April 4, 2015, 1pm PDT
What follows is a cautionary tale of how quickly downtown investment can go astray.
February 8, 2015, 5am PST
Canadian cities are no strangers to rankings of the world's most functional, attractive cities. Even so, the mayors of Canada's 22 largest cities want national leaders in Ottawa to adopt an even more explicitly pro-urban national agenda.
October 12, 2014, 5am PDT
Many cities have long been investing in art and culture, marrying it to placemaking, and generating extraordinary local transformations. Hazel Borys offers up a little inspiration from an art opening this week, and a few pointers for urbanists.
July 18, 2014, 10am PDT
What are all the elements that make people more likely to successfully come together? It's complicated, but here are a few.
November 20, 2013, 6am PST
Creativity isn’t a theory about hipsters and the latte set. The key driver of a resilient economy is the same thing that binds us as humans – our shared creativity. Hazel Borys reviews Richard Florida's latest creative culture ideas.
October 1, 2012, 2pm PDT
As the level of sophistication in cycling infrastructure increases, the value of networks becomes even more apparent.
April 27, 2012, 12pm PDT
Winnipeg's centrally-located and historic Osborne Village has topped the Canadian Institute of Planners' Great Places in Canada contest.
May 19, 2011, 11am PDT
Detroit should look to a neighbor in the north for advice on rebounding from industrial decline, according to this piece from <em>New Geography</em>, which argues that Winnipeg has already paved the way.
May 11, 2009, 9am PDT
Jane's Walk is a fledgling yearly festival following in Jacobs' esteemed footsteps. Participants in cities around the world like Winnipeg take people on walking tours of their neighborhoods, illuminating their local urbanism.
November 18, 2008, 9am PST
Canada's first national museum to be built outside Ottawa may not be receiving as many visitors as originally planned.
August 24, 2008, 5am PDT
Its present form taken only 36 years ago with the amalgamation of 12 municipalities, Winnipeg has still to evolve an "urban culture", argues Nick Ternette.