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 5

  • Montreal’s Underground Caves
  • Canada Bans the Beads
  • Let the 2018 Games Begin!  
  • Map: The Korean Peninsula
  • Comic: Olympic History

What in the World? Level 1 Issue 5

  • Raising the Minimum Wage
  • The PyeongChang Olympics
  • Protests in Iran
  • Elon Musk, Reinventing our World

Lesplan Educational Services

Breaking News

Oct 2017 | PDF icon Gord Downie.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