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.

Current Collections

New! Popular lesson plan series and articles previously published in What in the World? and The Canadian Reader for purchase.

The Canadian Reader Issue 4

  • Rethinking Fast Fashion
  • Disappearing Birds
  • Drone Delivery
  • Map: British Columbia
  • Comic: Winter Celebrations in Canada

What in the World? Level 1 Issue 4

  • Ryan Straschnitzki – A Humboldt Bronco Who Inspires
  • A U.S President in the Hot Seat
  • Flooding in Venice
  • Mercury Nightmare at Grassy Narrows

Building Bridges - Level 2 Issue 2

  • “Honour the Treaties"
  • Land Matters

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

[What in the World?] ...can be used meaningfully by all members of our multi-graded classrooms... [This resource sparks] important discussion and reflection.

J. Hancock, Principal Dog Creek, BC