The Urban Dimension
The monumental incapacity of mainstream organs of knowledge production to offer anything close to a sustained pattern of critical self-reflection means that such efforts fall to alternative entities, like Canadian Dimension. What follows, is an effort to evaluate how well the magazine has done this job, with a particular focus on its coverage of urban issues.
David Hugill is an urban researcher and postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Geography at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver. He is the author of Missing Women, Missing News: Covering Crisis in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside and has been a member of Canadian Dimension’s editorial collective since 2011.