Thursday, December 24, 2015

Worth Reading - December 24, 2015

Merry Christmas and happy holidays readers, I hope everyone is enjoying their time off. I will not be posting a Worth Reading next week as I will be busy with my own holiday stuff. Things should resume on January 7th.

Martin Regg Cohn writes a scathing review of former Premier Dalton McGuinty's rose-coloured memoir

Also from Mr. Cohn, he writes here about McGuinty's legacy and the impact it is having on Premier Kathleen Wynne. 

As the federal government considers marijuana legalization this piece in the Walrus asks, why stop there

Politico outlines an interesting scenario, if Donald Trump wins the Republican nomination there could be a third party challenger from the Republican Party

A photographer has captured some of the apocalyptic fallout from the housing crash in Spain. 

Nathan Cullen (NDP - Skeena-Bulkley Valley, BC) has suggested that if a referendum is held for the new electoral system it should follow after Canadians have had a chance to try it

From Wired, how we will never see the end of the Star Wars series and how the "universe" phenomenon is shaping media. 

As many feared, the $75000 the City of Brampton paid for a facilitator was money wasted

San Grewal at the Toronto Star profiles the growing pains of Milton, Ontario. Grewal's piece implies that Milton is something more than a sprawling suburb, which it is. Sean Marshall offered some critiques of this article on Twitter suggesting gauging infrastructure by full parking lots is hardly useful.

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