Registration - In-house Organization
The Shipping Federation of Canada / La Fédération Maritime du Canada / MICHAEL BROAD, PRESIDENT
Total Number of Communication Reports: 98
Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 0
Version 42 of 42 (2019-10-30 to present)
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Subject Matter Details
Legislative Proposal, Bill or Resolution
- Pilotage Act with respect to the final offer arbitration process and other pilotage issues.
Policies or Program
- Annex V of the Marpol Convention with the respect to reception facilities (Cargo residues & Others).
- Asian Gypsy Moth policy for marine vessels, with respect to inspection and certification procedures.
- Ballast Water implementation with respect to Transport Canada implementation policy proposal and revision of regulations.
- CBSA and TC with respect to implementation of maritime single window concept in Canada.
- CBSA with respect to governance and financing of container examination centers.
- CBSA – Arctic vessel reporting, in respect of the possibility of reporting to any locally available federal agency and/or providing an alternative reporting.
- CBSA, with respect to letting surveyors board tankers at Les Escoumins
- CBSA, with respect to the assignment of a carrier code to foreign ocean carriers and issuance of bonds.
- Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada with respect to admissibility requirements for persons on board vessels.
- Canadian Coast Guard icebreaking program for the Gulf of St. Lawrence, in respect of meeting agreed level of service in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
- Canadian Coast Guard icebreaking program, in respect to ensuring the renewal of the icebreaking fleet.
- Canadian Coast Guard with respect to modernization of Canadian waterways, including e-navigation.
- Canadian Food Inspection Agency with respect to the level of service available for ship inspection prior to grain exports.
- Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) and Transport Canada (TC) with respect to developing a federal government policy and strategy for ships inspection in remote regions.
- Department of Fisheries and Oceans and Transport Canada with respect to the regulations of vessels transits and operations in marine protected areas.
- Energy efficiency measures with respect to options considered by the International Maritime Organziation (IMO)
- Facilitation of International Maritime Traffic: in respect of gaps between the FAL Convention and Canadian practice.
- Implementation of Canadian European Trade Agreement (CETA) with respect to the marine sector of the agreement, which provides for some liberalization of marine services in Canada.
- International Convention Relating to Intervention on the High Seas in Cases of Oil Pollution Casualties, 1969, and its 1973 Protocol: support for ratification by Canada
- International Joint Commission, in respect of adopting a plan that assures stability of water levels in the St. Lawrence River.
- International Maritime Satellite Organization (IMSO) Amendments 2006: support for ratification by Canada
- International trade agreements negotiated by Canada, with respect to internatonal shipping services.
- Procurement and Public Services Canada with respect to the importance of the renewal of the Canadian Coast Guard Icebreaking fleet
- Seafarers Identity Documents Convention (revised), 2003 (no 185): support of ratification by Canada.
- TC and DFO with respect actions mitigating impact of vessels on whales.
- TC and DFO with respect to the implementation of various initiatives under the Ocean Protection Plan.
- TC with respect to the implementation of the new Pilotage Act.
- TC with respect to the transportation of Dangerous Goods by marine mode.
- Transport Canada (TC) with respect to proposed recovery strategies and action plans for species at risk, when these initiatives could impact on navigation in Canadian waters.
- Transport Canada (TC) with respect to ratification of the Nairobi Convention on the Removal of Wrecks and a proposal for implementation in Canadian Waters.
- Transport Canada with respect to Canada's preparedness for SOLAS upcoming requirement on container weight verification.
- Transport Canada with respect to assuring consistency in the regulatory interpretations of local port wardens.
- Reporting of imported goods regulations, in respect of consistent application (memorandums D-3-5-1 and D-3-5-2) and in respect of Advanced Commercial Information reporting.
- Written communication
- Oral communication
- Grass-roots communication
- Atlantic Pilotage Authority (APA)
- Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA)
- Canadian Coast Guard (CCG)
- Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)
- Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor)
- Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA)
- Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC)
- Finance Canada (FIN)
- Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO)
- Global Affairs Canada (GAC)
- Great Lakes Pilotage Authority
- Health Canada (HC)
- House of Commons
- Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)
- Justice Canada (JC)
- Laurentian Pilotage Authority
- National Defence (DND)
- Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)
- Pacific Pilotage Authority Canada (PPA)
- Prime Minister's Office (PMO)
- Public Safety Canada (PS)
- Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC)
- Senate of Canada
- Transport Canada (TC)
- Treasury Board Of Canada Secretariat (TBS)
In-house Organization Details
Description of the organization's activities
THE SHIPPING FEDERATION OF CANADA, EST. BY AN ACT OF PARLIAMENT IN 1903, REPRESENTS THE OWNERS, OPERATORS, CHARTERERS & AGENTS OF VESSELS ENGAGED IN CANADA'S OVERSEAS TRADE. THE FEDERATION HAS A MEMBERSHIP OF 70 COMPANIES WHICH OPERATE OR ACT AS AGENTS FOR MORE THAN 200 STEAMSHIP LINES. THE VESSELS REPRESENTED BY OUR MEMBERS TRANSPORT THE COMMERCE MOVING BETWEEN CANADA & PORTS OVERSEAS. THE MANDATE OF THE FEDERATION IS TO PROTECT THE INTERESTS OF ITS MEMBERS ON ALL MATTERS AFFECTING THE OPERATION OF INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING. OUR PRIMARY AREAS OF CONCERN INCLUDE POLICIES, LEGISLATION & REGULATIONS GOVERNING SUBJECTS AS DIVERSE AS CANADIAN PORTS, POLLUTION PREVENTION, MARINE PILOTAGE, AND STOWAWAYS. THE FEDERATION DISPATCHES, ON A REGULAR BASIS, CIRCULAR LETTERS & BULLETINS SUMMARIZING DEVELOPMENTS IN THE MARITIME SECTOR.
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration
MICHAEL BROAD, PRESIDENT
Organization's membership or classes of membershipMembership Classes:Core MembersAffiliated Members
Government fundingNo government funding was received during the last completed financial year.
In-house Organization Contact Information
625 RENE-LEVESQUE WEST, SUITE 800
MONTREAL, QC H3B 1R2
Lobbyists employed by the organization
- CHAD ALLEN, DIRECTOR, MARINE OPERATIONS | No public offices held
- MEGHAN CLARK, OPERATIONS COORDINATOR | No public offices held
- SCOTT GALLOWAY, DIRECTOR, STRATEGIC INITIATIVES | No public offices held
- ERICA GUTH, MARINE POLICY & COMMUNICATION COORDINATOR | No public offices held
- KAREN KANCENS, VICE PRESIDENT | No public offices held
- BILL MCKINSTRY, DIRECTOR, WEST COAST OPERATIONS | No public offices held
- MARIO MINOTTI, DIRECTOR, FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION | No public offices held
- SONIA SIMARD, DIRECTOR, LEGISLATIVE AND ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS | Public offices held