Independent MLA Bob Simpson calls a spade a spade on the Harper government's rationale for streamlining the environmental review process.
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.
Part 2 of our questions series. Find out about Dutch disease, carbon taxes, condensate, oil by rail and more!
We are very lucky to be able to team up once again with photographer Ilijc Albanese, whose photos have appeared in major international magazines.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
One thing worries med student Kathryn Wills more than the pressing need for rural doctors and that's Enbridge's pipeline and supertanker proposal.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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
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.