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Conservative support collapsing in B.C. battleground ridings

05.21.15 | Media |  Dogwood

Insights West and Dogwood Initiative release first wave of pre-election polling BURNABY – Fresh polling conducted by Insights West for citizen group Dogwood Initiative reveals dramatic shifts in key battleground ridings ahead of this fall’s federal election. “With five months left before Canadians go to the polls, the Conservative Party is having difficulty connecting with voters in […]

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Citizen groups unconvinced by pipeline regulator’s PR push

04.27.15 | Let BC Vote, Media |  Dogwood

VICTORIA – Citizen groups representing more than 300,000 concerned British Columbians emerged from a closed-door meeting with National Energy Board (NEB) Chair and CEO Peter Watson unconvinced that the pipeline regulator has the power to conduct fair or meaningful reviews of crude oil infrastructure in the province. Staff from Sierra Club BC, Georgia Strait Alliance, […]

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Dogwood mails oil samples to show risks of shipping oil

11.28.14 | Media |  Kai Nagata

Dogwood Initiative has mailed a provocative letter containing a sample of heavy oil to homes across British Columbia. Each sample is a take on the traditional direct mail marketing tactic but instead of dish soap, miniature tanker-shaped packs are filled with black, gooey simulated oil. On the back of each sample there’s a disclaimer: WARNING: […]

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Premier Clark missing in action as calls grow for independent pipeline review

11.24.14 | Let BC Vote, Media |  Dogwood

Contact: [Lyndsey Easton] 250 858 9990 x29 Premier Clark missing in action as calls grow for independent pipeline review BURNABY – Fresh polling in a BC Liberal-held riding adjacent to Kinder Morgan’s pipeline and tanker terminal reinforces a growing problem across the province: British Columbians have lost confidence in Ottawa’s crude oil pipeline approval process. […]

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Voter turnout climbs across Salish Sea municipalities: candidates elected on promises to oppose crude oil, thermal coal exports

11.15.14 | Media |  Dogwood

Media Release For immediate release 15/11/2014 Contact: Lyndsey Easton (250) 370-9930 x. 29 Municipal candidates vowing to oppose Kinder Morgan’s oil sands pipeline project will form a majority on council in Vancouver, Burnaby, Victoria and Esquimalt, all places where Dogwood Initiative teams worked to get supporters out to vote on the issue. Candidates taking a […]

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Dogwood Initiative disappointed by injunction against Kinder Morgan demonstrators

11.14.14 | Let BC Vote, Media |  Dogwood

Dogwood Initiative, British Columbia’s largest non-partisan citizen group, today reacted to the B.C. Supreme Court decision to grant an injunction to Kinder Morgan to continue survey work on Burnaby Mountain. “This ruling grapples with an unresolved question that is central to all of our work,” said Will Horter, Dogwood’s Executive Director. “What’s more important? The […]

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Vancouver beach virtually destroyed by oil tanker spill with innovative technology stunt

11.12.14 | Media, No Tankers |  Dogwood

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 12, 2014 Vancouver beach virtually destroyed by oil tanker spill with innovative technology stunt VANCOUVER – Citizen group Dogwood Initiative illustrated the catastrophic damage an oil spill could cause to British Columbia’s coast with an innovative digital art installation in English Bay today. No wildlife were harmed in the making of […]

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Port Approves New Coal Port Despite Overwhelming Opposition

08.21.14 | Beyond Coal, Election - municipal 2014, Media |  Dogwood

Today British Columbia’s largest nonpartisan democracy group called on local and provincial officials to stand up for B.C. after Port Metro Vancouver approved a permit for Fraser Surrey Docks to build a U.S. thermal coal transshipment facility. “The provincial government has the responsibility to live up to its climate targets and protect the health of […]

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