A famous British architect, oil barons, an urban vision, and creeping liberalism all meet in Calgary’s downtown. What is the future for Cowtown?
Afghanistan’s embattled country club
Why following the urge to buy big might not make you happy
As the debate over “the reasonable accommodation of
minority groups” indicates, diversity in Canada is troubled thing
Guy Maddin’s hometown homage
The leafy legacy of World War II
A Walrus Canada noir tale: Egregiousness... in Edmonton!
The failed dream of Montreal’s Habitat ‘67.
Canada Noir: Suspicion... in St John’s!
Optimism, slowness, and why comic books still pay better than contemporary art.
Half of the world’s population now lives in cities. How do they make it work?
A Walrus Canada Noir tale: Horror... in Halifax!
Canada Noir: Mayhem... in Montréal!
Bravo! The Special Arctic Issue (November) is a richly nuanced and varied entrée into northern life and issues.
A Tanzanian driving lesson
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!
Canada Noir: Vice... in Vancouver!
Civic struggles and the public square: an appreciation
Capturing the essence of a city
Want to know how a city used to work? Talk to the dead
The appeal of the Downtown Eastside
Is Toronto being taken over by hucksters,
fauxhemians, and the “knowledge economy”?