We've heard political operatives have a sneaky plan to undo all of the hard work by local governments when it comes to fighting oil tanker expansion. Is that what's happening in the Comox Valley?
For me, the core of this issue is simple: leaders must be accountable to their people, regardless of the scale of leadership. If leaders forget who they represent, then the people need to organize.
If everyone including port leaders agree the market for thermal coal exports to Asia is dying, if coal transshipment is at best a questionable short-term business opportunity, and if our waterfront could end up stuck with useless coal infrastructure – why on earth would we consider this project?
Dogwood staffers Kai Nagata, Celine Trojand and Will Horter explain where the Let BC Vote campaign is headed next.
More than 15 representatives from various faith traditions have come together in grassroots fashion to organize this Saturday's Tar Sands Healing Walk, an exercise in ritual, prayer and reflection.
Despite dueling opinions of various experts, the practical reality is that Harper and Enbridge’s angry inch problem will persist even if a few First Nations sign tentative agreements: a pipeline with even one inch of land it cannot pass is a pipeline that will never be built.
Federal Natural Resources Minister Greg Rickford was once a nurse for the Kitasoo-Xai’xais community in Klemtu. He cared for the same people now telling him they will stop those oil tankers by any means necessary. They were his patients. If Rickford is about to call in the bulldozers, he’s truly turned his back on B.C.
Retired English teacher Daryl Wakeham attended Port Metro Vancouver’s Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, June 3. There to discuss the impacts of coal exports on agricultural lands in the Fraser Valley, his experience quickly took a sour turn. He shares with us his story.
Studied law with Barack Obama. Worked as a staff attorney for the U.S. federal court of appeals. Organizes on the ground to Let BC Vote in West Kelowna. Discover the unlikely story of Dogwood organizer Tiffany Walsh.
With a federal decision on Northern Gateway only weeks away, Christy Clark is ready to check off her first three conditions. It’s time to make the final two impossible.
With a federal decision looming on Enbridge’s oil tanker and pipeline proposal, teams are racing to identify thousands of voters who could be decisive in the next election – or sooner.
Meanwhile, a flurry of arsenic-laden coal washed ashore on a Texada Island beach near Lafarge Canada Inc.’s Texada Quarry coal storage facility.
Voters in Kitimat handed Enbridge a stunning defeat. What would happen if British Columbia voted on Northern Gateway as a province?
We asked you to get creative in urging the people of Kitimat to vote "NO" in the Northern Gateway plebiscite. Today is the last day to vote, so we've compiled some highlights from this crowd-sourced ad campaign.
A guest blog post from inside a Kitimat work camp that exposes the health and environmental effects already hurting the community. As the Enbridge plebiscite deadline approaches, he urges fellow residents to vote NO.
The NDP leadership race is open to party members as young as 12 years old. Too bad nobody has joined the race yet who might inspire young people to vote.
Premier Clark is just the latest politician to be tied to Northern Gateway lobbyists. Now that she’s premier, the onus is on Clark to prove she serves the public, not the pipeline company.
With a plebiscite vote on the Northern Gateway project only days away, Enbridge has the B.C. town of Kitimat under siege. Time to get creative and use their huge budget against them.
With Alison Redford gone and Joe Oliver shuffled off the pipeline file, the case is weakening for Northern Gateway.