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A step closer to stopping WFP subdivisions

01.08.09 | Media |  Dogwood

VICTORIA – Citizens concerned about the future of the wild coast are one step closer to stopping Western Forest Products subdivision plans in the Juan de Fuca Electoral Area. On January 7, 2009 the Capital Regional District committed to appeal the BC Supreme Court’s decision to strike down the Land Use Committee and in doing so, […]

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CRD Supreme Court Loss- A tragedy for the Wild Coast

01.05.09 | Media |  Dogwood

VICTORIA – Communities, First Nations, Surfers and Environmentalist are frustrated and saddened by the BC Supreme Court decision on December 23, 2008 not to uphold the CRD’s progressive bylaws in and around Jordan River.  “Western Forest Products has continually shown disregard for the will of the affected communities. Although the court decided the CRD process […]

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Environmental Groups Praise Landmark Step Towards Responsible Coalbed Methane Development

12.09.08 | Media |  Dogwood

The B.C.government has taken a landmark step in resolving concerns around coalbedmethane (CBM) development, according to environmental groups. Their comments follow the B.C. government’s announcement on Friday of a two-yearmoratorium on CBM drilling in the Sacred Headwaters in the province’sNorthwest. Conflict around CBM is proving costly to government and industry. “It’sundermining investor confidence and has […]

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Environmental Groups Praise Landmark Step Towards Responsible Coalbed Methane Development

12.09.08 | Media |  Dogwood

  The B.C.government has taken a landmark step in resolving concerns around coalbedmethane (CBM) development, according to environmental groups. Their comments follow the B.C. government’s announcement on Friday of a two-yearmoratorium on CBM drilling in the Sacred Headwaters in the province’sNorthwest. Conflict around CBM is proving costly to government and industry. “It’sundermining investor confidence and […]

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Enbridge Shareholders Worried About Oil Spills

12.05.08 | Media |  Dogwood

Five shareholders representing approximately $70,000 have partneredwith Dogwood Initiative to file a shareholder proposal with EnbridgeInc.,  asking the company’s Board to investigate the unique risksand liabilities associated with the Company’s proposed Gateway pipeline and marine tanker project for northern BC. Click here to read the full proposal The shareholders are asking the Board to produce […]

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Jordan River News, Walk and Talk

10.31.08 | Media |  Dogwood

    Jordan River News, Walk and Talk VICTORIA – This Sunday November 2, from 1-3pm, Dogwood Initiative is inviting residents of the Juan de Fuca Electoral area to reflect on the meaning and importance of maintaining the character of their communities.   A guided trail walk, poetry reading and information session will update residents […]

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Lunn Slippery on Oil Tanker Issue

09.25.08 | Media |  Dogwood

VICTORIA -On CBC Radio One program, “On the Island”, this past Wednesday morning, Gary Lunn, Natural Resources Minister, and the Conservative incumbent for the federal riding of Saanich-Gulf Islands, continued to try to confuse the public about the real status of oil tankers on BC’s North Coast. Dogwood Initiative is working to ensure that the […]

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Companies’ push for supertankers unpopular with British Columbians

08.07.08 | Media |  Dogwood

Victoria – Energy companies pushing for a tanker port on the BC’s coast are in for strong opposition according to a Synovate poll released today by a coalition of environmental groups. The poll found seven in ten British Columbians (72%) support a ban on oil tankers in British Columbia’s inside coastal waters. The poll’s margin […]

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