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