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Broken promise: BC's Coalbed Methane rules inferior

01.28.10 | Retired Campaigns |  Will Horter

Back in 2007 Gordon Campbell’s government promised BC would have the best standards for coalbed methane in North America. Almost three years later an investigation by Dogwood Initiative has found this promise was broken. In all 24 issues of concern British Columbia offers landowners, communities, water and wildlife give less protection than other jurisdictions. Two […]

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Join Our Year End Fundraising Drive

12.10.09 | Retired Campaigns |  Kelsey Singbeil

Dogwood Initiative has a reputation for being small but fierce and for our bold and innovative campaigns, but it’s the people that stand with us that really makes it happen. Your financial support is a critical part of our success. In 2009 over 1500 people donated to Dogwood. Our supporters’ donations says they are committed […]

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Citizens Guide: Northwest Transmission Line

09.15.09 | Retired Campaigns |  Matt Takach

A major decision is now pending which could dramatically change the environmental, economic and social future of North-western British Columbia. The BC Government is proposing to extend BC Hydro’s electricity transmission line from Meziadin Junction to Bob Quinn Lake, with a potential plan to further extend the grid as far as Dease Lake. The Government […]

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Saving Jordan River: Part 1

08.05.09 | Retired Campaigns |  Charles Campbell

 Forest Campaigner Maurita Prato describes the beginning of the Save Jordan River Campaign.

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LNG is dead in BC (for now)

06.15.09 | Retired Campaigns |  Will Horter

Coastal communities and First Nations should applaud every time natural gas prices drop – as prices tank, so do the odds that Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) projects, such as those proposed for Kitimat and Texada Island will be built. Natural gas is trading near a six-year low and no one expects prices to rise any […]

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Community comment on controversial JDF developments

05.29.09 | Retired Campaigns |  Maurita Prato

On Thursday, May 28, about 50 Shirley residents and concerned citizens filled the Shirley Hall toask questions and comment on two proposedand controversial developmentapplications planned for the area. Ender Ilkay of Marine Holdings Ltd hasapplied to the CRD to construct an RV park, resort lodge andmultiple cabin development adjacent to the world renowned Juan de […]

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Jordan River Forest Lands- It’s an election issue!

05.07.09 | Election - BC 2009, Retired Campaigns |  Maurita Prato

Only a few months ago the Jordan River forest lands issue was quiet in the media. It seemed that people had glazed over on the issue. The status of the CRD zoning bylaws were uncertain until the end of June when the BC Court of Appeal decision is expected.These bylaw amendments were passed to slow […]

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3 simple Forest Actions this week

02.23.09 | Actions, Retired Campaigns |  Maurita Prato

Wondering what you can do this week (Feb 23-27) for the Future of BC Forests?   Here are 3 simple actions: 1. Vote on Forests to Development.  Go to Parksville Qualicum News- Question of the week poll  and vote on whether forest land should be turned into real estate developments.   At the time of writing […]

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