Write a story! Win a prize!-CONTEST CLOSED

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

“When I’m older…”
(Photo: Indy.ca / CC, Flickr)

Level 3

Write a story for The Westcoast Reader and win a prize!

Announcing a writing contest for learners
Deadline:    April 15, 2014

Note: amended guidelines!

Here’s how to enter:
Write a story.
Use up to 150 words.
You may add a picture or drawing. A picture is not necessary to enter. It is optional.
Email us:

  • your story
  • your entry form
  • your picture (optional)
  • a permission form for people in your picture (if including a photo).
Complete contest information and forms

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Gung hay fat choy!

Kung Hay Faf Choy (Photo: michellerlee / CC, Flickr)

“Kung Hay Faf Choy”
(Photo: michellerlee / CC, Flickr)

The Lunar New Year starts January 31, 2014!

There are events all over Metro Vancouver to celebrate the Year of the Horse.

How will you celebrate the Lunar New Year?

Here are some events taking place this weekend:

Legal Aid can help

Vancouver Court House (Photo:  Joe Mabel / CC, WIKI)

Vancouver Court House
(Photo: Joe Mabel / CC, WIKI)

Contributed by Nate Prosser, Legal Services Society
Level 3

Do you have a legal problem? Are you unable to pay for legal help? Call Legal Aid. Legal Aid is free.

Legal Aid BC helps people with legal problems. Legal Aid BC can help you in many languages.

Ask Legal Aid for help if:

  • you have been arrested
  • you have family problems
  • you have immigration problems
Read the PDF and do the exercise

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