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 8

  • Lost Viking Settlement?
  • Sunscreen By the Squirt
  • Canada’s Great Trail
  • Map: Viking Exploration
  • Comic: The Queen and Canada

What in the World? Lev.1 Issue 8

  • The Trans Mountain Impasse
  • Record Floods Hit New Brunswick
  • An Historic Summit for the Koreas
  • The Svalbard Global Seed Vault

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

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