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Rogue Council Approves of Urban Sprawl in Central Saanich

May 11, 2010 | 

(May 11) Yesterday the Central Saanich Planning Committee voted against staff and Advisory Planning Commission recommendations and give preliminary approval for Vantreight Farms to build another commuter subdivision.  The ...

A Way Of Life That Can Not Be Lost

May 1, 2010 | 

Norm Hann – Guest Blogger My first trip to the Gitgaat community of Hartley Bay on the coast of the Great Bear Rainforest was for Aboriginal Day after the ...

Executive Director of Dogwood Initiative’s response to the controversy around releasing chickens in Ida Chong’s Office

March 25, 2010 | 

Dogwood Initiative apologizes for the release chickens in Oak Bay-Gordon Head MLA Ida Chong’s office on Tuesday, March 23 during a rally to protect forest lands and stop reckless ...

Activists Release Chickens in MLA’s Office

March 23, 2010 | 

  (Victoria) Three years after the provincial governmenteffectively privatized 28,000 of forest lands west of Victoria the problem camehome to roost for MLA Ida Chong. Student activists released half ...

Keystone Approved, Opposition to Enbridge Grows

March 11, 2010 | 

Earlier today Canada’s National Energy Board approved TransCanada’s ‘Keystone XL’ pipeline linking Alberta’s tar sands to Texas. Meanwhile, hundreds of Canadians pledged personal actions to stop a competing pipeline ...

Royal Bank Told to Get Out of the Tar Sands

March 3, 2010 | 

Victoria residents gathered outside of Royal Bank of Canada’s Victoria headquarters today to tell the bank to ‘Get Out of the Tar Sands’. The action was one of several ...

Polar Bears take Back Toonie

February 18, 2010 | 

With record temperatures threatening the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games, an unexpected team from the north is using the Canadian $2 coin to help Save Winter. Meet Team Polar Bear, ...

Freedom of Information Act Under Fire

February 4, 2010 | 

Victoria, BC – Failure to comply with its own access to information rules is undermining the BC’s Governments claims of transparency and accountability according to a report by Dogwood ...

Major Pipeline Spill ‘Another Warning’ Say Environmentalists

January 14, 2010 | 

Media Release A major oil pipeline spill has joined a recent spate of shipping accidents as “yet another warning about the consequences of shipping oil to and from BC’s ...

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