Capturing the essence of a city
The failed dream of Montreal’s Habitat ‘67.
As the debate over “the reasonable accommodation of
minority groups” indicates, diversity in Canada is troubled thing
Canada Noir: Weaselly... in Winnipeg!
Guy Maddin’s hometown homage
A Tanzanian driving lesson
Canada Noir: Mayhem... in Montréal!
A Walrus Canada noir tale: Egregiousness... in Edmonton!
Canada Noir: Suspicion... in St John’s!
A Walrus Canada Noir tale: Horror... in Halifax!
An exclusive photo gallery and essay traces the post-election violence in Kenya
Why following the urge to buy big might not make you happy
The appeal of the Downtown Eastside
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?
Can the urban spaces handle legions of retiring boomers?
Want to know how a city used to work? Talk to the dead
Is Toronto being taken over by hucksters,
fauxhemians, and the “knowledge economy”?
The leafy legacy of World War II
Canada Noir: Vice... in Vancouver!
A famous British architect, oil barons, an urban vision, and creeping liberalism all meet in Calgary’s downtown. What is the future for Cowtown?
Civic struggles and the public square: an appreciation
Bravo! The Special Arctic Issue (November) is a richly nuanced and varied entrée into northern life and issues.
Afghanistan’s embattled country club