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
Me Want More Square Footage!
Why following the urge to buy big might not make you happy
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
Salaamese Fire Drill
A Tanzanian driving lesson
Terminal City
Canada Noir: Vice... in Vancouver!
The Windy Necropolis
Want to know how a city used to work? Talk to the dead
Squares
Civic struggles and the public square: an appreciation
Street Smarts
Half of the world’s population now lives in cities. How do they make it work?
Puzzling Ethnicity
As the debate over “the reasonable accommodation of
minority groups” indicates, diversity in Canada is troubled thing
¡Viva El Status Quo!
Peru’s new social divide
A Brief Interview with Julie Doucet
Optimism, slowness, and why comic books still pay better than contemporary art.
Beyond the Overpass
Canada Noir: Suspicion... in St John’s!
Just the Thing
Canada Noir: Weaselly... in Winnipeg!
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?
Vancouver: Not So Down
The appeal of the Downtown Eastside
Whyte Avenue Blue
A Walrus Canada noir tale: Egregiousness... in Edmonton!
Red Carpet Caper
A Walrus Canada Noir tale: Horror... in Halifax!
Toronto: Justice Denied
Is Toronto being taken over by hucksters,
fauxhemians, and the “knowledge economy”?
Book Review: Urban Meltdown - Cities, Climate Change and Politics as Usual
Montréal: December 15th
A day in the moving life
Golf is Great
Afghanistan’s embattled country club
Winnipeg, Mon Amour
Guy Maddin’s hometown homage
For Everyone A Garden
The failed dream of Montreal’s Habitat ‘67.
The Aging City
Can the urban spaces handle legions of retiring boomers?
Book Review: All Our Sisters - Stories of Homelesss Women in Canada
Book Review: The Culprits
Book Review: The Warhol Economy
The End of Pinky
Canada Noir: Mayhem... in Montréal!
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