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