Heather Menzies is an award-winning magazine and book writer.

She has just completed her 10th book, Reclaiming the Commons for the Common Good.
Her last two books were on the Globe and Mail’s “Best 100” book list.
In 2013, she was awarded the Order of Canada for her ‘contributions to public discourse.’

Recent Posts

Land and Power

Two books – Is Racism an Environmental Threat by Ghassan Hage and As We Have Always Done by Leanne Betasamosake Simpson – explore the personal in the political.

To read my reviews of these book see my article Land and Power in the Nov 15, 2017 edition of Watershed Sentinel.

These fine books speak to the deep healing in people’s relations with each other and with the earth that’s needed if we are to meaningfully address the damage being done to both our social and natural environments.


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