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Timing of RCMP move on First Nations camp questioned

08.27.15 | Media, No Tankers |  Dogwood

BURNABY – British Columbia’s largest grassroots citizen group is calling for de-escalation ahead of a possible police raid of the Unist’ot’en camp on the Morice River. “The Unist’ot’en camp has been at its present location for five years,” said Kai Nagata, Dogwood’s Energy & Democracy Director. “With no court order and no injunction, why the […]

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Dogwood Initiative welcomes early election call

08.01.15 | Media |  Dogwood

Media Release For immediate release 08/02/2015 Contact: Charles Campbell 778-533-2726 Dogwood Initiative welcomes early election call Canada’s largest and most comprehensive nonpartisan voter engagement campaign ready to roll VICTORIA, B.C. – Dogwood Initiative launches VoteBC, Canada’s largest and most comprehensive nonpartisan voter engagement campaign in response to today’s writ drop beginning the 2015 federal election. […]

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Tight election races threaten Conservative incumbents in B.C.

07.09.15 | Media, No Tankers |  Dogwood

VANCOUVER, B.C. – Riding-level polling by Insights West on behalf of citizen group Dogwood Initiative shows the federal Conservative party at risk of losing three key Vancouver-area MPs in the upcoming election. A newly created riding in the Interior, South Okanagan-West Kootenay, currently appears out of reach for the Conservatives despite a strong showing for […]

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Conservative support collapsing in B.C. battleground ridings

05.21.15 | Media |  Dogwood

Insights West and Dogwood Initiative release first wave of pre-election polling BURNABY – Fresh polling conducted by Insights West for citizen group Dogwood Initiative reveals dramatic shifts in key battleground ridings ahead of this fall’s federal election. “With five months left before Canadians go to the polls, the Conservative Party is having difficulty connecting with voters in […]

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Citizen groups unconvinced by pipeline regulator’s PR push

04.27.15 | Let BC Vote, Media |  Dogwood

VICTORIA – Citizen groups representing more than 300,000 concerned British Columbians emerged from a closed-door meeting with National Energy Board (NEB) Chair and CEO Peter Watson unconvinced that the pipeline regulator has the power to conduct fair or meaningful reviews of crude oil infrastructure in the province. Staff from Sierra Club BC, Georgia Strait Alliance, […]

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Dogwood mails oil samples to show risks of shipping oil

11.28.14 | Media |  Kai Nagata

Dogwood Initiative has mailed a provocative letter containing a sample of heavy oil to homes across British Columbia. Each sample is a take on the traditional direct mail marketing tactic but instead of dish soap, miniature tanker-shaped packs are filled with black, gooey simulated oil. On the back of each sample there’s a disclaimer: WARNING: […]

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Premier Clark missing in action as calls grow for independent pipeline review

11.24.14 | Let BC Vote, Media |  Dogwood

Contact: [Lyndsey Easton] 250 858 9990 x29 Premier Clark missing in action as calls grow for independent pipeline review BURNABY – Fresh polling in a BC Liberal-held riding adjacent to Kinder Morgan’s pipeline and tanker terminal reinforces a growing problem across the province: British Columbians have lost confidence in Ottawa’s crude oil pipeline approval process. […]

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Voter turnout climbs across Salish Sea municipalities: candidates elected on promises to oppose crude oil, thermal coal exports

11.15.14 | Media |  Dogwood

Media Release For immediate release 15/11/2014 Contact: Lyndsey Easton (250) 370-9930 x. 29 Municipal candidates vowing to oppose Kinder Morgan’s oil sands pipeline project will form a majority on council in Vancouver, Burnaby, Victoria and Esquimalt, all places where Dogwood Initiative teams worked to get supporters out to vote on the issue. Candidates taking a […]

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