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Why Detroit exploded in the summer of 1967

Understanding the story behind the riots that rocked Detroit fifty years ago this summer
Felix Gatt and Gordie Howe in 2014. (Felix Gatt/Facebook)

A best friend remembers Gordie Howe

Growing up in Malta, Felix Gatt didn’t know a thing about hockey. Then he moved to Detroit and met Mr. Hockey himself.
“Thank you Mr Hockey” is seen on the marquee of the Fox Theatre in memory of late National Hockey League player Gordie Howe, in Detroit

Detroit moves on from Gordie Howe—and itself

In Hockeytown, USA, Mr. Hockey is as faint a memory as the Detroit of his glory days

Land of the freeloaders: The battle for a new cross-border bridge

From 2015: Inside Canada’s protracted struggle to build a critical cross-border bridge—and how America got away without paying a penny
Ford CEO Mark Fields and Executive Chairman William Clay Ford, Jr. speak next to a Ford GT during the company’s presentation on the first press preview day of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit

Young and carless

The auto industry has yet to find a way to get young people driving again
Musician Kelly Rowland performs next to the new Mercedes-Benz 2015 C-Class during a private preview for media at the Westin Book Cadillac Hotel in Detroit, Michigan

Noted at the Detroit auto show: The industry’s future

Automakers push bigger, more powerful vehicles

Letters: ’Hang tough, Motor City’

Maclean’s readers weigh in on Detroit, the royal baby hoopla and men’s rights

Detroit and the lost history of Canadian municipal insolvencies

How to prevent a return to the past? Through data visualization, of course.

Detroit runs out of gas

Paul Wells mourns the Motor City, which has been in decline for longer than anyone wants to recall