Capturing the essence of a city
The failed dream of Montreal’s Habitat ‘67.
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?
A Walrus Canada Noir tale: Horror... in Halifax!
Want to know how a city used to work? Talk to the dead
Afghanistan’s embattled country club
Guy Maddin’s hometown homage
Can the urban spaces handle legions of retiring boomers?
Canada Noir: Vice... in Vancouver!
Canada Noir: Suspicion... in St John’s!
Canada Noir: Weaselly... in Winnipeg!
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 leafy legacy of World War II
Canada Noir: Mayhem... in Montréal!
The appeal of the Downtown Eastside
Is Toronto being taken over by hucksters,
fauxhemians, and the “knowledge economy”?
Civic struggles and the public square: an appreciation
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
A Tanzanian driving lesson
Optimism, slowness, and why comic books still pay better than contemporary art.
A Walrus Canada noir tale: Egregiousness... in Edmonton!
Bravo! The Special Arctic Issue (November) is a richly nuanced and varied entrée into northern life and issues.