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Red Chamber could block a Green New Deal

05.23.19 | Climate, Election - Canada 2019, General, No Tankers, Op-Ed |  Kai Nagata

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. By the time Prime Minister Justin Trudeau calls the next election, it’s possible Bill C-48, the crude oil tanker moratorium, will be dead. It’s a chilling […]

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Polluted Discourse: Building Grassroots Power amid Pipeline Propaganda

04.06.19 |  |  Adam Bailey

The conversation around the Trans Mountain tanker and pipeline expansion is engineered to undermine thoughtful discussion. Please join Dogwood for a special panel discussion in Victoria to reconnect with the larger community. It’s time for us to deliver the counter-narrative — and new techniques for approaching tough conversations. Join us and our expert panel for […]

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Podcast for November 2018: Talk to your friends about Pro Rep

11.20.18 | Actions, Democracy, News, Organizing, Podcast, Proportional Representation |  Noal Amir

As we head into the final campaign push for electoral reform in B.C., many of us are reaching out to friends, family and acquaintances to encourage them to vote yes to Pro Rep. But some of us are wondering how to engage folks who aren’t likely to vote or dragging their feet to get their […]

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B.C. forced to watch its own back — again

06.10.17 | Commentary, General, No Tankers |  Christina Smethurst

Trying to push British Columbians around won’t get Notley and Trudeau the pipeline they want — and neither will anything else Photo: thestar.com When England’s Model Parliament was first called in 1295, King Edward the First wrote a writ of summons calling for citizens across the land to join him. On the note it said […]

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Thousands Demand New Assessment of U.S. Coal Export Proposal

12.17.13 | Beyond Coal, Media |  Laura Benson

In the past 30 days nearly 2,000 supporters of the Dogwood Initiative have submitted comments to Port Metro Vancouver rejecting its environmental impact assessment (EIA) of the proposal to transship U.S. thermal coal through Fraser Surrey Docks. “The unprecedented number of comments shows the public will not be shut out of the decision-making process and […]

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