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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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Tip of the iceberg
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 by Gordon O'Connor

Tip of the iceberg

Ender Ilkay’s proposal to build nearly 300 vacation homes next to the Juan de Fuca trail (and the controversy surrounding it) is a blessing in disguise because it shines a spotlight on our land use decision making system.

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Conspiracy theories are thrilling, but fall apart under scrutiny
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 by Will Horter

Conspiracy theories are thrilling, but fall apart under scrutiny

Most of us love a good conspiracy theory. So we took a close look at conspiracy theories being spun about American foundations’ malevolent motives in funding the campaign against the oilsands. Surprisingly, both right-wing and left-wing pundits point to the same facts, but draw diametrically opposite conclusions.

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Enbridge didn't do it right
Monday, August 15, 2011 by Eric Swanson

Enbridge didn't do it right

Despite spending more than $70 million on its application, which took years to produce, the work Enbridge has presented to the public more or less leaves out the consequences of potential oil spills from the pipelines, terminal and tankers.

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Quilting for the coast
Thursday, July 21, 2011 by Karl Hardin

Quilting for the coast

Meet Kristin Miller, the founder of the Positive Energy Quilters. This group makes quilts that are not only beautiful, but pack a doozy of a political punch as well.

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Why Joe Oliver is rocking the boat
Thursday, July 21, 2011 by Eric Swanson

Why Joe Oliver is rocking the boat

Joe Oliver, Minister of Natural Resources, is unambiguously supportive of Northern Gateway, even if this damages Harper's overall agenda. A few ideas about why he's rocking the boat.

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Alberta politicians pipe up the volume
Tuesday, July 19, 2011 by Emma Gilchrist

Alberta politicians pipe up the volume

B.C. Premier Christy Clark and Prime Minister Stephen Harper have both been deferring to the National Energy Board review process when the reality is that it is not equipped to make this kind of decision. The question of whether or not Canada plows a pipeline to the West Coast to increase oil exports to China is entirely a political one.

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The ideal way to spend a summer
Tuesday, July 19, 2011 by Anna Gerrard

The ideal way to spend a summer

Canvasser Anna Gerrard shares her experience doing community outreach with Dogwood.

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Stopping oil spills at recess
Thursday, July 14, 2011 by Emma Gilchrist

Stopping oil spills at recess

A group of Grade 5 students takes action after learning about the threat of oil spills on B.C.'s coast

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Pushing Death
Monday, July 11, 2011 by Will Horter

Pushing Death

Canada: International pariah on climate change and asbestos.

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No Tankers: Recharged and reloaded
Wednesday, June 22, 2011 by Eric Swanson

No Tankers: Recharged and reloaded

The outcome of the May 2nd federal election forced us to think about new directions for the No Tankers campaign. Our team has recharged and reloaded. We’re powering up other components of the No Tankers campaign and making it bigger.

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