Westcoast Reader is taking a break for the summer

You can find articles to read this summer by clicking on the “List of Articles” tab above.

The next issue of The Westcoast Reader newspaper will be a double issue for September and October – 8 pages long!

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The Westcoast Reader office will be open again on August 8. Call or email if you have any comments or questions.

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We hope you will enjoy these photos of summer activities in British Columbia.

 

Spend time on the beach

Spend time with friends

Have a coffee with friends

Have a picnic

Listen to music outdoors

Don't forget to wear your sunglasses

Take a quiet moment in the sun

Try out a kayak

Enjoy the summer flowers

Eat fresh vegetables

Go for a hike

Get out on the water

Go camping

Have a barbeque

Go for a walk in the woods

Go fishing

Enjoy the sun at the beach

Find things in the creek

Play in the fields

Spend time with friends

Enjoy the sunset

 

Family Day in British Columbia

PHOTO - RICK ERNST / THE PROVINCE A family enjoys food at Queen Elizabeth Park. It was a sunny day.

PHOTO – RICK ERNST / THE PROVINCE
A family enjoys food at Queen Elizabeth Park. It was a sunny day.

Adapted from The Province by Patty Bossort

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The first Family Day holiday in BC was in 2013.

Family Day in BC is on the second Monday of February.

Other provinces have their holiday on the third Monday of February.

Change the day?

A lot of people want BC to change the day.

They want BC Family Day to be on the third Monday of February.

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The Westcoast Reader at the Vancouver Christmas Market

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A giant Nutcracker mannequin
Photo credit: Ana-Maria Gheorghiu

The Westcoast Reader was at the Vancouver Christmas Market.

The Market is a German-style event.
In Germany, Christmas markets are
a tradition of over 700 years.

Thousands of visitors come every year
to see the attraction.

At the Market, you can find delicious German foods,
handmade Christmas ornaments and wooden toys.

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