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