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