Heather is available for interviews, comments and expert analysis, as well as writing articles, op-ed pieces and literary reviews.

Heather’s media experience includes:

  • Interviews on shows such as The Current, As It Happens, Canada AM, This Country in the Morning, and CBC radio noon phone-in shows.
  • She has contributed feature articles in newspapers such as the Montreal Gazette and Kingston Whig Standard.
  • Quoted in articles in newspapers such as the Globe & Mail andOttawa Citizen.


“She has become recognized as a shrewd commentator on the ways in which technology is transforming our lives.”
Kingston Whig Standard

“Menzies is a wonderful writer”
Ottawa Citizen

“Menzies allies herself with other critics of the disintegrating social fabric: Hannah Arendt on democracy, Rachel Carson on the environment, Jane Jacobs on the city, and Naomi Klein on corporations… In many ways, the book is a polemic, an articulate one that everyone needs to hear”
New Brunswick Reader

Listen to Heather’s interviews.

Opinion Articles

Culture is Essential to Democracy,” Ottawa Citizen, September 24, 2015.

New, Old Notions of Land Title,” Ottawa Citizen, July 8, 2014.

Reconvening the Commons,” Watershed Sentinel magazine, Summer 2014.

Reclaiming the commons in the Salish Sea Islands,” Heather Menzies opinion article, Island Tides, May 15, 2014.

Reclaiming the commons in Canadian politics,” Heather Menzies opinion article, Ottawa Citizen, May 8, 2014.

On Thomas Berger and the Peel River Watershed,” Heather Menzies,, February 24, 2014.

Idle No More – Building Alliances,” Heather Menzies, Watershed Sentinel magazine, March-April 2013.

Whose ‘development’? A reflection on Alanis Obomsawin’s film on Attawapiskat,” Heather Menzies,, February 5, 2013.

Idle No More is an historic opportunity for alliance building,”, January 18, 2013.

Support for Idle No More shows opposition to Harper,” Ottawa Citizen, January 7, 2013.

“Patient-centred care: It’s about relationships”, Heather Menzies, Globe and Mail newspaper, July 13, 2011.

Lives Lived: Muriel (Helena Ball) Duckworth“, Heather Menzies, Globe and Mail newspaper, November 5, 2009.