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Stop Bill C-51 Day of Action

03.16.15 | Actions, Commentary, Organizing |  Karl Hardin

What a great response last weekend across the country to demonstrate concern about Bill C-51! Thank you to everyone who tweeted at Liberal MPs Joyce Murray and Hedy Fry (more than 50 tweets) and posted to Murray’s Facebook page (more than 50 comments)! I don’t know about you, but I was incredibly inspired to see […]

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Jumping into action

02.12.15 | Actions, Commentary, No Tankers, Organizer Profiles, Organizing |  Christina Smethurst

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 an appreciation for the limitless opportunities the British Columbia wild has to offer – something that has stayed with him ever since. From outings at sea […]

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

02.06.15 | Actions, Commentary, Let BC Vote, Organizer Profiles, Organizing |  Guest Writer

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 visiting the Alberta oil sands and about uniting various faith traditions for a successful healing walk on our blog page. What do newly retired Jane Devonshire […]

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Dogwood reflects

01.14.15 | Beyond Coal, Campaigns, Commentary, Let BC Vote, No Tankers, Organizing |  Dogwood

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 to thank staff, organizers and supporters across the country for pulling together in what turned out to be a crucial year. The first real campaign high […]

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Meet Alan Churchill

12.17.14 | Organizer Profiles, Organizing |  Christina Smethurst

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 – a stint as a police officer in England, a turn at Apple Inc. (yes, that Apple) and a slew of design and tech gigs that make […]

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

12.01.14 | Actions, Beyond Coal, Commentary |  Arie Ross

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 was sitting on the Amtrak Coastal Starlight, staring out the window at the San Francisco Bay Area, contemplating what I’d occupy myself with in Los Angeles […]

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Many hands make for an award win

12.01.14 | Actions, Commentary, Strategy |  Christina Smethurst

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 little metal statue. It’s also the perfect time to take a moment to reflect on the many people who contributed to your success, because no one […]

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We won big on election day

12.01.14 | Actions, Commentary, Election - municipal 2014 |  Kai Nagata

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 candidate for mayor of Vancouver, has the wind at his back. Kinder Morgan ads have been popping up on my computer screen all week. I’m nervous. […]

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