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 - 10.

The Canadian Reader Issue 5

No More Whales in Captivity  
The Man Who Walked... and Walked
A Massive Cave Discovery
Map: The Great Trail
Comic: Lunar New Year

What in the World? Level 1 Issue 5

  • Hate Crimes on the Rise
  • An Arrest Felt Around the World
  • A Wall and a War of Words
  • The Race for a Better Battery

Building Bridges - Level 1 Issue 3

  • Autumn Peltier: Water Warrior
  • Is the Water Safe to Drink?

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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 encourage all Social Studies teachers to make this a regular part of their curriculum.

M. Froment, teacher of grades 6-8, Morinville, AB