2008.02

January/February 2008


Revealing Urban Colours

Revealing Urban Colours

Capturing the essence of a city
The Events Leading Up to Sir Norman Foster
A famous British architect, oil barons, an urban vision, and creeping liberalism all meet in Calgary’s downtown. What is the future for Cowtown?
Beyond the Overpass
Canada Noir: Suspicion... in St John’s!
Toronto: Justice Denied
Is Toronto being taken over by hucksters,
fauxhemians, and the “knowledge economy”?
Book Review: All Our Sisters - Stories of Homelesss Women in Canada
Just the Thing
Canada Noir: Weaselly... in Winnipeg!
Whyte Avenue Blue
A Walrus Canada noir tale: Egregiousness... in Edmonton!
January/February 2008
Bravo! The Special Arctic Issue (November) is a richly nuanced and varied entrée into northern life and issues.
A Brief Interview with Julie Doucet
Optimism, slowness, and why comic books still pay better than contemporary art.
The Aging City
Can the urban spaces handle legions of retiring boomers?
Book Review: The Warhol Economy
Book Review: The Culprits
Golf is Great
Afghanistan’s embattled country club
Winnipeg, Mon Amour
Guy Maddin’s hometown homage
The End of Pinky
Canada Noir: Mayhem... in Montréal!
Book Review: Urban Meltdown - Cities, Climate Change and Politics as Usual
¡Viva El Status Quo!
Peru’s new social divide
Squares
Civic struggles and the public square: an appreciation
Terminal City
Canada Noir: Vice... in Vancouver!
Salaamese Fire Drill
A Tanzanian driving lesson
Puzzling Ethnicity
As the debate over “the reasonable accommodation of
minority groups” indicates, diversity in Canada is troubled thing
Red Carpet Caper
A Walrus Canada Noir tale: Horror... in Halifax!
Street Smarts
Half of the world’s population now lives in cities. How do they make it work?
For Everyone A Garden
The failed dream of Montreal’s Habitat ‘67.
Guns and Roses
The leafy legacy of World War II
Exclusive Photos: Kenya on the Brink
An exclusive photo gallery and essay traces the post-election violence in Kenya
The Windy Necropolis
Want to know how a city used to work? Talk to the dead
Me Want More Square Footage!
Why following the urge to buy big might not make you happy
Montréal: December 15th
A day in the moving life
Vancouver: Not So Down
The appeal of the Downtown Eastside
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