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[URBAN NOTE] Five city links: Peterborough, Kingston, Québec City, Detroit, Richmond

  • Peterborough is facing a serious shortage of housing. Global News reports.
  • In Kingston, the restoration of the Bellevue House that was home to John A MacDonald continues. Global News reports.
  • The federal government will provide funding for the new streetcar route in Québec City. CTV News reports.
  • Will the Detroit television documentary series filmed by Anthony Bourdain see a release? One hopes.
  • Richmond, a Vancouver suburb home for decades to a substantial diaspora from Hong Kong, is deeply affected by the ongoing protests there. The Toronto Star reports.

[ISL] Five #islands links: Nantucket, Newfoundland, Scotland, South Goulburn, Toronto Islands

  • JSTOR Daily notes</u. the unorthodox and generally unacknowledged truce struck between Nantucket Island and the British Empire in 1814, during the War of 1812.
  • A visit by Anthony Bourdain had lasting effects on the culinary scene on Newfoundland. Global News reports.
  • The Island Review reports on the different plans of the different islands of Scotland to commemorate the end of the First World War.
  • Michael Erard at The Atlantic writes about the remarkable South Goulburn Island, an island off the coast of Australia where speakers of nine different languages co-exist in a shared passive multilingualism.
  • Richard Longley wrote at NOW Toronto about the challenges faced by the Toronto Islands in the era of climate change and instability.