February 8, 2011, 1pm PST
Formed as a primarily agrarian nation, Canada is now seeing its cities crippled by constitutional arrangements that leaves its cities underfunded and with only minimal support from the federal government, writes John Macfarlane.
February 2, 2010, 8am PST
With the Winter Olympics fast approaching, the editor of Vancouver Magazine takes a shot at capturing the big picture of the city that has become a model for planners everywhere.
November 11, 2009, 6am PST
Cities around the world are finding that turning industrial ruins into green public space is far more cost effective and fun than tearing them down.
October 16, 2008, 10am PDT
Canada's wide open spaces and clean cities are misleading: its arable land could fit in Montana and most of its dirty manufacturing has moved to Asia. A more accurate economic model is required to account for Canadians' ecological footprint.
June 23, 2008, 5am PDT
<p>Cyclists Bill Reynolds muses on the freedom offered by the bicycle -- and the tragic tendency for cyclists to fall victim to automobiles.</p>
December 20, 2007, 2pm PST
<p>As part of a special issue on cities, the Canadian magazine <em>The Walrus</em> examines the little-known histories of famous public squares around the world.</p>
December 18, 2007, 12pm PST
<p>Owning a home may appeal to primitive happiness-seeking instincts, but the resulting suburban isolation and solitary commutes many people face may be making us profoundly unhappy, writes Charles Montgomery.</p>
October 22, 2004, 5am PDT
If "demography is destiny" then the United States in the 21st Century will become larger, richer and more powerful than ever.
January 22, 2004, 1pm PST
A Canadian municipality successfully defends its anti-billboard by-law at the Supreme Court of Canada.