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It’s time to change Canada’s climate politics

Across Canada, August 15-October 19

The science of climate change is unequivocal – in order keep global temperature rise within a safe range for human civilization, we need to leave the majority of fossil fuels underground. This means that at least 85% of Canada’s tar sands need to stay in the ground, but no political party in Canada presenting a platform that reflects this reality. It’s up to us to change that.


Tell your MP: Protect our Communities from Risky Oil Trains

Across Canada, Happening now

Hundreds of thousands of barrels of volatile crude oil pass through Canadian communities by unsafe trains every day. Past our homes, our workplaces, our schools, and our lakes, rivers and coastlines. Don’t let your community be the next preventable rail tragedy. Speak out now to protect our communities!


#VoteBC to defeat oil tankers and restore democracy

British Columbia, August 10 - October 19

Vote BC will arm voters with the information they need to make an informed choice on election day if they care about oil tankers, government surveillance or U.S. coal exports. The website is a tool with riding-specific polling information, candidate responses to Dogwood’s election questionnaire and results from previous elections. We hope you're up for helping to amplify our efforts and get this tool in the hands of people who need it by donating some posts on Twitter and Facebook.


Call for an independent review of Kinder Morgan

British Columbia, Jan-October 2015

British Columbians have lost confidence in Ottawa’s pipeline approval process. It’s time for our province to reclaim the powers it signed away to the National Energy Board. It’s time to assert our jurisdiction over crude oil transport through B.C.