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What you did this year

12.12.12 | Fundraising, No Tankers, Organizing |  Emma Gilchrist

When I sat down to write this blog, I began describing the tremendous success we’ve had in 2012 – but the truth is it’s your success. Every bit of progress we’ve made in protecting B.C.’s coast this year is because of your petition signatures, your donations, your stories, your volunteer hours, your Facebook posts, your […]

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B.C.-wide rallies reveal depth of No Tankers movement

11.14.12 | No Tankers, Organizing |  Celine Trojand

Just before noon on October 24, Gabriela Hirt stood outside MLA Ida Chong’s office on Vancouver Island, her heart aflutter. “I looked at my watch: almost noon,” she thought as panic set in. About 150 people stood in front of her. She held the megaphone and they were looking to her for direction. Hirt admits […]

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Family Affair

10.10.12 | Organizer Profiles |  Lyndsey Easton

It’s a fun and popular means of showing off your undoubtedly superior taste in music: sporting a T-shirt of your favourite band or maybe one from their most recent tour. Essentially, we pick our T-shirts to show our personal interests. And so it was that Lynn Horvat of Vancouver went looking for a No Tankers […]

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The Vancouver No Tankers rally in pictures

04.03.12 | No Tankers, Organizing |  Karl Hardin

On March 26, more than 2,000 people came together for the No Tankers: Our Coast, Our Decision rally in Vancouver. These photos capture some of the spirit of the day. Copyright Ilijc Albanese ilijc.tumblr.comAll Rights Reserved        

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Today is the last day to register to speak at Enbridge hearings

09.20.11 | Actions, No Tankers |  Eric Swanson

So far, 1,440 people on 243 teams have signed up as part of our Mob the Mic action to make official statements of opposition to the review panel looking at Enbridge’s oil pipeline and supertanker proposal to B.C.’s coast. Amazing! Today is the last day to register. Take a look at the team totals below. […]

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126 Teams Created to Oppose Enbridge

09.20.11 | No Tankers, Organizing |  Eric Swanson

So far, over 800 people have signed up as part of our Mob the Mic action to make official statements of opposition to the review panel looking at Enbridge’s oil pipeline and supertanker proposal to B.C.’s coast. We’re close to our goal of 1,000 people signed up. There’s less than 200 to go and just […]

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The ideal way to spend a summer

07.19.11 | Organizing |  Anna Gerrard

My name’s Anna and there’s a good chance that you and I have met.  I’ve been doing community outreach with Dogwood for the past four months and during that time I’ve talked with thousands of people about oil tankers on our coast.  I’ve had discussions at music festivals, parades, marketplaces, public lectures and sports events.  […]

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Stopping oil spills at recess

07.14.11 | Fundraising, No Tankers, Organizer Profiles |  Emma Gilchrist

Editor’s Note: This summer, we are sharing the stories of some of our supporters who are doing amazing things on the No Tankers campaign. I met Hamish this spring while doing a presentation to his Grade 5 class. Today, Hamish shares his story with you in this letter. My name is Hamish and I’m 11 […]

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