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