Helping students understand and critically assess current events and issues since 1990. / 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 through 10.

The Canadian Reader Issue 1

  • Our New Governor General
  • Do Cellphones Belong in Schools?
  • Highway to Tuk
  • Map: Highway to Tuktoyaktuk
  • Comic: The Arctic

What in the World? Level 1 Issue 1

  • A New Mission For Julie Payette
  • Venezuela in Crisis
  • North Korea Takes The Spotlight
  • Do Cellphones Belong In Schools?

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Breaking News

Jan 2017 | PDF icon Canada 150.pdf
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Supplementary News

What in the World? helps to inform students and many now actually look forward to reading some sections of the daily newspapers. [The resource] also helps to lighten the teacher’s load...major issues are laid out and assignments and exercises are fun, educational and age-appropriate.

C. McAloon, Grade 10 teacher High Prairie, AB