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Film review – Planet of the Humans

04.27.20 | Climate, Commentary, General, Local Power |  Dogwood

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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MPs join online rally against pandemic bailout for oil companies

04.03.20 | Campaigns, Climate, News |  Dogwood

Student climate strikers hold online rally, deliver more than 56,000 signatures to parliament In what may be the first event of its kind, MPs from three political parties logged on to speak with constituents at a digital rally Friday. Laurel Collins (NDP), Elizabeth May (Green), and Nathaniel Erskine-Smith (Liberal) accepted a spreadsheet containing thousands of […]

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Dogwood staff vote to unionize

03.31.20 | General, News |  Dogwood

Dogwood’s employees have recently voted to certify the British Columbia Government and Service Employees’ Union as their bargaining representative. Dogwood looks forward to collective agreement negotiations with the BCGEU. Questions can be forwarded to Laura Benson, laura@dogwoodbc.ca

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STICKER SHOCK: Canadians reject Trans Mountain’s new price tag

02.19.20 | Media |  Dogwood

Support crumbles when costs exceed $12 billion, new poll finds OTTAWA – Only 16 per cent of Canadians approve of the federal government spending more than $12 billion to build the Trans Mountain expansion pipeline, according to a national poll released today by Nanos Research. Meanwhile, 59 per cent of people in Quebec (43 per […]

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Public support for Trans Mountain plummets as costs rise: poll

02.19.20 | Media |  Dogwood

Canadians balk at borrowing more than $12 billion for a pipeline, Nanos survey finds OTTAWA – Only 16 per cent of Canadians say they are comfortable with the federal government spending more than $12 billion of taxpayer money to build the Trans Mountain Expansion Project, according to a national survey by Nanos Research. When asked […]

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Meet Dogwood’s new Director of Organizing & Mobilization!

05.01.19 | Staff profiles |  Dogwood

Cheryl Cameron to take our organizing program to new heights in the years to come We are thrilled to announce that the Dogwood Board has hired Cheryl Cameron to join the organization’s leadership team as Director of Organizing and Mobilization. Cheryl first joined the Dogwood team as a volunteer leader on the North Shore in […]

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Meet the everyday heroes of Dogwood’s Pro Rep campaign

11.21.18 | Actions, Commentary, Democracy, Organizer Profiles, Organizing, Proportional Representation |  Dogwood

Dogwood volunteers are making a real difference in this referendum. And you can too. Right now, all over the province, there are over three hundred Dogwood volunteers working towards a stronger democracy and a better B.C. These people have been working hard to make sure voters cast their ballots for proportional representation. Some of the […]

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Farewell, Burnaby office!

06.18.18 | General |  Dogwood

We moved out of our home above the carwash, and into a new community space downtown After three years in our office at 6123 Hastings, at the back of the Tim’s parking lot — we’ve moved! As many renters have no doubt experienced, there were trials (eg. the “meat-locker” episode during the snowpocalypse of 2017, […]

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