Is pipeline worth toxic relations with First Nations in BC and Alberta?
The only majority that really matters is the majority of British Columbians and First Nations opposed to the Northern Gateway project.
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.
Despite the national outcome, a West Coast tanker ban was the dominant environmental issue during the election, and will be provincially as well.
These videos paint a picture of the ups-and-downs of our efforts during the federal election.
Will the NDP hurt Ignatieff and the Liberals in BC? Probably not, here's why.
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.
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.
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.
Meet Daniel Terry, the man behind Canada's first organic chocolate producer, Denman Island Chocolate.
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.
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.
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.
Dogwood has two new communications staff. Karl Hardin started in January as Dogwood's new communications coordinator. Emma Gilchrist came on board this March as communications director. Read their answers to the new staff questionnaire.
Mike Roberts is a Louisiana fisherman who has experienced the worst of the BP Oil Spill disaster. Karl Hardin, Dogwood's new communications coordinator, had a chance to hear him speak in Vancouver.
On the evening of February 15th, the Juan de Fuca Land Use Committee gave preliminary approval for Ender Ilkay’s plan to build 300 vacation houses on the Juan de Fuca trail. This guest blog by Bobby Arbess is about the proposed development and what it means for the wilderness trail.
Given the leadership vacuums in both leading political parties in BC, there is a unique opportunity to change the game. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to change the course of our province for the better because both parties are at historic lows in membership.
In this post I would like to focus on addressing multiple levels of our existence (individual, community, nation, and species) to help us work toward building and promoting more equitable and more sustainable human communities. In particular, I'd like to focus on how Dogwood Initiative is working on these levels.
Did you know BC is a major producer of coal? Here's a note from a member of a grassroots group that’s stepping up to take on the coal industry.