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Add your voice to the growing chorus calling to lower the voting age to 16 in B.C. Give youth a voice!

The case for lowering the voting age in B.C.

05.20.20 | #Vote16BC, Actions, Commentary, General | 

It’s no wonder the campaign is picking up momentum in B.C. and around the world. Guest blog by Katia Bannister, Vote16BC organizer. Originally published on the blog Sowing Seeds of Change.   My name is Katia Bannister. I am an organizer with Dogwood’s #Vote16BC campaign. The goal of the campaign is to lower the voting […]

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Film review – Planet of the Humans

04.27.20 | Climate, Commentary, General, Local Power | 

The future of renewable energy is in projects built with quality materials and controlled by communities, not big energy corporations — just one of the ways ‘Planet of the Humans’ misses the mark A new Jeff Gibbs film presented by legendary filmmaker Michael Moore is making waves on the internet. It’s called Planet of the […]

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Why B.C. should reopen clean energy opportunities for Indigenous communities

04.23.20 | Climate, Local Power, Op-Ed | 

Guest blog by Andy Hira, Professor of Political Science, Simon Fraser University. A little more than a year ago, the British Columbia government launched an inquiry into the regulation of Indigenous energy utilities and ordered the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) to provide recommendations on how Indigenous utilities should be regulated. The BCUC is set […]

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