What are we reading? September 24, 2020

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Each week, BIV staff will share with you some of the interesting stories we have found from around the web.


Mark Falkenberg, deputy managing editor:

Despite swift recovery from pandemic lows in some sectors, fewer than a third of Canadian small businesses are back to pre-COVID-19 sales, a new report from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business finds. – Bloomberg



With plans to extend policies friendly to renewable energy, pedestrians and cyclists, Seattle, Los Angeles and other U.S. cities are taking a green approach to their pandemic recovery strategies. – Guardian



Emma Crawford Hampel, online editor:

Susan Delacourt shares her memories of John Turner. John Turner was respectful and unfailingly polite at a time when male politicians could be patronizing, even crude, to women reporters. – Toronto Star