2008.02

January/February 2008


Exclusive Photos: Kenya on the Brink

Exclusive Photos: Kenya on the Brink

An exclusive photo gallery and essay traces the post-election violence in Kenya
Revealing Urban Colours
Capturing the essence of a city
Salaamese Fire Drill
A Tanzanian driving lesson
Whyte Avenue Blue
A Walrus Canada noir tale: Egregiousness... in Edmonton!
Montréal: December 15th
A day in the moving life
Book Review: All Our Sisters - Stories of Homelesss Women in Canada
Puzzling Ethnicity
As the debate over “the reasonable accommodation of
minority groups” indicates, diversity in Canada is troubled thing
A Brief Interview with Julie Doucet
Optimism, slowness, and why comic books still pay better than contemporary art.
Squares
Civic struggles and the public square: an appreciation
Red Carpet Caper
A Walrus Canada Noir tale: Horror... in Halifax!
Golf is Great
Afghanistan’s embattled country club
The Windy Necropolis
Want to know how a city used to work? Talk to the dead
Winnipeg, Mon Amour
Guy Maddin’s hometown homage
The Aging City
Can the urban spaces handle legions of retiring boomers?
Book Review: The Warhol Economy
Beyond the Overpass
Canada Noir: Suspicion... in St John’s!
Book Review: The Culprits
January/February 2008
Bravo! The Special Arctic Issue (November) is a richly nuanced and varied entrée into northern life and issues.
Guns and Roses
The leafy legacy of World War II
Street Smarts
Half of the world’s population now lives in cities. How do they make it work?
¡Viva El Status Quo!
Peru’s new social divide
Just the Thing
Canada Noir: Weaselly... in Winnipeg!
Vancouver: Not So Down
The appeal of the Downtown Eastside
Toronto: Justice Denied
Is Toronto being taken over by hucksters,
fauxhemians, and the “knowledge economy”?
Me Want More Square Footage!
Why following the urge to buy big might not make you happy
The End of Pinky
Canada Noir: Mayhem... in Montréal!
For Everyone A Garden
The failed dream of Montreal’s Habitat ‘67.
The Events Leading Up to Sir Norman Foster
A famous British architect, oil barons, an urban vision, and creeping liberalism all meet in Calgary’s downtown. What is the future for Cowtown?
Terminal City
Canada Noir: Vice... in Vancouver!
Book Review: Urban Meltdown - Cities, Climate Change and Politics as Usual
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