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Change Is Not Just a Click Away

11.22.10 | Actions, Commentary |  Will Horter

Activists, those of us who work to change the world from what it is to what we believe it should be, face enormous challenges: An economy obsessed with unsustainable growth; leaders promoting decisions which will inevitably result in catastrophic changes in climate that threaten civilization as we know it; Disparities in wealth; Access to wholesome […]

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A Summer of Outreach, A Lifetime of Lessons

09.16.10 | No Tankers, Organizing |  Andrea MacDonald

Looking Back on my No Tankers summer I’ve been a part of the climate movement and attended community outreach events for several years, but this was definitely a summer of learning, both as an organizer and as a member of the No Tankers team. Over the last four months Dogwood canvassers and organizers spoke with […]

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NoTankers: On the Path to Victory

08.06.10 | Actions, No Tankers |  Eric Swanson

On July 26th, it became apparent that Enbridge – the same company that wants to bring two tar sands pipelines and 225 oil supertankers per year to the north coast of BC – was responsible for a crude oil spill of close to 4 million litres into a Michigan river. Dogwood Initiative sent out a […]

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Want an Oil Tanker Ban? Tell the Federal Liberals

06.03.10 | Actions, Let BC Vote |  Eric Swanson

Watch this video to get a sense of the historic ‘Solidarity Gathering of Nations’ event that took place in Kitimaat Village on May 29th. Then click here to write a letter to coastal members of parliament, and leadership with the Liberal Party of Canada asking for a permanent, legislated oil tanker ban for BC’s north […]

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Royal Bank Target of New Campaign

03.02.09 | Actions, Beyond Coal, No Tankers |  Eric Swanson

Some snow had fallen overnight in Vancouver, and though the streets were clear by morning the chill of it remained, penetrating painfully into hands and feet. A group of us were standing opposite the monolithic Vancouver Convention Center, the faux white sail roof standing as a striking architectural tribute to the power of wind and […]

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3 simple Forest Actions this week

02.23.09 | Actions, Retired Campaigns |  Maurita Prato

Wondering what you can do this week (Feb 23-27) for the Future of BC Forests?   Here are 3 simple actions: 1. Vote on Forests to Development.  Go to Parksville Qualicum News- Question of the week poll  and vote on whether forest land should be turned into real estate developments.   At the time of writing […]

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Switch Banks to Slow Climate Change

01.07.09 | Actions, Retired Campaigns |  Eric Swanson

Recap The satisfACTION post on Dec 18th invited readers to add their support to the 5 Point Action Plan of the newly minted ‘Citizens Concerned About Coalbed Methane’. Hundreds of people have since signed onto the plan, some of whom included personal comments By supporting the Coalbed Methane Action Plan, you are helping to fight […]

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Coalbed Methane Rallies in Fernie and Princeton

12.09.08 | Actions, Retired Campaigns |  Eric Swanson

Recapping The Call-In The last satisfACTION post gave an account of a recent issue ‘call-in’, where hundreds and hundreds of people across BC and Alberta picked up the phone and called the office of BC Premier Gordon Campbell and Shell Canada President Brian Straub, asking them to keep coalbed methane drilling from happening in BC’s […]

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