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Who hired who: Updates to the lobbyist registry, Nov. 9 - 16

Registrations
Published: Friday, 11/16/2012 2:58 pm EST

Consultant registrations - new (by client)
A list of organizations and corporations that hired consultant lobbyists, and the issues they were hired to lobby on, listed by client.
Nov 09, 2012 to Nov 16, 2012

 

Client Lobby Firm Lobbyist Detail
American Registry of Internet Numbering Self-Employed Hamilton, Lynne The American Registry for Internet Numbering (ARIN) is one of five regional internet registries in the world and is a self-regulated body charged with managing the distribution of internet number resources for Canada, the United States and the Caribbean. ARIN provides services related to the technical coordination and management of internet addresses and facilitates the development of consensus-based policies initiated by the global internet community. The American Registry of Internet Numbering seeks to educate public office holders about the organization and the importance of maintaining an accurate WHOIS database. This may lead to proposals for legislative change in the longer term but none foreseen at this time.
Association of International Automobile Manufacturers of Canada / L'Association des fabricants internationaux d'automobiles du Canada Self-Employed CRAIB, LAUREL Beyond the Borders Working Group - Activities to harmonize and streamline trade and border processes between Canada and the United States Canada-Korea Free Trade Negotiations - ensure that any negotiations maintain a level-playing field for vehicle sales in Canada Canadian Environmental Protection Act - the implementation of the regulations concerning GHG emissions from motor vehicles for model years 2011-2016 as well as the proposals for the regulation of GHG emissons from motor vehicles from 2017-2025 Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 - reduction of mercury use in vehicles Canadian Motor Vehicle Safety Standards - Consultation and discussion on proposed amendments to various standards to harmonize with similar Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) in the United States. Principle activitiy on CMVSS 208, 108, 126, 101 and 114 Chemical Management Plan under Canadian Environmental Protection Act,1999 - risk management plans for chemical substance of concern potentially contained within the automobile or its components. Recent chemical plans impacting the automobile include BNST, HBCD, decaBDE Extended Producer Responsibilty - proposals for end of life management for ozone depleting substances and VOC's Finance Canada - Finished Vehicle Tariff Reduction - lowering of MFN tariff on finished vehicles from 6.1% to 2.5% (consistent with the United States) Human Resources Skills Development Canada -Canadian Automotive Repair and Service Council - improving employment opportunities, training, and status of automotive repair and service technicions Incentives for advanced technology and fuel efficient vehicles - provision of incentives to encourage consumer purchase more fuel efficient vehicles Industry Canada - Strategic Policy for Automotive Sector - pertaining to retention of North American production percentage, ensuring interests of all manufacturers and distributors are treated equitably On-Road Vehicle and Emissions Regulations - ensure harmonization of standards with the United States Rail Freight Service Review - Ensuring that rail shippers have access to appropriate service level agreements and commercial dispute resolution mechanisms Regulatory Cooperation Council under the Shared Vision for Perimeter Security and Economic Competitiveness Policies or Program, Regulatory Cooperation Council work on Transportation and Environment sub-committees to harmonize both vehicle safety standards and emission standards on a North American basis Transport Canada - Federal infrastructure - New crossing between Windsor and Detroit. Vancouver Gateway, Halifax Gateway -to facilitate international trade Transport Canada - Road Safety - Development of voluntary provisions to address depictions of speed and unsafe driving in vehicle advertising World Trade Organization decisions affecting the automotive industry in Canada - Doha Round and MFN tariff reductions
Bavarian Nordic A/S JPOM INC. WRIGHT, JOHN Policies or Program National Security, ability to provide operational forces optimal protection against specific biological threats Government Contract Pursued, Public Health, type, quantity and efficacy of existing smallpox vaccines, and intent to enhance these provisions Public Safety, status of Canada's preparedness against biological weapon threats
Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health / Alliance canadienne pour la maladie mentale et la santé mentale Impact Public Affairs Baker, Alana Increased funding for mental health services.
Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors / LAssociation canadienne des docteurs en naturopathie HILL+KNOWLTON STRATEGIES Cerovic, Angela Naturopathic doctors (NDs) are seeking greater authority to prescribe particular narcotics and controlled substances - that are currently under the federal Controlled Drugs and Substances Act ñ to allow for consistent access of their services, right across the country. In addition, NDs are seeking exemption from GST/HST under the Excise Tax Act.
Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. Hill+Knowlton Strategies Pasi, Melissa Government of Canada policy related to mining industry operations and infrastructure and new projects. Cliffs provides regular updates on its existing mining operations and proposed projects.
CNOOC International Limited Hill+Knowlton Strategies Henley, Matthew Investment Canada Act as it relates to the proposed acquisition of Nexen New Canadian Environmental Assessment Act (CEAA) as it relates to the approval process for energy projects.
CNOOC International Limited Hill+Knowlton Strategies Canada HUGHES, JACK Investment Canada Act as it relates to the proposed acquisition of Nexen New Canadian Environmental Assessment Act (CEAA) as it relates to the approval process for energy projects.
Collège Boréal StrategyCorp Inc. Rosenfeld, Robert Discussions about the role of the Official Languages Support Program for facility development. Engaging Northern Ontario Economic Diversification, Heritage Canada and Health Canada on grants and applications for official language support programs. Infrastructure support and funding for campus infrastructure projects Seeking funding from The Strategic Plan To Foster Immigration To Francophone Minority Communities.
Collège Boréal STRATEGYCORP OTTAWA SAMSON, LISA Discussions about the role of the Official Languages Support Program for facility development. Engaging Northern Ontario Economic Diversification, Heritage Canada and Health Canada on grants and applications for official language support programs. Infrastructure support and funding for campus infrastructure projects Seeking funding from The Strategic Plan To Foster Immigration To Francophone Minority Communities.
Concentra Financial Services Association Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP Christensen, Koker Amendment to Bank Act to facilitate creation of cooperative banks.
Elbit Systems Limited CFN CONSULTANTS Irwin, Steven PROVIDE ADVICE, COUNSEL AND EXPERTISE TO ASSIST ELBIT SYSTEMS IN MARKETING ITS PRODUCTS TO DND AND PUBLIC SAFETY CANADA.
Fusion Énergie inc. Self-Employed Paradis, Yves Programme d'Aide à la Recherche Industrielle (PARI), a) Réalisation du projet de recherche et développement présenté au programme
Impact Auto Auctions Counsel Public Affairs Inc. Staviss, Marcus Inviting Local MP to attend and speak at Impact Auto Auction's facility grand opening event.
Kongsberg Defence Systems CFN CONSULTANTS Rousseau, Georges ADVICE AND ASSISTANCE IN SECURING BUSINESS FOR MISSILE SYSTEMS.
Kongsberg Defence Systems CFN CONSULTANTS Irwin, Steven ADVICE AND ASSISTANCE IN SECURING BUSINESS FOR MISSILE SYSTEMS.
Les Réseaux Cyr inc. Séguin et Associés Séguin, Nathalie Gisèle Recherche de subvention pour la recherche et le développement d'un pont logiciel entre deux technologies que l'organisation utilise et que ses clients, aussi, utilisent. Ce projet pourra faire l'objet de commercialisation et d'augmentation des revenus.
Mining Association of Canada / l'association miniere du canada Couzin Taylor LLP Nikolakakis, Angelo Bill C-45, Budget Implementation Act II, with respect to proposed income tax measures on "foreign affiliate dumping".
Pfizer Canada Inc. StrategyCorp Inc. Rosenfeld, Robert National Immunization Strategy. Advocacy to seek continued funding in vaccines. Science and Technology Strategy, Advantage Canada or any Government policy or program initiatives to support Research and Development in Canada, and advocate for the development of a Biopharma sectoral strategy in support of more research & development in Canada
Précision JLM inc. NexPlan Expert inc. Ethier, Michel Demande de renseignement et de rendez-vous avec le conseiller régional du CNRC-PARI pour une contribution financière à un projet d'automatisation industrielle. Demande de support financier auprès de Developpement Éconoomique Canada pour l'achat d'équipements industriels pour l'automatisation de procédé en vue d'augmenter la productivité de l'entreprise.
Purdue Pharma Canada PROSPECTUS ASSOCIATES IN CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT INC EVERSHED, ROBERT Issues relating to the patent of OxyContin under the Drug Patent Act
Research in Motion Limited Hill+Knowlton Strategies Canada HUGHES, JACK Copyright and Intellectual Property, specifically the ongoing consultations on Canadian copyright legislation. Environmental Policy ñ Discussions regarding the Canadian governments position in response to the recommendations of the Copenhagen Communiqué on Climate Change Obligations regarding lawful access, specifically the bill formerly known as Bill C-46, the Investigative Powers for the 21st Century Act Obligations regarding lawful access, specifically the bill formerly known as Bill C-47, the Technical Assistance for Law Enforcement in the 21st Century Act Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) Tax Incentive Consultation - To comment on policy and administrative aspects of SR&ED program, in response to consultation Spectrum Policy - participation in discussions on Canada's position internationally Trade Policy, with respect to RIM market access issues experienced internationally, specifically tariffs and non-tariff trade barriers Transportation Policy - Discussions regarding improving local and regional transportation infrastructure in RIM operating regions within Canada
Sherritt International Corporation Fleishman Hillard Mason, Colleen discussion of issues relating to accessibility and costs of the transportation of coal on Canadian transportation networks for the client issues relating to Canada's trade and diplomatic relationships with Cuba, Madagascar and Indoniesia and how they imapct extractive sector Reduction of Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Coal-Fired Generation of Electricity Regulation
Solutions Plastik inc. Self-Employed Bonneau, André Recherche de financement auprès de Développement Économique Canada dans le cadre d'un projet d'acquisition de nouveaux équipements. L'aide financière envisagée est un prêt remboursable sans intérêt
Statoil Canada Ltd. Hill+Knowlton Strategies Henley, Matthew Canada-Newfoundland Atlantic Accord Implementation Act with respect to access to infrastructure which is currently not part of the act.
The Standard Life Assurance Company of Canada NATIONAL Public Relations Mitton, Stephanie Pooled Registered Pension Plans and financial literacy as it pertains to the following bills: Bill C-45, The Jobs and Growth Act Bill C-28, An Act to amend the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada Act Bill C-25, Pooled Registered Pension Plans Act
Tim Hortons Advertising & Promotion Fund (Canada) Inc. Earnscliffe Strategy Group Norquay, Geoff Elimination of the penny as announced by the Minister of Finance in Budget 2012. Foreign Temporary Worker's Program with respect to increasing the number of foreign temporary workers allowed into Canada.
W3 Technologies inc. Séguin et Associés Séguin, Nathalie Gisèle Recherche de subvention pour développement de logiciel web personnalisé.

 

Consultant registrations - new (by lobby firm)
A list of lobby firms with new clients.
Nov 09, 2012 to Nov 16, 2012

 

Lobby Firm Lobbyist Client
CFN CONSULTANTS Irwin, Steven Elbit Systems Limited
CFN CONSULTANTS Rousseau, Georges Kongsberg Defence Systems
CFN CONSULTANTS Irwin, Steven Kongsberg Defence Systems
Counsel Public Affairs Inc. Staviss, Marcus Impact Auto Auctions
Couzin Taylor LLP Nikolakakis, Angelo Mining Association of Canada / l'association miniere du canada
Earnscliffe Strategy Group Norquay, Geoff Tim Hortons Advertising & Promotion Fund (Canada) Inc.
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP Christensen, Koker Concentra Financial Services Association
Fleishman Hillard Mason, Colleen Sherritt International Corporation
HILL+KNOWLTON STRATEGIES Cerovic, Angela Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors / LAssociation canadienne des docteurs en naturopathie
Hill+Knowlton Strategies Pasi, Melissa Cliffs Natural Resources Inc.
Hill+Knowlton Strategies Henley, Matthew CNOOC International Limited
Hill+Knowlton Strategies Henley, Matthew Statoil Canada Ltd.
Hill+Knowlton Strategies Canada HUGHES, JACK CNOOC International Limited
Hill+Knowlton Strategies Canada HUGHES, JACK Research in Motion Limited
Impact Public Affairs Baker, Alana Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health / Alliance canadienne pour la maladie mentale et la santé mentale
JPOM INC. WRIGHT, JOHN Bavarian Nordic A/S
NATIONAL Public Relations Mitton, Stephanie The Standard Life Assurance Company of Canada
NexPlan Expert inc. Ethier, Michel Précision JLM inc.
PROSPECTUS ASSOCIATES IN CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT INC EVERSHED, ROBERT Purdue Pharma Canada
Séguin et Associés Séguin, Nathalie Gisèle Les Réseaux Cyr inc.
Séguin et Associés Séguin, Nathalie Gisèle W3 Technologies inc.
Self-Employed Hamilton, Lynne American Registry of Internet Numbering
Self-Employed CRAIB, LAUREL Association of International Automobile Manufacturers of Canada / L'Association des fabricants internationaux d'automobiles du Canada
Self-Employed Paradis, Yves Fusion Énergie inc.
Self-Employed Bonneau, André Solutions Plastik inc.
StrategyCorp Inc. Rosenfeld, Robert Collège Boréal
StrategyCorp Inc. Rosenfeld, Robert Pfizer Canada Inc.
STRATEGYCORP OTTAWA SAMSON, LISA Collège Boréal

 

Consultant registrations - renewals (by client)
A list of organizations and corporations that renewed their relationship with a consultant lobbyist, listed by client.
Nov 09, 2012 to Nov 16, 2012

 

Client Lobby Firm Lobbyist
175413 Canada Inc. / M0851 inc. NexPlan Expert inc. Ethier, Michel
Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs The Capital Hill Group Inc. METCALFE, HERB
Avalon Rare Metals Inc The Capital Hill Group WOODS, NANCI
Bioniche Life Sciences Inc. Maple Leaf Strategies Drennan, Giancarlo
Bioniche Life Sciences Inc. Maple Leaf Strategies BAKER, BLISS
Canadian Association of Broadcasters / Association canadienne des radiodiffuseurs Self-Employed Simmons, Kathleen
Canadian Real Estate Association (The) (Crea) Lorimer Public Affairs LORIMER, JAMES
Dairy Farmers of Ontario Self-Employed EMMOTT, BILL
Dairy Processors Association of Canada / Association des Transformateurs Laitiers du Canada Self-Employed JARVIS, DONALD
EDF - EN Canada Inc. Sussex Strategy Group Inc. Desmarais, Marc
Emirates Airline Temple Scott Associates Inc. Munnoch, Scott
Enerkem Maple Leaf Strategies Drennan, Giancarlo
Enerkem Maple Leaf Strategies BAKER, BLISS
Exelis Self-Employed White, Joseph
Festivals and Major Events (FAME) Canada THE CAPITAL HILL GROUP DYER, DAVID
Institute for Quantum Computing StrategyCorp Rust, Martin
Institute for Quantum Computing StrategyCorp Inc. Rosenfeld, Robert
Institute for Quantum Computing STRATEGYCORP OTTAWA SAMSON, LISA
Intervac - International Vaccine Centre McKercher LLP RICHARDSON, DOUGLAS
Les FrancoFolies de Montréal L'Équipe Spectra Simard, Alain
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company PROSPECTUS ASSOCIATES IN CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT INC EVERSHED, ROBERT
Lori Michaels NexPlan Expert inc. Ethier, Michel
Mosaic Drysdale Forstner Hamilton Public Affairs Ltd. Drysdale, Bruce
National Hockey League / Ligue nationale de hockey PROSPECTUS ASSOCIATES PRISTANSKI, WILLIAM
Peinture GS et Placage GE CAP PME Inc. Belzile, Francis
Pfizer Canada Inc. STRATEGYCORP OTTAWA SAMSON, LISA
Plan Canada Amanda Sussman Consulting Sussman, Amanda
Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan, Inc. Fleishman-Hillard Canada Inc. Capobianco, John
Rio Tinto Canada Uranium Corporation Drysdale Forstner Hamilton Public Affairs Ltd. Drysdale, Bruce
SAS Institute Inc. (Canada) The Capital Hill Group Inc. ANGUS, DAVID
Talisman Energy Inc HILL + KNOWLTON STRATEGIES HYDER, GOLDY
The Nature Conservancy of Canada / Conservation de la Nature Canada StrategyCorp Inc. Rosenfeld, Robert
Tim Hortons Advertising & Promotion Fund (Canada) Inc. Earnscliffe Ontario Inc. Trbovich, Tom
Tribal Wi-Chi-Way-Win Capital Corporation (TWCC) The Capital Hill Group Inc. METCALFE, HERB
U.S. Television Coalition Public Interests Research and Communications Inc. SCHILLER, FRANCIS
Vancouver Aquarium Earnscliffe Strategy Group Norquay, Geoff
Visa Canada Corporation / Corporation Visa Canada Self-Employed Lamoureux, Eric

 

Consultant registrations - renewals (by lobby firm)
A list of organizations and corporations that renewed their relationship with a consultant lobbyist, listed by lobby firm.
Nov 09, 2012 to Nov 16, 2012

 

Lobby Firm Lobbyist Client
Amanda Sussman Consulting Sussman, Amanda Plan Canada
CAP PME Inc. Belzile, Francis Peinture GS et Placage GE
Drysdale Forstner Hamilton Public Affairs Ltd. Drysdale, Bruce Mosaic
Drysdale Forstner Hamilton Public Affairs Ltd. Drysdale, Bruce Rio Tinto Canada Uranium Corporation
Earnscliffe Ontario Inc. Trbovich, Tom Tim Hortons Advertising & Promotion Fund (Canada) Inc.
Earnscliffe Strategy Group Norquay, Geoff Vancouver Aquarium
Fleishman-Hillard Canada Inc. Capobianco, John Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan, Inc.
HILL + KNOWLTON STRATEGIES HYDER, GOLDY Talisman Energy Inc
L'Équipe Spectra Simard, Alain Les FrancoFolies de Montréal
Lorimer Public Affairs LORIMER, JAMES Canadian Real Estate Association (The) (Crea)
Maple Leaf Strategies Drennan, Giancarlo Bioniche Life Sciences Inc.
Maple Leaf Strategies BAKER, BLISS Bioniche Life Sciences Inc.
Maple Leaf Strategies Drennan, Giancarlo Enerkem
Maple Leaf Strategies BAKER, BLISS Enerkem
McKercher LLP RICHARDSON, DOUGLAS Intervac - International Vaccine Centre
NexPlan Expert inc. Ethier, Michel 175413 Canada Inc. / M0851 inc.
NexPlan Expert inc. Ethier, Michel Lori Michaels
PROSPECTUS ASSOCIATES PRISTANSKI, WILLIAM National Hockey League / Ligue nationale de hockey
PROSPECTUS ASSOCIATES IN CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT INC EVERSHED, ROBERT Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company
Public Interests Research and Communications Inc. SCHILLER, FRANCIS U.S. Television Coalition
Self-Employed Simmons, Kathleen Canadian Association of Broadcasters / Association canadienne des radiodiffuseurs
Self-Employed EMMOTT, BILL Dairy Farmers of Ontario
Self-Employed JARVIS, DONALD Dairy Processors Association of Canada / Association des Transformateurs Laitiers du Canada
Self-Employed White, Joseph Exelis
Self-Employed Lamoureux, Eric Visa Canada Corporation / Corporation Visa Canada
StrategyCorp Rust, Martin Institute for Quantum Computing
StrategyCorp Inc. Rosenfeld, Robert Institute for Quantum Computing
StrategyCorp Inc. Rosenfeld, Robert The Nature Conservancy of Canada / Conservation de la Nature Canada
STRATEGYCORP OTTAWA SAMSON, LISA Institute for Quantum Computing
STRATEGYCORP OTTAWA SAMSON, LISA Pfizer Canada Inc.
Sussex Strategy Group Inc. Desmarais, Marc EDF - EN Canada Inc.
Temple Scott Associates Inc. Munnoch, Scott Emirates Airline
The Capital Hill Group WOODS, NANCI Avalon Rare Metals Inc
THE CAPITAL HILL GROUP DYER, DAVID Festivals and Major Events (FAME) Canada
The Capital Hill Group Inc. METCALFE, HERB Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs
The Capital Hill Group Inc. ANGUS, DAVID SAS Institute Inc. (Canada)
The Capital Hill Group Inc. METCALFE, HERB Tribal Wi-Chi-Way-Win Capital Corporation (TWCC)

 

 

  
                    
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