Posts from ‘Burnaby’

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Electoral Reform in BC: Why YES to Pro Rep? (Burnaby)

09.25.18 |  |  Mike Soron

Dogwood has a plan to get thousands of citizens to participate in the mail-in referendum in October and November. Hear about our plans at the Burnaby campaign launch on September 25th at the Firefighters Pub.

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“Fundamentally wrong to put people at this sort of risk”

07.24.18 | No Tankers |  Sophie Harrison

Westridge resident shares her experience with the Trans Mountain 2007 oil spill On July 24, 2007, Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline ruptured, spilling more than 200,000 litres of heavy crude in the Westridge neighbourhood of Burnaby, B.C. SFU business professor Karen Ruckman’s family home was just down the street. She shares their experience with the […]

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SFU preps for Burnaby inferno

06.27.18 | Actions, Campaigns, Commentary, No Tankers |  Kai Nagata

Administrators hold a “forest fire” drill. Students say the real threat is giant tanks of crude oil. Officials at Simon Fraser University held a mock forest fire drill on Tuesday, testing the University’s capacity to react to an out-of-control blaze on the forested slopes of Burnaby Mountain. “Everybody knows what this is about,” said SFU […]

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Burnaby Farmers Market #StopTheBuyout Canvass

06.23.18 |  |  Andrea Morris

Be a canvasser working to #StopTheBuyout at the Burnaby Farmers Market. No experience required; we’ll provide a training at the beginning of the event along with materials. Come dressed for the weather, and feel free to bring a friend!

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Burnaby-New West Team Meeting – June 2018

06.13.18 |  |  Mike Soron

Join local Dogwood supporters and volunteers at our June 2018 meeting in Burnaby. At the meeting, we’ll talk about organizing to hold Liberal MPs to account for buying a tar sands pipeline and plan actions in Burnaby and New Westminster.

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Burnaby Hats Off Day – Terry Beech Canvass

06.02.18 |  |  Mike Soron

On Saturday. June 2, Hastings Street in Burnaby is opened up to people for Hats Off Day. Dogwood volunteers will be there, talking to our neighbours about how we can stand up for the land, water and climate. In May, Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government declared we are spending $4.5 billion public dollars to buy out […]

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Monthly volunteer meeting in Burnaby – May 2018

05.16.18 |  |  Mike Soron

Join local Dogwood supporters and volunteers at our May 2018 team meeting in Burnaby. Join us and help protect our land, water and climate through political organizing in B.C..

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Tri-Cities + Burnaby Phone Bank – April 25 2018

04.25.18 |  |  Mike Soron

Join us at Dogwood’s Burnaby office for phone banking to call and help our supporters participate in the public comment period for bitumen spill risk.

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