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B.C. pipeline construction could trigger major unrest

Police brutality, climate inaction, denial of Indigenous rights: it’s a political tinderbox Wet’suwet’en families have dried and smoked salmon from the Wedzin Kwa, or Morice River, every summer for ...

#StopHateForProfit

July 1, 2020 | 

Dogwood is pausing our spending on Facebook ads Facebook has a notorious reputation. It has undermined democracy through targeted (read: Black) voter suppression and facilitating a breeding ground for ...

Representation matters: LGBTQ+ youth deserve the right to vote

June 25, 2020 | 

The “queerest generation yet” could change the face of justice and rights for the LGBTQ+ community As a sixteen year-old in the year 2020, I am honestly and rightly ...

We Face So Many Crises. Let Youth Lead, Serve and Vote

June 24, 2020 | 

They’ve proven their power, determination and ability to mobilize. Hand over the reins. Originally printed in The Tyee. As the world confronts the global pandemic crisis, many have been ...

Our roadmap to a better B.C.

British Columbians have a wealth of ideas about how to build a just, healthy and sustainable future. But it’s up to our elected leaders to make it happen. If ...

Seth Klein joins Dogwood Board of Directors

June 17, 2020 | 

An interview with the author, activist and longtime B.C. director of the CCPA I’m delighted to announce that Seth Klein has agreed to join the Dogwood board. Who is Seth? ...

I’m a Black Burnaby student. School officers make me feel unsafe.

June 11, 2020 | 

Guest blog written by Haleluya Hailu, Summit Youth Empowerment Program alum and Vote16 team member. Originally printed in The Burnaby Now.   Re: Liaison programs keep gangs away from ...

B.C. has its own militarized, violent and yes, racist cops

Their next mission? Punch another pipeline through Indigenous lands Canadians can shake our heads at police brutality in the United States, but the same tactics and equipment are used ...

The right to decide my own future

Why I joined the #Vote16BC campaign to lower the voting age in B.C. Guest blog by Jenny Tindall, Vote16BC campaigner My name is Jenny Tindall. I am a 16-year-old ...

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