Now that a few days have passed since the vote, Britons have stopped pinching themselves since there will be no awakening from the nightmare of Brexit.
It is Canada's turn to host the North American Leaders Summit, a meeting of Canada's prime minister and the U.S. and Mexican presidents that has come to be known as the "Three Amigos" over the years.
An inspiring YouTube video from Equal Voice has been making the rounds of late, featuring several female Canadian MPs -- from Tory Lisa Raitt to Liberal Catherine McKenna to Green Leader Elizabeth May -- talking to their "20-year-old" selves about success in the political and other arenas.
Dear Prime Minister David Cameron, Jeremy Corbyn, Boris Johnson, Nigel Farage and the rest: Thank you, so very much.
Cheap and cheerful -- that's the name George Laidlaw should have used for his proposed light rail line.
Carleton University political scientist Elliot Tepper likes to say that it all began "with a lump of coal" -- a reference to the European Coal and Steel Community that brought a handful of countries, including Britain, into partnership in 1951. Now, he says, "British voters have given the EU a lump of coal."
It's too soon to tell whether the 12 members of the Special Committee on Electoral Reform -- handpicked by their respective parties to spend the summer scrutinizing the math and mechanics underlying how Canadians vote -- are being punished for past transgressions.
Ryan Pearce's first job was also his last.
It's been two long weeks of thoughts and prayers; of rainbow-hued gestures of solidarity; and the usual recrimination and redirection deployed to avoid meaningful action on gun control.
The antique equipment is already there, stored over the long years in the Central Fire Station.