Weekly roundup September 10 - 16


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


Weekly roundup September 3 - 9


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


Weekly roundup August 27 - September 2


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


Weekly roundup August 20-26


Debate over immigration in Canada veers onto dangerous ground National Post

Let’s bring this city to life, to light, tonight Ghostrunner on First

Slowing Down To Design a Better Sign Behavioural Scientist


Weekly roundup August 13-19


I’m Fine With Whatever McSweeny’s

I Shouldn’t Have To Lose Weight For My Wedding. So Why Do I Feel Like A Failure? BuzzFeedNews

Overhaul tax for the 21st century The Economist

Why is macroeconomics so hard to teach? The Economist


2018 Bike Ride 13

It was my office summer BBQ in High Park today so I decided to ride over instead of taking the subway. It ended up being a nice afternoon for a ride.

Total trip distance: 19.8 km

2018 Ride 13

Weekly roundup August 6-12


Welcome to the Quiet Skies The Boston Globe

We Tracked Police and Military Planes at the G7 Motherboard

Strong local democracy is worth fighting for Toronto Star

Children of Canadian expats battle ‘bureaucratic terrorism’ in quest for citizenship National Post