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Special Editions pages are timely, relevant, pre-screened links to topics which are of current interest and importance, in response to world events. They are created by the 2Learn.ca Team to meet the needs of teachers and students in their classrooms.


For the 2013-2014 school year

UKRAINE IN CRISIS - a Special Edition @ 2Learn.ca Ukraine in Crisis
CANADIAN AFGHANISTAN MISSION ENDS MARCH 12, 2014 - a Special Edition @ 2Learn.ca Canadian Afghanistan Mission Ends SOCHI 2014 WINTER OLYMPICS - a Special Edition @ 2Learn.ca Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics AT THE BOX OFFICE - a Special Edition @ 2Learn.ca At the Box Office DANGER! READ ON - a Special Edition @ 2Learn.ca Danger! Read On
THE LIFE AND TIMES OF NELSON MANDELA - a Special Edition @ 2Learn.ca The Life and Times of Nelson Mandela TYPHOON HAIYAN HITS THE PHILIPPINES - a Special Edition @ 2Learn.ca Typhoon Haiyan hits the Philippines MAKING THE GRADE - a Special Edition @2Learn.ca Making The Grade 1964: THE BRITISH MUSIC INVASION - a Special Edition @ 2Learn.ca 1964: the British Music Invasion
 IMMUNIZATION: BOOSTING YOUR KNOWLEDSGE- a Special Edition@2Learn.ca Immunization: Boosting Your Knowledge CYBERBULLYING AND BULLYING - a Special Edition @ 2Learn.ca Cyberbullying and Bullying CANADA'S SENATE - THE HOUSE OF SOBER SECOND THOUGHT - a Special Edition Canada's Senate 2013 MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS - a Special Edition Update@2Learn.ca 2013 Municipal Elections
NOT ENOUGH TO EAT? WORLD FOOD SECURITY – a Special Edition update @2Learn.ca Not enough to Eat? World Food Security CANADIAN LITERATURE...GO FOR IT! - a Special Edition Update@2Learn.ca Canadian Literature...go for it! CHEMICAL WARFARE - a Special Edition@2Learn.ca Chemical Warfare TERRY FOX RUN - a Special Edition @ 2Learn.ca Terry Fox Run

For the 2012-2013 school year

RIVERS TO OCEANS WEEK, JUNE 9 - 15, 2013 - a Special Edition@2Learn.ca Rivers to Oceans Week PLIGHT OF THE HONEY BEE - a Special Edition Update@2Learn.ca Plight of the Honey Bee FASHION: MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE - a Special Edition @2Learn.ca Fashion: More Than Meets the Eye THE TWO KOREAS - a Special Edition @2Learn.ca The Two Koreas
AT THE BOX OFFICE - a Special Edition @2Learn.ca Box Office 2013 THE FACE OF CANADA'S NORTH - a Special Edition @2Learn.ca The Face of Canada's North NUTRITION AND FOOD SAFETY - a Special Edition @2Learn.ca Nutrition and Food Safety WATER COOPERATION - a Special Edition @2Learn.ca Water Cooperation
THE STATE OF CANADA'S ICE - a Special Edition @ 2Learn.ca The State of Canada's Ice WILL THERE BE A NORTHERN GATEWAY PIPELINE? - a Special Edition @ 2Learn.ca Will there be a...
Northern Gateway Pipeline?
IN THE EYE OF THE HURRICANE - a Special Edition @2Learn.ca In the Eye of
the Hurricane
MAKING THE GRADE - a Special Edition @2Learn.ca Making The Grade
CYBERBULLYING AND BULLYING - a Special Edition @ 2Learn.ca Cyberbullying and Bullying SEARCH FOR THE FRANKLIN EXPEDITION - a Special Edition @ 2Learn.ca Franklin Expedition REMEMBRANCE DAY - a Special Edition @2Learn.ca Remembrance Day TERRY FOX RUN - a Special Edition @ 2Learn.ca Terry Fox Run
 

For the 2011-2012 school year

WAR OF 1812 - a Special Edition @ 2Learn.ca War of 1812 LONDON OLYMPICS 2012 - a Special Edition @2Learn.ca London Olympics 2012
THE LIFE AND TIMES OF CHARLES DICKENS - a Special Edition @2Learn.ca Charles Dickens A TITANIC EXPERIENCE - a Special Edition @ 2Learn.ca Titanic ALBERTA VOTES 2012 – a special edition @ 2Learn.ca Alberta Votes 2012 ORAL HEALTH MONTH - a Special Edition @2Learn.ca Oral Health Month
AT THE BOX OFFICE - a Special Edition @2Learn.ca At the Box Office POWER FORWARD: ALL ABOUT HOCKEY - a Special Edition @2Learn.ca Power Forward All about Hockey MAKING THE GRADE - a Special Edition @2Learn.ca Making The Grade NUTRITION AND FOOD SAFETY - a Special Edition @2Learn.ca Nutrition and Food Safety
UNDERSTANDING WORLD ECONOMIES - a Special Edition @2Learn.ca Understanding World Economies IN THE EYE OF THE HURRICANE - a Special Edition @2Learn.ca In the EYE of the
Hurricane
WOMEN AS LEADERS - a Special Edition @2Learn.ca Women as Leaders FIRE PREVENTION - a Special Edition @2Learn.ca Fire Prevention
WORLD FOOD SECURITY - a Special Edition @2Learn.ca World Food Security TERRY FOX  - a Special Edition @2Learn.ca Terry Fox Run REMEMBRANCE DAY - a Special Edition @2Learn.ca Remembrance Day BULLYING - a Special Edition @2Learn.caBullying
 
 

For the 2010-2011 school year

wildfiresWildfires in Alberta wildfiresInternational Year of Forests
Nuclear EnergyNuclear Energy Cost of Living iconCost of Living Canada Votes 2011 Canada Votes 2011 Floods in North America Floods in North America
Christchurch, New Zealand Earthquake Christchurch, New Zealand Earthquake Year of Chemistry Year of Chemistry Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Japans Earthquake and Tsunami Oral Health Month icon Oral Health Month
Cyclone Yasi Cyclone Yasi Flooding Flooding Canadian Literature Canadian Literature Nutrition and food safety Nutrition and food safety
Global Bio Diversity Global Biological Diversity Alberta Bio Diversity Alberta Biological Diversity Making The Grade Making The Grade World Food Security Icon World Food Security
Municipal Election icon Municipal Elections Remembrance Day icon Remembrance Day Bullying icon Bullying World Space Week icon World Space Week
Terry Fox Terry Fox Run Pakistan Flood icon Pakistan Flood Fire Precention icon Fire Prevention
 
 

For the 2009-2010 school year

FIFA icon FIFA World Cup 2010 Oil Spill iconNuclear Energy Oil Spill iconOil Spill Volcanoes heating up iconVocanoes Heating up
 
Coal-Fired iconCoal-Fired Oral Health Month icon Oral Health Month The Garbage Patch iconThe Garbage Patch bulletNutrition and Food Safety
 
Chile Earthquake icon8.8 Earthquake in Chile Olympics icon2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games Haiti Earthquake Icon Haiti Earthquake Bullying iconBullying
 
Remembrance Day iconRemembrance Day World Food Crisis iconWorld Food Crisis Terry Fox iconTerry Fox What is a pandemic? iconWhat is a pandemic?
 
Fire PreventionFire Prevention Polar Animals in Peril iconPolar Animals in Peril Frogs in Jeopardy iconFrogs in Jeopardy? Plight of the Honey Bee iconPlight of the Honey Bee
 

For the 2008-2009 school year

bulletInternational Year of Astronomy bulletBiological Diversity bulletNutrition and Food Safety bullet100 Years of Flight
 
bulletParliamentary Process - Democratic or Panic? bulletEconomic Crisis bulletCanadians in Afghanistan bulletCanada Votes 2008
 

Archives Prior to Sept. 2008

Note that some topics below may be addressed again, as they become timely issues.
bulletThe 2008 Beijing Olympics bulletEarthquake in Sichuan, China bulletCyclone Nargis bulletYear of the Frog
 
bulletScholarships bulletAlberta Votes 2008 bulletGlobal Citizenship - see Gateways2Learning. bulletHuman Rights - see Gateways2Learning.
 
bulletNorthwest Passage bulletIn the Eye of the Hurricane bulletFIFA 2007 U-20 bulletVideogames Addiction
 
bulletNo Drinking! bulletNo Drugs! bulletNo Smoking! bulletMackenzie Valley Pipeline
 
bulletAttack of the Mountain Pine Beetle bulletHealthy Mind, Healthy Body bulletFitness bulletWater Watch - see Gateways2Learning.
 
bulletEnergy Watch: alternative Energy bulletEnergy Watch: Oil bulletGlobal Warming - see Gateways2Learning. bulletElections Canada 2006

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