A famous British architect, oil barons, an urban vision, and creeping liberalism all meet in Calgary’s downtown. What is the future for Cowtown?
A Walrus Canada noir tale: Egregiousness... in Edmonton!
Why following the urge to buy big might not make you happy
Want to know how a city used to work? Talk to the dead
Canada Noir: Weaselly... in Winnipeg!
The leafy legacy of World War II
The failed dream of Montreal’s Habitat ‘67.
Canada Noir: Vice... in Vancouver!
Can the urban spaces handle legions of retiring boomers?
A Walrus Canada Noir tale: Horror... in Halifax!
The appeal of the Downtown Eastside
Optimism, slowness, and why comic books still pay better than contemporary art.
Canada Noir: Suspicion... in St John’s!
Civic struggles and the public square: an appreciation
Capturing the essence of a city
Afghanistan’s embattled country club
As the debate over “the reasonable accommodation of
minority groups” indicates, diversity in Canada is troubled thing
Is Toronto being taken over by hucksters,
fauxhemians, and the “knowledge economy”?
Guy Maddin’s hometown homage
Half of the world’s population now lives in cities. How do they make it work?
An exclusive photo gallery and essay traces the post-election violence in Kenya
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