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