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A new chapter

10.23.17 | General, Staff profiles, Strategy |  Dogwood

An open letter from Dogwood’s Board of Directors Friends, As Will Horter moves on from Dogwood, we want our closest supporters to know how we will continue to develop and execute innovative and effective campaigns. The Executive Team has been leading campaign strategy since we transitioned to our new structure in January 2016. Dogwood is […]

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Thank you, Will

10.12.17 | General |  Dogwood

After 18 years, Dogwood’s founding executive director is moving on Dogwood was founded 18 years ago as a small, scrappy, non-profit focused on forestry and today has grown into a people-powered organization empowering and engaging more than 250,000 British Columbians to become a powerful voice in our democracy. Through the years, we have grown into […]

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Where we’re going from here

06.30.17 | Ban Big Money, Beyond Coal, Commentary, Democracy, Election - BC 2017, No Tankers |  Dogwood

Four Dogwood staffers give you their perspective on next steps in the fight for B.C.’s coast, air and democracy under a new government Lisa, on Dogwood’s Ban Big Money campaign… What a week! Well, actually, what a couple of months! We launched the Ban Big Money campaign in Spring of 2016. Since then, Dogwood supporters […]

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Best year-end fundraising total ever

01.16.17 | Fundraising, Media |  Dogwood

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dogwood supporters dig deep in 2016 VICTORIA – B.C. non-profit Dogwood netted $219,027 in its year-end fundraising campaign as British Columbians dug deep to power campaigns against oil tanker expansion, U.S. thermal coal and Big Money in B.C. politics. Dogwood, which has organizing teams in 32 ridings across the province, raised $898,000 […]

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Resumption of American tanker barge traffic highlights safety gaps on B.C. coast

11.02.16 | Media, No Tankers |  Dogwood

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 1, 2016 UPDATE (9 a.m., Nov 2): The Dale R. Lindsey is anchored in Port Hardy on its way to Ketchikan, as foul weather continues to pound the central coast. BURNABY – The tug Dale R. Lindsey is on its way to Alaska, pushing more than a million gallons of fuel past […]

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Tanker decision too important to leave to politicians

05.19.16 | Citizens' Initiative, Let BC Vote, Media |  Dogwood

VANCOUVER – Teams of Dogwood canvassers will hit the streets Saturday morning, gathering signatures in support of an eventual province-wide vote on oil tanker projects. The renewed organizing effort by the B.C. citizen group comes after today’s conditional approval of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion by the National Energy Board. “This issue is too […]

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Preparations for oil tanker referendum continue

05.17.16 | Citizens' Initiative, Let BC Vote, Media |  Dogwood

BURNABY – Organizers with B.C. citizen group Dogwood Initiative are continuing with preparations for an eventual referendum on oil tankers despite the appointment of a new advisory panel to study Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain expansion proposal. “We welcome the government’s decision to hear from residents along the pipeline and oil tanker route, and we encourage […]

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Poll: British Columbians Ready to Take Big Money Out of Politics

04.25.16 | Ban Big Money, Media |  Dogwood

VANCOUVER – Voters in British Columbia believe corporations have outsized influence in determining government policy, thanks in part to unlimited political donations, a new poll by Insights West has found. The online survey of a representative province-wide sample was sponsored by Dogwood Initiative, a B.C. citizen group calling on the province to “Ban Big Money” […]

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