Summer outdoor markets are open in BC


“Juicy organic BC raspberries”
(Photo: Jennifer / CC, Flickr)


This summer visit a farmers’ market.

Some markets are night markets.

Some are only open during the day.

For a list of farmers’ markets in BC,
visit the BC Farmers Market website.

Click the link below for some examples:

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Kayaks: from the old to the new


Andrew in a skin on frame kayak
Photo courtesy of Cape Falcon Kayak

Adapted from Wikipedia and the links below by Nancy Carson
Level 3

Many people in Canada love to be outdoors.
Some like to paddle on B.C.’s lakes or on oceans nearby.
A favorite boat of outdoor people is the canoe.
The word “canoe” came from kenu in the Carib language,
and canoa from Spanish. These words mean “dugout”.
A dugout is a boat made from a log.
Another favorite boat is the kayak.
Kayak is a word from the Inuit people.
It means “man’s boat”.

Reading by: Jessica Heafey

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