Weekly roundup July 20 – 26


Toronto stuck with governments that think local when many major problems are regional National Post

Why Britain has secret ‘Ghost Trains’ BBC

NYC’s Kennedy Airport Building Luxury Animal Terminal The New York Times


Weekly roundup July 13 – 19


The real problem with all that tax debt Canadians owe Maclean’s

Paint Every Insignificance a Sign Said the Gramophone

Pierre and his spin National Post

Attention, people: Your phone should never make noise in public Fusion

Premiers’ energy strategy just an agreement to do as they like National Post


Weekly roundup July 6 – 12


Anti-vaccine course brings U of T one step closer to offering a masters of pseudoscience The Globe and Mail

Beer and whine don’t mix on Leslieville’s petty lane Toronto Star

We don’t trust drinking fountains anymore, and that’s bad for our health Washington Post

Rachel Notley striving to be like the old Bob Rae, not the young Bob Rae National Post


Weekly roundup June 29 – July 5


The Dilemma of Math The Atlantic

Free parking isn’t free Market Urbanism

If you want big transit projects, elect a pro-transit government Ottawa Citizen

Proposed memorial the Mother of all monumental miscarriages National Post


Weekly roundup June 22 – 28


As we sit with six new streetcars instead of 50, one must wonder why Bombardier’s bottom line is anything the TTC should care about National Post

Exit Interview: MP James Rajotte on leaving the Hill after 15 years *Maclean’s

Everyone in Buenos Aires Is Communicating by Voice Memo Now Motherboard

The Queen’s Printers and Open Data UPEI Robertson Library Hacker in Residence



Weekly roundup June 15 – 21


Thinking inside the box: fallacies of condo investment WealthSimple

Lost Decade: a mega-trial over alleged bid-rigging should never have happened Ottawa Citizen
^ If you get through that here are the outcomes: one and two.

You’re welcome: Scott Feschuk reviews summer beers Maclean’s

Ranked Ballots: Yay. Proportional representation: Nay National Post



Weekly roundup June 8 – 14


Make Senate reform an election issue National Post

Thomson Park > Trinity Bellwoods The Ethnic Aisle

Detroit Institute of Arts: Rivals and accomplices The Economist

Another Chris Alexander Heritage Minute Maclean’s