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The ideal way to spend a summer
Tuesday, July 19, 2011 by Anna Gerrard

The ideal way to spend a summer

Canvasser Anna Gerrard shares her experience doing community outreach with Dogwood.

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Stopping oil spills at recess
Thursday, July 14, 2011 by Emma Gilchrist

Stopping oil spills at recess

A group of Grade 5 students takes action after learning about the threat of oil spills on B.C.'s coast

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Pushing Death
Monday, July 11, 2011 by Will Horter

Pushing Death

Canada: International pariah on climate change and asbestos.

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No Tankers: Recharged and reloaded
Wednesday, June 22, 2011 by Eric Swanson

No Tankers: Recharged and reloaded

The outcome of the May 2nd federal election forced us to think about new directions for the No Tankers campaign. Our team has recharged and reloaded. We’re powering up other components of the No Tankers campaign and making it bigger.

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Rethink's oily posters
Tuesday, June 21, 2011 by Karl Hardin

Rethink's oily posters

Rethink Communications, an ideas company based in Vancouver, B.C., developed these incredibly innovative posters for Dogwood's No Tankers campaign. Get the low down from the idea guys behind this awesome concept.

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A page out of the civil disobedience book
Tuesday, June 21, 2011 by Will Horter

A page out of the civil disobedience book

Compared to the graphic images from the "Arab Spring," Senate page Brigette DePape's silent display of a "Stop Harper!" sign during the throne speech was fairly tame. Who would have guessed that a stop sign could cause so much controversy?

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Guest blog: Why biosolids are a bad idea for farmland in the CRD
Thursday, June 09, 2011 by Stefan Morales

Guest blog: Why biosolids are a bad idea for farmland in the CRD

The Capital Regional District (CRD) is stuck between a rock and a hard place. By seeking alternatives to disposing sewage sludge into the Juan de Fuca strait, the question arises: what else do we do with it?

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NDP bill raises tough question for Harper
Wednesday, June 08, 2011 by Eric Swanson

NDP bill raises tough question for Harper

Is pipeline worth toxic relations with First Nations in BC and Alberta?

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First Nations re-ignite Enbridge campaign
Tuesday, May 24, 2011 by Emma Gilchrist

First Nations re-ignite Enbridge campaign

The only majority that really matters is the majority of British Columbians and First Nations opposed to the Northern Gateway project.

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Will the CRD step up and enforce its own plan?
Tuesday, May 24, 2011 by Karl Hardin

Will the CRD step up and enforce its own plan?

Or how I learned to stop worrying and love the Juan de Fuca trail. A recent CRD decision has implications for the sustainability of the entire capital region.

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May 2nd was an important day in Canadian history
Tuesday, May 24, 2011 by Will Horter

May 2nd was an important day in Canadian history

Despite the national outcome, a West Coast tanker ban was the dominant environmental issue during the election, and will be provincially as well.

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This is what we did
Friday, May 06, 2011 by Eric Swanson

This is what we did

These videos paint a picture of the ups-and-downs of our efforts during the federal election.

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Why the political pundits are wrong about B.C.
Friday, April 29, 2011 by Will Horter

Why the political pundits are wrong about B.C.

Will the NDP hurt Ignatieff and the Liberals in BC? Probably not, here's why.

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Why the CRD is broken (and how to fix it)
Monday, April 18, 2011 by Will Horter

Why the CRD is broken (and how to fix it)

The Capital Regional District on Vancouver Island has a solid regional growth strategy but lacks the ability to enforce its own plan to preserve farmland and forests.

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Canada has more to offer the world than oil
Friday, April 15, 2011 by Eric Swanson

Canada has more to offer the world than oil

Enbridge's CEO Patrick Daniel has been saying that the Northern Gateway proposal is a clear and profound choice. We couldn't agree more. British Columbians have clear options heading into the election on May 2.

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NDP leadership candidates support tanker ban
Friday, April 15, 2011 by Will Horter

NDP leadership candidates support tanker ban

If Christy Clark continues to ignore the overwhelming majority of British Columbians calling for a ban, when election time comes she will see just how formidable opposition to oil tankers is throughout the province.

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Chocolate with a message
Friday, April 15, 2011 by Emma Gilchrist

Chocolate with a message

Meet Daniel Terry, the man behind Canada's first organic chocolate producer, Denman Island Chocolate.

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Tuesday, April 05, 2011 by Eric Swanson

Liberals, NDP and Greens committed to banning oil tankers on B.C.’s north coast

There was a flurry of speculation last week after Pat Daniel was quoted in the Globe and Mail questioning the Liberal’s commitment to banning oil tankers on B.C.’s north coast.

Within a day, the NDP had jumped into the fray on their website, asking whether Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff had cut a secret deal on oil tankers.

Rest assured, in their platform released Sunday, the Liberals state clearly that they will ban oil tankers from B.C.’s north coast.

That leaves only one major Canadian political party that will not ban tankers: the Conservatives.

We’re working hard to make sure voters know there are only two types of politicians in B.C.:  those who are willing to risk a catastrophic oil spill and those who aren’t.

The New Battle for Vancouver Island
Tuesday, March 22, 2011 by Gordon O'Connor

The New Battle for Vancouver Island

Vancouver Islanders have a long and proud history of standing up for our home: in boardrooms, court rooms, classrooms and in the forests to preserve some of the most incredible natural areas anywhere in the world. The new battle to save Vancouver Island is a battle against reckless development.

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One Conversation at a Time
Tuesday, March 22, 2011 by Karl Hardin

One Conversation at a Time

On a sunny Sunday afternoon this March, Stafford Richter knocked on doors in the federal swing riding of Esquimalt/Juan de Fuca along with a handful of other volunteers. He's volunteering his time to talk to people about oil tankers in the lead-up to a possible spring election.

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