At the Wilderness Edge: The Rise of the Antidevelopment Movement on Canada's West Coast 9780773556461

Exploring the beginnings of the antidevelopment protest movements in British Columbia's Lower Mainland. Exploring

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At the Wilderness Edge: The Rise of the Antidevelopment Movement on Canada's West Coast
 9780773556461

Table of contents :
Cover
AT THE WILDERNESS EDGE
Title
Copyright
Contents
Figures
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1 “One of the finest pieces of empty real estate in Canada”: The Creation of Devonian Harbour Park, 1963–83
2 “The greatest playground in the entire Dominion”: Defending Hollyburn Ridge, 1932–76
3 “Restful Refuge” or “Vancouver’s Bedroom”? The Making of Bowen Island’s First Official Community Plan, 1969–77
4 “The Newcastle of the Pacific”? Protecting the Squamish Estuary and Howe Sound, 1971–79
5 “The best use of this island is for recreation”: Resisting the Gambier Island Copper Mine Proposal, 1979–85
Conclusion
Appendix
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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