Posts by Christina Smethurst

What if help never comes?

January 14, 2022 | 

If governments don’t prioritize emergency response, how will community members keep each other safe? I’ve called 911 twice in the last two years. The first time was last spring, ...

Rich corporations are hoarding money, and taking ours too

September 2, 2020 | 

How many mega yachts will it take to completely topple society? I was at a small gathering recently and overheard someone talking about Jim Pattison — aka “Canada’s Warren ...

COVID-19 feels like a test. Are Canadians ready?

March 29, 2020 | 

A virus has brought our economy to its knees. What happens when droughts, floods or wildfires add to the chaos? In the face of a pandemic, it’s not surprising ...

Dogwood asked, British Columbians answered

May 28, 2019 | 

According to thousands of British Columbians, youth activism and Indigenous rights are in, oil companies and Justin Trudeau are out It’s been four years since the first Dogwood supporter ...

Parenting in a climate crisis

The year I started having tough conversations about climate change with my four year old My eldest son turned four this year, and since he’s now old enough to ...

Supporter survey – the results are in!

February 14, 2018 | 

Here’s what thousands of British Columbians had to say. In January 2018, Dogwood sent an e-mail to our folks asking for thoughts, concerns and insights around the future of ...

Trolls

September 15, 2017 | 

The bigger British Columbia’s network of climate activists gets, the harder Big Oil wants us to fall Every morning when I come into the office, I see them lined ...

Podcast for September 2017: B.C. Throne Speech, third time’s a charm

September 5, 2017 | 

After a roller coaster of a year in politics, this week British Columbians are preparing for our third throne speech of the year. What does the new government have ...

B.C. forced to watch its own back — again

Trying to push British Columbians around won’t get Notley and Trudeau the pipeline they want — and neither will anything else Photo: thestar.com When England’s Model Parliament was first ...

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