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Guest blog: My pledge to protect the Gitga'at culture
Monday, May 07, 2012 by Emma Gilchrist

Guest blog: My pledge to protect the Gitga'at culture

President of King Pacific Lodge questions the calculus that forces First Nations' cultures to justify their existence in the language of the corporate balance sheet.

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UVic Scuba Club raises nearly $4,000 for No Tankers campaign
Sunday, May 06, 2012 by Don Gordon

UVic Scuba Club raises nearly $4,000 for No Tankers campaign

Buoyancy challenges, pool poker, a dance party and underwater movies were all part of the fun during a 24-hour underwater relay.

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Harper’s tanker tactics reminiscent of botched National Energy Program
Sunday, May 06, 2012 by Will Horter

Harper’s tanker tactics reminiscent of botched National Energy Program

The Prime Minister would do well to remember Trudeau's fight with the provinces over energy projects and the toxic political fallout that lasted for decades.

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What does 100,000 mean?
Sunday, May 06, 2012 by Eric Swanson

What does 100,000 mean?

Dogwood's No Tankers petition recently broke 100,000 signatures! Remembering day one of the campaign and why the petition is important.

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Oil tankers and pipelines a voting issue in Chilliwack-Hope?
Friday, April 20, 2012 by Eric Swanson

Oil tankers and pipelines a voting issue in Chilliwack-Hope?

In the lead-up to election day yesterday we let our supporters in the riding of Chilliwack-Hope know where all the candidates stood on B.C. pipeline proposals and the oil tanker traffic expansion that would come with them.

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Guest Blog: Fallacies of “One Project, One Review” Logic
Wednesday, April 04, 2012 by Karl Hardin

Guest Blog: Fallacies of “One Project, One Review” Logic

Independent MLA Bob Simpson calls a spade a spade on the Harper government's rationale for streamlining the environmental review process.

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B.C. opposition to oil supertankers outweighs support 3:1
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 by Emma Gilchrist

B.C. opposition to oil supertankers outweighs support 3:1

In the same week the federal government announced it intends to chop the review of Enbridge’s pipeline and supertanker proposal, new polling showed opposition to oil supertankers in B.C.’s inside coastal waters outweighs support 3:1.

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Questions Answered, Part 2
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 by Eric Swanson

Questions Answered, Part 2

Part 2 of our questions series. Find out about Dutch disease, carbon taxes, condensate, oil by rail and more!

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The Vancouver No Tankers rally in pictures
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 by Karl Hardin

The Vancouver No Tankers rally in pictures

We are very lucky to be able to team up once again with photographer Ilijc Albanese, whose photos have appeared in major international magazines.

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When Oil and Water Mix
Friday, March 16, 2012 by Eric Swanson

When Oil and Water Mix

A Canadian policy think tank argues against banning oil tankers on B.C.'s north coast. We dissect their essay on tanker safety and the environment and find little more than platitudes.

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The legacy of two legendary activists
Monday, March 12, 2012 by Will Horter

The legacy of two legendary activists

British Columbia became poorer when legendary activists Art Loring and Jim Green died within weeks of one another in February. These two courageous men dramatically changed the course of British Columbia history and both British Columbia and Dogwood Initiative mourn their loss.

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Your questions answered
Friday, March 02, 2012 by Emma Gilchrist

Your questions answered

So many of you responded to our call for questions in last month's e-news that we’ve had to split our response into two blogs. In Part 1, find out about alternatives to exporting oil, tanker routes, the effect an oil spill would have on B.C.'s coast and more!

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Dear Europe: This is not our Canada
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 by Geoff Mann

Dear Europe: This is not our Canada

Guest Blog: The collapse of Canada's reputation — from global nice guy to international pariah — would be a joke if it were funny. But it isn't.

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Harper's Big Bad Wolf tactics no fairy tale
Friday, February 17, 2012 by Will Horter

Harper's Big Bad Wolf tactics no fairy tale

No amount of huffing and puffing by the Prime Minister is going to blow down the wall of opposition to oil supertanker expansion on B.C.'s West Coast.

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In your words: Say thank you to Joe Oliver
Thursday, February 16, 2012 by Emma Gilchrist

In your words: Say thank you to Joe Oliver

January's usually pretty slow. Not this year. We saw a surge of support and donations in response to Minister of Natural Resources Joe Oliver's "foreign radicals" comments on national television.

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Med student donates scholarship money
Thursday, February 16, 2012 by Emma Gilchrist

Med student donates scholarship money

One thing worries med student Kathryn Wills more than the pressing need for rural doctors and that's Enbridge's pipeline and supertanker proposal.

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Have an oil tanker or pipeline question? We’ll answer it.
Wednesday, February 01, 2012 by Eric Swanson

Have an oil tanker or pipeline question? We’ll answer it.

With Enbridge’s tanker and pipeline project to the West Coast being in the news so much lately, many Canadians are learning about the issue for the first time. There’s so much information floating around that it can be hard to make sense of it all, so we’re opening the floor to your questions.

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5 reasons shipping oil to Asia is not in the national interest
Saturday, January 28, 2012 by Emma Gilchrist

5 reasons shipping oil to Asia is not in the national interest

Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver equates shipping unrefined oil to Asia as undeniably being in the national interest, but there are at least five key reasons why he’s wrong on that front.

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A Wild Start to 2012
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 by Emma Gilchrist

A Wild Start to 2012

Joe Oliver, Stephen Harper and Keystone XL. January 2012 is set to go down in the history books as a turning point in the battle to keep oil supertankers out of B.C.’s inside coastal waters.

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How increasing oil exports hurts the manufacturing sector
Friday, January 20, 2012 by Eric Swanson

How increasing oil exports hurts the manufacturing sector

Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the oil industry suggest that sending unrefined Canadian oil to Asia is self-evidently good for our economy. It is not. As with any decision, there would be winners and losers.

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