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Dogwood staff vote to unionize

March 31, 2020 | 

Dogwood’s employees have recently voted to certify the British Columbia Government and Service Employees’ Union as their bargaining representative. Dogwood looks forward to collective agreement negotiations with the BCGEU. ...

COVID-19 feels like a test. Are Canadians ready?

March 29, 2020 | 

A virus has brought our economy to its knees. What happens when droughts, floods or wildfires add to the chaos? In the face of a pandemic, it’s not surprising ...

The battle plan: make bread, phone grandma, fight Big Oil

March 27, 2020 | 

While Canadians stay home, corporate lobbyists are working overtime to siphon off federal cash This morning my son and I tied twine to the four corners of a plastic ...

COVID-19: Lessons from our grandparents

March 19, 2020 | 

The “greatest generation” endured WWII. Now it’s our turn to defend them – and our health care system During World War II most Canadians were not on the front ...

In Ktunaxa territory, the future is bright

Massive solar project in the Kootenays could light the way to a made-in-B.C. Green New Deal As viral outbreaks and wavering stock markets add to the threat of climate ...

The dominos were falling long before COVID-19

March 10, 2020 | 

Canada needs to stop wasting taxpayer dollars on a dying industry The future of the oil industry is collapsing before our eyes. This is the worst moment in history to ...

16 billion ways to kill Trans Mountain

Dogwood heads to Ottawa with new poll results showing public support dropping as costs skyrocket. Could this kill Trans Mountain? Last week, Kai and I went to Ottawa armed ...

STICKER SHOCK: Canadians reject Trans Mountain’s new price tag

February 19, 2020 | 

Support crumbles when costs exceed $12 billion, new poll finds OTTAWA – Only 16 per cent of Canadians approve of the federal government spending more than $12 billion to ...

Public support for Trans Mountain plummets as costs rise: poll

February 19, 2020 | 

Canadians balk at borrowing more than $12 billion for a pipeline, Nanos survey finds OTTAWA – Only 16 per cent of Canadians say they are comfortable with the federal ...

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