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