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Subject Matter Details
Legislative Proposal, Bill or Resolution
- An Act to amend the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (Safeguarding Canadians’ Personal Information Act) with respect to the mandatory breach notification provisions
- An Act to promote the efficiency and adaptability of the Canadian economy by regulating certain activities that discourage reliance on electronic means of carrying out commercial activities, and to amend the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Act, the Competition Act, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act and the Telecommunications Act (Fighting Internet and Wireless Spam Act) with repect to mandatory reporting requirements
- Changes to the payments industry in Canada as described in the proposed Voluntary Code of Conduct for the Debit and Credit Card Industry in Canada issued by Finance Canada. Possible legislation to regulate the payments industry in Canada, either designating the credit card companies under the Canadian Payments Act, or a similar legislative proposal. Implementation of certain provisions of "Transparency, Balance and Choice: Canada’s Credit Card and Debit Card Systems" - Report of the Senate Committee on Banking Trace and Commerce.
- Consumer Product Safety Act with respect to business confidentiality provisions and recall provisions
- Copyright Act - with respect to possible changes introducing levies on blank media, digital rights management technology, parallel imports; changes to "notice and takedown" regulations contained within existing copyright legilsation; lobbying for exceptions for photo finishers.
Policies or Program
- RCC is interested in seeing the elimination of import duties that still exist on finished goods.
- RCC is interested in working with government to see regulations related to food safety and consumer product safety harmonizes with similar regulations that exist in the united states.
- Request for the reinstatement of a Visitor Rebate Program
Policies or Program, Regulation
- International Trade - Request for Tarriff Relief for Retail Goods
The lobbyist has arranged or expects to arrange one or more meetings on behalf of the client between a public office holder and any other person in the course of this undertaking.
Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)
Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)
Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)
Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)
Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev)
Finance Canada (FIN)
Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC)
Global Affairs Canada (GAC)
Health Canada (HC)
House of Commons
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED)
Senate of Canada
Treasury Board Of Canada Secretariat (TBS)
Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD)
No government funding was received during the last completed financial year.
Client Contact Information
1881 Yonge Street, Suite 800
Toronto, ON M4S 3C4
Dave Wilkes, Vice President
Parent Company Information
Retail Council of Canada / Conseil canadien du commerce de détail is not a subsidiary of any other parent companies.
Coalition Members Information
Retail Council of Canada / Conseil canadien du commerce de détail is not a coalition.
Person or Organization with a Direct Interest Beneficiary Information
The activities of Retail Council of Canada / Conseil canadien du commerce de détail are not controlled or directed by another person or organization with a direct interest in the outcome of this undertaking.
Subsidiary Beneficiary Information
Retail Council of Canada / Conseil canadien du commerce de détail does not have any subsidiaries that could have a direct interest in the outcome of the undertaking
Public offices held
222 Queen Street, 1404
Ottawa, ON K1P 5V9
Consultant Firm and Address
Impact Public Affairs / Impact Affaires Publiques
66 Queen Street, Suite 300
Ottawa, ON K1P 5C6