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Posted on June 23, 2017

Navireads is a weekly digest of some of the best stories we found on the web. Here’s what we were reading the week of June 23, 2017.


Has The Identity Of Elusive Street Artist Banksy Been Revealed? | CNN

Killing Of Nabra Hassanen Leaves Virginia Muslim Community Shaken | The Globe and Mail

More Than 100 Federal Agencies Fail To Report Hate Crimes To The FBI’s National Database ~ The gaps in data damage efforts to understand the nature and scope of violence driven by racial and religious hatred | ProPublica

Macron’s ‘Jupiter’ Model Unlikely To Stand Test Of Time ~ The new French president’s aloof leadership style has put his party on course for a big majority – but may be impossible to maintain | Politico

The Language Rules We Know – But Don’t Know We Know ~ Mark Forsyth tasted internet fame this week when a passage from a book he wrote went viral. He explains more language secrets that native speakers know without knowing | BBC

The Babadook Is A Frightening, Fabulous New Gay Icon | The New Yorker

The True Story Behind Nickelback’s Smash Hit, ‘Photograph’ ~ Chad Kroeger on nostalgia, small towns, criminal records and what the hell was actually on Joey’s head | CBC News

The Limits Of Facebook Activism ~ Real social change requires closing our laptops, turning off our phones and spending time in the presence of others | The Walrus

Netflix Launches First ‘Interactive Storytelling’ Title, Allowing Viewers To Choose Their Own Adventure ~ Beginning Tuesday, the company’s nearly 100-million global paid subscribers control how the narrative takes shape instead of waiting for the predetermined end| Financial Post

Apple Is A Step Closer To Making Its Own TV Shows ~ The tech giant just hired two industry heavy-hitters as it tries to move into a realm occupied by Netflix and Amazon: scripted television| The Atlantic

Restoring Fairness And Balance In Labour Relations In Canada | Huffington Post

Grenfell Survivors Face Months Of Recovery, Doctors Warn ~ Psychological scars from the disaster will take longer to heal than physical ones, says hospital chief, as parents of two girls in hospital are feared dead | The Guardian

The World’s Airlines Need To Train 70 New Pilots A Day Over The Next 10 Years To Meet Growing Demand ~ Pilots are aging and the profession has lost its appeal, leaving airlines to scramble to find the 255,000 new bodies needed | Financial Post

The World’s Population Is Forecast To Reach 9.8 Billion By The Year 2050 | TIME

Why Canadians Drink Canadian: Our Patriotic Drinking Habits ~ Our choice of alcohol sends a strong signal about what we value about our country| Macleans

This Mediterranean Distillery In Mississauga Makes House Calls ~ The White Distillery brings its Syrian-style Dayaa Arak straight to curious cocktail enthusiasts, with free in-home tastings| Toronto Life

The Lost Taverns And Bars Of Toronto | BlogTO

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