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Press Contacts

Kai Nagata
Media Contact for the No Tankers and Ban Big Money campaigns
kai@dogwoodinitiative.org
Cell: 778-829-6493
Arie Ross
Media Contact for the Beyond Coal campaign
arie@dogwoodinitiative.org
Cell: 604-230-4695

Recent Press Releases

May 17, 2016
Ottawa appoints new pipeline panel; citizens ready initiative drive
Organizers with B.C. citizen group Dogwood Initiative are continuing with preparations for an eventual referendum on oil tankers despite the appointment of a new advisory panel to study Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain expansion proposal.
Apr 25, 2016
Across the province, 86% of residents support a ban on corporate and union political donations.
86% of British Columbians would support a ban on corporate and union donations before the next election, including 81% of BC Liberal voters and 91% who last voted for the BC New Democratic Party (NDP).
Jan 26, 2016
First Nations and environmental groups today welcomed the federal government’s announcement of a new “transition process” for projects under environmental review, including Kinder Morgan’s pipeline and oil tanker expansion proposal. However, more detail is needed to determine whether the new review will meet legal obligations to First Nations and succeed in restoring public trust.

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