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Red Chamber could block a Green New Deal

Canada’s Senate is unelected, unaccountable – and easily swayed by Big Oil Unelected senators in Ottawa are poised to open B.C.’s North Coast to supertankers full of diluted bitumen. ...

One big step for democracy

Premier Horgan has announced a public inquiry. But it was British Columbians who sounded the alarm until he had no choice. There I stood, face-to-face with the beast. Do ...

Podcast for May 2019: The Pact for a Green New Deal in Canada

May 10, 2019 | 

This week a coalition of Canadians from all walks of life including labour unions, environmental organizations, Indigenous groups, scientists, and artists came together to launch the Pact for a ...

Parenting in a climate crisis

The year I started having tough conversations about climate change with my four year old My eldest son turned four this year, and since he’s now old enough to ...

How do we pay for a Green New Deal?

First, stop giving public money to oil and gas companies This week, groups across Canada launched a bold plan to fight the climate crisis. The Green New Deal would ...

Meet Dogwood’s new Director of Organizing & Mobilization!

May 1, 2019 | 

Cheryl Cameron to take our organizing program to new heights in the years to come We are thrilled to announce that the Dogwood Board has hired Cheryl Cameron to ...

Fuel supply tight? Make transit free

April 29, 2019 | 

Jason Kenney is building a “war room”. B.C. needs a wartime mindset of its own During World War II motor fuels were strictly rationed across North America. Everyone pitched ...

Why I want the right to vote

April 25, 2019 | 

Guest blog post by Nahira Gerster-Sim My name is Nahira and I was adopted from China. Because of the one child policy, my biological parents felt they were not ...

Canada’s Green New Deal starts here

How do we save 20,000 jobs and kick-start a green economy? Posties and auto workers have an idea Auto workers at the GM plant in Oshawa, on the shore ...