Will Horter

Activist, writer, dad and friend. Will has a track record of creating innovative organizations, building strong collaborative teams and incubating kick-ass campaigns. He is known for strategic abilities having conceived, developed, and managed many of the highest profile campaigns in British Columbia over the last two decades.

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Activist, writer, dad and friend. Will has a track record of creating innovative organizations, building strong collaborative teams and incubating kick-ass campaigns. He is known for strategic abilities having conceived, developed, and managed many of the highest profile campaigns in British Columbia over the last two decades.

Will Horter

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  • Redefine citizenship
  • Reinvigorate democracy
  • Truth and Rumours
Boxing Day at the Toronto Eaton Centre
Truth and Rumours

Discount Frenzy: The dirt on discount oil

Politicians in Ottawa and Alberta are spinning a good yarn. Their tall tale taps into deeply entrenched Canadian insecurities as well as anxieties about U.S. control of Canadian resources. The problem is, like any good yarn, it’s full of blarney.

BC Legislature with fountain
Reinvigorate democracy

Whatever Voting Systems Wins, BC Needs to Make Politicians More Accountable

Dec. 1, 2018, the day after ballots are due, should be the beginning of a wider conversation about how to make this province more democratic.

Kinder Morgan protest sign - Resistance becomes duty
Redefine citizenship

Kinder Morgan and the Power of Civil Resistance

Citizens can shine a spotlight on bad laws or draconian consequences. Second of two parts.

Rachel Notley at Board of Trade
Reinvigorate democracy

Kinder Morgan and the “rule of law”

Part one in a two-part series on whether arguments for the pipeline expansion are based on actual respect for legal procedure.

David Suzuki with Farley Mowat
Civil Society

If David Suzuki’s ‘campaign of calumny’ is such a big deal, the petrostate must be spooked

The backlash surrounding Dr. David Suzuki receiving an honorary doctorate from the University of Alberta is the best evidence yet that the petrostate stranglehold in Alberta is cracking.

John Horgan
Reinvigorate democracy

BC Needs To Use Full Toolbox to Stop Kinder Morgan

The government wins on tone but falls short on putting constitutional obligations to First Nations up front.

About

Will Horter is an activist, writer, dad and friend. Will has a track record of creating innovative organizations, building strong collaborative teams and incubating kick-ass campaigns. He is known for his strategic abilities having conceived, developed, managed many of the highest profile campaigns in British Columbia over the last two decades. Will led DogwoodBC for 18 years, the first 16 as Executive Director and the last two as Executive Team member and Director of Strategy. Before that Will led EcoJustice’s (then Sierra Legal Defence Fund) forestry program. Will earned his Juris Doctor degree Summa Cum Laude from the University of California, after completing a B.A from Dartmouth College in New Hampshire where he majored in Anthropology and Third World studies. Prior being called to the BC Bar in 1995, Will worked extensively as a community and labour organizer around the world. He also serves on the board of numerous international, national and provincial non-profits. His passion is helping local people solve local problems and he is immensely curious about how things work and why. He lives in Victoria where he enjoys baking with his daughter, the sunshine, fitness, reading, writing and pondering things that matter in the world.

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Coast Salish Territories
Victoria, BC Canada

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