Helping students understand and critically assess current events and issues since 1990.

Building Bridges

(NEW!) Building Bridges/Bâtir des ponts is a photocopiable current events resource for students grades 5 and up. / is an engaging, online interactive current events resource for students in grades 3 and up.

The Canadian Reader

The Canadian Reader / Nos Nouvelles is a classroom-ready current events resource for students in grades 3 and up.

What in the World?

What in the World? / Le Monde en Marche is a photocopiable current events resource for Canadian students in grades 5 - 10.

Current Collections

New! Popular lesson plan series and articles previously published in What in the World? and The Canadian Reader for purchase.

The Canadian Reader Issue 5

  • Black History Month
  • Buckle Up on the Bus
  • An Electric Plane?
  • Comic: Pink Shirt Day

What in the World? Level 1 Issue 5

  • The Order of Canada
  • The U.S.-Iran Conflict
  • Australia’s Bushfires
  • Eating for a Healthy Planet

Building Bridges - Level 1 Issue 3


  • Welcoming Back the Potlatch  
  • Indigenous Culture Revitalization

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Jun 2018 | PDF icon World Cup.pdf
Jun 2018 | Microsoft Office document icon World Cup.doc

These current events are the perfect supplement for any Social Studies program. They are a wonderful jumping point for class discussion. Keep up the good work!

K. Faltin, Erskine, AB