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  Hurricane Season: The Eye of the Storm

Each year, many hurricanes (or cyclones) occur on our planet, especially between June 1st and November 30th. Some of them make landfall on coastal regions, sometimes leaving behind both victims and damaged areas. Here are some activities to do in class, to understand this weather phenomenon and its consequences.

  Key issues in Quebec’s provincial election

On October 3, 2022, Quebec voters will be called upon to choose their next government and renew the 125 seats in the National Assembly. What are the key issues in this election? What strategies do the major political parties use to win over voters?

  Queen Elizabeth II: an honourable legacy

After a reign of more than 70 years, Queen Elizabeth II passed away on September 8, 2022. Here are some activities that will help students learn more about the major events in her life, the duties of her representatives in Canada, as well as some information on Canadian currency and Charles III, the new King of the United Kingdom.

  A Meeting With… Martin Luther King Jr.

The third Monday of January is known as Martin Luther King Jr. Day (MLK Day). In 2022, it was on January 17th. Martin Luther King Jr. is known for his non-violent activism against racial discrimination in the 1960s.

  Beauties and Colours of the Fall

Fall colours are one of the precious delights offered every year for our enjoyment. Here are a few activities which can help students realize how the fall season and its beauty contribute to enhance the value of our territory.

  1986: The Chernobyl Catastrophe

On April 1986, Reactor 4 at the Chernobyl nuclear plant exploded and caused what was going to be the most important civil nuclear catastrophe in history.

  Bushfires in Australia : an Unprecedented Nightmare

In 2019 and 2020, the south of Australia faced wildfires that destroyed everything on their paths. Between September 2019 and January 11, 2020, 28 people have died in those fires and many more have gone missing. According to a study by the University of Sydney, 480 million animals have also perished in these fires.