Registration - In-house Organization

B'nai Brith Canada / Frank Dimant, Executive Vice President

Registration Information
In-house Organization name: B'nai Brith Canada
Previous in-house organization names
Responsible Officer Name: Frank Dimant, Executive Vice President 
Initial registration start date: 1996-10-24
Registration status: Inactive
Registration Number: 780970-12176

Version 1 of 15 (1996-10-24 to 1997-05-26)

Version 1 of 15 (1996-10-24 to 1997-05-26) 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: B'NAI BRITH CANADA
15 HOVE STREET
DOWNSVIEW, ON  M3H 4Y8
Canada
Telephone number: 416-633-6224
Fax number: 416-630-2159  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: Frank Dimant, Executive Vice President  
 
Description of the organization's activities: B'NAI BRITH CANADA - CANADA'S LEADING JEWISH ADVOCACY AND COMMUNITY VO LUNTEER SERVICE ORGANIZATION B'NAI BRITH CANADA IS A LEADING VOICE FO R THE CANADIAN JEWISH COMMUNITY. THROUGH ITS GOVERNMENT RELATIONS OFFI C E, B'NAI BRITH CANADA LIAISES WITH MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT, CABINET MI NI STERS, AND PUBLIC SERVANTS, AND ENDEAVOURS TO PROMOTE ISSUES OF JEW ISH CONCERN.
Organization's membership or classes of membership: B'NAI BRITH CANADA'S MEMBERSHIP CONSISTS OF NATION-WIDE LODGES, WHICH ARE LOCALLY RUN BY MEMBERS OF THE JEWISH COMMUNITY.
 
Was the organization funded in whole or in part by any domestic or foreign government institution in the last calendar year? Yes
End date of the organization's last completed financial year: 1996-12-31
 
List of Government Funding
Government Institution Funding Received in Last Financial Year
DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE $10,000.00
DEPARTMENT OF CANADIAN HERITAGE (CAN. UNITY) $18,000.00
DEPARTMENT OF CANADIAN HERITAGE (EMPEROR OF ATLANTIS) $30,000.00

B. Lobbyists Employed by the Organization

Name: LISA ARMONY
Position title: INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS, NAT'L DIRECTR
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: JOYCE ASTER
Position title: ONTARIO REGIONAL OFFICE, DIRECTOR
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: DAVID COOPER
Position title: LEAGUE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS, RESEARCH & COMMUNICATIONS
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: FRANK DIMANT
Position title: Executive Vice President
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: RUBIN FRIEDMAN
Position title: GOVERNMENT RELATIONS OFFICE, DIRECTOR
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: PEARL GLADMAN
Position title: NATIONAL FIELD SERVICES, NATIONAL DIRECTOR
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: ANAT LEWIN
Position title: INSTITUTE FOR INT'L AFFAIRS, RESEARCH & POLICY
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: ROBERT LIBMAN
Position title: QUEBEC REGIONAL OFFICE, DIRECTOR
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: KAREN MOCK
Position title: LEAGUE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS, NATIONAL DIRECTOR
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 

C. Lobbying Activity Information

Federal departments or organizations which have been or will be communicated with during the course of the undertaking: Canadian Heritage (PCH), Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT), Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC), Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC), Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB), Justice Canada (JC), National Defence (DND), Privy Council Office (PCO), Revenue Canada (RC), Solicitor General Canada (SGC)
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: Arts and Culture, Broadcasting, Constitutional Issues, Education, Employment and Training, Immigration, International Relations, International Trade, Justice and Law Enforcement, Taxation and Finance
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: CULTURAL GRANT, DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, CANADIAN HERITAGE STANDING AT THE SOMALIA COMMISSION INVITED BOTH THE PRIME MINISTER AND PC LEADER JEAN CHAREST TO ADDRESS JEWISH COMMUNITY
Subject Matter: Prospective: B'NAI BRITH CANADA'S ANNUAL GOVERNMENT RELATIONS DAY WHEREBY B'NAI BRITH LEADERS MEET WITH CABINET M INISTERS, LEADERS OF THE OPPOSITION, AND SENIOR GO VERNMENT CIVIL SERVANTS. B'NAI BRITH WILL ALSO BE PARTICIPATING IN THE ANNUAL NGO CONSULTATIONS WITH THE DFAIT PRIOR TO THE UN COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIG HTS B'NAI BRITH CANADA'S NATIONAL UNITY SYMPOSIUM THROUGH A GRANT FROM CANADIAN HERITAGE




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