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Meet the everyday heroes of Dogwood’s Pro Rep campaign

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 ...

I was never an organizer. Here’s why I stepped up for Pro Rep.

Dogwood’s digital strategist spends most of his time behind a computer. But he came out for this important cause. I’ve always been a voter. Having emigrated from a country ...

Podcast for November 2018: Talk to your friends about Pro Rep

As we head into the final campaign push for electoral reform in B.C., many of us are reaching out to friends, family and acquaintances to encourage them to vote ...

Big donors, developers desperate to stop Pro Rep

British Columbia’s political elites line up behind the status quo In November 2017, British Columbia finally banned corporate and union donations in politics. This was not an easy feat. ...

A little bit country, a little bit rock ‘n’ roll

An ode to the beautiful mix of rural and urban voters that make B.C. unique “All you spoiled brats in the city know how to do is spend the ...

Podcast for September 2018: We quashed the Trans Mountain pipeline. Now what?

On August 30 2018, the Federal Court of Appeal ruled on fourteen different court cases brought forward against the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion’s NEB review process. And they all ...

Where are all the women?

There is one simple way to make politics better: elect more women. Look at these people: To me, with the exception of Christy Clark, B.C.’s former premiers all look ...

Podcast for July 2018: Money-laundering in B.C. — who is to blame?

In the wake of the explosive Peter German report which connected money-laundering in B.C. to the fentanyl crisis and housing market, we look at reactions from journalists, politicians and ...

“Call in the cops” — B.C. wants action on money-laundering

For immediate release June 27, 2018 “CALL IN THE COPS” — BRITISH COLUMBIANS WANT ACTION ON MONEY-LAUNDERING VANCOUVER — British Columbians are calling for a dedicated anti-corruption task force, ...