Registration - In-house Organization

The Canadian Lung Association / L'Association pulmonaire du Canada / Terrance Dean, President and Chief Executive Officer

Registration Information
In-house Organization name: The Canadian Lung Association / L'Association pulmonaire du Canada
Responsible Officer Name: Terrance Dean, President and Chief Executive Officer 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 2006-10-19
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 932368-13942
Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 108

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 12

Version 4 of 33 (2008-04-30 to 2008-07-11)

Version 4 of 33 (2008-04-30 to 2008-07-11) 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: The Canadian Lung Association / L'Association pulmonaire du Canada
300 - 1750 Courtwood Crescent
Ottawa, ON  K2C 2B5
Canada
Telephone number: 613-569-6411  Ext.: 225
Fax number: 613-569-8860  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: Nora Sobolov, President & CEO  
 
Description of the organization's activities: ESTABLISHED IN 1900, THE CANADIAN LUNG ASSOCIATION IS ONE OF CANADA'S OLDEST AND MOST RESPECTED HEALTH CHARITIES. THE LUNG ASSOCIATION IS A LEADER IN LUNG HEALTH PROVIDING EDUCATION; SUPPORT PROGRAMS; FUNDING FOR RESEARCH AND ADVOCACY IN THE AREAS OF: ASTHMA, CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE, INFECTIOUS DISEASES SUCH AS INFLUENZA AND TUBERCULOSIS, ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS ON LUNG HEALTH (AIR QUALITY ISSUES), TOBACCO PREVENTION AND CESSATION, LUNG CANCER AND SLEEP APNEA.
Organization's membership or classes of membership: MEMBERSHIP CONSISTS OF OUR 10 PROVINCIAL LUNG ASSOCIATIONS. AFFILIATES INCLUDE THE CANADIAN THORACIC SOCIETY AND CANADIAN RESPIRATORY HEALTH PROFESSIONALS.
 
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: 2008-03-31
 
List of Government Funding
Government Institution Funding Received in Last Financial Year
Public Health Agency of Canada (CHN) $250,000.00
Health Canada (HC) $350,000.00
Public Health Agency of Canada (CHN) $350,000.00
Public Health Agency of Canada (CHN) $375,000.00

B. Lobbyists Employed by the Organization

Name: LEONOR ALVARADO
Position title: DIRECTOR OF INTERNATIONAL PROJECTS
Public offices held: No
 
Name: MICHAEL CAMERON BISHOP
Position title: DIRECTOR OF GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS AND MEDIA RELATIONS
Public offices held: Yes
 
Name: LOUIS BRILL
Position title: PRESIDENT AND CEO, NOVA SCOTIA LUNG ASSOCIATION
Public offices held: No
 
Name: LOUIS BRISSON
Position title: DIRECTOR GENERAL, QUEBEC LUNG ASSOCIATION
Public offices held: No
 
Name: LISA DUFFY
Position title: ACTING EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, PEI LUNG ASSOCIATION
Public offices held: No
 
Name: BRIAN GRAHAM
Position title: PRESIDENT AND CEO, LUNG ASSOCIATION OF SASKATCHEWAN/CHAIR OF CHRONIC DISEASE ISSUES (NATIONAL)
Public offices held: No
 
Name: GEORGE HABIB
Position title: PRESIDENT AND CEO, ONTARIO LUNG ASSOCIATION
Public offices held: No
 
Name: ANTHONY HUDSON
Position title: PRESIDENT, ALBERTA LUNG ASSOCIATION
Public offices held: No
 
Name: JOY LETKEMANN
Position title: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, THE LUNG ASSOCIATION - MANITOBA
Public offices held: No
 
Name: KEN MAYBEE
Position title: PRESIDENT AND CEO, NEW BRUNSWICK LUNG ASSOCIATION/CHAIR OF ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES (NATIONAL)
Public offices held: No
 
Name: SCOTT MCDONALD
Position title: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, BC LUNG ASSOCIATION
Public offices held: No
 
Name: JENNIFER SCHENKEL
Position title: DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING
Public offices held: No
 
Name: MARY-PAT SHAW
Position title: VICE PRESIDENT, NATIONAL PROGRAMS & OPERATIONS
Public offices held: No
 
Name: NORA SOBOLOV
Position title: PRESIDENT & CEO, THE LUNG ASSOCIATION - NATIONAL
Public offices held: Yes
 
Name: PAUL THOMEY
Position title: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR LUNG ASSOCIATION/CHAIR, TOBACCO ISSUES (NATIONAL)
Public offices held: No
 
Name: ANNE VAN DAM
Position title: ACTING DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL LUNG HEALTH FRAMEWORK AND MANAGER OF NATIONAL RESEARCH
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: Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), Canadian Heritage (PCH), Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA), Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Environment Canada, Finance Canada (FIN), Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC), Health Canada (HC), Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC), Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB), Industry Canada, Members of the House of Commons, National Research Council (NRC), Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB), Prime Minister's Office (PMO), Privy Council Office (PCO), Public Works and Government Services Canada, Senate of Canada, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), Solicitor General Canada (SGC), Statistics Canada (StatCan), Transport Canada (TC), Treasury Board Of Canada Secretariat (TBS), Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD)
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: Aboriginal Affairs, Agriculture, Consumer Issues, Education, Energy, Environment, Forestry, Health, Industry, International Relations, Justice and Law Enforcement, Labour, Mining, Regional Development, Science and Technology, Taxation and Finance, Transportation
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: FRAMEWORK CONVENTION ON TOBACCO CONTROL; TOBACCO ACT IMPLEMENTATION AND REGULATIONS; ENFORCEMENT OF TOBACCO SALES TO YOUNG PERSONS ACT & REGS; YOUTH TOBACCO PREVENTION PROGRAM; ASTHMA EDUCATION; NON-PROFIT BILL FOR REGISTERED CHARITIES; T3010 FORM AND ACCOUNTABILITY OF CHARITIES ISSUES; CANADIAN INSTITUTES FOR HEALTH RESEARCH; MEMBERSHIP ON MINISTERIAL COUNCIL FOR TOBACCO CONTROL;KYOTO PROTOCOL; ROMANOW REPORT,LIGHT AND MILD TOBACCO ISSUE; BAN ON SMOKING IN CARS WHERE KIDS UNDER 19 ARE PRESENT.
Subject Matter: Prospective: RESPIRATORY RESEARCH AND EDUCATION FUNDING; CANADIAN INSTITUTES FOR HEALTH RESEARCH; ASTHMA STATEGIES: GUIDELINES IMPLEMENTATION; COPD STRATEGIES: GUIDELINES IMPLEMENTATION; TOBACCO ACT REGULATIONS & AMENDMENTS; RADIFYING- FRAMEWORK CONVENTION ON TOBACCO CONTROL;YOUTH TOBACCO PREVENTION PROGRAM; YOUTH TOBACCO CESSATION; TOBACCO SALES TO MINORS ISSUES; TOBACCO TAXATION; TOBACCO SMUGGLING; NATIONAL STRATEGY TO REDUCE TOBACCO USE; INTERNATIONAL TOBACCO CONTROL PROGRAMS AND POLICIES; CANADA'S DRUG POLICIES; PHARMACARE PROGRAM (RESPIRATORY HEALTH); HEALTH / HEALTHCARE; HOME CARE /COMMUNITY CARE; DIRECT TO CONSUMER ADVERTISING FOR PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTS; ANY RE-STRUCTURING OF HEALTH CANADA INVOLVING OBJECTIVES AND ACTIVITIES FOR THE PUBLIC HEALTH CARE SYSTEM/ THE DRUG APPROVAL PROCESS/ CONSUMER ACCESS TO PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION/ DRUG FORMULARIES; REGULATION / TAXATION; LUNG CANCER; ACCOUNTABILITY OF CHARITIES ISSUES; ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES: INDOOR/OUTDOOR AIR QUALITY- HEALTHY SCHOOL PROGRAM - SMOG FORECAST PROJECT - HEALTHY WOOD STOVE CAMPAIGN - CLIMATE CHANGE - AGRICULTURAL BURNING- INTL PUBLIC HEALTH & ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCE CENTRE; ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH; STOP TB INITIATIVES; CANADA'S COMMITMENT TO REDUCTION OF TB DEATHS AND PREVALENCE WORLDWIDE; EQUAL ACCESS TO DIAGNOSIS FACILITIES AND TREATMENT FOR SLEEP APNEA; SUPPORT FOR THE NATIONAL LUNG HEALTH FRAMEWORK ACTION PLAN.
 
Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter
Categories Description
Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit $1.2 million in CIDA funding for international tuberculosis prevention and treatment programs in Latin America, including Ecuador and Bolivia.
Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit $28,159.00 from Health Canada (International Affairs Directorate) for the Civil Society Meeting in Ecuador entitled "Supporting the development of linkages between civil society and governments for an effective implementation of Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in the Andean Region".
Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit $500,000 funding from Health Canada for international tobacco control programs focused on Latin America.
Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit $689,810 under the Public Health Agency of Canada's "Observatory Best Practices Program" for ongoing work on The National Lung Health Framework.
Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit $94,720.00 from Health Canada (International Affairs Directorate) for the Lima Workshop about Articles 8 (Smoke-free spaces) and 11 (Package Labeling and Health) of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control to take place in June 2008.
Policy or Program, Regulation, Bill or Resolution, Legislative Proposal Air Pollution (indoor/outdoor air quality) and climate change legislation, amendments, policies and programs, including Kyoto Protocol and Clean Air Regulatory Framework 2007.
Regulation, Policy or Program Air quality programs: national air qualtiy index, smog forecast project, agricultural burning policies, healthy woodstove campaign, healthy school projects, radon control and education.
Bill or Resolution Amendments to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA)
Policy or Program Asthma Education Programs and Funding, including the implementation of asthma strategies and guidelines.
Regulation, Policy or Program Canada's Drug Policies, including potential pharmacare program (as it concerns respiratory health). Direct to consumer advertising for pharmaceutical products, as well as the drug approval process. Consumer access to prescription medication/drug formularies.
Policy or Program Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) strategies, guideline implementation, public education and programs.
Bill or Resolution Clean Air Act 2006
Policy or Program Environmental health policies and programs.
Policy or Program Health care, home care, community care policy and programming.
Policy or Program, Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit Increase in funding for respiratory health research under Canadian Institutes for Health Research.
Policy or Program Lung cancer strategies, guideline implementation, public education and programs.
Policy or Program National health funding and policies, including Romanow Report implementation and any re-structuring of Health Canada involving objectives and activities for the public health care system.
Legislative Proposal, Regulation Participating as a member of Environment Canada's Multi-Stakeholder Group on the Clean Air Regulatory Framework which is examining regulations on greenhouse gas emissions and air quality.
Policy or Program Policies on international respiratory health issues including Stop TB initiatives, programs for the reduction of deaths and prevalence of TB worldwide.
Policy or Program, Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit Public education and awareness of respiratory health facts and isses, including funding under the Canadian Health Network.
Policy or Program Ratification of Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (International Agreement)
Regulation Regulations implemented as a result of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA)
Regulation Regulations implemented as a result of the Clean Air Act 2006
Policy or Program Sleep Apnea strategies, guideline implementation, public education and programs, including equal access to diagnosis facilities and treatment.
Policy or Program, Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit Support from Environment Canada towards a National Lung Health Framework
Policy or Program, Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit Support from Health Canada, including the Public Health Agency of Canada, towards a National Lung Health Framework
Legislative Proposal, Regulation, Policy or Program Tax Treatment and Advocacy Provisions for Registered Charities, including reporting and accountability requirements.
Policy or Program, Regulation Tobacco Act Regulations, Amendments and Implementation.
Policy or Program, Regulation, Bill or Resolution Tobacco Control Policies in general (taxation, national strategy to reduce tobacco usage, smuggling, light/mild tobacco issue, membership on Ministerial Council for Tobacco Control, law enforcement, regulatory and legislative policies, public education campaigns).
Regulation, Policy or Program Youth Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Programs including Enforcement of Tobacco Sales to Young Persons Acts and Regulations.

Government institutions added through a communication report: Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) View



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