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.

Building Bridges - Level 2 Issue 2

  • Jeremy Dutcher’s Polaris Prize
  • Indigenous Language Revitalization

The Canadian Reader Issue 3

  • The 2018 Polaris Music Prize
  • Cheetahs in Captivity
  • World War I – 100 Years Ago
  • Map: France
  • Comic: Remembrance Day in Canada

What in the World? Level 1 Issue 3

  • The World War I Centenary
  • Introducing the USMCA
  • Crisis in Yemen
  • Donna Strickland, Nobel Winner

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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

I have had many parents comment to me about how great they think [What in the World?] is, and they look forward to each month’s issue coming home...This is a great resource for a small country school to explore the global issues that affect us all.

K. Camelon, Grade 7/8 teacher Admaston, ON