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
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
Want to know how a city used to work? Talk to the dead
A Walrus Canada Noir tale: Horror... in Halifax!
An exclusive photo gallery and essay traces the post-election violence in Kenya
Capturing the essence of a city
Canada Noir: Weaselly... in Winnipeg!
Afghanistan’s embattled country club
The leafy legacy of World War II
A Tanzanian driving lesson
A Walrus Canada noir tale: Egregiousness... in Edmonton!
Is Toronto being taken over by hucksters,
fauxhemians, and the “knowledge economy”?
Canada Noir: Suspicion... in St John’s!
Why following the urge to buy big might not make you happy
Canada Noir: Mayhem... in Montréal!
Bravo! The Special Arctic Issue (November) is a richly nuanced and varied entrée into northern life and issues.
Can the urban spaces handle legions of retiring boomers?
Civic struggles and the public square: an appreciation
Canada Noir: Vice... in Vancouver!
Guy Maddin’s hometown homage
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.