November 2020

Indigenous

Nov 27 2020

A Marvel-ous Opportunity

Have you ever wanted to draw comic books? Kyle Charles has wanted to bring superheroes to life for as long as he can remember. The Cree artist has loved to draw since he was three.   Kyle grew up reading comics. Spiderman and the X-Men were some of his favourites....

Environment

Nov 20 2020

Muscling in on Maples

Canada is world-famous for our sugar maples. These beautiful trees give us maple syrup in spring. They paint the woods bright orange each fall. We have so many, we put the leaf on our flag. But not all maples are Canadian. Norway maples are creeping into our forests,...

Politics

President-elect Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden with Vice President-elect Kamala Harris are joined by family members after Mr. Biden delivered his victory address in Wilmington, Delaware, on November 7, 2020.
Nov 13 2020

A New President

The United States has elected a new president. Joe Biden will replace Donald Trump as the leader of the U.S. government. He takes office in January. The president-elect has plenty of experience. Mr. Biden was Barack Obama’s vice president for eight years. Now he’ll be...

Health

Nov 06 2020

A Name Change for Asbestos

Asbestos, Quebec is changing its name. Why? Because it’s named after a mineral that kills 100,000 people a year. That’s not a great selling point for a town that’s trying to attract business. Asbestos is a strong, fireproof mineral. It’s made up of long, silky fibres....