I read Leaving Doone https://ift.tt/2MMYAeL Two days are especially vivid in Felix Ndayitwayeko’s memories of Fredericton. The first is the day he arrived, excited and hopeful about a new life after years in a refugee camp. via IFTTT

I read An Extraordinary Conversation Between Michaela Coel and Donald Glover https://ift.tt/2S6KLa6 The two most influential black voices working in television today, on Zoom and speaking freely: From ego death and mutant subcultures to lockdown Bibles and small-screen medicine, via family planning, interracial sex, the search for identity, empathy and context and much, much more. […]

I read Tim Hortons Is Just Another Exploitative Fast-Food Chain https://ift.tt/3beKL08 For years, it seemed like Tim Hortons’ supremacy in Canada was untouchable. Their brand was woven into the fabric of Canadian identity unlike almost any other. via IFTTT

I read Legislation forcing Facebook, Google to pay for news content to come this year https://ift.tt/3tshBnj OTTAWA — Canadian Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault is promising legislation this year to ensure tech giants like Google and Facebook pay for the news content they disseminate on their platforms. via IFTTT

I read Art has value in political settings: Former Fredericton Poet Laureate Jenna Lyn Albert https://ift.tt/3pYxEac Editor’s note: The Fredericton Cultural Laureate position was created in 2016 and inaugurated by Ian Letourneau. Jenna Lyn Albert was Poet Laureate from January of 2019. via IFTTT

I read Kate Rogers, only woman on Fredericton council, seeks mayor’s job https://ift.tt/3aCVou6 Coun. Kate Rogers, who once noted a sometimes “toxic” climate on the male-dominated Fredericton council, will run for the mayor’s job this spring. Rogers announced her plan to run in the May 10 election in a two-minute video posted to Twitter on Wednesday. […]

I read ‘Fake as Fuck.’ Ex-Politician Details Racism in Ottawa, Blowout with Trudeau https://ift.tt/2YK7LPo It was the aftermath of a public row with former Conservative politician Maxime Bernier that crystallized a feeling for Celina Caesar-Chavannes that she didn’t belong on Parliament Hill. via IFTTT

I read Rennie Davis, ‘Chicago Seven’ activist, dies at 80 https://ift.tt/3oTIHA3 DENVER — Rennie Davis, one of the “Chicago Seven” activists who was tried for organizing an anti-Vietnam War protest outside the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago in which thousands clashed with police in a bloody confrontation that horrified a nation watching live on […]

I read Ethical Tech Starts With Addressing Ethical Debt https://ift.tt/35FLAOW Awful people will use technology to do awful things. This is a universal truth that applies to almost any technology that facilitates communication and interaction, no matter how well intentioned it might be. Something as innocuous as Google Drive can be a vector for harassment. […]