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 6

  • Breaking Down the Barriers  
  • Sinclair Scores!
  • Welcome Home!  
  • Map: Saskatchewan
  • Comic: Sport in Canada 

What in the World? Level 1 Issue 6

  • Where Does Our Plastic Go?
  • Desert Locusts and Devastation
  • COVID-19 – An Alarming Virus
  • An Out-of-This World Tourist Destination

Building Bridges - Level 1 Issue 3


  • Welcoming Back the Potlatch  
  • Indigenous Culture Revitalization

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Breaking News

Supplementary News

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

Well-written, well-researched and well-represented! Students really like to use this material.

A. Longo, Grade 6 teacher Richmond Hill, ON