Weekly roundup June 7-13


10 easy ways to keep systemic racism going Montreal Gazette

Time to challenge Argentina’s white European self-image, black history experts say The Guardian

Uplifting the Masses with Public Parks JSTOR Daily


Weekly roundup May 31 - June 6


We Quit Our Jobs to Build a Cabin—Everything Went Wrong Outside

The Economics of Non-Alcoholic Spirits, Explained InsideHook

Bring Ted Lasso Energy Into Your Life! Vanity Fair


Weekly roundup May 24-30


Make francophone spaces more inclusive for all Quebecers Montreal Gazette

Dawson College didn’t turn me into an anglophone Montreal Gazette

Robots threaten jobs less than fearmongers claim The Economist


Weekly roundup May 17-23


People get second opinions on personal health matters all the time. Is it wrong to question Toronto’s top doctor during a pandemic? Toronto Star

Why are our cities built for 6ft-tall men? The female architects who fought back The Guardian

Poor in Tech


2021 Bike Ride 01

It was my first ride of the year today! I went up the Réseau express vélo (REV) along St-Denis and Lajeunesse up to the top of the island. Then meandered back down to the bottom of the island. It was a beautiful day for it.

Total trip distance: 32.12 km

Moving time: 2h 08m

2021 Ride 01

Zoomed in image with new REV cycleways along St-Denis and Lajeunesse.

2021 Ride 01 - Zoomed In

Weekly roundup May 10-16


Why Hawkins Cheezies Are Canada’s Most Delicious Under-The-Radar Snack Chatelaine

Climate action is going to create too many jobs Maclean’s

It’s time for Toronto to think about whether the island airport should fly post-pandemic Toronto Star


Weekly roundup May 3-9

I got my first vaccine dose yesterday, so I’m well on my way.


Ernest Hemingway and Gender Fluidity JSOTR Daily

‘It Needed to Be Modernized.’ The Artists Recreating Lotería, the Iconic Mexican Game of Bingo TIME

It’s time to acknowledge the role banks and insurers have in reaching climate goals The Globe and Mail