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Dear Europe: This is not our Canada

February 22, 2012 | 

Guest blog by Geoff Mann There was a time, only just passed, when the word “Canada”” brought to mind not only friendly, less narrow-minded North Americans, but a kind ...

Predictions for 2012

January 18, 2012 | 

Never make predictions, especially about the future. – Casey Stengel, Hall of Fame Baseball Manager Almost every year when I get a new calendar I sit down to ponder ...

Conspiracy theories are thrilling, but fall apart under scrutiny

August 16, 2011 | 

Most of us love a good conspiracy theory. Hollywood makes millions – if not billions – spinning conspiracy yarns that keep us glued to our seats. The plots are ...

Pushing Death

July 11, 2011 | 

Under Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s control, Canada has gone from being a leader in global environmental and health negotiations to being an international pariah. Unlike previous Canadian governments that ...

Why biosolids are a bad idea for farmland in the CRD

The Capital Regional District (CRD) is stuck between a rock and a hard place. By seeking alternatives to disposing sewage sludge into the Juan de Fuca strait, the question ...

When Oil and Gas Come to Town

February 17, 2011 | 

On the morning of May 23rd, 2010, Mike Roberts, a Louisiana fisherman, received a call from a friend who told him that he needed to get out on the ...

What Does Dogwood Do?

February 3, 2011 | 

On occasion Dogwood Initiative posts blogs written by our supporters. If you’ve got a topic you’d like to write about get in touch with us  info@dogwoodinitaitve.org  If you’d like ...

Living Naturally

January 11, 2011 | 

On occasion Dogwood Initiative posts blogs written by our supporters. If you’ve got a topic you’d like to write about get in touch with us  info@dogwoodinitaitve.org  If you’d like ...

Change Is Not Just a Click Away

November 22, 2010 | 

Activists, those of us who work to change the world from what it is to what we believe it should be, face enormous challenges: An economy obsessed with unsustainable ...

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