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Liberals LiveDumb

08.14.09 | Media |  Dogwood

VICTORIA – The Provincial Government tarnished its reputation as a climate change leader today as Blair Lekstrom, Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, announced the end of the wildly successful LiveSmart BC: Efficiency Incentive Program. The innovative LiveSmart BC program was directed at increasing the energy efficiency of homes across BC, an important step […]

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Community Defiant in the Face of Court of Appeal Decision

08.13.09 | Media |  Dogwood

VICTORIA – Communities, First Nations, surfers, and environmentalists refuse to admit defeat in the face of a Court of Appeal’s decision not to uphold the CRD’s progressive bylaws on former Tree Farm License lands in the Juan de Fuca Electoral Area. “Western Forest Products has continually shown disregard for the will of the affected communities. […]

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LETTER FROM CONSERVATION ORGANISATIONS TO WORLD HERITAGE COMMITTEE

07.28.09 | Media |  Dogwood

Find our collaborative letter to Mr. Banderin and members of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection of the Cultural and Natural Heritage of Outstanding Universal Value (World Heritage Committee) here: http://files.kori.fastmail.fm/public/LETTER%20FROM%20CONSERVATION%20ORGS%20TO%20WHC%2002%20JUNE%202008.pdf

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BC Group Urges Secretary Clinton to Say No to Dirty Canadian Oil

06.25.09 | Media |  Dogwood

Dogwood Initiative has joined an international network of environmental groups urging Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to deny permits for a series of pipelines designed to bring dirty oil sands crude into the United States from Canada. The groups, which launched their campaign yesterday, warn that the pipelines would undermine America’s leadership in creating a […]

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Environmental Groups to Minister Raitt: Plan to Speed Up Approval of Tar Sands Pipelines is Wrong Direction

05.22.09 | Media |  Dogwood

Victoria – Today environmental groups ForestEthics, Dogwood Initiative and Sierra Club Canada responded to Minister Raitt’s proposal to speed up the approval of pipelines by calling on her to strengthen, not gut, the process. “At a time when the U.S. is moving to seriously tackle global warming, our government wants to expedite the expansion of […]

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Enbridge not on hook for oil tanker spills

05.07.09 | Media |  Dogwood

VICTORIA – Enbridge CEO Patrick Daniel told shareholders at the company’s annual meeting that the Calgary-based company would not be financially responsible for oil tanker spills resulting from their tar sands project to BC’s north coast. “Our responsibility is for what we operate… [and] we will operate up to the terminal,” said Daniel in response […]

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BC First Nations at Enbridge AGM: ‘No Tar Sands Pipeline’

05.06.09 | Media |  Dogwood

May 6, 2009, TORONTO – The environmental risk of a pipeline from Alberta’s tar sands to BC’s north coast is too high. That’s the message members of three BC First Nations took to Enbridge Inc.’s Annual General Meeting today in downtown Toronto. Outside the Meridian King Edward Hotel, three First Nations delegates in traditional regalia […]

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Enbridge Inc Dodgy on Oil Spill Risks

05.05.09 | Media |  Dogwood

VICTORIA – Calgary-based Enbridge Inc. is asking its shareholders to reject a proposal to report on the frequency, volume, and financial consequences of spills expected from the company’s proposed ‘Northern Gateway’ tar sands pipeline and tanker project through the lands and coastal waters of northern BC. The proposal, advanced by BC-based Dogwood Initiative on behalf […]

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