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Thursday, February 12, 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
Thursday, February 12, 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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Dogwood reflects
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 by Kai Nagata, Arie Ross, Celine Trojand & Laura Benson

Dogwood reflects

Our campaign staff take a moment to reflect on 2014

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Tories, pipeline firms growing apart
Thursday, January 08, 2015 by Kai Nagata

Tories, pipeline firms growing apart

Ottawa’s approach to project approvals isn’t working - for anyone.

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Meet Alan Churchill
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 by Christina Smethurst

Meet Alan Churchill

In a huge team of dedicated Dogwood organizers, Alan Churchill stands out. Here's why...

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You can't make this stuff up
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 by Laura Benson

You can't make this stuff up

Dogwood spoofs Energy and Mines release "Stuff your stockings with B.C. coal" with an industry letter to Minister Bennett.

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Not the kind of port reform we were hoping for
Monday, December 15, 2014 by Laura Benson

Not the kind of port reform we were hoping for

Just when you thought public input into major resource export proposals couldn’t be undermined any more than it already has, you get something like Bill C-43.

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Does the MLA for Burnaby North know something we don't about Kinder Morgan?
Friday, December 05, 2014 by Kai Nagata

Does the MLA for Burnaby North know something we don't about Kinder Morgan?

BC Liberal's email to constituent suggests pipeline has already passed review

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I'll never forget where I was when the coal decision came down
Monday, December 01, 2014 by Ariel Ross, Beyond Coal organizer

I'll never forget where I was when the coal decision came down

I felt isolated. I was slowly travelling through the desert more than 35 hours away from home, forced to sit and hope my text messages went through. A stream of questions ran through my mind: What can I do as a community organizer when I’m 2,000 kilometres away? Who can I call to face this head-on while I’m in California? Do I need to book a flight back to Canada as soon as I get off the train?

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We won big on election day
Monday, December 01, 2014 by Karl Hardin

We won big on election day

Dogwood organizers put the rubber to the road and make a huge impact on municipal elections in B.C.

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Many hands make for an award win
Monday, December 01, 2014 by Christina Smethurst

Many hands make for an award win

Dogwood Initiative executive director Will Horter wins a Clean50 Advocacy award - and he couldn't have done it without you.

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Where was Premier Clark while Della was being arrested?
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 by Kai Nagata

Where was Premier Clark while Della was being arrested?

Standoff on Burnaby Mountain reveals a loss of confidence in Ottawa’s pipeline approval process. Time for the province to step in.

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Sorry if that e-mail I sent was creepy
Friday, November 14, 2014 by Kai Nagata

Sorry if that e-mail I sent was creepy

Some supporters wrote to say they felt their privacy invaded by a pre-election e-mail. An apology from the campaign director.

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Energy executive blasts Kinder Morgan review as “fraudulent,” quits
Sunday, November 02, 2014 by Marc Eliesen

Energy executive blasts Kinder Morgan review as “fraudulent,” quits

Marc Eliesen, former Hydro CEO and 40-year veteran of Canada’s energy sector, has withdrawn as an intervenor in the Kinder Morgan review. Read his scathing letter to the NEB here.

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Democracy in action - Esquimalt
Friday, October 31, 2014 by Terry Dance-Bennink

Democracy in action - Esquimalt

Candidates engage with voters in Esquimalt to talk about the real issues at hand in this coming election.

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It’s time we got the meaningful, democratic process we deserve
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 by Lyndsey Easton

It’s time we got the meaningful, democratic process we deserve

Our provincial leaders have made a habit of throwing their hands up in the air and falsely proclaiming coal exports are entirely out of their jurisdiction. It’s pretty sad that we have to push for leadership from our premier and ministers – but if we must, then we will.

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Tough questions for Kinder Morgan at their Twitter town hall
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 by Karl Hardin

Tough questions for Kinder Morgan at their Twitter town hall

We put out a call asking Dogwood supporters to help flood the Q&A with the kinds of questions the Texas-based oil company would have a hard time answering. 350 users submitted a whopping 431 Tweets. Can you guess which topic had the most impact?

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Why Dogwood doesn’t endorse
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 by Kai Nagata

Why Dogwood doesn’t endorse

But why our teams are active in key municipal elections.

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