CBA is a community-based consulting group. We provide data collection and data mobilization services to First Nations, Government, and non-profits. We are based on unseeded Lekwungen (Songhees and Esquimalt) Territory in Victoria BC and work with communities throughout British Columbia.

Charles Burnett, lead consultant of CBA, is an adjunct assistant professor at the University of Victoria, Geography Department, and was previously a partner of Cedar Box Ideas (General Partnership) and team lead at GeoMemes Research Inc.

Charles’ early work on Community Mapping and land/marine use planning was done under the sole proprietorship name MapsWest Geoscience.

Our Team

Charles Burnett, Lead Consultant


Greg Sebastian, Sebastian Technology – 100% First Nations App Hosting

Theresa Fingler, Equinox Geo – 100% First Nations GIS