Thursday, January 19, 2017

Worth Reading - January 19, 2017

Happy Thursday everyone! I hope everyone's week is going well. To help maintain a healthy mental space going into the weekend I intend to ignore the news on Friday and over the weekend. I recommend you all doing the same. The reading this week will give you some ideas why.

The folks at Strong Towns in cooperation with others analyzed Lafayette, Louisiana and how its economic predicament is similar to many American (and Canadian) cities. 

Divyesh Mistry reports on the progress on the Brampton university

Chantal Hebert writes that the French Conservative leadership debate was a gong show

Martin Regg Cohn writes about Kathleen Wynne's prospects as 2017 begins and we approach the next provincial election. 

The National Post reports on Justin Trudeau's national tour... which had some bumpy moments, to be sure. 

Bumblebees have been listed as an endangered species in the United States. 

Andrew Coyne argues that Kevin O'Leary cannot win the Conservative leadership race. 

From the Washington Post, the Democratic opposition to Trump is lame, lazy and leaderless

Ashley Csanady examines the demotion of Maryam Monsef and what it says about the government's attitudes towards women