Weekly roundup October 11-17


How Italy’s high-speed trains helped kill Alitalia CNN

Forget Doug Ford’s cut to city council. Toronto’s governing woes go much deeper than that — and need a bigger fix Toronto Star

Ford’s cut to Toronto city council was legal, says Supreme Court. Now what? TVO


Weekly roundup October 4-10


Quebec Offers States Way to Recoup Billions in Unpaid Sales Tax Bloomberg Tax

Dans les coulisses du « déraillement » au Parti vert Radio-Canada


Weekly roundup September 27 - October 3


The Nenshi Years Alberta Views

Ready for takeoff: Porter Airlines CEO lays out plans for massive expansion and new destinations Toronto Star

Worthwhile Canadian Art


Weekly roundup September 20-26


La crise des aéroports gérée de Montréal La Presse

What’s so great about great big? Don’t let today’s giant SUVs and pickups crowd the small car off the road Toronto Star

COVID forced restaurants to face a choice: adapt or die. What changes will stick? Maclean’s


Weekly roundup September 13-19

This was my first week back at work after my 19 weeks of parental leave. It was a pretty good week getting back into the swing of things.


What property taxes can tell us about a wealth tax The Globe and Mail

Toronto’s construction sites are a dangerous frustration for pedestrians — it’s time for tougher rules Toronto Star

L’histoire des cantines au Québec : des patateries aux casse-croûtes revisités Radio-Canada


Weekly roundup September 6-12


L’accent Québécois de la Famille Royale La Presse

Hong Kong-style cafés boast vast menus that reflect the steeped cultures of the region. Toronto Star

Five lessons for managing a just transition from environmentally destructive industries Policy Options


2021 Bike Ride 17

Doris came on a bike ride (her first since before she was pregnant!). We went up Berri to Parc La Fontaine and then up through the Plateau before getting italian sandwiches for lunch and Kem Coba soft serve.

Total trip distance: 15.93 km

Moving time: 1h 20m

Today’s ride:

2021 Ride 17 - Zoomed In

Today’s ride in the context of all my Montreal rides:

2021 Ride 17