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