Posts by Cheryl Cameron

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Who defaced our flyers in North Van?

07.11.18 | No Tankers, Organizing |  Cheryl Cameron

MPs are sick of hearing what you think about their Texas pipeline bailout Remember “Real Change, Now”? It’s what North Shore voters believed we were getting when Liberal candidates swept Stephen Harper’s Conservative MPs off the map in 2015. I suppose some things have changed. Like our parliamentarians’ positions, rhetoric and attitude toward the people […]

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Meet Babin

11.06.17 | Organizer Profiles, Organizing |  Cheryl Cameron

Dogwood’s Cheryl Cameron chats with one our newest volunteers in North Vancouver-Lonsdale   You’ve mentioned you did some advocacy work in Nepal. Can you tell me about that? I went to a boarding school in Kathmandu. My grandfather was one of the founding members of the Nepalese Congress party, it was a democratic front. They […]

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Spill response — what’s to celebrate?

09.09.16 | Commentary, Let BC Vote, No Tankers, Organizing |  Cheryl Cameron

Honouring 40 years of spill response won’t make bitumen float.  Ahhh…  Summertime on the North Shore. If you’re a North Van local like I am, there’s no better way to spend a Friday night than to head to the Shipyards Night Market. Couples and families stroll the waterfront, revelling in the shimmer of the evening sun […]

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Woodfibre LNG: Whose side will Trudeau take?

03.16.16 | Commentary, Organizing |  Cheryl Cameron

For most of my neighbours, it’s a no-brainer. The idea of jamming an LNG liquefaction plant – replete with noise and water pollution, a flaring methane tower, and gargantuan super tankers into the postcard splendour of Howe Sound – is so obscure that if you stopped someone on the seawall in West Vancouver and told […]

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PARIS COP21 : Reflections from the Sidewalk

01.14.16 | Commentary, Organizing |  Cheryl Cameron

There are so many things to remember about Paris. The ubiquitous baguette sandwiches, (why can’t we experience this bread anywhere on our continent?) walks along the Seine at night, jaw-dropping historical architecture at every turn, the effortlessly attractive Parisiens and Parisiennes, the incredibly efficient Metro. But a handful of moments during my two weeks as […]

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