I got emotional when I heard that only 10 days after becoming prime minister, Justin Trudeau ordered his ministers to "formalize the moratorium" on crude oil tanker traffic through B.C.’s north coast.
Monday was a big day for the Dogwood Initiative coal team. Hon. Carla Qualtrough sat down with us and committed to asking Minister of Environment Catherine McKenna to put a hold on the Fraser Surrey Docks coal transshipment proposal until the environmental assessment process can be overhauled!
Everyone loves a good partnership, but like a marriage, partnerships are notoriously difficult to manage. So how was our election partnership with the BCSEA so successful? Here are a few ingredients.
We’re entering a new era of opportunity to find comprehensive, long-term solutions that will permanently transition B.C. away from fossil fuel exports and bring decision-making power back to local communities.
Electoral reform advocates risk sparking a partisan proxy war.
Nowhere was the Conservative collapse more dramatic than in British Columbia.
With days left in the federal election campaign, riding-level telephone polls conducted by Insights West for Dogwood Initiative show races getting tighter in the Lower Mainland, North Island and Interior.
As election day approaches you may find yourself despairing about the power of the dark arts or the state of Canadian democracy. Just remember how against all odds, a goofy, half-blood, orphaned wizard, armed with a wand and a few loyal friends, defeated the most powerful Dark Wizard in history. You’ll be fine getting to the polls.
Most slog in the trenches, with slim shots at winning, on behalf of parties. For what?
We left an empty chair for our current conservative MP Kerry-Lynne Findlay, who declined to participate in our public debate.
To submit a letter of comment to the untrustworthy, oblivious and ignorant National Energy Board, or save your breath – that was the Kinder Morgan question.
It’s time to move climate leadership back to the front burner—tell British Columbia's leaders that you’re ready for climate action and a clean economy.
We don’t just accept that a federal regulator can shut local communities out of the decision-making process when big coal and oil companies want to export their fossil fuels through our province. That’s why we sent letters to the port and Transport Minister Lisa Raitt even if they didn’t want to listen.
A panel was struck. The boys were in luck! The feds told them what was in store. The review was for show. They’d never say no. Tough questions would all be ignored.
A scathing deep dive into the grossly unaccountable Port Metro Vancouver, and why this matters in a federal election year.
When did we vote to be spied on by our own government?
Guest blog by Dogwood organizer Sandy Rubin.
Recent attacks suggest our organizers have pro-tanker incumbents worried
Signing the petition was easy enough, but when the Dogwood representative asked if I would actively get involved in the coal campaign, I pulled back. “Yes,” I said, surprising myself...
50+ community events with Pull Together in support of First Nations legal challenges to the Northern Gateway pipeline. Our Dogwood community had a jam packed week in support of this amazing effort from Sierra Club BC and RAVEN.