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British Columbians call on Premier Horgan to “Build Back Better” as Legislature reconvenes

June 22, 2020 For Immediate Release British Columbians call on Premier Horgan to “Build Back Better” as Legislature reconvenes Victoria, B.C. — Today, B.C. MLAs gathering for the first ...

Our roadmap to a better B.C.

British Columbians have a wealth of ideas about how to build a just, healthy and sustainable future. But it’s up to our elected leaders to make it happen. If ...

Seth Klein joins Dogwood Board of Directors

June 17, 2020 | 

An interview with the author, activist and longtime B.C. director of the CCPA I’m delighted to announce that Seth Klein has agreed to join the Dogwood board. Who is Seth? ...

I’m a Black Burnaby student. School officers make me feel unsafe.

June 11, 2020 | 

Guest blog written by Haleluya Hailu, Summit Youth Empowerment Program alum and Vote16 team member. Originally printed in The Burnaby Now.   Re: Liaison programs keep gangs away from ...

B.C. has its own militarized, violent and yes, racist cops

Their next mission? Punch another pipeline through Indigenous lands Canadians can shake our heads at police brutality in the United States, but the same tactics and equipment are used ...

The right to decide my own future

Why I joined the #Vote16BC campaign to lower the voting age in B.C. Guest blog by Jenny Tindall, Vote16BC campaigner My name is Jenny Tindall. I am a 16-year-old ...

The case for lowering the voting age in B.C.

It’s no wonder the campaign is picking up momentum in B.C. and around the world. Originally published on the blog Sowing Seeds of Change. My name is Katia Bannister. ...

Film review – Planet of the Humans

April 27, 2020 | 

The future of renewable energy is in projects built with quality materials and controlled by communities, not big energy corporations — just one of the ways ‘Planet of the ...

Why B.C. should reopen clean energy opportunities for Indigenous communities

Guest blog by Andy Hira, Professor of Political Science, Simon Fraser University. A little more than a year ago, the British Columbia government launched an inquiry into the regulation ...

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