Sisters go to the Olympics

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Justine, Choe and Maxime at 2010 Olympics
(Photo: John Beiler / CC, Flickr)

Adapted from The Province
Level 1

Justine is 19 years old.

Chloe is 22 years old.

Maxime is 25 years old.

They are sisters.

They are from Montreal.

They are on the Canadian Olympic Team.

They ski the women’s freestyle moguls at the Olympics.

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Atira wins award

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The outside of Atira’s apartment building
(Photo: Ward Perrin, PNG)

Adapted from The Vancouver Sun
Level 2

Atira is an organization. Atira helps women in Vancouver, Surrey and White Rock.

Atira builds homes for women. Atira owns 13 buildings. They house 1,200 women.

The homes are safe places. The homes are low-cost.

They built a new apartment in downtown Vancouver.

They used old shipping containers. The building has 12 apartments.

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