2008.02

January/February 2008


Revealing Urban Colours

Revealing Urban Colours

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