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125+ federal candidates pledge to stop the Trans Mountain pipeline

09.07.21 | Climate, Election - Canada 2021, Media, Trans Mountain Pipeline |  Dogwood

Candidates step up as climate champions as momentum builds ahead of Canadian election Unceded Coast Salish Territories (VANCOUVER, BC) — 125+ federal candidates from coast to coast have pledged to fight to cancel the Trans Mountain pipeline in the next Parliament, as citizens demand more from their leaders during the climate emergency. Thousands of voters […]

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Civil Liberties Advocates Condemn RCMP Spying

12.15.20 | Media, News, No Tankers |  Dogwood

For immediate release – statement from Dogwood below December 15, 2020 – Ottawa, ON (Algonquin Anishnaabeg Territory) – The BC Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) condemns the actions of the RCMP spying on Indigenous and climate advocates, as confirmed by the final report of the Civilian Review and Complaints Commission (CRCC) released today into a complaint […]

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Youth applaud BCFED resolution to lower the voting age 

11.26.20 | #Vote16BC, Actions, Media |  Dogwood

November 26, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Youth applaud BCFED resolution to lower the voting age VANCOUVER – Democratic reform advocates are celebrating a vote by BC Federation of Labour delegates to support lowering the voting age in British Columbia. The resolution passed by a wide margin Thursday morning, making the BCFED the latest labour organization […]

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RCMP Commissioner Sued by Civil Liberties Group for Preventing Release of Watchdog Report into Police Spying

11.10.20 | General, Media |  Dogwood

Ottawa, ON (Unceded Algonquin Anishnaabeg Territory) – Today, the BC Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) announces it is launching a lawsuit against RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki. The BCCLA is suing the RCMP Commissioner for inexcusable delays preventing the release of a civilian watchdog report into RCMP spying on Indigenous and climate advocates. In February 2014, the […]

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Teen organizers welcome Greens’ commitment to lower the voting age

10.15.20 | #Vote16BC, Election - BC 2020, Media |  Nahira Gerster-Sim

October 15, 2020 For Immediate Release Teen organizers welcome Greens’ commitment to lower the voting age VANCOUVER – Youth fighting for the right to vote are celebrating today’s commitment to lower the voting age in B.C from Sonia Furstenau and the BC Green Party during the leaders’ debate on CKNW. Vote 16 BC is a […]

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British Columbians call on Premier Horgan to “Build Back Better” as Legislature reconvenes

06.22.20 | Actions, Climate, General, Local Power, Media |  Alexandra Woodsworth

June 22, 2020 For Immediate Release British Columbians call on Premier Horgan to “Build Back Better” as Legislature reconvenes Victoria, B.C. — Today, B.C. MLAs gathering for the first day of the summer legislative session were met by volunteers from the citizen action group Dogwood, who held a physically distant demonstration on the lawn of […]

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

02.19.20 | Media, Trans Mountain Pipeline |  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, Trans Mountain Pipeline |  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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