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The climate crisis changes everything

June 10, 2006 | 

Dogwood Initiative’s approach-helping local partners fight for sustainable healthy communities is becoming progressively more difficult. The reason-the growing climate crisis. The very notion of “sustainability” implies a predictable relationship ...

Great expectations for community forests in BC

June 9, 2006 | 

Community forestry is envisioned as an alternative approach to forest management that empowers local people, achieves economic development, and enhances ecological sustainability.  This vision of community forestry may facilitate ...

Coalbed methane stalled in British Columbia

June 8, 2006 | 

Coalbed methane may kill canaries in coal mines, but British Columbians don’t want it to kill their communities. We don’t want coalbed methane anywhere near our homes, schools or ...

Elizabeth May speaks on "Clearing the Air on Climate Change"

June 2, 2006 | 

Clearing the Air on Climate Change: A National Speaking Tour on the Environmental Impacts of a Rapidly Expanding AthabascaTar Sands Noted environmentalist and Officer of the Order of Canada,Elizabeth ...

Celebrating Strength in Community

May 20, 2006 | 

Each year, eighty thousand people line the streets of BC’s capital to watch the Victoria Day Parade. This year Dogwood Initiative will be taking part. Our “walking float” will ...

Wake up Canadians!

May 8, 2006 | 

As Canadians we are often too polite tostate the uncomfortable, yet obvious, truth if it would make peopleuncomfortable. But when the people who would be uncomfortable are ourselves,and the ...

The future of northern BC is being decided in secret

April 12, 2006 | 

The future of northwestern BC is being decided in secret, with virtually no public input. The development of the region, and its environmental and economic future, will be largley ...

Enhancing democracy one step at a time

April 11, 2006 | 

“Democracy, finally,rests on a higher power than Parliament. It rests on an informed and cultivatedand alert public opinion…” –Dr. Eric Eustace Williams, Speech,First day of Trinidad and Tobago‘sindependence from ...

Ferry sinking scuttles Enbridge?

March 30, 2006 | 

The only positive outcome of the tragic sinking of Queen of the North ferry is the illustration it provides of the dangers of operating in the fragile yet treacherous ...

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