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ISBN: 9780865717589-12

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Reclaiming the Commons on Gabriola Isand

From: Reclaiming the Commons for the Common Good

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The Gabriola commons is a community and community centre that exists only through the collective actions of the people. A loss of capacity building and a lot of healing will be required if such a commons and similar initiatives are to flourish and make a difference.

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Heather Menzies

Heather Menzies is an award-winning writer and scholar and the author of nine books, including Whose Brave New World? and No Time. She has been awarded an honourary doctorate and the Order of Canada for her "contributions to public discourse." A mother and grandmother, a gardener and social-justice activist, Heather regularly contributes to journals and newspapers, and is in high demand as a speaker, offering a thoughtful critique of our disintegrating social fabric.