The February Westcoast Reader newspaper


The February newspaper has articles about fake news, Canada’s youngest gold medal winner, snow in the desert and the cost of food.

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The next issue of the newspaper will be out the first week in March.

 

Special announcement: In preparation for the May provincial election, The Westcoast Reader and Elections BC are partnering to publish a 4-page supplement about the process of elections in BC. Look for it in the April newspaper. Be sure to subscribe by March 10 to receive the April issue.

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The November issue of The Westcoast Reader is out!

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November is Financial Literacy month. Our November newspaper has articles about the minimum wage, the cost of coffee and a telephone scam.

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Writer lives at a lighthouse

The Lennard Island Light house is near Tofino, B.C. photo - Jeff George

The Lennard Island Light house is near Tofino, B.C.
Photo – Jeff George

Level 3

Caroline Woodward lives at a light station near Tofino, B.C. The lighthouse is on Lennard Island. The lighthouse is very important. It has lights that guide ships along the rocky shores of the Pacific coast.

Caroline and her husband, Jeff, have lived and worked at more than 12 lighthouses along the B.C. coast. The couple have jobs to do at the light station. They share the work.

Caroline and Jeff have other occupations

As well as working at the light station, both Caroline and Jeff have other occupations. Caroline is a writer. She writes poetry, books for adults and books for children. Jeff is a photographer.

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