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

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

I have been using your product for seven years. There isn't a month that goes by that I don't get into challenging discussions with my students with the leads you provide and go in directions I could never imagine. Thank you for this terrific teaching aid!

D. Faerber, Pembroke, ON