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Dogwood reacts to BC Liberals’ Enbridge recommendation

05.31.13 | Media |  Dogwood

  In response to the final argument submitted by the province of British Columbia this morning regarding Enbridge’s Northern Gateway Project, Dogwood Initiative Executive Director Will Horter said: “I think people on the coast and along the Fraser and Skeena rivers can breathe a sigh of relief. The government has now clearly said that it […]

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Dogwood reacts to B.C. election results

05.15.13 | Media |  Dogwood

  In response to the Liberal victory in today’s B.C. election, Dogwood Initiative Campaign Director Eric Swanson said: “The B.C. Liberals have not taken a clear position for or against Enbridge’s and Kinder Morgan’s oil tanker plans. Although No Tankers champions Rob Fleming, Jennifer Rice and Andrew Weaver were elected, tonight’s result is a disappointment. […]

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British Columbians call on Christy Clark to reveal position on oil tanker traffic at TV debate

04.29.13 | Media |  Dogwood

Vancouver, B.C. – Today British Columbians called on B.C. Premier Christy Clark to reveal her position on increased tanker traffic off B.C.’s coast at tonight’s televised debate. Both the Enbridge and Kinder Morgan pipeline proposals would lead to dramatic increases in oil tanker traffic off of B.C.’s north and south coasts. “B.C. NDP leader Adrian […]

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Dogwood reacts to NDP opposition to Kinder Morgan’s oil tanker plans

04.22.13 | Media |  Dogwood

This morning, B.C. NDP leader Adrian Dix announced his party’s opposition to Kinder Morgan’s plans to turn “Vancouver into a major oil export port.” In response to the announcement, Eric Swanson, Campaign Director for the Dogwood Initiative, said: “We applaud the NDP for standing up for the interests of British Columbians. Proposals to bring hundreds […]

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New anti-oil tanker ads released in run-up to B.C. election

03.19.13 | Media |  Dogwood

VICTORIA, B.C. – With the B.C. election less than two months away, Dogwood Initiative’s No Tankers campaign has released a new series of ads to get British Columbians talking about oil tankers at the dinner table and on the door step. The first ad shows a family sitting around the dinner table while Dad announces […]

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Final score at Enbridge community hearings: 1,159 to 2

02.04.13 | Media |  Dogwood

After more than a year of hearings, the National Energy Board panel reviewing Enbridge’s oil tanker and pipeline proposal completed the community hearings phase of its review in Vancouver on Friday. The final tally in the largest National Energy Board hearings in history was 1,159 speakers opposed to the proposal and two in favour. Presenters, […]

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Final score at Enbridge community hearings: 1,159 to 2

02.04.13 | Media |  Dogwood

After more than a year of hearings, the National Energy Board panel reviewing Enbridge’s oil tanker and pipeline proposal completed the community hearings phase of its review in Vancouver on Friday. The final tally in the largest National Energy Board hearings in history was 1,159 speakers opposed to the proposal and two in favour. Presenters, […]

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Knock the Vote will take oil tanker issue to doorstep

02.01.13 | Media |  Dogwood

Date: Saturday Feb. 2, 2013Time: 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.Place: Meet outside the Ukrainian Orthodox Centre at 154 E 10th Ave., Vancouver. After a year of community hearings and more than 1,000 presentations opposing Enbridge’s oil tanker and pipeline proposal, the decision boils down to politics and, with a provincial election four months away, provincial […]

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