Capturing the essence of a city
A Tanzanian driving lesson
Canada Noir: Mayhem... in Montréal!
Guy Maddin’s hometown homage
The appeal of the Downtown Eastside
Optimism, slowness, and why comic books still pay better than contemporary art.
A Walrus Canada noir tale: Egregiousness... in Edmonton!
Civic struggles and the public square: an appreciation
Can the urban spaces handle legions of retiring boomers?
Is Toronto being taken over by hucksters,
fauxhemians, and the “knowledge economy”?
Canada Noir: Suspicion... in St John’s!
The leafy legacy of World War II
Why following the urge to buy big might not make you happy
Half of the world’s population now lives in cities. How do they make it work?
Canada Noir: Weaselly... in Winnipeg!
Afghanistan’s embattled country club
An exclusive photo gallery and essay traces the post-election violence in Kenya
The failed dream of Montreal’s Habitat ‘67.
Bravo! The Special Arctic Issue (November) is a richly nuanced and varied entrée into northern life and issues.
A famous British architect, oil barons, an urban vision, and creeping liberalism all meet in Calgary’s downtown. What is the future for Cowtown?
Want to know how a city used to work? Talk to the dead
Canada Noir: Vice... in Vancouver!
A Walrus Canada Noir tale: Horror... in Halifax!
As the debate over “the reasonable accommodation of
minority groups” indicates, diversity in Canada is troubled thing