A Bit More Detail

Assorted Personal Notations, Essays, and Other Jottings

[URBAN NOTE] Five city links: Montréal, Thunder Bay, London, Hong Kong, Edmonton

  • CTV News reports the exceptional popularity of a Toronto Blue Jays away game in Montréal.
  • A library n Thunder Bay is playing a critical role in helping treat the ills of that city. Tanya Talaga writes at the Toronto Star.
  • Guardian Cities reports on how poor children in mixed-use housing in London are being kept from using public playgrounds.
  • The Financial Times reports on the rapid growth of the French immigrant community in Hong Kong, now numbering tens of thousands of people.
  • Céline von Engelhardt writes at MacLean’s about how Sobey’s has secured for itself, in the new north-central Edmonton neighbourhood of Griesbach, restrictive covenants that exclude any possible retail competition elsewhere in the neighbourhood.
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