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British Columbians call on Christy Clark to reveal position on oil tanker traffic at TV debate

04.29.13 | Media |  Dogwood

Vancouver, B.C. – Today British Columbians called on B.C. Premier Christy Clark to reveal her position on increased tanker traffic off B.C.’s coast at tonight’s televised debate. Both the Enbridge and Kinder Morgan pipeline proposals would lead to dramatic increases in oil tanker traffic off of B.C.’s north and south coasts. “B.C. NDP leader Adrian […]

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Dogwood reacts to NDP opposition to Kinder Morgan’s oil tanker plans

04.22.13 | Media |  Dogwood

This morning, B.C. NDP leader Adrian Dix announced his party’s opposition to Kinder Morgan’s plans to turn “Vancouver into a major oil export port.” In response to the announcement, Eric Swanson, Campaign Director for the Dogwood Initiative, said: “We applaud the NDP for standing up for the interests of British Columbians. Proposals to bring hundreds […]

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New anti-oil tanker ads released in run-up to B.C. election

03.19.13 | Media |  Dogwood

VICTORIA, B.C. – With the B.C. election less than two months away, Dogwood Initiative’s No Tankers campaign has released a new series of ads to get British Columbians talking about oil tankers at the dinner table and on the door step. The first ad shows a family sitting around the dinner table while Dad announces […]

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Final score at Enbridge community hearings: 1,159 to 2

02.04.13 | Media |  Dogwood

After more than a year of hearings, the National Energy Board panel reviewing Enbridge’s oil tanker and pipeline proposal completed the community hearings phase of its review in Vancouver on Friday. The final tally in the largest National Energy Board hearings in history was 1,159 speakers opposed to the proposal and two in favour. Presenters, […]

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Final score at Enbridge community hearings: 1,159 to 2

02.04.13 | Media |  Dogwood

After more than a year of hearings, the National Energy Board panel reviewing Enbridge’s oil tanker and pipeline proposal completed the community hearings phase of its review in Vancouver on Friday. The final tally in the largest National Energy Board hearings in history was 1,159 speakers opposed to the proposal and two in favour. Presenters, […]

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Knock the Vote will take oil tanker issue to doorstep

02.01.13 | Media |  Dogwood

Date: Saturday Feb. 2, 2013Time: 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.Place: Meet outside the Ukrainian Orthodox Centre at 154 E 10th Ave., Vancouver. After a year of community hearings and more than 1,000 presentations opposing Enbridge’s oil tanker and pipeline proposal, the decision boils down to politics and, with a provincial election four months away, provincial […]

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New poll: Nearly half of British Columbians oppose plans to increase U.S. coal shipments through B.C. ports

12.06.12 | Media |  Dogwood

VICTORIA, B.C. (Dec. 6, 2012) – Amid growing controversy over two proposals to expand coal exports through Vancouver, a new poll conducted by Justason Market Intelligence indicates British Columbians are largely unaware of plans to increase U.S. coal shipments through B.C. ports – yet, after hearing of these plans, nearly half of British Columbians (47 […]

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Christy Clark’s position on oil tankers, pipelines needs to be ‘NO’ says former federal Minister in automated phone call to Clark’s constituents

07.26.12 | Media |  Dogwood

VICTORIA, B.C. – “I believe Clark needs to firmly say no to these risky projects.” That’s the message that thousands of people in Premier Christy Clark’s riding of Vancouver Point Grey received Tuesday and Wednesday night in an automated call from former federal Minister of Environment, Fisheries and Oceans and Clark supporter David Anderson. The […]

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