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Landmark legal victory could end clearcut logging in Grassy Narrows Territory

August 17, 2011 | 

(Toronto) – Yesterday the Grassy Narrows First Nation (Asubpeeschoseewagong Netum Anishinabek) won a major victory in their more than decade long battle to stop clearcut logging in their traditional ...

Dogwood Initiative Applauds CRD Decision

May 12, 2011 | 

Media ReleaseFor immediate release 12/05/2011 Dogwood Initiative Applauds CRD decision(Victoria, BC) – Yesterday, at the end of a 1 hour closed-door meeting with their lawyers, the CRD board took ...

Ida Chong Vetoes CRD

April 28, 2011 | 

Victoria, B.C. – Minister of Community, Sports and Cultural Development Ida Chong announced today that she is refusing the Capital Regional District (CRD) board’s request to make improvements to ...

New poll: Oil tanker issue will influence how four in 10 British Columbians vote in federal election

April 28, 2011 | 

Victoria, B.C. – Just days before the federal election, new polling results indicate 78.9 per cent of British Columbians support a ban on oil tanker traffic in B.C.’s inside ...

No Tankers volunteers broaden dialogue at Troy DeSouza overpass event

April 7, 2011 | 

 (VICTORIA) –  Dogwood Initiative volunteers got up early this morning and headed to the site of the proposed Mackenzie overpass to provide commuters with a different side of federal ...

New survey indicates 75% of British Columbians want to ban oil tankers on north coast

April 1, 2011 | 

VICTORIA, B.C. – A recent phone survey indicates support for an oil tanker ban on B.C.’s north coast is higher than 75 per cent in five key federal ridings. ...

Thousands of messages about stopping urban sprawl jam CRD e-mail accounts

March 31, 2011 | 

Media ReleaseFor immediate release VICTORIA, B.C. – Capital Regional District (CRD) directors have been inundated with letters from outraged community members this week as the campaign for a moratorium ...

BC Groups Praise Decision to Fast-Track Oil Tanker Ban Legislation

February 16, 2011 | 

Dogwood Initiative, Forest Ethics, West Coast Environmental Law Association, Living Oceans Society VICTORIA – Vancouver Liberal Member of Parliament Joyce Murray announced this morning that she is prioritizing Bill ...

Legislation introduced to permanently protect Canada’s Pacific North Coast from oil spills

December 14, 2010 | 

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 ...

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