Weekly roundup November 5-11


Go Ahead, Skip that Networking Event Harvard Business Review

After the Airport, Can AMLO Recover Markets’ Trust? Americas Quarterly

Can the Liberals avoid a partisan trap on StatCan and the banks? National Post

Los Angeles vs. legal weed Curbed


Weekly roundup October 29 - November 4


Beyond the grey: could Toronto be more colourful? Toronto Star

AMLO’s Rough Start Slate

10 WTF (in a good way) things about Calgary’s new library! Mike’s Bloggity


2018 Bike Ride 14

I feel like I am probably running out of warm enough biking days this year and I have not been out in almost a month and a half. Today’s ride took me to Bellwoods Brewery to pick up the just released Sour Cherry Jelly King and then along the waterfront.

Total trip distance: 18.5 km

2018 Ride 13

Weekly roundup October 22-28


Central Library prepares to close its doors after serving community needs for 55 years CBC

The Library Fire That Ignited an Author’s Imagination The New York Times

How Latin American Cities Can Turn Big Ideas into Reality Americas Quarterly


Weekly roundup October 15-21


Craig Kielburger Founded WE To Fight Child Labour. Now The WE Brand Promotes Products Made By Children. CANADALAND

Peru’s president soars as he channels anger over corruption AP

Brewing Up an Urban Revival in Porto Alegre Americas Quarterly

Where Have All The Riders Gone?


Weekly roundup October 8-14


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


Weekly roundup October 1-7


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