Posts by Karl Hardin

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Stop Bill C-51 Day of Action

03.16.15 | Actions, Commentary, Organizing |  Karl Hardin

What a great response last weekend across the country to demonstrate concern about Bill C-51! Thank you to everyone who tweeted at Liberal MPs Joyce Murray and Hedy Fry (more than 50 tweets) and posted to Murray’s Facebook page (more than 50 comments)! I don’t know about you, but I was incredibly inspired to see […]

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Tough questions for Kinder Morgan at their Twitter town hall

10.22.14 | Actions, Commentary, Let BC Vote, No Tankers |  Karl Hardin

On Oct. 14 Kinder Morgan hosted a town hall on Twitter. We asked members of our social media amplification network to help flood the Q&A with the kinds of questions the Texas-based oil company would have a hard time answering. Here’s an assortment of questions that represent the mood of the discussion, plucked from a […]

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Frequently asked questions about Dogwood’s new strategy

12.19.13 | Citizens' Initiative, Let BC Vote, Organizing |  Karl Hardin

What exactly is the plan I’m being asked to support? Dogwood is planning a two-step process to prepare for a potential citizen’s initiative to give British Columbians decision-making power over crude oil tanker and pipeline projects in our province. If 8,481 British Columbians organize their friends, family and neighbours to stop an increase in crude […]

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We’re on the radio

05.10.13 | Election - BC 2013, News, No Tankers |  Karl Hardin

In less than 24 hours the Dogwood community came together and donated enough money to buy up every last radio spot on Vancouver radio station CKNW. This is the No Tankers message we’re saturating the airwaves with between now and election day: Our job is far from done though. The polls keep tightening up – […]

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From inside the hearings

01.10.13 | No Tankers |  Karl Hardin

Listen live to the inspiring presentations being made to the Enbridge Joint Review Panel hearings. Tweets about the #enbridge #JRP

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How B.C. can stop oil tanker plans

07.04.12 | Let BC Vote, Strategy |  Karl Hardin

If you live in B.C. you have the power to stop the Enbridge and Kinder Morgan oil tanker and pipeline proposals from going ahead (if you live outside of B.C., don’t worry you’re part of the plan; we’ll have more on that soon). That’s because you have the power to influence provincial, municipal and federal […]

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A path to a Canada no one will recognize

06.06.12 | No Tankers |  Karl Hardin

  LUSH cosmetics is known for being controversial. In 2010, LUSH staff in stores across Canada took off their clothes and donned barrel outfits to protest the expansion of the oil sands. Earlier this year, LUSH staged an unsettling performance in their London store that subjected performance artist Jacqueline Traides to the kinds of tests […]

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The Vancouver No Tankers rally in pictures

04.03.12 | No Tankers, Organizing |  Karl Hardin

On March 26, more than 2,000 people came together for the No Tankers: Our Coast, Our Decision rally in Vancouver. These photos capture some of the spirit of the day. Copyright Ilijc Albanese ilijc.tumblr.comAll Rights Reserved        

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