First Nations unite in opposition against Enbridge's Northern Gateway project
Enbridge CEO Patrick Daniel was quoted in a recent Globe and Mail article claiming confidence in the world's need for the energy, and in the strategic importance of Northern Gateway as an outlet for Canadians; and that ultimately those issues will be the deciding factor... some Canadians disagree
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Last week the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency and National Energy Board released the final terms of reference for the review of Enbridge's proposed tar sands pipeline and tanker project to BC's coast. Dogwood's Corporate Campaigner Eric Swanson comments on CFAX Radio
Last Friday Enbridge announced they were expecting firm commitments from Chinese, Korean, or other oil companies for their Northern Gateway pipeline and tanker project; and soon. So NoTankers supporters sent over 12,000 individual letters to Alberta's oil patch to introduce them to the sentiment here in BC. NEXT STEP: Send letters directly to China's Ambassador to Canada
I have been thinking about how we choose to respond to life-or-death crises. Initially, when I became the father of four month premature daughter who faced long odds. Recently, because of the alarming scientific predictions about the climate crisis. When confronted by life-or- death situations how do we respond? Do we climb over those weaker than us to benefit ourselves or do we first do what we can for those most vulnerable?
Is China in or is China out? That has long been a hot question for those watching the progress, or lack thereof, on Enbridge's 'Northern Gateway' pipeline and tanker project to BC's coast. The answer is that their foot is still in the door, if not necessarily kicking it open
A $100 million slush fund can buy you a lot of things, but it doesn’t look like it can buy Enbridge support for its Northern Gateway pipeline. A recent poll shows the outreach efforts Enbridge is using to entice northern BC residents, municipalities and First Nations to support their pipeline-tanker project isn't working. And this week municipal and first Nation voices joined the growing choir of opposition.
Alberta Premier Ed Stelmach and the rest of Canada's oil lobby have been engaged in an effort to protect Alberta's tar sands companies from proposed US climate policy. In doing so, they have an implied an authority over British Columbia's lands and waters that they don't have
Eric, Celine and Kelsey just returned from a boat trip through the Douglas Channel, August 1 - 5. After two twenty hour drives and five days out on the boat, we’ve finally seen Enbridge’s proposed oil tanker route into Kitimat.
Ali Howard is swimming the Skeena River. She’s experiencing the river up close and personal. But, more importantly, Ali’s bringing the river into people’s lives, telling its story and hers, and highlighting our communal dependence on our natural resources.
Write in to tell Celine what YOU want to see on their photo diary and interview series of the Douglas Channel 2009
Enbridge Inc. is spending $100 million of other people's money in their quest to sell British Columbians on the Northern Gateway project. The name tags, the logos, the websites and brochures say 'Enbridge'. But they are 100% paid for by multinational oil interests, who are the real beating heart, the driving force, and the soul of Gateway
The recent deaths of whales at opposite ends of the world shook me up, bringing to the surface emotional moments from my childhood, my professional life and my new role as a father. Are humans following the suicidal path of whaeles in our failure to address global warming?
Enbridge is lying to someone. The oil and gas giant is telling British Columbians one thing, and investors another about the completion date for their Northern Gateway tar sands pipeline and tanker project
Enbridge is in trouble. At its recent AGM large numbers of Enbridge's shareholders threw their weight behind two shareholder resolutions. One led by Dogwood, the other by Ethical Funds, they both targeted the company's proposed Northern Gateway pipeline and tanker project, which would export Alberta tar sands to Asia. Almost $4 billion in shareholder value voted for the resolutions
It's the wild west and your town is being terrorized by a group of outlaws that act with seeming impunity. They steal your cattle, rape your women and are dangling the riches from their ill gotten gains in front of your youngest son in an attempt to get him to join their posse. They have bigger guns, faster horses and fewer scruples than you.
A First Nations delegation - assisted by Dogwood Initiative and Forest Ethics - journeyed from British Columbia to Toronto this May to make it known to Enbridge Inc at their annual meeting that the company's proposed Gateway tar sands pipeline and tanker project is unacceptable
The environmental risk is too high to allow Enbridge's proposed tar sands pipeline and tanker project to BC's north coast to go ahead. That’s the message Dogwood initiative and First Nations' took to federal Minister of Natural Resources Lisa Raitt this May
Pipeline companies with projects that would ship oil and gas through northern BC's lands and coastal waters have donated over $60,000 to the BC Liberals since 2005. This raises the question of whether Gordon Campbell's enthusiasm for a northern 'Energy Corridor' is connected with undue corporate influence. I'd prefer to not have to guess. It's time for limits on political donations, which would complement 3rd party spending limits