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.

Currents4Kids.com

Currents4Kids.com / Infos-Jeunes.com 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 2

  • Indian Relay Racing
  • A Clan of Killer Whales Needs Help
  • More Than Just a Haircut
  • Map: The Salish Sea
  • Comic: Thanksgiving in Canada

What in the World? Level 1 Issue 2

  • The Trans Mountain Pipeline
  • South America’s Refugee Crisis
  • Florence and Mangkhut
  • Pacific Wild Salmon

What in the World? Level 2 Issue 2

  • The Trans Mountain Pipeline
  • South America’s Refugee Crisis
  • Florence and Mangkhut
  • Pacific Wild Salmon

Lesplan Educational Services

Breaking News

Oct 2017 | PDF icon Gord Downie.pdf
Oct 2017 | Microsoft Office document icon Gord Downie.doc

Supplementary News

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

My students enjoy the What in the World? articles and will frequently nag me for the next issue before it has arrived!

C. Ryan, teacher of grades 7-12, Calgary, AB