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The revolution will be organized

Not long ago comedian Russell Brand took a crack at guest editing the New Statesman, a UK-based political magazine. His subsequent interview with BBC’s Jeremy Paxman saturated my social ...

Bringing British Columbians together one conversation at a time

August 23, 2013 | 

The movement to put British Columbians’ interests before corporate interests never rests and one-on-one conversations are its lifeblood. While many British Columbians were on vacation this summer, summer canvassers ...

Not Barack Obama, but close

July 26, 2013 | 

It’s a Friday afternoon and I’m walking into the visitor centre of Vancouver’s Van Dusen botanical gardens, a building whose unique, undulating curves of wood were inspired by the ...

Taking the leap: Election team captain dishes on her experience

I’ve always loved nature, but in my home of the U.K. we’ve pretty much removed all the wilderness we had, including 90 per cent of the forest and all ...

Face-to-face with Enbridge

February 12, 2013 | 

Terry Dance-Bennink is a breast cancer survivor who volunteers with the Canadian Cancer Society and local environmental groups. She’s a former vice-president academic of an Ontario community college and ...

Singing for our coast

Once a month on a Sunday afternoon, Janet Silman joins about 12 other women in the living room of a Central Saanich home. They start with tea and coffee, ...

Knock the Vote, Victoria!

Victoria cooled to a chilly -2 C on Friday after the hottest activist-driven day of 2013 thus far: eight days of Enbridge hearings in Victoria had wrapped, rallies and ...

Presenters in Victoria tell review panel to say no to Enbridge — 253 times

January 15, 2013 | 

“This didn’t occur to me – I mean that I would react this way. I’m an ex-Marine. I don’t do this,” Bill Gaylord said, choking back tears, as he ...

What you did this year

When I sat down to write this blog, I began describing the tremendous success we’ve had in 2012 – but the truth is it’s your success. Every bit of ...

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