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Today is the last day to register to speak at Enbridge hearings

09.20.11 | Actions, No Tankers |  Eric Swanson

So far, 1,440 people on 243 teams have signed up as part of our Mob the Mic action to make official statements of opposition to the review panel looking at Enbridge’s oil pipeline and supertanker proposal to B.C.’s coast. Amazing! Today is the last day to register. Take a look at the team totals below. […]

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126 Teams Created to Oppose Enbridge

09.20.11 | No Tankers, Organizing |  Eric Swanson

So far, over 800 people have signed up as part of our Mob the Mic action to make official statements of opposition to the review panel looking at Enbridge’s oil pipeline and supertanker proposal to B.C.’s coast. We’re close to our goal of 1,000 people signed up. There’s less than 200 to go and just […]

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The ideal way to spend a summer

07.19.11 | Organizing |  Anna Gerrard

My name’s Anna and there’s a good chance that you and I have met.  I’ve been doing community outreach with Dogwood for the past four months and during that time I’ve talked with thousands of people about oil tankers on our coast.  I’ve had discussions at music festivals, parades, marketplaces, public lectures and sports events.  […]

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Stopping oil spills at recess

07.14.11 | Fundraising, No Tankers, Organizer Profiles |  Emma Gilchrist

Editor’s Note: This summer, we are sharing the stories of some of our supporters who are doing amazing things on the No Tankers campaign. I met Hamish this spring while doing a presentation to his Grade 5 class. Today, Hamish shares his story with you in this letter. My name is Hamish and I’m 11 […]

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The New Battle for Vancouver Island

03.22.11 | Organizing, Retired Campaigns |  Gordon O'Connor

Vancouver Islanders have a long and proud history of standing up for our home. The struggle to save Clayoquot Sound captured national attention and spawned dozens of other initiatives to protect the environment and people who live here. The sublime beauty of this island has inspired thousands of everyday people to make heroic efforts in […]

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One Conversation at a Time

03.22.11 | Organizer Profiles |  Karl Hardin

On a sunny Sunday afternoon this March, Stafford Richter knocked on doors in the federal swing riding of Esquimalt/Juan de Fuca along with a handful of other volunteers. He was there donating his time and energy to work with Dogwood’s Victoria organizer Celine Trojand, whose passion and dedication was one of the reasons he showed […]

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The Politics of Choosing

02.17.11 | Organizing, Strategy |  Will Horter

Historic Opportunity Nothing in the world is static. The second law of thermodynamics states that disorder in the universe always increases. Biological forces such as natural selection and competition for scarce resources compel organisms to evolve, transform themselves or risk being taken over. The same is true in politics. Politics belongs to those who organize […]

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Taking Matters Into Their Own Hands

11.22.10 | No Tankers, Organizing |  Andrea MacDonald

They’re our go to team of critics and supporters. When we have updates, they are the first to know.  They get insider information and a more detailed analysis. They bike across Vancouver Island spreading the word about tankers. They hang banners and design posters. They canvass and set up tables in communities.  Who are they? […]

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