- World press headlines are that infamous Rob Ford’s brother was elected to be be the premier of Ontario – BBC
- Brother of scandal-plagued late Toronto mayor is voted leader of Ontario – Huffington Post
Alex Ovechkin, or the Washington Capitals, will finally have his name etched on the Stanley Cup – CBC
Russia was kicked out of what was then G8 in 2014 over annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea. Trump wants his buddy back in – CBC
Anthony Bourdain, a gifted storyteller and writer who took his audience around the world with him, has died. He was 61. CNN said the cause of death was suicide. Thank you for everything you gave us. RIP now Mr. Bourdain – CNN
How to pose for a photograph – NY Times
The Senate finally approved the recreational cannabis legalization bill – after dozens of amendments were made – Globe & Mail
The world’s first TEDx event to take place in a refugee camp – Quartz
Siphoning carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere – Nature
U.S. Justice Dept. seizes NY Times reporter’s email and phone records – NYTimes
For more and more people, work serves no purpose – The New Yorker
Watch/Learn: MIT 9.11: The Human Brain
Why read Aristotle today? – Aeon
1866: The first meeting of the Canadian Parliament is held in Ottawa, in the yet-unfinished Parliament buildings.
1968: James Earl Ray is arrested in London, England, and charged with assassinating U.S. civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. on April 4.
1989: Rod Stewart performed the first concert at Toronto’s SkyDome.