Canadians celebrate Canada Day.
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July 1 is Canada Day. July 1, 2017, is Canada’s 150th birthday!
Look for parades, fireworks and events in your community.
Monday, July 3 is a national holiday.
Happy Canada Day!!!!
Try our Canada Day quiz.
Click here for 150 things to do to celebrate Canada’s 150 birthday.
The Westcoast Reader, May 2017
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The May newspaper has articles about sharing coffee, Ramadan, zoos, bees, a stolen gold coin, the World Indigenous Basketball Challenge, Buffy Sainte-Marie and 150 ways to play.
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Good Friday and Easter Sunday
Good Friday is on April 14, 2017.
Good Friday is a public holiday in BC.
Many businesses and schools are closed.
On Good Friday, Christians remember the death of Jesus Christ on the cross.
Easter Sunday is on April 17, 2017.
Christians believe that Jesus rose from the dead on Easter Sunday.
Monday, April 18, 2017 is a school holiday.
Easter comes with spring.
Easter weekend is a great time to enjoy family and community.
Communities have special events.
Children hunt for candy and chocolate eggs.
Check these links for a sample of events in BC this Easter weekend:
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