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Why do Conservatives fear Dogwood?
Monday, July 20, 2015 by Kai Nagata

Why do Conservatives fear Dogwood?

Recent attacks suggest our organizers have pro-tanker incumbents worried

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The evolution of an activist
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 by Lorisa Schouela

The evolution of an activist

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...

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The Week to End Enbridge
Thursday, July 02, 2015 by Sophie Harrison

The Week to End Enbridge

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.

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Is Northern Gateway B.C.’s National Energy Program?
Friday, June 19, 2015 by Kai Nagata

Is Northern Gateway B.C.’s National Energy Program?

Enbridge looks shakier than ever. Sooner or later, it will be defeated in B.C. The only question is whether the current government goes down with it.

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Standing strong in solidarity across the border: celebrating the Salish Sea with the Lummi nation
Tuesday, June 09, 2015 by Arie Ross, Beyond Coal Organizer

Standing strong in solidarity across the border: celebrating the Salish Sea with the Lummi nation

The Gateway Pacific Terminal at Cherry Point, the Longview coal terminal, and the Fraser Surrey Docks coal port have steep opposition across the border from First Nations and concerned citizens who are united in saying no to increased coal exports through coastal ports – we’re not going away and we stand together to oppose these projects.

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Economist Robyn Allan withdraws from Kinder Morgan review
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 by Robyn Allan

Economist Robyn Allan withdraws from Kinder Morgan review

In her final submission to the National Energy Board, former insurance CEO Robyn Allan blasts the National Energy Board as a "captured regulator," busy "perpetrating a fraud on the Canadian public".

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The Harper Conservatives have left the building in the Comox Valley
Thursday, May 14, 2015 by Dave Mills

The Harper Conservatives have left the building in the Comox Valley

Who will step into the government services void, and what will that eventually cost you?

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An open letter to minister James Moore
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 by Mike Cotter, General Manager Jericho Sailing Centre Association

An open letter to minister James Moore

"Had the Kitsilano Coast Guard Station remained open, the Osprey could have been on scene [in English Bay] within 10 minutes."

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What do you do to prevent more oil spills?
Friday, April 17, 2015 by Christina Smethurst

What do you do to prevent more oil spills?

You grab a clipboard and get to work.

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How to kill a pipeline
Monday, April 13, 2015 by Kai Nagata

How to kill a pipeline

One year after a pivotal vote in Kitimat, Enbridge Northern Gateway is inches from defeat.

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Grumpy cat says 'Keep that crap outta my sewer'
Monday, April 13, 2015 by Laura Benson and Arie Ross

Grumpy cat says 'Keep that crap outta my sewer'

When faced with a totally wacky coal proposal, the only solution is to use common sense coupled with a strong organizing ground game and a bit of humour to make it go away.

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Sooke goes face to face with Kinder Morgan
Sunday, April 12, 2015 by Terry Dance-Bennink

Sooke goes face to face with Kinder Morgan

The outspoken town gives the pipeline company's representative a run for his money - and run he did.

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Story Time for Climate Activists: The Big Swim
Friday, March 27, 2015 by Carrie Saxifrage

Story Time for Climate Activists: The Big Swim

Carrie Saxifrage's new book The Big Swim puts forward the idea that personal growth arises from facing both inner tensions and threats to the biosphere. While scientific evidence is important, it isn’t what inspires people to act on climate change.

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Climate change is not a left-right issue
Monday, March 23, 2015 by Kai Nagata

Climate change is not a left-right issue

It's time to stop demonizing “the other side”.

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Stop Bill C-51 Day of Action
Monday, March 16, 2015 by Karl Hardin

Stop Bill C-51 Day of Action

Check out a collection of Facebook posts and Tweets from people who took part in the Bill C-51 day of action.

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Wednesday, March 11, 2015 by Dogwood Initiative

Strategy video update March 2015

Collaborating with other organizations.

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How does the Let BC Vote campaign fit into federal election organizing and beyond?
Friday, February 13, 2015 by Kai Nagata

How does the Let BC Vote campaign fit into federal election organizing and beyond?

The Let BC Vote campaign approaches its first anniversary. Reflections on where we’ve been and where we’re going.

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Jumping into action
Friday, February 13, 2015 by Christina Smethurst

Jumping into action

Jordan Soet spoke during the Enbridge review hearings, but walked away feeling hopeless... until he connected with a friend organizing to Let BC Vote.

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Esquimalt says yes to a B.C. review of Kinder Morgan
Friday, February 06, 2015 by Terry Dance-Bennink

Esquimalt says yes to a B.C. review of Kinder Morgan

Esquimalt organizers have a lot to celebrate this week – and it all started with our focused organizing efforts in last November’s municipal election.

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My fearless predictions for 2015
Thursday, January 15, 2015 by Will Horter

My fearless predictions for 2015

Executive Director Will Horter sets his eyes to the horizon and makes some lofty forecasts about the year ahead.

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