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Media advisory: First Nations, allied groups to hold announcement on Enbridge

06.15.14 | Let BC Vote, Media, No Tankers |  Kai Nagata

Media Release For immediate release 15/06/2014 Contact: Kai Nagata (778) 829-6493   Members of the press are invited to attend a joint announcement in Vancouver by a coalition of First Nations and civil society groups. Representatives from the following organizations will speak on the topic of the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline and oil tanker project: […]

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Spill cleanup plans do not buy consent on Gateway

05.13.14 | Let BC Vote, Media |  Dogwood

Newly announced federal measures to focus on oil spill cleanup and prevention do not equate to consent from British Columbians to build the Northern Gateway Pipeline, a Dogwood Initiative spokesperson said today. “For this pipeline to be built, First Nations along the route as well as a democratic majority of British Columbians would have to […]

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Is Clark trying to get to “yes”?

05.12.14 | Let BC Vote, No Tankers |  Kai Nagata

Christy Clark has been saying it since July 2012: to win her support as Premier, any bitumen transport project to the B.C. coast would have to meet five key conditions. In the case of Enbridge Northern Gateway, three of those conditions are about to be checked off. The first, “successful completion of the environmental review […]

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Six Dogwood teams hit their targets

04.25.14 | Let BC Vote, Op-Ed, Organizing |  Kai Nagata

It’s working. Dogwood Initiative and its allies are building what is already the largest nonpartisan political organizing network in British Columbia. We’re conservative and liberal, urban and rural – but we share one thing in common: we’re not going to let the federal government shove unwanted bitumen pipelines through an unwilling province. With 68 teams […]

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Following Kitimat victory, Dogwood launches LetBCvote.ca

04.13.14 | Let BC Vote, Media, No Tankers |  Dogwood

Despite spending unlimited money on advertising and flying in canvassers from Calgary, Enbridge’s crude oil pipeline and tanker proposal has been handed a resounding electoral defeat by the people of Kitimat. “This shows what happens when you actually give people the chance to vote on Enbridge’s proposal,” said Kai Nagata, Energy & Democracy Director at […]

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Let BC Vote!

04.13.14 | Let BC Vote, No Tankers |  Kai Nagata

It was a battle between David and Goliath. Sure enough, David won. For weeks, a small troop of local volunteers from Douglas Channel Watch were knocking on doors and asking neighbours about their hopes and dreams for Kitimat. The group had $200 in the bank – just enough for some leaflets and handmade signs. Meanwhile, […]

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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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Dogwood Reacts to Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain Project Application

12.16.13 | Let BC Vote, Media, No Tankers |  Dogwood

This morning, US energy company Kinder Morgan filed a project application with the National Energy Board (NEB) to build a new pipeline to transport diluted bitumen from Alberta to Burnaby. The proposal includes sending more than 400 oil tankers a year through the coastal waters around Vancouver and the Gulf Islands. “Despite the 15,000 pages […]

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