Weekly roundup October 8-14

Articles/Columns

It took John Tory decades of effort to become mayor, so why is he squandering the opportunity? Toronto Star

The long, long history of long, long CVS receipts Vox

John Tory’s shameful fiscal record Spacing

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Weekly roundup October 1-7

Articles/Columns

A farewell to Brazil, country of broken dreams The Globe and Mail

Why can’t we cure the common cold? The Guardian

Fare Whom The Bell Tolls: The end of the TfL Ticket Office Reconnections

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Weekly roundup September 24-30

Articles/Columns

Alberta’s unexplored Sikh history documented for first time CBC News

The Long, Knotty, World-Spanning Story of String Hakai Magazine

Can Ernie and Bert be anything but gay? (No, really. Can they?) National Post

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Weekly roundup September 17-23

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For Toronto, there is a silver lining to Doug Ford’s meddling National Post

The São Paulo taxi firm that dares to go where Uber doesn’t The Guardian

Rio’s Killer Apps The Globe and Mail

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Weekly roundup September 10 - 16

Articles/Columns

To Restore Civil Society, Start With the Library The New York Times

“Arigato gozaimasu, Brazil” AFP

The downright abomination of stunt marriage proposals Maclean’s

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Weekly roundup September 3 - 9

Articles/Columns

Free Trade in the Americas: It’s Easier Than You Think Americas Quarterly

Finding reasons to love Toronto in unexpected places Toronto Star

Maxime Bernier has bet the house on his narrow idea of Canadian values. He may be in for a nasty surprise Maclean’s

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Weekly roundup August 27 - September 2

Articles/Columns

It’s destination Dallas for upwardly mobile Mexicans, who are strengthening their homeland’s economic ties with the U.S Dallas News

Regent Park developer makes space for homegrown retailers The Globe and Mail

Can an Office Temperature Be ‘Sexist’? Women, and Science, Say So The New York Times

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