Thursday, February 25, 2016

Worth Reading - February 25, 2016

Members of the Downtown Brampton business community are concerned with the strong presence of Council on the new Business Improvement Area committee. Frankly, I think this is an outmoded way of looking at neighbourhood development, but I appreciate that efforts are being made to do something.

Chantal Hebert has written an odd little piece examining what it might look like if Tom Mulcair, not Justin Trudeau, just marked his first 100 days in office

Ruth Ellen Brosseau, one of the NDP MPs elected in the Orange Wave, has one of the most fascinating stories in Canadian politics. Jane Taber wrote a profile on the unusual MP here

Copenhagen is one of the greenest cities in the world. In this piece from the Brookings Institute its success may have far more to do with governing powers than policy decisions. 

I like Star Trek, but I love Deep Space Nine. Max Temkin, one of the founders of Cards Against Humanity, wrote this guide to watching for the uninitiated and argues the strengths of the series. 

Tumblr... it's WEIRD

After Bernie Sanders' win in New Hampshire I tried to do a little digging on his support. Whoever is running his ad campaign is brilliant. Below is an ad where he receives an endorsement from Eric Gardner's daughter, the man who was killed by New York City police. 

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