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The Story of the Victoria Park Community Organization

From: Their Town


The third chapter, focussing on a community organization, shows the possibilities of this form of organization for realizing the potential political power of working-class and middle-class people, and also demonstrates how established powerful interests and organizations can successfully cope with threats of this kind.



Bill Freeman

BILL FREEMAN is an award-winning historian, novelist, and screenwriter. Among his other books are Far from Home: Canadians in the First World War, co-authored with Richard Nielsen; A Magical Place: Toronto Island and Its People; Casa Loma: Toronto's Fairy-Tale Castle and Its Owner Sir Henry Pellatt, recipient of the Heritage Toronto Award of Merit in 1999; and 1005: Political Life in a Union Local.