The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers sponsored Energy IQ, “an energy education resource” distributed for free online and to 13,000 classroom teachers in public schools across Canada by Canadian Geographic magazine’s educational wing.
CAPP and Canadian Geographic say that the content of these lessons is independently created by Canadian Geographic, who maintain “full editorial control.”
Documents obtained by CANADALAND seem to tell a different story.
The email in question appears to be sent from Canadian Geographic’s “custom publishing editor” Michela Rosano in July of 2013 to a summer intern, Jimmy Thomson.
This photo of Peter Mansbridge holding forth from behind a CAPP (Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers) lectern popped up online last weekend. Grabbed from CAPP’s Facebook page, it’s dated December 11, 2012, and contains this caption: “Peter Mansbridge at CAPP’s Investment Symposium last night. He articulated that energy has moved to the forefront of news: economic, … Continued