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