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New poll: Nearly half of British Columbians oppose plans to increase U.S. coal shipments through B.C. ports

12.06.12 | Media |  Dogwood

VICTORIA, B.C. (Dec. 6, 2012) – Amid growing controversy over two proposals to expand coal exports through Vancouver, a new poll conducted by Justason Market Intelligence indicates British Columbians are largely unaware of plans to increase U.S. coal shipments through B.C. ports – yet, after hearing of these plans, nearly half of British Columbians (47 […]

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Christy Clark’s position on oil tankers, pipelines needs to be ‘NO’ says former federal Minister in automated phone call to Clark’s constituents

07.26.12 | Media |  Dogwood

VICTORIA, B.C. – “I believe Clark needs to firmly say no to these risky projects.” That’s the message that thousands of people in Premier Christy Clark’s riding of Vancouver Point Grey received Tuesday and Wednesday night in an automated call from former federal Minister of Environment, Fisheries and Oceans and Clark supporter David Anderson. The […]

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Dogwood Initiative reacts to Keystone XL decision

01.18.12 | Media |  Dogwood

  In response to U.S. President Barack Obama’s announcement today that he is rejecting the Keystone XL pipeline as proposed, Emma Gilchrist, Communications Director for Dogwood Initiative, said the following “His decision to reject Keystone XL indicates Obama is listening to the citizens he represents and is taking environmental consequences seriously. It stands in stark […]

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Dogwood Initiative reacts to Harper’s “foreign money” comments

01.09.12 | Media |  Dogwood

Emma Gilchrist, Communications Director, for the Dogwood Initiative made the following comments in response to Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Natural Resource Minister Joe Oliver’s remarks about “foreign money” influencing Enbridge Northern Gateway public hearings. “This is about fairness and democracy. When foreign oil companies like China’s SinoCanada, Korea’s Daewoo, Japan Canada Oil Sands, Britain’s […]

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British Columbians Worried about Foreign Investment in Canadian Resources, Not Philanthropic Support for Environmental Groups

01.09.12 | Media |  Dogwood

  VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA (Jan. 9, 2012) – A poll released today by BC environmental groups shows that almost 75 percent of British Columbians are worried about foreign investment in Canadian natural resources. The poll results show that only a small minority of British Columbians (15%) are concerned about charitable funding provided by US philanthropic […]

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Dogwood Initiative reacts to Enbridge Northern Gateway poll

01.05.12 | Media |  Dogwood

In response to polling results on the Northern Gateway pipeline released on behalf of Enbridge by Ipsos Reid today, Eric Swanson, Campaign Director at Dogwood Initiative, said the following: “Polling numbers routinely swing enormously depending on how the question is asked. In this case, the question of support for the pipeline is somewhat divorced from […]

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DFO seeks to reverse parts of 2010 decision on killer whale critical habitat

11.30.11 | Media |  Dogwood

(Victoria, B.C.) – Ecojustice, representing Dogwood Initiative and eight other environmental groups, will appear before the federal Court of Appeal today to defend a precedent-setting ruling that confirmed the federal government is legally bound to protect killer whale habitat. Ottawa has since appealed the ruling, arguing that it does not require Fisheries Minister Keith Ashfield […]

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BC local governments call on National Energy Board to consult public on Vancouver Harbour oil tankers

10.03.11 | Media |  Dogwood

VANCOUVER (Coast Salish Territories, BC) – An emergency resolution was passed by the Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM) on Friday stating that “local governments were not actively consulted regarding Kinder Morgan’s historic or planned expansion of oil tanker traffic”. Kinder Morgan has plans to dramatically increase the size and frequency of oil tanker traffic through […]

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