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.

The Canadian Reader Issue 4

  • No Place to Call Home
  • What a (Food) Waste!
  • A Canadian Blasts Off to the ISS
  • Map: The International Space Station
  • Comic: The International Space Station

What in the World? Level 2 Issue 4

  • No Place To Call Home
  • An Inferno Called Paradise
  • Where Has All The Wildlife Gone?
  • 3-2-1, Blast Off!

Building Bridges - Level 2 Issue 2

  • Jeremy Dutcher’s Polaris Prize
  • Indigenous Language Revitalization

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