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Does a house that has been home to four generations of one family still hold their electricity? Read more

Dispatches 3 Comments

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From Sylvie's flood book

The Calgary floods left behind a stew of knee-deep mud, and waterlogged piles of couches, fridges, books, toys, artworks, chairs, carpet, drywall... Read more

Dispatches

A review of Chris Ware's unconventionally packaged book Building Stories, about the residents of an apartment building. Read more

Reviews

Winners of the 2006 Home Sweet Haiku Contest Winners. Read more

Home Sweet Haiku

In the world between here and there, what place does one call home? Read more

Columns 1 Comments

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Caroline Adderson's house in 1931, courtesy of Madeleine Scott.

A basement shrine in her 1920s home inspires Caroline Adderson to discover the past lives of her house and its inhabitants. Read more

Essays 8 Comments

If a house were a good thing, the wolf would have one. Read more

Dispatches 1 Comments

I wasn’t certain whether I was in Winnipeg because of the Weakerthans, or whether I cared about the Weakerthans because I care about Winnipeg. Read more

Essays

During the King Edward Hotel's last year, George Webber became interested in the men who had managed to fashion homes of a kind in the decaying structure, which was finally condemned by the City of Calgary as unfit for habitation. Read more

PHOTOGRAPHY

It is morning. The woman on the ­radio said Hurricane Rita passed through in the middle of the night, but it probably does not feel that way to Boogie Augustine, who is drinking Bud Light in his white pickup truck near a gas station off the Interstat Read more

Prose

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