December is a month of festivities. In this issue of the newspaper you will find our annual calendar on the middle pages with dates for holidays and events coming up in 2017. You’ll also find articles on driving in the winter and the outcome of the American election for president.
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You can see woolly mammoths and other ice Age animals at the Royal BC Museum.
Photo – Royal BC Museum
In June, a special exhibit opened at the Royal BC Museum in Victoria. The exhibit is called Mammoths! Giants of the Ice Age.
Visitors can learn about life in British Columbia during the Ice Age. The Ice Age was from 2.6 million to 10,000 years ago.
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The mammoth exhibit is open at the Royal BC Museum until December 31, 2016. For information, go to:
Story reprinted from newspaper, September / October 2016 The Westcoast Reader
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On November 6, 2016 – Daylight Saving Time
in most places in B.C.
– turn back your clocks one hour.
Illustration by Nola Johnston
It’s a good idea to turn your clocks
backward one hour
before you go to bed
on Saturday, November 5.
You get an extra hour of sleep.
Learn more about Daylight Saving Time
The history of Daylight Saving Time, The National Geographic
What is Daylight Saving Time?