Posts by Eric Swanson - Page 5

Resolved to Win

01.12.11 | No Tankers |  Eric Swanson

When you put a lot of work and energy into something, and it pans out, afterwards you can feel a weird combination of total exhaustion, but also lots of energy to take things even further. That’s what I felt as a climactic December wrapped up an incredible year in the movement to stop oil pipelines […]

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Tanker Ban Legislation

12.14.10 | No Tankers |  Eric Swanson

It’s finally happening! Media: click here to read the news release Environmental groups are once again applauding MPs who are taking the necessary steps to secure a permanent tanker ban on Canada’s Pacific North Coast. A Private Member’s Bill was tabled in the House of Commons today by Vancouver Quadra Liberal MP Joyce Murray, proposing […]

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Success: Tanker Motion Passes!

12.07.10 | No Tankers |  Eric Swanson

We’re celebrating here in the Dogwood office and you should be too. Media: click here to read the news release This afternoon in the House of Commons, MP’s voted in favour of a motion to ban oil tankers on BC’s north coast. The motion called on the government to immediately propose legislation to ban bulk […]

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Province-Wide Resolutions Oppose Oil Tanker Plans

10.08.10 | No Tankers |  Eric Swanson

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Great Bear Rainforest – Through a Lens

09.29.10 | No Tankers |  Eric Swanson

Great Bear Rainforest RAVE from iLCP on Vimeo.

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Pipe up Against Enbridge!

08.30.10 | No Tankers |  Eric Swanson

It’s time to Pipe Up Against Enbridge! Join with hundreds of No Tankers supporters at a rally and march in Vancouver on August 31st. It starts at 12:00pm at the corner of Burrard and Pender, and will finish at the Vancouver Art Gallery at about 1:00pm. The rally is timed for a critical moment; it […]

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NoTankers: On the Path to Victory

08.06.10 | Actions, No Tankers |  Eric Swanson

On July 26th, it became apparent that Enbridge – the same company that wants to bring two tar sands pipelines and 225 oil supertankers per year to the north coast of BC – was responsible for a crude oil spill of close to 4 million litres into a Michigan river. Dogwood Initiative sent out a […]

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Liberals take the plunge

06.21.10 | No Tankers |  Eric Swanson

Big news. Thousands of Dogwood supporters have been part of the push for a permanent tanker ban on BC’s north coast and after three years of hard work, the Liberal Party of Canada has committed to support legislation to stop tankers. They’ve finally joined the NDP in supporting a legislated north coast tanker ban, and […]

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