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The upsides of shutting down Site C

November 27, 2020 | 

Renewables could deliver twice the power at half the price, evening out our losses on the troubled dam Never put all your eggs in one basket. It’s a saying ...

Honey, we need to talk about Site C

November 10, 2020 | 

Giant dam for fracking companies could double your Hydro bill The Site C dam was supposed to be a gift from B.C. taxpayers to international fracking companies. We would ...

Changing the way people approach decision-making

Outgoing Dogwood Board Chair Jennie Milligan reflects on where we have come from and where we are headed next In 2006, recent law school graduate Jennie Milligan was working ...

Winners and losers in the B.C. election

October 27, 2020 | 

Voter turnout crashes. The NDP triumphs. Who stands to gain? Winners: NDP strategists Horgan’s election timing was ruthless but effective: the BC Liberals were saddled with a weak leader, ...

Dogwood Live – B.C. Election 2020 Reaction

Recorded on October 24, as the results of the 2020 B.C. election rolled in, Alexandra Woodsworth, Kai Nagata and Lisa Sammartino share their perspectives on the outcome and how ...

We are the official opposition

Under a powerful majority government, it’s up to the people to defend Indigenous rights and the climate The fiery attacks on Mi’kmaq people by commercial fishers in Nova Scotia ...

BC NDP supporters dismayed by growing oil and gas subsidies

October 20, 2020 | 

Lifelong orange voters wrestle with party’s lack of ambition on climate Most BC NDP supporters are surprised to learn the Horgan government has increased oil and gas subsidies by ...

Why labour groups support lowering the voting age

By Theresa Mah, Vote 16 BC campaigner Already vulnerable workers deserve a voice, and a vote Workers under the age of 18 balance a lot — family time and ...

BC Liberals struggle to revive campaign

October 16, 2020 | 

A political dynasty implodes. Where does this leave progressive voters? The right-wing coalition that dominated B.C. politics for the last two decades is in disarray, with no realistic pathway ...

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