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