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