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Strategy video update March 2015

03.11.15 | Beyond Coal, No Tankers, Strategy |  Dogwood

In this video Beyond Coal Director Laura Benson and Energy & Democracy Director Kai Nagata discuss the importance of strong partnerships. Learn how Dogwood got involved with our friends south of the border in the fight to stop U.S. thermal coal exports, take a look ahead to the April 11th coordinated day of action where […]

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Dogwood reflects

01.14.15 | Beyond Coal, Campaigns, Commentary, Let BC Vote, No Tankers, Organizing |  Dogwood

Kai Nagata on Let BC Vote On a personal note, it was a huge privilege to join Dogwood last March. The past ten months have been extraordinary. I want to thank staff, organizers and supporters across the country for pulling together in what turned out to be a crucial year. The first real campaign high […]

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Tories, pipeline firms growing apart

01.08.15 | Let BC Vote, No Tankers, Op-Ed |  Dogwood

Written by Kai Nagata – Originally published in the Vancouver Sun, December 23, 2014 A friend of mine works at TransCanada, the company whose proposed Energy East pipeline would connect oil producers in Alberta with refineries and tanker terminals in Quebec and New Brunswick. This fall, we sat down at a bar in Calgary to […]

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You can’t make this stuff up

12.16.14 | Beyond Coal, Commentary |  Dogwood

On the weekend, B.C.’s Ministry of Energy and Mines posted a pretty audacious media release urging British Columbians to “Stuff your stockings with B.C. coal”. The release paints an awkward holiday picture complete with a Festivus Pole, explaining how everything holiday related somehow has a connection to coal. Minister Bennett ends the release by saying […]

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Premier Clark missing in action as calls grow for independent pipeline review

11.24.14 | Let BC Vote, Media |  Dogwood

Contact: [Lyndsey Easton] 250 858 9990 x29 Premier Clark missing in action as calls grow for independent pipeline review BURNABY – Fresh polling in a BC Liberal-held riding adjacent to Kinder Morgan’s pipeline and tanker terminal reinforces a growing problem across the province: British Columbians have lost confidence in Ottawa’s crude oil pipeline approval process. […]

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Voter turnout climbs across Salish Sea municipalities: candidates elected on promises to oppose crude oil, thermal coal exports

11.15.14 | Media |  Dogwood

Media Release For immediate release 15/11/2014 Contact: Lyndsey Easton (250) 370-9930 x. 29 Municipal candidates vowing to oppose Kinder Morgan’s oil sands pipeline project will form a majority on council in Vancouver, Burnaby, Victoria and Esquimalt, all places where Dogwood Initiative teams worked to get supporters out to vote on the issue. Candidates taking a […]

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Dogwood Initiative disappointed by injunction against Kinder Morgan demonstrators

11.14.14 | Let BC Vote, Media |  Dogwood

Dogwood Initiative, British Columbia’s largest non-partisan citizen group, today reacted to the B.C. Supreme Court decision to grant an injunction to Kinder Morgan to continue survey work on Burnaby Mountain. “This ruling grapples with an unresolved question that is central to all of our work,” said Will Horter, Dogwood’s Executive Director. “What’s more important? The […]

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Vancouver beach virtually destroyed by oil tanker spill with innovative technology stunt

11.12.14 | Media, No Tankers |  Dogwood

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 12, 2014 Vancouver beach virtually destroyed by oil tanker spill with innovative technology stunt VANCOUVER – Citizen group Dogwood Initiative illustrated the catastrophic damage an oil spill could cause to British Columbia’s coast with an innovative digital art installation in English Bay today. No wildlife were harmed in the making of […]

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