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Mayors, councillors demand corruption inquiry

Reeling from the impacts of money-laundering, cities look to the Premier for real action This week city councils in Richmond, Vancouver and Victoria unanimously passed motions of support for ...

Why are taxpayers stuck with crippling climate costs?

Time to shift the blame where it belongs: billionaires, bankers and Big Oil On January 28, I joined Dogwood’s Comox Valley volunteers at Courtenay City Hall. We were there ...

How can you help launch a public inquiry?

MLAs, of all political stripes, need to know how serious this is The calls are growing. The Mayor of Port Coquitlam, the BC Government and Service Employees Union, a former ...

No time to waste

After Nanaimo win, BC NDP can’t take progressive voters for granted With Sheila Malcolmson’s big win in Nanaimo’s by-election yesterday, the BC NDP are no doubt walking a little ...

Rotten to the core

When did the B.C. legislature become a nest of greed and corruption? Time to find out what previous Speakers hid from the public. Isn’t it amazing what comes out ...

A citizens’ guide to the Nanaimo by-election

January 10, 2019 | 

This is more than just a by-election. The results could decide B.C.’s future. The stability of B.C.’s government hangs on a by-election in Nanaimo later this month. Tony Harris ...

What does the RCMP raid on Wet’suwet’en territory mean?

January 8, 2019 | 

Thousands of people across Canada and around the world are watching and sharing updates online as RCMP officers dismantle a pipeline blockade on Wet’suwet’en territory in Northern B.C. Yesterday ...

Drowning in debt

December 13, 2018 | 

Parsing Trans Mountain’s dire financial situation for its new owners (that’s us!) Debt is a fact of life for most Canadians. If you’ve ever had to pay off credit ...

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 ...