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MPs join online rally against pandemic bailout for oil companies

April 3, 2020 | 

Student climate strikers hold online rally, deliver more than 56,000 signatures to parliament In what may be the first event of its kind, MPs from three political parties logged ...

Dogwood staff vote to unionize

March 31, 2020 | 

Dogwood’s employees have recently voted to certify the British Columbia Government and Service Employees’ Union as their bargaining representative. Dogwood looks forward to collective agreement negotiations with the BCGEU. ...

COVID-19 feels like a test. Are Canadians ready?

March 29, 2020 | 

A virus has brought our economy to its knees. What happens when droughts, floods or wildfires add to the chaos? In the face of a pandemic, it’s not surprising ...

The battle plan: make bread, phone grandma, fight Big Oil

March 27, 2020 | 

While Canadians stay home, corporate lobbyists are working overtime to siphon off federal cash This morning my son and I tied twine to the four corners of a plastic ...

COVID-19: Lessons from our grandparents

March 19, 2020 | 

The “greatest generation” endured WWII. Now it’s our turn to defend them – and our health care system During World War II most Canadians were not on the front ...

In Ktunaxa territory, the future is bright

Massive solar project in the Kootenays could light the way to a made-in-B.C. Green New Deal As viral outbreaks and wavering stock markets add to the threat of climate ...

The dominos were falling long before COVID-19

March 10, 2020 | 

Canada needs to stop wasting taxpayer dollars on a dying industry The future of the oil industry is collapsing before our eyes. This is the worst moment in history to ...

16 billion ways to kill Trans Mountain

Dogwood heads to Ottawa with new poll results showing public support dropping as costs skyrocket. Could this kill Trans Mountain? Last week, Kai and I went to Ottawa armed ...

Land, money and markets: three things every pipeline needs

Indigenous solidarity is part of a powerful three-pronged strategy to stop fossil fuel expansion Long after the last pipeline has been dug up and recycled, Wet’suwet’en people will decide ...

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