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It’s a new day in B.C.

05.11.17 | Actions, Commentary, Election - BC 2017, Organizer Profiles, Organizing |  Dave Mills

Dogwood’s Courtenay-Comox organizer reflects on the election and the work ahead I can’t explain why, but over the past couple of weeks I had this feeling in the pit of my stomach that this election was going to come down to the place where I have spent most of my time organizing with Dogwood — […]

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Democracy, it’s your call

05.05.17 | Actions, Commentary, Election - BC 2017, Organizing, Strategy |  Lisa Sammartino

“Hello?” “Hi! This is Lisa calling from Dogwood. We are phoning our supporters today to see if they plan to vote. Are you going to vote next Tuesday?” “This is Dogwood?” “Yes…” “Great! I never answer unknown numbers, but I’m so glad I did this time. I’m going to put you in my contacts so […]

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Christy Clark can taste victory, again

05.04.17 | Actions, Commentary, Democracy, Election - BC 2017, Elections |  Kai Nagata

Clark’s anti-Trump campaign may seem ludicrous, but it’s working Christy Clark’s campaign is funded by the Trump Tower developers and Trump-friendly U.S. corporations. Her campaign pollster worked for the Republicans. And she has support from at least one pro-Trump Super PAC. But in the dying days of the election, Clark is campaigning against Donald Trump – […]

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Podcast for the B.C. Election

04.30.17 | Actions, Ban Big Money, Beyond Coal, Democracy, Election - BC 2017, General, Podcast, Strategy |  Kai Nagata

In this election edition of the Dogwood podcast, Kai Nagata debriefs Christy Clark’s great flip-flop on U.S. thermal coal with Arie Ross. Lisa Sammartino breaks down last week’s leaders’ debate and discusses the role of political donations in the campaign. And Dogwood’s “resident youth voter motivation expert” Sophie Harrison talks about what Dogwood is doing […]

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How lucky we are in B.C.

04.25.17 | Commentary, Election - BC 2013, Election - BC 2017, Organizing, Strategy |  Lisa Sammartino

I fought to stop Trump in Pennsylvania. I never want to feel that way again. “Why is a Canadian taking her vacation to go down to work on Hillary Clinton’s campaign?” The customs agent at the airport wasn’t the first person to ask. For a moment I thought about all the reasons I’d accumulated over […]

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B.C. Election: Update 4

05.01.17 | Election - BC 2017, Organizing |  Charles Campbell

Despite strong showings by John Horgan and Andrew Weaver in the election debate, Christy Clark’s Liberals are climbing in the polls. Can our get out the vote volunteers turn the tide? Join us at VoteBC.ca.

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B.C. Election: Update 3

04.24.17 | Election - BC 2017, Organizing |  Charles Campbell

As things heat up on the campaign trail before Wednesday’s debate we’re working to get candidates’ on the record at VoteBC.ca and  preparing to get people to the polls for early voting. Join us at VoteBC.ca.

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B.C. Election: Update 2

04.19.17 | Election - BC 2017, Organizing |  Charles Campbell

Week two of the B.C. provincial election. Volunteers are signing up to help get out the vote and Charles & Christina take a tour of Burnaby and find pipelines next to playgrounds. Join us at VoteBC.ca.

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