Corporate Mapping Project Updates

Not only have Canada’s “big five” banks continued to finance the fossil fuel sector since Canada committed to the Paris Agreement on climate change, their support of the industry has continued to...
April 28, 2021 | BC Office
New research from the Corporate Mapping Project looks at the promised economic and financial benefits of coal mining projects in northeastern British Columbia and concludes that the jobs, tax...
December 3, 2020 | BC Office
The assumptions underlying the federal government’s $12.6 billion commitment to the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project (TMX) no longer stand up in 2020, according to this new report from...
October 22, 2020 | BC Office
The Site C dam is BC’s most expensive publicly funded infrastructure project but 30 years before starting to build it, BC Hydro knew there were big problems with its chosen location. Resource policy...
September 10, 2020 | BC Office
The BC government should immediately appoint an independent panel of geologists and engineers to assess the ongoing geotechnical problems at Site C and whether the unstable ground at the dam...
August 11, 2020 | BC Office
The industry and government narrative that BC LNG will contribute to a global emissions reduction by displacing coal-fired electricity in Asia is not accurate, and in fact the reverse is actually...
July 8, 2020 | BC Office
As debate continues to rage over pipelines for Alberta’s oil, this report analyzes how the oil sands industry, in the early years of the mature phase of its business lifecycle, is producing more...
March 10, 2020 |
If BC is to meet its emissions targets and not perpetuate the climate crisis, it must phase out its fossil fuel industries by mid-century, says a new report, Winding Down BC’s Fossil Fuel Industries...
March 2, 2020 | BC Office
After reviewing hundreds of documents, obtained through a Freedom of Information (FOI) request, which raise concerns that BC Hydro’s Peace Canyon Dam could fail in the aftermath of an earthquake...
January 9, 2020 | BC Office
Crude Lessons: Fossil Fuel Industry Influence on Environmental Education in Saskatchewan finds that it is the oil and gas industry that exerts an undue influence over how climate issues are taught in...
December 5, 2019 | Saskatchewan Office
How pension funds choose to invest has significant bearing on how we collectively address the climate emergency and the needed energy transition away from fossil fuels. This report asks if the Canada...
November 15, 2019 | BC Office
Big Oil’s Political Reach: Mapping fossil fuel lobbying from Harper to Trudeau finds that between 2011 and 2018 the fossil fuel industry was one of the most active industry groups lobbying Canada's...
November 1, 2019 | BC Office, Saskatchewan Office
The co-directors of the Corporate Mapping Project—CCPA-BC Director Shannon Daub and the University of Victoria’s William Carroll—are being celebrated in Victoria today as they accept a REACH Award...
October 9, 2019 | BC Office
From an early stage, BC’s Oil and Gas Commission bore the hallmarks of a captured regulator. The very industry that the Commission was formed to regulate had a significant hand in its creation and,...
August 6, 2019 | BC Office
Earlier this week Kris Sims and Franco Terrazzano of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation wrote an opinion piece that was published in the Calgary Sun, Edmonton Sun, Winnipeg Sun, Ottawa Sun and Toronto...
July 26, 2019 | BC Office