Urban History Review

This journal publishes articles and research notes in the field of Canadian urban history.

Articles from Vol. 28, No. 1, October

Home Building under the Veterans' Land Act (1942): An Interview with Harry Hall
The Second World War has often been regarded as a critical moment in the formation of Canadian national identity. Programs that helped veterans readjust to civilian life were very important. The Veterans' Land Act (VLA) of 1942 was part of Canada's...
"Tale of Two Cities": Boosterism and the Imagination of Community during the Visit of the Prince of Wales to Saint John and Halifax in 1860
Nineteenth-century inhabitants of Saint John and Halifax caught their first glimpse of the Heir Apparent in 1860, as Prince Albert Edward, the Prince of Wales, visited various parts of the colonies and the United States as part of a cross-continental...
Two-Wheeled Workhorse: The Bicycle as Personal and Commercial Transport in Winnipeg
Even today, in an advanced technological society where high speed transportation is the norm, the bicycle is still an important conveyance, used world-wide by millions of people. Historically it made a significant contribution to the transportation...