The November issue of The Westcoast Reader newspaper is out!

Front page of The Westcoast Reader newspaper — November 2017 issue. The November WCR newspaper has articles about soccer, photo contests, minimum wage in Canada, Financial Literacy Month and more …….

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The Canada 150 Photo Contest winners! Congratulations!

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School is back and so is The Westcoast Reader. The September issue is out!

September 2017, front page of The Westcoast Reader newspaper

The September newspaper has articles about the circus, driverless cars, emergency kits, a photo contest and more …….

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Wildfires in BC every summer

A forest fire burning near the BC/Yukon border Photo: TranBC, Creative Commons, Flickr

A forest fire burning near the BC/Yukon border
Photo: TranBC, Creative Commons, Flickr

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We have about 2000 forest fires every summer in BC.
Forest fires are also called “wildfires”.Many hectares of forest are lost every year.
Sometimes homes are lost, too.

The wildfire season starts when the forest gets dry in the spring.The fire season ends when the forests get wet from rain and snow in the fall.Wildfires happen in forests and grasslands. Summer and early fall are dangerous times for fires.

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If you see a wildfire, report it.

How can I report a wildfire?
Phone one of these numbers:
1-800-663-5555
or
*5555 on your cell phone
or
9-1-1

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