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Global perspective on local coal export proposals

January 20, 2014 | 

Dogwood Initiative recently had the honour of hosting a visit from Calvin Quek, head of the sustainable finance program at Greenpeace East Asia. Calvin – a Canadian citizen who ...

The Day a Federal Panel Overruled B.C. — And Nobody Noticed

January 16, 2014 | 

From DeSmog Canada’s Emma Gilchrist On the afternoon of Dec. 19th, as the National Energy Board’s recommendations on Enbridge’s oil tanker and pipeline proposal for B.C. were released, I ...

The real story behind Gwaii Haanas

September 4, 2013 | 

A few weeks ago, television news and newspaper columns headlined stories about a new totem pole being erected on southern Haida Gwaii. While the coverage was widespread and pictures ...

Six things you should know about B.C.’s position on heavy oil proposals

New documents from B.C.’s Environment ministry — briefing incoming Minister Mary Polak — reveal B.C. is woefully unprepared to respond to even a moderate oil spill. The sorry state ...

Why Premier Clark said ‘No’ to Enbridge

Lots of people, particularly Eastern pundits, were surprised by B.C. Premier Clark’s decision to formally reject Enbridge’s oil tanker and pipeline proposal to ship Alberta crude oil through B.C. ...

What actually happened in the B.C. election?

In the aftermath of Christy Clark and the B.C. Liberal’s surprise election victory, the spinmeisters are inevitably trying to simplify a complex series of factors into sound bites. Two ...

Well, that’s not what we expected

May 17, 2013 | 

By now, you’ve no doubt heard the news about the Liberals’ surprise victory in the B.C. election. Enbridge and Kinder Morgan may be heaving a sigh of relief. However, ...

We’re on the radio

In less than 24 hours the Dogwood community came together and donated enough money to buy up every last radio spot on Vancouver radio station CKNW. This is the ...

Harper, staged conflicts and the path to victory

October 17, 2012 | 

Under Stephen Harper, Canadian politics has fundamentally changed in the last few years and civil society and opposition parties haven’t kept up with the changes. A couple of months ...

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