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