The Dogwood Podcast
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Made with love in beautiful B.C., the Dogwood podcast brings you to the front lines of the biggest political battles around our province's land, air and water. Through stories and strategy, our guests will give you the tools to make a difference in your community.
||CleanPodcast for November 2018: Talk to your friends about Pro Rep||As we head into the final campaign push for electoral reform in B.C., many of us are reaching out to friends, family and acquaintances to encourage them to vote yes to Pro Rep. But some of us are wondering how to engage folks who aren’t likely to vot.||11/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPodcast for October 2018: The case for Pro Rep||In this Pro Rep deep dive, Seth Klein, the director of the B.C. chapter of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives dispels the myths of the No side, explains what proportional representation really is and how it will fix our democracy,||10/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSeptember 2018: We quashed the Trans Mountain pipeline. Now what?||On August 30 2018, the Federal Court of Appeal ruled on fourteen different court cases brought forward against the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion’s NEB review process. And they all won. The court invalidated the permit approval on the basis of t..||9/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJuly 2018: Money-laundering in B.C. -- who is to blame?||In the wake of the explosive Peter German report which connected money-laundering in B.C. to the fentanyl crisis and housing market, we look at reactions from journalists, politicians and the public, talk about who is to blame and discuss the growing c.||7/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJune 2018: Trans Mountain Q&A||Do you have questions about the government’s buyout of Kinder Morgan’s pipeline and tanker expansion project? We hosted a live Q&A on Facebook to address Dogwood supporters’ most pressing Trans Mountain questions. Want to take action?||6/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanApril 2018: When pipelines and tankers spill...||The B.C. government filed a reference case to the province’s highest court to prove their jurisdiction to protect local people from diluted bitumen. And they want to hear from you (yes, you!) about oil spill response.||4/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMarch 2018: The dark underbelly of B.C.||With dirty money pouring into Vancouver casinos, luxury car dealers and real estate market, Attorney General David Eby heads to Ottawa to ask for help. Meanwhile, the FBI is investigating Trump Tower Vancouver.||3/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFebruary 2018: Pipelines and B.C. wines||- A lot happened in B.C. this past month! Between B.C.’s announcement of their new regulations and restrictions on the transport of bitumen to the wine war between Alberta and B.C., British Columbians have a lot to sort out.||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJanuary 2018: Oil tanker spill hits close to home for B.C.||In this first Dogwood podcast episode of 2018, we tackle the biggest but least covered stories of the month: the largest oil tanker spill in a quarter century. Could a similar tragedy happen on the B.C. coast?||1/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDecember 2017: The year in review and the battles ahead||For many British Columbians, 2017 was challenging. So why are we filled with optimism for the new year? From Kinder Morgan to U.S. thermal coal exports to democratic renewal, tune in to find out what opportunities we see for British Columbia in 2018.||12/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNovember 2017: Illegal construction, grassroots resistance||A jam-packed month in the Kinder Morgan fight. Back in the host chair, Kai Nagata talks with Sophie Harrison about illegal construction, the Squamish Nation’s Supreme Court case, massive stockpiles of pipe coming to a town near you,||11/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOctober 2017: Knocktober||Happy Knocktober! This month Dogwood's remote organizer, Anna Barford, takes over the podcast to talk about the month-long push to gather support for a Corruption Inquiry. Anna talks to four volunteers who have signed up to knock their block -- from tr.||10/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSeptember 2017: B.C. Throne Speech, third time's a charm||After a roller coaster of a year in politics, this week British Columbians are preparing for our third throne speech of the year. What does the new government have in store for Dogwood’s campaigns? Guest host Christina Smethurst finds out what’s go.||9/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJuly 31, 2017: Kinder Morgan myths busted!||Dogwood's pipeline and tankers campaigner Sophie Harrison takes on ten of the most popular myths about Kinder Morgan's expansion project, with help from economists Robyn Allan and Marc Lee, as well as UBC Law professor Jocelyn Stacey and Dogwood's comm.||7/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJune 2017: Where is this ship headed?||In the first episode since the provincial election, B.C. is still in rocky waters. SFU political scientist David Moscrop joins host Kai Nagata to explain what’s going on in the legislature and what could happen next.||6/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanApril 30, 2017: The B.C. Election||In this election edition of the Dogwood podcast, Kai Nagata debriefs Christy Clark's great flip-flop on U.S. thermal coal with Arie Ross. Lisa Sammartino breaks down last week's leaders' debate and discusses the role of political donations in the campa.||4/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMarch 31, 2017: Dirty donations, dirty coal||Kai Nagata digs deeper into B.C.'s growing donation scandal, exploring the relationship between Christy Clark's donors and her decisions, with help from Lisa Sammartino and Sophie Harrison. Arie Ross explains how U.S.||4/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFeb 24, 2017: Union of BC Indian Chiefs, British Columbians make the call||Preparations are underway for the Citizens' Initiative. Neskonlith Chief Judy Wilson, Dogwood's Tankers campaigner Sophie Harrison, Fight HST campaigner Cheryl Baron and North Island organizer Dave Mills join Kai Nagata to chat about their part in the .||2/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe First Ever Dogwood Podcast||Join Dogwood’s Kai Nagata as he checks in with Tankers campaigner Sophie Harrison and director of organizing Laura Benson about Dogwood’s plan to stop Kinder Morgan’s pipeline. Ban Big Money campaigner Lisa Sammartino discusses Christy Clark’s .||2/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Information is power. I love having a BC podcast that provides information that I might not hear from other mediums or gives context to show a bigger picture. The epidodes are organized well and easy to follow. Highly recommend!