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Meet Terry Robinson

10.02.17 | Organizer Profiles | 

Engagement is a process “I almost couldn’t believe it when I turned to Dave at our last event and said: I love this.” Meet Terry Robinson. She’s been a critical member of Dogwood for as long as a team has existed in the Comox Valley. “Dave and I were tabling together at the local Farmers’ […]

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B.C. now sole exporter of thermal coal in Pacific Northwest

09.26.17 | Beyond Coal | 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEPTEMBER 26, 2017 Washington state denies key permit for Longview coal project British Columbia now sole exporter of U.S. thermal coal on the west coast of North America Victoria — The Washington Department of Ecology (DOE) denied a necessary water quality permit for the proposed Millennium Bulk Terminals coal export facility in […]

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Report Cards are in!

09.19.17 | Ban Big Money, Commentary | 

How do you think the new Ban Big Money bills stack up against the gold standard? Here are our assessments:   Find out more about what the gold standard for Ban Big Money looks like.

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Ban Big Money laws a good first step

09.18.17 | Ban Big Money, Media | 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 18, 2017 Victoria — After 18 months of calling for campaign finance laws, B.C.’s largest citizen engagement group, Dogwood, is optimistic about the B.C. government’s recent tabling of legislation that bans corporate, union and out-of-province donations to political parties in B.C. Dogwood has been calling for campaign financing legislation since April […]

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Trolls

09.15.17 | General | 

The bigger British Columbia’s network of climate activists gets, the harder Big Oil wants us to fall Every morning when I come into the office, I see them lined up. Sometimes eight, ten, twelve, twenty. Like an egg that has hatched overnight, a small army has come marching out and is standing, waiting to be […]

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Survey says: This is the gold standard

09.14.17 | Ban Big Money, Commentary | 

Dogwood launched our Ban Big Money campaign in April 2016. Since then, we have been demanding changes in campaign finance laws and holding B.C.’s governing parties to account. We were instrumental in helping campaign finance become a key election issue and we are pleased to have played a significant part in the effort to get […]

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Knock, knock – It’s your climate

09.13.17 | Commentary, General | 

Summer of 2017 brings climate debts home to roost “To discuss the cause and effect of these storms, there’s the… place (and time) to do that, it’s not now.” – Scott Pruitt, Director EPA “The ice age is coming, the sun is zooming in, meltdown expected, the wheat is growin’ thin engines stop running, but […]

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Dogwood calls for a Corruption Inquiry

09.08.17 | Ban Big Money, Media | 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 8, 2017 DOGWOOD CALLS FOR A CORRUPTION INQUIRY Campaign finance laws are only the first step in restoring accountability and transparency into government decision-making VICTORIA – As the new government reaffirms their commitment to Ban Big Money laws in their throne speech, B.C.’s largest citizen engagement group, Dogwood, is demanding answers […]

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