This op-ed by Corporate Mapping Project researchers Bill Carroll and Jouke Huijzer appeared in Vancouver Province on October 21, 2018.
The major investors in Canada’s fossil-fuel sector have high stakes in maintaining business as usual rather than addressing the industry’s serious climate issues, a new Corporate Mapping Project study reveals.
This op-ed by researchers Bob Ascah and Mark Anielski appeared in the Edmonton Journal on October 2, 2018.
This op-ed by Parkland Institute research manager Ian Hussey appeared in the Edmonton Journal on September 18, 2018.
Report calls for public debate on future role of Canada's only public bank
The Alberta government could be making much better use of the unique competitive advantage of owning Alberta Treasury Branches (ATB Financial) to help the province make the transition to a new economy, according to the authors of a new report released today by Parkland Institute.
US president a master at playing to media attention
This op-ed by Parkland Institute Director Trevor Harrison appeared in the Lethbridge Herald on July 25, 2018.
The University of Alberta-based Parkland Institute has received a $1 million gift to its endowment fund from an Alberta donor who asked to remain anonymous. The province-wide public policy research centre will use the donation to bolster its current endowment fund to support ongoing research and education programming.
Canada’s Orwellian energy standoff
This op-ed by David Hughes, author of the Parkland Institute/Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives report Canada’s Energy Outlook: Current Realities and Implications for a Carbon-constrained Future appeared in the May 14, 2018 Vancouver Sun.
Canada’s long-term energy security needs and climate commitments cannot be met without major changes
A new study by veteran earth scientist David Hughes anchors the heated debate about pipelines and energy infrastructure within the realm of science and evidence. The study, which offers a comprehensive review of Canada’s energy systems, reveals that Canada’s existing plans fall short of meeting energy security and emissions reduction targets.
Study finds roughly one in five workers hurt at work
As workers across the province prepare to mark the April 28 Day of Mourning for workers killed, injured, and disabled on the job, a new report from the University of Alberta’s Parkland Institute suggests that official statistics are radically underestimating the scale of workplace injury in the province.