While the B.C. government stressed the need for effective oil spill response in their written rejection of Enbridge's plan, Premier Christy Clark has stuck to the phrase "world-leading" in recent comments.
Premier Christy Clark often seems like she could go either way on heavy oil pipeline and tanker proposals to B.C.'s coast, but her government's final argument to the Enbridge joint review panel contains six points that suggest she's closing the door and moving on to less risky ideas for economic development.
Taking tips from the organizing model that led Obama to two presidential victories, Dogwood staff and team leaders embark on a leadership journey and prepare for a No Tankers worst-case scenario.
While the results of the 2013 B.C. election may be upsetting to many, we've always known Enbridge and Kinder Morgan would be stopped by the people of British Columbia. That's always been the ultimate plan.
Dogwood Initiative runs a non-partisan election model. Campaign Director Eric Swanson answers some common questions about how it all works and in particular, about the May B.C. election
It’s not only your vote that has power; your words have power, too. What you say to your candidates and to your friends and family before May 14th will help shape the agenda for our next government.
Long story short: The B.C. Liberals are the only party that hasn’t taken a position one way or the other.
NDP leader Adrian Dix clarifies the party's stance on south coast oil tankers following comments by Juan de Fuca candidate John Horgan.
The May 14th provincial election is going to be a critical moment for the No Tankers network, so where do the parties stand? Find out in this blog, plus learn more about Dogwood's election philosophy of being firm, but fair.
The fact that such a strong, all-encompassing resolution was passed speaks to the province-wide determination to protect our rivers and coast.
On Christy Clark's 5 conditions, the BC NDP's decision to go with a B.C. environmental review, and David Black's refinery idea.
When acting together municipalities can have considerable political influence on the higher levels of government that have the say on oil tankers and pipelines.
Why there isn't anything to worry about when it comes to Enbridge's new multimillion-dollar advertising campaign promoting its crude oil pipeline and supertanker project for B.C.’s coast.
Dogwood's No Tankers petition recently broke 100,000 signatures! Remembering day one of the campaign and why the petition is important.
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.
Part 2 of our questions series. Find out about Dutch disease, carbon taxes, condensate, oil by rail and more!
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.
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.
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.
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