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Face-to-face with Enbridge

02.12.13 | No Tankers, Organizer Profiles |  Dogwood

Terry Dance-Bennink is a breast cancer survivor who volunteers with the Canadian Cancer Society and local environmental groups. She’s a former vice-president academic of an Ontario community college and a writer/personal historian. With some trepidation, I signed up to speak at the Enbridge hearings in Victoria last January. I felt I had a duty to […]

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Final score at Enbridge community hearings: 1,159 to 2

02.04.13 | Media |  Dogwood

After more than a year of hearings, the National Energy Board panel reviewing Enbridge’s oil tanker and pipeline proposal completed the community hearings phase of its review in Vancouver on Friday. The final tally in the largest National Energy Board hearings in history was 1,159 speakers opposed to the proposal and two in favour. Presenters, […]

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Final score at Enbridge community hearings: 1,159 to 2

02.04.13 | Media |  Dogwood

After more than a year of hearings, the National Energy Board panel reviewing Enbridge’s oil tanker and pipeline proposal completed the community hearings phase of its review in Vancouver on Friday. The final tally in the largest National Energy Board hearings in history was 1,159 speakers opposed to the proposal and two in favour. Presenters, […]

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Knock the Vote will take oil tanker issue to doorstep

02.01.13 | Media |  Dogwood

Date: Saturday Feb. 2, 2013Time: 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.Place: Meet outside the Ukrainian Orthodox Centre at 154 E 10th Ave., Vancouver. After a year of community hearings and more than 1,000 presentations opposing Enbridge’s oil tanker and pipeline proposal, the decision boils down to politics and, with a provincial election four months away, provincial […]

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New poll: Nearly half of British Columbians oppose plans to increase U.S. coal shipments through B.C. ports

12.06.12 | Media |  Dogwood

VICTORIA, B.C. (Dec. 6, 2012) – Amid growing controversy over two proposals to expand coal exports through Vancouver, a new poll conducted by Justason Market Intelligence indicates British Columbians are largely unaware of plans to increase U.S. coal shipments through B.C. ports – yet, after hearing of these plans, nearly half of British Columbians (47 […]

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Christy Clark’s position on oil tankers, pipelines needs to be ‘NO’ says former federal Minister in automated phone call to Clark’s constituents

07.26.12 | Media |  Dogwood

VICTORIA, B.C. – “I believe Clark needs to firmly say no to these risky projects.” That’s the message that thousands of people in Premier Christy Clark’s riding of Vancouver Point Grey received Tuesday and Wednesday night in an automated call from former federal Minister of Environment, Fisheries and Oceans and Clark supporter David Anderson. The […]

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Dogwood Initiative reacts to Keystone XL decision

01.18.12 | Media |  Dogwood

  In response to U.S. President Barack Obama’s announcement today that he is rejecting the Keystone XL pipeline as proposed, Emma Gilchrist, Communications Director for Dogwood Initiative, said the following “His decision to reject Keystone XL indicates Obama is listening to the citizens he represents and is taking environmental consequences seriously. It stands in stark […]

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Dogwood Initiative reacts to Harper’s “foreign money” comments

01.09.12 | Media |  Dogwood

Emma Gilchrist, Communications Director, for the Dogwood Initiative made the following comments in response to Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Natural Resource Minister Joe Oliver’s remarks about “foreign money” influencing Enbridge Northern Gateway public hearings. “This is about fairness and democracy. When foreign oil companies like China’s SinoCanada, Korea’s Daewoo, Japan Canada Oil Sands, Britain’s […]

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