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.

What in the World? Level 2 Issue 7 SPECIAL ISSUE

  • The Coronavirus Pandemic
  • COVID-19 in Canada
  • COVID-19 and the Economy
  • Coronavirus Backgrounder

The Canadian Reader Issue 7 SPECIAL ISSUE

  • When COVID-19 Strikes  
  • Understanding How COVID-19 Spreads
  • Coping With the COVID-19 Crisis
  • Comic: Health Care in Canada
  • Map: COVID-19 Across Canada

Building Bridges - Level 1 Issue 4

  • Tackling Climate Change  
  • Indigenous Knowledge

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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