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Dogwood Initiative reacts to Oregon coal port denial

08.18.14 | Beyond Coal, Media |  Dogwood

August 18, 2014 – Communities and advocates across Oregon are celebrating a huge victory today as the Department of State Lands rejected an application from Ambre Energy to build an 8 million tonne coal export facility at the Port of Morrow on the Columbia River. “American thermal coal companies want west coast communities to shoulder […]

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Time for Clark to make good on her Enbridge election promise

06.17.14 | Let BC Vote, Media, No Tankers |  Dogwood

Vancouver, June 17 2014 – British Columbia’s largest nonpartisan democracy group today called on Premier Christy Clark to hold fast to her election promise and stand up for British Columbia against Enbridge’s pipeline and oil tanker proposal. “Premier Clark said it best. Nobody can force this pipeline through our province if the people here don’t […]

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Unwanted pipeline, unwilling province

06.16.14 | Let BC Vote, Media, No Tankers |  Kai Nagata

Vancouver, June 16 2014 – A coalition of First Nations and civil society groups today delivered a final rejection of Enbridge’s pipeline and oil tanker project. With many First Nations gearing up for court battles to protect their territories from this risky proposal, representatives of Coastal First Nations, Dogwood Initiative, Unifor, West Coast Environmental Law, […]

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Media advisory: First Nations, allied groups to hold announcement on Enbridge

06.15.14 | Let BC Vote, Media, No Tankers |  Kai Nagata

Media Release For immediate release 15/06/2014 Contact: Kai Nagata (778) 829-6493   Members of the press are invited to attend a joint announcement in Vancouver by a coalition of First Nations and civil society groups. Representatives from the following organizations will speak on the topic of the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline and oil tanker project: […]

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Spill cleanup plans do not buy consent on Gateway

05.13.14 | Let BC Vote, Media |  Dogwood

Newly announced federal measures to focus on oil spill cleanup and prevention do not equate to consent from British Columbians to build the Northern Gateway Pipeline, a Dogwood Initiative spokesperson said today. “For this pipeline to be built, First Nations along the route as well as a democratic majority of British Columbians would have to […]

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Following Kitimat victory, Dogwood launches LetBCvote.ca

04.13.14 | Let BC Vote, Media, No Tankers |  Dogwood

Despite spending unlimited money on advertising and flying in canvassers from Calgary, Enbridge’s crude oil pipeline and tanker proposal has been handed a resounding electoral defeat by the people of Kitimat. “This shows what happens when you actually give people the chance to vote on Enbridge’s proposal,” said Kai Nagata, Energy & Democracy Director at […]

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Thousands Call on Province to Properly Assess U.S. Coal Exports

02.20.14 | Beyond Coal, Media |  Laura Benson

VANCOUVER – As Port Metro Vancouver delayed a decision and requested more health-related information on the proposal to ship U.S. thermal coal through Fraser Surrey Docks and Texada Island, thousands of concerned B.C. residents have turned to the province to step in and require comprehensive health and environmental assessments. “Port leaders just don’t seem to […]

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Dogwood Reacts to Enbridge Attack Video

02.09.14 | Media |  Dogwood

  Contact: Edie Irons, Communications Director, 250-634-0924 On Feb. 8, Enbridge released a video attacking a recent poll conducted by Justason Market Intelligence on behalf of Dogwood Initiative and three other organizations. The poll found that nearly two-thirds of British Columbians oppose allowing crude oil supertankers in B.C.’s northern coastal waters. Will Horter, Dogwood Initiative’s […]

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