Communications Director, Dogwood Initiative
Emma Gilchrist is a former award-winning Calgary Herald reporter who is now the communications director for Dogwood Initiative, a Victoria-based non-profit that brings together British Columbians to reclaim decision-making power over their air, land and water.
Enbridge has a credibility problem. They're an oil pipeline company. They're out for themselves and people know that. That's probably why they've invested in a $5 million ad campaign assuring the audience that the company's oil pipeline and supertanker project is "more than a pipeline, it's a path to our future." This is the brainchild of PR company Hill and Knowlton, "the public relations company famous for the unsavoury nature of its clients." But they're not fooling anyone these days.
Every time you hear the federal government say "national interest," insert "corporate interest" and you'll see a clearer picture. When will Harper stop thinking as an oil CEO and start acting like he is Prime Minister of Canada?
02/13/2012 12:07 EST
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