Posts by Kai Nagata - Page 14

How does the Let BC Vote campaign fit into federal election organizing and beyond?

February 12, 2015 | 

Like many people, I joined Dogwood Initiative because of its unique citizens’ initiative strategy. As we approach the one-year anniversary of the Let BC Vote campaign launch, I find ...

Does the MLA for Burnaby North know something we don’t about Kinder Morgan?

December 5, 2014 | 

In case you hadn’t heard, the B.C. government has five conditions for any company proposing to transport heavy oil to the coast. The first condition is “Successful completion of ...

We won big on election day

It’s election night, and I’m sitting in Dogwood’s Vancouver office waiting for the polls to close. There’s a newspaper in my bag with headlines that read Kirk LaPointe, pro-pipeline ...

Dogwood mails oil samples to show risks of shipping oil

November 28, 2014 | 

Dogwood Initiative has mailed a provocative letter containing a sample of heavy oil to homes across British Columbia. Each sample is a take on the traditional direct mail marketing ...

Where was Premier Clark while Della was being arrested?

November 25, 2014 | 

I’m used to singing the national anthem at hockey games, not while watching an RCMP officer put a grandmother in handcuffs. Yesterday, a couple dozen of us walked slowly ...

Sorry if that e-mail I sent was creepy

November 15, 2014 | 

I’m writing to apologise if you’re one of the Dogwood supporters who felt creeped out by an e-mail I sent on Wednesday. It’s the one that showed up in ...

Why Dogwood doesn’t endorse

October 21, 2014 | 

So you’re a Dogwood supporter. Imagine you’re at home one evening and the doorbell rings. You open the door. On the front steps you see a person holding a ...

British Columbia mayors filling leadership vacuum in pipeline review process

September 26, 2014 | 

Written by Kai Nagata – Originally published in the Financial Post, September 25, 2014 With rain lashing the chairlifts and green grass stretching up the mountainside, the visitors packing ...

Unwanted pipeline, unwilling province

June 16, 2014 | 

Vancouver, June 16 2014 – A coalition of First Nations and civil society groups today delivered a final rejection of Enbridge’s pipeline and oil tanker project. With many First ...

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