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Meet Mike Soron

03.18.17 | Organizer Profiles, Organizing |  Sophie Harrison

An amazing addition to an amazing team. Welcome, Mike! “If you’re not doing lots of work with us already, man, you’re missing out.” www.DogwoodBC.ca/volunteer Video editing: Rayne Banu

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Stronger than Hope

03.16.17 | No Tankers, Organizer Profiles |  Anna Barford

Why I waddled off Spanish Bank for the #KMchallenge I, like most millennials, spend far far too much time staring at my laptop. It is my portal for much of my entertainment, for planning and expanding my social life, as well as a key tool in earning my living. As a digital and remote organizer […]

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Strength Together – Will Cole-Hamilton

02.06.17 | Organizer Profiles, Organizing |  Charles Campbell

“The people of the BC coast, we’re all we’ve got. If governments aren’t going to speak up for us the only way to make sure that our voices are heard is to gather together and speak loudly.” Video: Ryan Weaver Editing: Rayne Benu

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Meet Matthew Fitzpatrick

11.22.16 | Organizer Profiles, Organizing |  Charles Campbell

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Meet Francois Brassard

10.03.16 | Organizer Profiles, Organizing |  Charles Campbell

“It was like a happening.” Esquimalt Team Leader, Francois Brassard tells us how organizing with Dogwood has made a difference in his life and in his community. You can make a difference too! Sign up now to join a Dogwood team.

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Hermione Granger & the battles ahead

09.21.16 | Organizer Profiles |  Sophie Harrison

Welcome to Dogwood, Sophie!  I first picked up a Dogwood clipboard at age 17, eager to stop the onslaught of tar sands pipe and tanker expansion through British Columbia. As a young person in Vancouver concerned about climate change, these projects were the most direct manifestation where I lived of the Canadian government’s willingness to […]

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North Shore teams talk strategy, gear up for election

08.05.15 | Actions, Commentary, Organizer Profiles, Organizing |  Guest Writer

By guest writer Sandy Rubin I have been volunteering with Dogwood for close to 2 years. I the outdoors – hiking, kayaking, biking and camping – and want to make sure our beautiful environment is protected and preserved. I am very concerned about climate change and decided that rather than complain about it I […]

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The evolution of an activist

07.15.15 | Beyond Coal, Commentary, Organizer Profiles, Organizing |  Guest Writer

By Dogwood volunteer Lorisa Schouela. Originally ed in Common Ground. One day last July, my life to a decisive turn. The day began much like any other summer Sunday; I ate breakfast and headed to the Kitsilano farmer’s market hauling a bucket of compost. At the entrance to the market, an organizer for Dogwood Initiative, […]

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