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5 reasons shipping oil to Asia is not in the national interest
Friday, January 27, 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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Predictions for 2012
Wednesday, January 18, 2012 by Will Horter

Predictions for 2012

Almost every year I make predictions about what to expect in the next 12 months. 2012, I predict, is going to be a wild year in British Columbia with a dramatic increase in the volatility of provincial politics. Read my five predictions...

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Hope for the new year
Wednesday, December 21, 2011 by Emma Gilchrist

Hope for the new year

Anger. Frustration. Despair. These are the feelings many of us have when we read the news these days. But there are also many reasons to feel hopeful as we look toward 2012.

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The power of the underdog
Thursday, December 15, 2011 by Will Horter

The power of the underdog

Together we are not underdogs — we are the majority. The more organized we get and the more we understand our collective power, the more formidable we become.

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Save the Fraser Declaration gets new signatories
Sunday, December 04, 2011 by Eric Swanson

Save the Fraser Declaration gets new signatories

On December 1, 2011, several new signatories were added to the Save the Fraser declaration, a formal declaration banning oil sands pipelines and supertankers through the traditional territories of more than 60 First Nations. As a respectful witness, Dogwood's Eric Swanson gives a brief recap of this historic event

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Keystone XL blocked, Gateway still against the wall
Thursday, November 10, 2011 by Eric Swanson

Keystone XL blocked, Gateway still against the wall

The U.S. State Department's decision, supported by President Barack Obama, to send the Keystone XL pipeline back for further public review has Canada's oil interests clamouring to send oil to Asia. But what more can the oil industry really do to achieve that? Not much.

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In your words: standing up for right to speak at Enbridge hearings
Thursday, November 10, 2011 by Emma Gilchrist

In your words: standing up for right to speak at Enbridge hearings

A column in the Calgary Herald last week got Dogwood supporters so hot under the collar that they flooded the newspaper with more than 100 letters to the editor. Here are excerpts from some of our favourites.

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Vote for who you like
Tuesday, November 08, 2011 by Celine Trojand

Vote for who you like

Municipal elections can be confusing, so just keep it simple on Nov. 19 and vote for who you like! Our election survey can help you figure out who that is.

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Proceed with caution: conservation area ahead
Monday, October 31, 2011 by Don Gordon

Proceed with caution: conservation area ahead

Why is it that new national parks seem to be receiving more government scrutiny than major oil pipeline proposals?

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Kinder Morgan: Under the radar?
Wednesday, October 19, 2011 by Celine Trojand

Kinder Morgan: Under the radar?

B.C. local governments say whoa there cowboy to Kinder Morgan pipeline and oil tanker expansion plans through Juan de Fuca Strait.

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Stepping up to the mic
Friday, October 14, 2011 by Eric Swanson

Stepping up to the mic

People from across the province and country responded to our Mob the Mic call-out to sign up to speak to the Enbridge review panel. Eric chats with two team captains.

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What's crazier?
Thursday, September 29, 2011 by Karl Hardin

What's crazier?

Dancing to work or... sitting alone in a car stuck in rush-hour traffic?

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Today is the last day to register to speak at Enbridge hearings
Tuesday, September 20, 2011 by Eric Swanson

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

So far, over 800 people have signed up as part of our Mob the Mic action to make 100% official statements of opposition to the review panel looking at Enbridge's oil pipeline and supertanker proposal to B.C.'s coast. Over 120 people have created their own statement teams to make things more fun

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126 Teams Created to Oppose Enbridge
Tuesday, September 20, 2011 by Eric Swanson

126 Teams Created to Oppose Enbridge

So far, over 800 people have signed up as part of our Mob the Mic action to make 100% official statements of opposition to the review panel looking at Enbridge's oil pipeline and supertanker proposal to B.C.'s coast. Over 120 people have created their own statement teams to make things more fun

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We won! Lessons learned from the campaign trail
Monday, September 19, 2011 by Gordon O'Connor

We won! Lessons learned from the campaign trail

We won! Last week, after two years of controversy, an application to build nearly 300 houses along the Juan de Fuca trail was denied by the Capital Regional District board. Some take home lessons from the campaign trail...

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Why I’m making my opposition to Gateway official
Monday, September 19, 2011 by Karl Hardin

Why I’m making my opposition to Gateway official

It's time to engage with the inadequate review process. Here's why...

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We did it!
Thursday, September 15, 2011 by Gordon O'Connor

We did it!

After three days of hearings and 200 presentations a precedent-setting proposal for urban sprawl on southern Vancouver Island has been defeated.

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60-second snapshot from the proposed oil tanker route
Thursday, September 15, 2011 by Emma Gilchrist

60-second snapshot from the proposed oil tanker route

Emma recently sailed Douglas Channel and got a first-hand refresher of what's at stake in the Great Bear Rainforest.

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