Registry of Lobbyists

Registration - In-house Organization

CANADIAN PORK COUNCIL / Conseil canadien du porc / Gary Stordy, INTERIM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Registration Information

In-house Organization name: CANADIAN PORK COUNCIL / Conseil canadien du porc
Responsible Officer Name: Gary Stordy, INTERIM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 1996-03-29
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 718875-11850

Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 276

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 0

Version 11 of 29 (2008-06-15 to 2009-09-18)

Version 11 of 29 (2008-06-15 to 2009-09-18) was submitted prior to the Lobbying Act coming into force on July 2, 2008. Due to different information requirements at that time, the registration is presented in the following format.

A. Organization Information

Organization: CANADIAN PORK COUNCIL / Conseil canadien du porc
75 Albert Street
Suite 1101
Ottawa, ON  K1P 5E7
Canada
Telephone number: 613-236-9239  Ext.: 236
Fax number: 613-236-6658  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: MARTIN T RICE, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR  
 
Description of the organization's activities: The Canadian Pork Council (CPC) is a federation of provincial pork producers' organizations comprehensively representative of farmers in the business of raising hogs. The CPC is not engaged in the marketing of hogs, but is primarily occupied with the development and advocacy of policies related to pork producers interests both nationally and internationally.
Organization's membership or classes of membership: The Canadian Pork Council is composed of provincial hog producers organizations, some of which are engaged in the marketing of hogs, all of which are involved in representation of hog producers' interests to their respective provincial governments. These organizations are funded by regulated checkoffs collected on pigs marketed from within the province. The CPC's members include B.C. Pork, Alberta Pork, Sask Pork, Manitoba Pork Council, Ontario Pork, la Fédération des Producteurs de Porcs du Québec, Porc NB Pork, Pork Nova Scotia, and the Prince Edward Island Hog Commodity Marketing Board.
 
Was the organization funded in whole or in part by any domestic or foreign government institution in the last completed financial year? Yes
End date of the organization's last completed financial year: 2007-12-31
 
List of Government Funding
Government Institution Funding Received in Last Financial Year
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada $743,125.00

B. Lobbyists Employed by the Organization

Name: Mary Ann Binnie
Position title: Manager of Nutrition Affairs and Industry Liaison
Public offices held: No
 
Name: François Bédard
Position title: Technical Affairs Specialist
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Dawn Lawrence
Position title: Quality Assurance Program Coordinator
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Morgan Radford
Position title: Technical Issues Analyst
Public offices held: No
 
Name: MARTIN RICE
Position title: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Clare Schlegel
Position title: President
Public offices held: No
 
Name: CATHERINE SCOVIL
Position title: EXECUTIVE ASSOCIATE
Public offices held: No
 

C. Lobbying Activity Information

Federal departments or organizations which have been or will be communicated with during the course of the undertaking: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Environment Canada, Farm Products Council of Canada (FPCC), Finance Canada (FIN), Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC), Health Canada (HC), Human Resources and Social Development Canada (HRSDC), Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC), Industry Canada, Members of the House of Commons, Prime Minister's Office (PMO), Privy Council Office (PCO), Senate of Canada, Statistics Canada (StatCan)
Communication techniques that have been used or are expected to be used in the course of the undertaking:
Grass-roots communication, Informal communications, Meetings, Presentations, Telephone calls, Written communications, whether in hard copy or electronic format
 
Subject Matter: Areas of Concern: Agriculture, Consumer Issues, Employment and Training, Energy, Environment, Financial Institutions, Health, Immigration, Industry, Intellectual Property, Internal Trade, International Relations, International Trade, Labour, Science and Technology, Taxation and Finance, Transportation
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: Canadian Agriculture and Food International program; National Hog Identification and Traceability System Development Project; Multilateral and Regional Trade Agreements; Maximum residue limits and other issues relating to registration and availability of veterinary drugs; Business risk management for agricultural producers; Farm shelterbelts; Animal health protection; Animal transportation; On-farm manufacturing of medicated feeds; On-farm quality assurance; Cost recovery fees; Animal care assessment initiative; Next Generation of Agriculture Policy Review; GATT Article XXVIII negotiations on dairy ingredients imported into Canada; Porcine circovirus associated diseases: inoculation strategies; U.S. country-of-origin labelling legislation and regulations; Product of Canada labelling for food products; Cull Swine Breeding Program; Agricultural research; Circovirus Inoculation Program (CIP)
Subject Matter: Prospective: Canadian Agriculture and Food International program; National Hog Identification and Traceability System Development Project; Multilateral and Regional Trade Agreements; Maximum residue limits and other issues relating to registration and availability of veterinary drugs; Business risk management for agricultural producers; Farm shelterbelts; Animal health protection; Animal transportation; On-farm manufacturing of medicated feeds; On-farm quality assurance; Cost recovery fees; Animal care assessment initiative; Next Generation of Agriculture Policy Review; GATT Article XXVIII negotiations on dairy ingredients imported into Canada; Temporary Foreign Worker Program; Production of biofuels from plant cellulose and incentives for alternative fuel inputs from bio-digestion processes; Porcine circovirus associated diseases: inoculation strategies, biosecurity, research and long-term surveillance; National Animal Health Strategy; Australian safeguard action on pork imports; NAFTA Commission swine sector initiative; U.S. country-of-origin labelling legislation and regulations; Product of Canada labelling for food products; Cull Swine Breeding Program; Circovirus Inoculation Program (CIP)
 

Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter

Categories Description
Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit, Policy or Program Agricultural research
Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit Animal care assessment initiative
Policy or Program, Regulation, Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit Animal health protection
Regulation Animal transportation
Bill or Resolution, Policy or Program Business risk management for agricultural producers
Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit, Policy or Program Canadian Agriculture and Food International
Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit, Policy or Program Canadian Swine Health Board
Policy or Program Circovirus Inoculation Program (CIP)
Policy or Program, Regulation Cost recovery fees
Policy or Program Cull Swine Breeding Program
Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit, Policy or Program Farm shelterbelts
Policy or Program, Legislative Proposal GATT Article XXVIII negotiations on dairy ingredients imported into Canada
Regulation, Policy or Program Maximum residue limits and other issues relating to registration and availability of veterinary drugs
Policy or Program Multilateral and Regional Trade Agreements
Policy or Program, Regulation, Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit National Hog Identification and Traceability System Development Project
Policy or Program Next Generation of Agriculture Policy Review
Regulation On-farm manufacturing of medicated feeds
Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit, Policy or Program On-farm quality assurance
Policy or Program Production of biofuels from plant cellulose and incentives for alternative fuel inputs from bio-digestion processes
Policy or Program Product of Canada labelling
Policy or Program Temporary Foreign Worker Program




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