Acts of balance : profits, people and place / Grant Copeland ; foreword by Michael M'Gonigle

Author(s): Copeland, Grant
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Subjects: Community development--British Columbia
Sustainable development--British Columbia
British Columbia--Economic policy--Environmental aspects
British Columbia--Economic policy--Social aspects
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Gabriola Island, BC : New Society Publishers, c1999
LC Classification: H, HC
Physical Description: ix, 163 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgements
Foreword / Michael M'Gonigle
Pt. 1. Rethinking Economy and Community
Ch. 1. Our Present Dilemma and Challenge 2
Ch. 2. The Economy of Place: It Works 9
Pt. 2. Community-Based Economic Development
Ch. 3. Portage-at-Bay: A Community That Floats 16
Ch. 4. Slocan Valley: The People's Forest 23
Ch. 5. Retallack Resort: Developing with a Light Touch 38
Pt. 3. Quality of Life and Economic Diversity
Ch. 6. Redmond: Planning for the Information Age 52
Ch. 7. Smithers: Wild and Diverse 56
Ch. 8. Nelson: A Town in Transition 61
Ch. 9. BC's Endangered Wilderness Project: An Ongoing Struggle 68
Ch. 10. Stikine Watershed Planning: Unfinished Business 77
Pt. 4. Preserving Cultural Diversity: The Ultimate Challenge
Ch. 11. Nisga'a Land Settlement: Delayed Justice 95
Ch. 12. The Haisla Nation: Saving the Kitlope 108
Pt. 5. Integrating the Global With the Local
Ch. 13. Ballard and Hydroxyl: Accommodating High Tech 117
Pt. 6. Government: Making the Difference
Ch. 14. Red Tape: Removing the Barriers 124
Ch. 15. Perverse Subsidies: Eliminate Them! 128
Ch. 16. Green Economy: Making it Happen 143
Ch. 17. The Act of Balance: Integrating Profits with People and Place 152
References 158
About the Author 165
Notes: LCCN: cn 99911239
ISBN: 086571410X (pbk.) :$17.95
Includes bibliographical references (p. 158-163)
OCLC Number: 43281056
ISBN/ISSN: 086571410X