Posts from ‘Organizing’ - Page 13

Jumping into action

Born and raised on the west coast of B.C., Jordan Soet has spent his whole life exploring his home province. At an early age, his parents instilled in him ...

Esquimalt says yes to a B.C. review of Kinder Morgan

Guest writer Terry Dance-Bennink has been volunteering in various capacities and organizing with Dogwood since 2013. She’s also a regular editorial contributor. You can read her profound story about ...

Dogwood reflects

Kai Nagata on Let BC Vote On a personal note, it was a huge privilege to join Dogwood last March. The past ten months have been extraordinary. I want ...

Meet Alan Churchill

Alan Churchill doesn’t have a long history when it comes to advocating for the environment. In fact, his lengthy career has included jobs in pretty much everything but – ...

I’ll never forget where I was when the coal decision came down

December 1, 2014 | 

I don’t think I’ll ever forget where I was when I found out Port Metro Vancouver approved the Fraser Surrey Docks coal export expansion facility this past August. I ...

Many hands make for an award win

Being recognized for an achievement with an award is a rare opportunity – one to be celebrated. It can be encouraging, humbling and flattering all wrapped into one tidy ...

We won big on election day

It’s election night, and I’m sitting in Dogwood’s Vancouver office waiting for the polls to close. There’s a newspaper in my bag with headlines that read Kirk LaPointe, pro-pipeline ...

Where was Premier Clark while Della was being arrested?

November 25, 2014 | 

I’m used to singing the national anthem at hockey games, not while watching an RCMP officer put a grandmother in handcuffs. Yesterday, a couple dozen of us walked slowly ...

It’s time we got the meaningful, democratic process we deserve

Wendy lives in North Delta. She’s been there for nearly 30 years. Wendy’s husband Ted has asthma. Ted’s father and grandfather both died of emphysema, so he’s vigilant about ...

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