Weekend Reading List: top stories from our sister sites, from the debt of nations to male gyrations

Weekend Reading List: top stories from our sister sites, from the debt of nations to male gyrations

Every weekend we round up the highlights from the other websites in the St. Joseph Media family. Check them out, after the jump.

• Last week Fashion Magazine looked at the contents of fashion director Susie Sheffman’s bag. This week, it’s news editor Sarah Casselmans Tiffany purse—whose bag has better swag? View the slideshow [Fashion] »

• Because Canadian Family can’t stand all that gosh-darn dub step the kids listen to these days, their experts have helpfully provided a list of 13 Canadian hits to share with the new generation. Really, who doesn’t love the Barenaked Ladies’ “If I Had $1,000,000?” View the slideshow [Canadian Family] »

Ottawa Magazine’s Mark Bourrie takes a look at the European debt crisis, explaining how Canada’s not in that much better shape, and reminds us that we’ve all been screwed before and made it out intact. We definitely feel comforted. Read the entire story [Ottawa Magazine] »

• Rouge Valley, on the border between Scarborough and Pickering, is slated to be Canada’s first urban national park, and Where has the details. St. James was apparently unqualified, despite the abundant wildlife residing there. Read the entire story [Where] »

• Torontonians are pretty busy people. 20 Minute Supper Club helps you ration your precious time with eight speedy pasta suppers. See the recipes [20 Minute Supper Club] »

• Because the classics never go out of style, Weddingbells has 23 elegant floral cakes. However, we have to say that cake number 14 takes the concept a bit far. View the slideshow [Wedding Bells] »

• Several Torontonians, including Sarah Elton and Michael Bonacini, took home awards at the Canadian Culinary Book Awards. Quill and Quire has the full list. Read the entire story [Quill and Quire ] »

• If you read The Weekender this week, you knew to check out Love Lies Bleeding, the rocking Elton John ballet. Torontoist reviews the risqué performance, which features “shirtless men in thongs gyrating against a white grand piano.” Read the entire story [Torontoist] »