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Lunn Slippery on Oil Tanker Issue

09.25.08 | Media |  Dogwood

VICTORIA -On CBC Radio One program, “On the Island”, this past Wednesday morning, Gary Lunn, Natural Resources Minister, and the Conservative incumbent for the federal riding of Saanich-Gulf Islands, continued to try to confuse the public about the real status of oil tankers on BC’s North Coast. Dogwood Initiative is working to ensure that the […]

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Companies’ push for supertankers unpopular with British Columbians

08.07.08 | Media |  Dogwood

Victoria – Energy companies pushing for a tanker port on the BC’s coast are in for strong opposition according to a Synovate poll released today by a coalition of environmental groups. The poll found seven in ten British Columbians (72%) support a ban on oil tankers in British Columbia’s inside coastal waters. The poll’s margin […]

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University of Victoria green-washes aboriginal problems for energy companies

07.24.06 | Retired Campaigns |  Dogwood

  The University of Victoria is sacrificing its progressive reputation for funding from two energy corporations who are seeking to green-wash their corporate brand against concerns raised by First Nations. In the last month UVic’s School of Business announced it will set up Canada’s first National Chair in Aboriginal Economic Development with $1.2 million in […]

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