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An open letter to Minister James Moore

The general manager of the Jericho Sailing Centre is accusing Coast Guard brass of straight-out lying to the public. Here’s Mike Cotter’s open letter to Minister James Moore. Dear ...

What do you do to prevent more oil spills?

One week ago Vancouver residents woke up to the news that a grain freighter at anchor had leaked bunker fuel into English Bay. No reason to panic, right? Conditions ...

Grumpy cat says ‘Keep that crap outta my sewer’

April 13, 2015 | 

Well folks, this has truly never happened before… Concerned citizens were invited to provide input on a wastewater permit application for the proposed coal port at Fraser Surrey Docks. ...

Sooke goes face to face with Kinder Morgan

April 12, 2015 | 

Kinder Morgan has been on the road lately ┬ádoling out money to communities that would be affected by their pipeline project . They found no buyers in Sooke. “Go ...

Story Time for Climate Activists: The Big Swim

March 27, 2015 | 

From guest blogger Carrie Saxifrage In Don’t Even Think About It: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Ignore Climate Change, George Marshall compiled research on brain science as it ...

Stop Bill C-51 Day of Action

March 16, 2015 | 

What a great response last weekend across the country to demonstrate concern about Bill C-51! Thank you to everyone who tweeted at Liberal MPs Joyce Murray and Hedy Fry ...

Jumping into action

Born and raised on the west coast of B.C., Jordan Soet has spent his whole life exploring his home province. At an early age, his parents instilled in him ...

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 ...

Esquimalt says yes to a B.C. review of Kinder Morgan

Guest writer Terry Dance-Bennink has been volunteering in various capacities and organizing with Dogwood since 2013. She’s also a regular editorial contributor. You can read her profound story about ...