2008.02

January/February 2008


The Events Leading Up to Sir Norman Foster

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?
Me Want More Square Footage!
Why following the urge to buy big might not make you happy
Vancouver: Not So Down
The appeal of the Downtown Eastside
Beyond the Overpass
Canada Noir: Suspicion... in St John’s!
Terminal City
Canada Noir: Vice... in Vancouver!
The End of Pinky
Canada Noir: Mayhem... in Montréal!
Winnipeg, Mon Amour
Guy Maddin’s hometown homage
Book Review: All Our Sisters - Stories of Homelesss Women in Canada
For Everyone A Garden
The failed dream of Montreal’s Habitat ‘67.
Puzzling Ethnicity
As the debate over “the reasonable accommodation of
minority groups” indicates, diversity in Canada is troubled thing
Book Review: The Culprits
Squares
Civic struggles and the public square: an appreciation
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
Book Review: The Warhol Economy
Revealing Urban Colours
Capturing the essence of a city
Toronto: Justice Denied
Is Toronto being taken over by hucksters,
fauxhemians, and the “knowledge economy”?
Whyte Avenue Blue
A Walrus Canada noir tale: Egregiousness... in Edmonton!
¡Viva El Status Quo!
Peru’s new social divide
The Aging City
Can the urban spaces handle legions of retiring boomers?
Salaamese Fire Drill
A Tanzanian driving lesson
A Brief Interview with Julie Doucet
Optimism, slowness, and why comic books still pay better than contemporary art.
Just the Thing
Canada Noir: Weaselly... in Winnipeg!
Book Review: Urban Meltdown - Cities, Climate Change and Politics as Usual
The Windy Necropolis
Want to know how a city used to work? Talk to the dead
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?
Montréal: December 15th
A day in the moving life
Golf is Great
Afghanistan’s embattled country club
January/February 2008
Bravo! The Special Arctic Issue (November) is a richly nuanced and varied entrée into northern life and issues.
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