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Fraser River coal port approval undermines Paris negotiations

12.02.15 | Beyond Coal, Media |  Dogwood

VANCOUVER, B.C., COAST SALISH TERRITORIES – On the very same day the historic COP21 climate talks commenced in Paris, Port Metro Vancouver approved a new thermal coal port on British Columbia’s Fraser River to ship the toxic fuel to coal-fired power plants in Asia. Monday’s approval to move millions of tonnes of U.S. thermal coal annually […]

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Numerous Groups Applaud Prime Minister Trudeau’s Leadership for Formalizing Pacific North Coast Oil Tanker Ban and Stopping the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline

11.12.15 | Media, No Tankers |  Dogwood

Vancouver, British Columbia, Coast Salish Territories (November 13, 2015) – A broad coalition of northerners, environmental groups and First Nations today applauded Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for his act of leadership in directing Transport Minister Marc Garneau to formalize an oil tanker ban on the North Coast of British Columbia, effectively stopping the Enbridge Northern […]

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Federal B.C. Battleground Ridings Too Close to Call

10.14.15 | Media |  Dogwood

Media Release For immediate release 15/10/2015 Contact: Kai Nagata 778-829-6493 Federal B.C. Battleground Ridings Too Close to Call BURNABY – With days left in the federal election campaign, riding-level telephone polls conducted by Insights West for Dogwood Initiative show races getting tighter in the Lower Mainland, North Island and Interior. “Many voters are still making […]

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Riding-level polls show many mid-island voters still undecided

10.06.15 | Media |  Dogwood

Media Release For immediate release 07/10/2015 Contact: Kai Nagata 778-829-6493 DUNCAN – New telephone polls conducted by Insights West show a similar pattern across the federal ridings of Nanaimo-Ladysmith and Cowichan-Malahat-Langford. In both of the adjacent ridings, the New Democratic Party (NDP) candidates hold a modest lead over the Conservative Party contenders, with Greens in […]

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Conservatives Edge Upward in B.C. Ridings as Local Races Tighten

09.15.15 | Media |  Dogwood

Media Release For immediate release 16/09/2015 Contact: Kai Nagata 778-829-6493 Liberals make gains, NDP loses support, a mixed bag for Greens BURNABY – Fresh telephone polls conducted in seven local ridings in British Columbia show NDP and Liberal candidates as preferred choices, with the Conservatives holding steady or growing their support. The polling, conducted by […]

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Timing of RCMP move on First Nations camp questioned

08.27.15 | Media, No Tankers |  Dogwood

BURNABY – British Columbia’s largest grassroots citizen group is calling for de-escalation ahead of a possible police raid of the Unist’ot’en camp on the Morice River. “The Unist’ot’en camp has been at its present location for five years,” said Kai Nagata, Dogwood’s Energy & Democracy Director. “With no court order and no injunction, why the […]

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Dogwood Initiative welcomes early election call

08.01.15 | Media |  Dogwood

Media Release For immediate release 08/02/2015 Contact: Charles Campbell 778-533-2726 Dogwood Initiative welcomes early election call Canada’s largest and most comprehensive nonpartisan voter engagement campaign ready to roll VICTORIA, B.C. – Dogwood Initiative launches VoteBC, Canada’s largest and most comprehensive nonpartisan voter engagement campaign in response to today’s writ drop beginning the 2015 federal election. […]

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Tight election races threaten Conservative incumbents in B.C.

07.09.15 | Media, No Tankers |  Dogwood

VANCOUVER, B.C. – Riding-level polling by Insights West on behalf of citizen group Dogwood Initiative shows the federal Conservative party at risk of losing three key Vancouver-area MPs in the upcoming election. A newly created riding in the Interior, South Okanagan-West Kootenay, currently appears out of reach for the Conservatives despite a strong showing for […]

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