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Riding-level polls show many mid-island voters still undecided

10.06.15 | Media |  Dogwood

Media Release For immediate release 07/10/2015 Contact: Kai Nagata 778-829-6493 DUNCAN – New telephone polls conducted by Insights West show a similar pattern across the federal ridings of Nanaimo-Ladysmith and Cowichan-Malahat-Langford. In both of the adjacent ridings, the New Democratic Party (NDP) candidates hold a modest lead over the Conservative Party contenders, with Greens in […]

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Conservatives Edge Upward in B.C. Ridings as Local Races Tighten

09.15.15 | Media |  Dogwood

Media Release For immediate release 16/09/2015 Contact: Kai Nagata 778-829-6493 Liberals make gains, NDP loses support, a mixed bag for Greens BURNABY – Fresh telephone polls conducted in seven local ridings in British Columbia show NDP and Liberal candidates as preferred choices, with the Conservatives holding steady or growing their support. The polling, conducted by […]

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Timing of RCMP move on First Nations camp questioned

08.27.15 | Media, No Tankers |  Dogwood

BURNABY – British Columbia’s largest grassroots citizen group is calling for de-escalation ahead of a possible police raid of the Unist’ot’en camp on the Morice River. “The Unist’ot’en camp has been at its present location for five years,” said Kai Nagata, Dogwood’s Energy & Democracy Director. “With no court order and no injunction, why the […]

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Dogwood Initiative welcomes early election call

08.01.15 | Media |  Dogwood

Media Release For immediate release 08/02/2015 Contact: Charles Campbell 778-533-2726 Dogwood Initiative welcomes early election call Canada’s largest and most comprehensive nonpartisan voter engagement campaign ready to roll VICTORIA, B.C. – Dogwood Initiative launches VoteBC, Canada’s largest and most comprehensive nonpartisan voter engagement campaign in response to today’s writ drop beginning the 2015 federal election. […]

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Tight election races threaten Conservative incumbents in B.C.

07.09.15 | Media, No Tankers |  Dogwood

VANCOUVER, B.C. – Riding-level polling by Insights West on behalf of citizen group Dogwood Initiative shows the federal Conservative party at risk of losing three key Vancouver-area MPs in the upcoming election. A newly created riding in the Interior, South Okanagan-West Kootenay, currently appears out of reach for the Conservatives despite a strong showing for […]

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Conservative support collapsing in B.C. battleground ridings

05.21.15 | Media |  Dogwood

Insights West and Dogwood Initiative release first wave of pre-election polling BURNABY – Fresh polling conducted by Insights West for citizen group Dogwood Initiative reveals dramatic shifts in key battleground ridings ahead of this fall’s federal election. “With five months left before Canadians go to the polls, the Conservative Party is having difficulty connecting with voters in […]

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Citizen groups unconvinced by pipeline regulator’s PR push

04.27.15 | Let BC Vote, Media |  Dogwood

VICTORIA – Citizen groups representing more than 300,000 concerned British Columbians emerged from a closed-door meeting with National Energy Board (NEB) Chair and CEO Peter Watson unconvinced that the pipeline regulator has the power to conduct fair or meaningful reviews of crude oil infrastructure in the province. Staff from Sierra Club BC, Georgia Strait Alliance, […]

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Grumpy cat says ‘Keep that crap outta my sewer’

04.13.15 | Actions, Beyond Coal, Commentary |  Dogwood

Well folks, this has truly never happened before… Concerned citizens were invited to provide input on a wastewater permit application for the proposed coal port at Fraser Surrey Docks. As you know, there has been overwhelming public concern about the project: from health officials to First Nations to municipal governments – not to mention 49,639 […]

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