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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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Thousands Call on Province to Properly Assess U.S. Coal Exports

02.20.14 | Beyond Coal, Media |  Laura Benson

VANCOUVER – As Port Metro Vancouver delayed a decision and requested more health-related information on the proposal to ship U.S. thermal coal through Fraser Surrey Docks and Texada Island, thousands of concerned B.C. residents have turned to the province to step in and require comprehensive health and environmental assessments. “Port leaders just don’t seem to […]

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Dogwood Reacts to Enbridge Attack Video

02.09.14 | Media |  Dogwood

  Contact: Edie Irons, Communications Director, 250-634-0924 On Feb. 8, Enbridge released a video attacking a recent poll conducted by Justason Market Intelligence on behalf of Dogwood Initiative and three other organizations. The poll found that nearly two-thirds of British Columbians oppose allowing crude oil supertankers in B.C.’s northern coastal waters. Will Horter, Dogwood Initiative’s […]

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B.C. residents remain strongly opposed to Enbridge’s oil tanker and pipeline proposal

02.05.14 | Media |  Dogwood

Contact: Edie Irons, Dogwood Initiative: (250) 370-9930 x. 31Barb Justason, Justason Market Intelligence: (604) 783-4165 Victoria, B.C. – According to a recent poll by Justason Market Intelligence, nearly two-thirds of British Columbians (64 per cent) oppose Enbridge’s proposal to transport crude oil through B.C.’s northern inside coastal waters. Fifty per cent strongly oppose the proposal […]

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Dogwood reacts to B.C.-Alberta Working Group Report

01.28.14 | Media |  Dogwood

Contact: Will Horter, Executive Director, 250.418.1672 VICTORIA – The B.C.-Alberta energy infrastructure working group created by premiers Christy Clark and Alison Redford released its report yesterday. Will Horter, Dogwood Initiative’s executive director, said this in response: “This report does not change the fact that a clear majority of British Columbians do not want an expansion […]

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British Columbians will stand up against risky oil tanker and pipeline recommendation

12.19.13 | Media |  Dogwood

Media Release For immediate release 19/12/2013 Contact: Edie Irons, Communications Director (250) 370-9930 ext. 31   British Columbians will stand up against risky oil tanker and pipeline recommendation This afternoon the National Energy Board’s joint review panel (JRP) assessing Enbridge’s oil tanker and pipeline proposal released its much-anticipated report. Despite overwhelming opposition to the project […]

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Thousands Demand New Assessment of U.S. Coal Export Proposal

12.17.13 | Media |  Dogwood

In the past 30 days nearly 2,000 supporters of the Dogwood Initiative have submitted comments to Port Metro Vancouver rejecting its environmental impact assessment (EIA) of the proposal to transship U.S. thermal coal through Fraser Surrey Docks. “The unprecedented number of comments shows the public will not be shut out of the decision-making process and […]

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Dogwood Reacts to Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain Project Application

12.16.13 | Media |  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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