The Lobby Monitor
The Lobby Monitor, part of the Hill Times Publishing group, is the leading news source on Canada's lobbying business. We provide exclusive coverage on who is influencing top decision makers on the federal scene and beyond.
We are a subscriber service that provides daily news and analysis about the strategies and people behind public policy advocacy, issues management, government relation campaigns and procurement in Canada.
We bring readers timely, in-depth and independent coverage of new lobbying strategies, keep a keen eye on who's who in the industry and government, and follow lobbying registrations, communication reports and events on and off the Hill.
The Lobby Monitor was launched in 1989, the same year as the federal lobbyists' registry, by John Chenier and Sean Moore. Hill Times Publishing purchased the news service in November 2011, launching a new website with email alerts and a weekly electronic edition delivered directly to subscribers. John Chenier remains The Lobby Monitor's Editor Emeritus.
Jesse Cnockaert is the editor and reporter at The Lobby Monitor. He studied journalism at Humber College in Toronto. His first jump into the news world was covering news at the municipal level in West Elgin, Ontario. Before joining The Lobby Monitor, he wrote stories as a freelance journalist with The Metro, covering daily events in Ottawa. Contact Jesse at Jcnockaert@lobbymonitor.ca. Follow him on Twitter at @Cnockaert_j.
Hill Times Publishing
Hill Times Publishing is the premier source for Canadian political news, information and analysis. With an influential readership of over 200,000, including Canada’s top opinion leaders and policy makers, Hill Times Publishing is the most complete source of news and information for people who need to work with, speak to, and understand the Canadian federal government. Hill Times Publishing’s award-winning publications and news services include The Hill Times, Embassy Magazine, The Wire Report, and Parliament Now, as well as the annual glossy magazines Embassy Newcomer and Hill Times Power and Influence.