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


Weekly roundup July 30 - August 5


COMMENTARY: A fair gun control debate requires accurate firearm facts Global

Lament for a smashed iPhone — my life is better for having known you Ottawa Citizen

Jonathan Gold, Food Critic Who Celebrated L.A.’s Cornucopia, Dies at 57 The New York Times


Weekly roundup July 23-29


Searching for Home in Aunt Mariah’s Recipe Box food52

Here’s to you, swim instructors and daycamp counsellors—the heroes of summer Maclean’s

“Who Can Explain the Athletic Heart?” The Ringer


Weekly roundup July 16-22


A Model for Agility in the Public Sector Governing

You’re never too old to become fluent in a foreign languag The Conversation

Life after FARC: Rebellion was their only job. Now former guerrillas struggle to understand civilian life The Globe and Mail

The Man Who Cleans Up After Plane Crashes GQ