1. St. Patrick’s Day is coming!
Watch this video to find out about the history of St. Patrick’s Day. Then share something you learned about this holiday by making a comment. (Don’t forget to leave your name.)
Click here to find out about the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Vancouver on March 18th. Do you think you will go?
Rick Mercer is a famous Canadian comedian. He usually makes fun of Canadian politics on his show, The Rick Mercer Report that you can see on Tuesdays at 8 pm on CBC. He is a political satirist. Watching his show is a great way to see if you understand not only English but also Canadian culture and politics. In the following video clip, Rick Mercer visits Jack Layton, the former leader of the federal NDP (now deceased). What did you learn about Jack Layton. Please share the information you learned by making a comment.
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6. Yesterday, we read about how a bill becomes a law in B.C. Click here for a quick refresher if you can’t remember.
If you’re interested in how a bill becomes a law in Canada (at the federal level), watch this video.
After you’re finished, please share any differences that you find with your classmates by making a comment.