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Registration - In-house Corporation

COALITION FOR GUN CONTROL / Andre Fortin, Consultant

Registration Information

In-house Corporation name: COALITION FOR GUN CONTROL
Responsible Officer Name: Andre Fortin, Consultant 
Initial registration start date: 2006-05-10
Registration status: Inactive
Registration Number: 780447-12793

Version 1 of 1 (2006-05-10 to 2006-08-08)

Version 1 of 1 (2006-05-10 to 2006-08-08) 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. Information about Responsible Officer and Corporation

14 Somerset West, #2
Ottawa, ON  K2P 0H4
Telephone number: 613-612-2920
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: Andre Fortin, Consultant  
Description of activities: Founded in the wake of the Montreal massacre, the Coalition for Gun Control was formed to reduce gun death, injury and crime. The Coalition supports:Legislation which includes: ¿ possession permits which are periodically renewed for ALL gun owners ¿ a cost-effective system to register all guns ¿ a total ban on assault weapons and large capacity magazines ¿ controls on the sale of ammunition ¿ tougher restrictions on handgunsIn addition it promotes:¿ strict safe storage requirements ¿ education countering the romance of guns and the myth of arming for self-protection ¿ a ban on replica firearms ¿ measures to reduce the illegal importation of guns ¿ effective implementation of the law ¿ deterrence and prevention in the justice systemThese measures are contained in Bill C-68, proclaimed on December 5, 1995.Currently the Coalition is focused on:¿ ensuring effective implementation of the legislation ¿ research and public education ¿ improving measures to combat smuggling and the illegal gun trade ¿ protecting the legislation from legal challenges and attacks by the gun lobby
Parent: The corporation is not a subsidiary of any other parent corporations.
Coalition The corporation is not a member of a coalition.
Subsidiary: The corporation does not have any subsidiaries that could be affected by the outcome of the undertaking.
Other direct interests The corporation's activities are not controlled or directed by another individual, organization or corporation with a direct interest in the outcome of this undertaking.
Was the corporation funded in whole or in part by any domestic or foreign government institution in the last completed financial year? No

B. Lobbyists Employed by the Corporation

Name: Andre Fortin
Position title: Acting Executive Director
Public offices held: Yes

C. Lobbying Activity Information

Federal departments or organizations which have been or will be communicated with during the course of the undertaking: Justice Canada (JC), Members of the House of Commons, Prime Minister's Office (PMO), 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: Justice and Law Enforcement
Subject Matter: Retrospective: Discuss the issue of gun control with government and parliament officials
Subject Matter: Prospective: Discuss the issue of gun control with government and parliament officials

Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter

Categories Description
Bill or Resolution No Bill has been put forward the House at this time.
Legislative Proposal Proposal to dismantle gun registry was made during 2006 election campaign.

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