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Mint Demands Tanker Protest ‘Cease and Desist’

02.03.09 | Media |  Dogwood

(Victoria) The Royal Canadian Mint has issued Dogwood Initiative with a cease and desist order regarding their current campaign to protect the coast of the Great Bear Rainforest from tar sands tankers and oil spills. In letters sent to Dogwood Initiative and businesses involved in the campaign the Mint accuses the BC based non-profit of […]

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Activists blacken thousands of loonies to protest against oil tankers

02.02.09 | Media |  Dogwood

VANCOUVER (February 2, 2009) BC’s Dogwood Initiative has found an inventive way to circulate their message – by using $1 “Loonie” coins. The Victoria-based environmental organization is distributing 200,000 cling decals that simulate an oil spill when applied to the iconic loon. The campaign is designed to alert Canadians of their government’s support of oil […]

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ACTIVISTS BLACKEN THOUSANDS OF LOONIES TO PROTEST AGAINST OIL TANKERS

02.02.09 | Media |  Dogwood

VANCOUVER (February 2, 2009) BC’s Dogwood Initiative has found an inventive way  to circulate their message-by using $1 “Loonie” coins. The Victoria-based environmental organization is distributing 200,000 cling decals that simulate an oil spill when applied to the iconic loon. The campaign is designed to alert Canadians of their government’s support of oil proposals that […]

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ACTIVISTS BLACKEN THOUSANDS OF LOONIES TO PROTEST AGAINST OIL TANKERS

02.02.09 | Media |  Dogwood

VANCOUVER (February 2, 2009) BC’s Dogwood Initiative has found an inventive way  to circulate their message-by using $1 “Loonie” coins. The Victoria-based environmental organization is distributing 200,000 cling decals that simulate an oil spill when applied to the iconic loon. The campaign is designed to alert Canadians of their government’s support of oil proposals that […]

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Activists blacken thousands of loonies to protest against oil tankers

01.30.09 | Media |  Dogwood

VANCOUVER (February 2, 2009) BC’s Dogwood Initiative has found an inventive way to circulate their message – by using $1 “Loonie” coins. The Victoria-based environmental organization is distributing 200,000 cling decals that simulate an oil spill when applied to the iconic loon. The campaign is designed to alert Canadians of their government’s support of oil […]

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A step closer to stopping WFP subdivisions

01.08.09 | Media |  Dogwood

VICTORIA – Citizens concerned about the future of the wild coast are one step closer to stopping Western Forest Products subdivision plans in the Juan de Fuca Electoral Area. On January 7, 2009 the Capital Regional District committed to appeal the BC Supreme Court’s decision to strike down the Land Use Committee and in doing so, […]

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CRD Supreme Court Loss- A tragedy for the Wild Coast

01.05.09 | Media |  Dogwood

VICTORIA – Communities, First Nations, Surfers and Environmentalist are frustrated and saddened by the BC Supreme Court decision on December 23, 2008 not to uphold the CRD’s progressive bylaws in and around Jordan River.  “Western Forest Products has continually shown disregard for the will of the affected communities. Although the court decided the CRD process […]

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Environmental Groups Praise Landmark Step Towards Responsible Coalbed Methane Development

12.09.08 | Media |  Dogwood

The B.C.government has taken a landmark step in resolving concerns around coalbedmethane (CBM) development, according to environmental groups. Their comments follow the B.C. government’s announcement on Friday of a two-yearmoratorium on CBM drilling in the Sacred Headwaters in the province’sNorthwest. Conflict around CBM is proving costly to government and industry. “It’sundermining investor confidence and has […]

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