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Dogwood Initiative disappointed by injunction against Kinder Morgan demonstrators

11.14.14 | Let BC Vote, Media |  Dogwood

Dogwood Initiative, British Columbia’s largest non-partisan citizen group, today reacted to the B.C. Supreme Court decision to grant an injunction to Kinder Morgan to continue survey work on Burnaby Mountain. “This ruling grapples with an unresolved question that is central to all of our work,” said Will Horter, Dogwood’s Executive Director. “What’s more important? The […]

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Vancouver beach virtually destroyed by oil tanker spill with innovative technology stunt

11.12.14 | Media, No Tankers |  Dogwood

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 12, 2014 Vancouver beach virtually destroyed by oil tanker spill with innovative technology stunt VANCOUVER – Citizen group Dogwood Initiative illustrated the catastrophic damage an oil spill could cause to British Columbia’s coast with an innovative digital art installation in English Bay today. No wildlife were harmed in the making of […]

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Port Approves New Coal Port Despite Overwhelming Opposition

08.21.14 | Beyond Coal, Election - municipal 2014, Media |  Dogwood

Today British Columbia’s largest nonpartisan democracy group called on local and provincial officials to stand up for B.C. after Port Metro Vancouver approved a permit for Fraser Surrey Docks to build a U.S. thermal coal transshipment facility. “The provincial government has the responsibility to live up to its climate targets and protect the health of […]

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Dogwood Initiative reacts to Oregon coal port denial

08.18.14 | Beyond Coal, Media |  Dogwood

August 18, 2014 – Communities and advocates across Oregon are celebrating a huge victory today as the Department of State Lands rejected an application from Ambre Energy to build an 8 million tonne coal export facility at the Port of Morrow on the Columbia River. “American thermal coal companies want west coast communities to shoulder […]

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Time for Clark to make good on her Enbridge election promise

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

Vancouver, June 17 2014 – British Columbia’s largest nonpartisan democracy group today called on Premier Christy Clark to hold fast to her election promise and stand up for British Columbia against Enbridge’s pipeline and oil tanker proposal. “Premier Clark said it best. Nobody can force this pipeline through our province if the people here don’t […]

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Unwanted pipeline, unwilling province

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

Vancouver, June 16 2014 – A coalition of First Nations and civil society groups today delivered a final rejection of Enbridge’s pipeline and oil tanker project. With many First Nations gearing up for court battles to protect their territories from this risky proposal, representatives of Coastal First Nations, Dogwood Initiative, Unifor, West Coast Environmental Law, […]

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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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