Doug Ford and the Progressive Conservative Party won a majority in the Ontario election. – Globe & Mail, CBC

  • 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 campQuartz

Siphoning carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere – Nature

U.S. Justice Dept. seizes NY Times reporter’s email and phone recordsNYTimes

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

June 8

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.