Registration - Consultant
Canadian Medical Association / Association médicale canadienne / Courtney Howard, Member of the board of directors
Total Number of Communication Reports: 2
Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 0
Version 3 of 3 (2019-12-18 to present)
- Aboriginal Affairs
- Consumer Issues
- Employment and Training
- Financial Institutions
- Justice and Law Enforcement
- Science and Technology
- Taxation and Finance
Subject Matter Details
Legislative Proposal, Bill or Resolution
- Physicians Day (Bill S-248): Calling for a national Physicians Days in Canada.
- Pre-Budget consultations: Federal investment and taxation changes to improve health care system and the health of Canadians.
- Tax planning using private corporations: Initiate a comprehensive response which includes advocacy to influence government, support to members in the individual advocacy, and development of a submission to the federal government.
Policies or Program
- Aboriginal Health Issues: Improvement to the health and health care services provided to Aboriginal people in Canada.
- Canadian Pharmaceutical Strategy: A national strategy to ensure all Canadians have access to safe, effective, and affordable prescription drugs regardless of employment status or geography.
- Child Health: Increase investment and improved regulation to protect and enhance the health of children.
- Chronic Diseases: Increased federal investment to protect and promote the health of Canadians.
- Disability Tax Credit Program: To review the 2002 Canadian Medical Association submission to the sub-committee on the status of persons with disabilities.
- Emergency Preparedness: The adoption of a health emergencies Act to protect the health of Canadians in time of national health emergency.
- Environmental and Health Issues: Improvement of federal legislation to improve air, water, soil quality and climate change.
- Excise Tax Act and Physician Services: Changes to the application of zero-rate tax on physician practices.
- Federal Health Programs and Forms: Improved compensation for the completion of federal forms by physicians.
- Health information technologies (electronic medical and health records): Investment and needed regulations to facilitate the development of health information technology in Canada.
- Health infrastructure: A targeted health infrastructure fund as part of the federal government's long-term plan for public infrastructure.
- Health promotion and disease prevention: Increased investment and improved regulations to protect and enhance the health of Canadians.
- Healthy living initiatives: Encouraging governments to fund programs to promote healthy living.
- Human Health Resources: Recruitment and retention of health care providers and federal investment in residency spots.
- Internet prescribing: Prohibitions against the prescribing of pharmaceuticals over the internet.
- Long-term care: Increase investment and changes to the Tax Act to enhance long-term care.
- National health goals: The establishment of national health goals for the Canadian population.
- National tobacco controls program: Increased restriction on the sale and advertising of tobacco products in Canada.
- Palliative and End of Life care: Improved national standards and investment in the area of palliative and end of life care.
- Retirement income issues: Ensuring that Canadian physicians are able to save adequately for retirement; long-term care savings plan.
- Seniors: Calling for Canada to have a national seniors strategy in place by 2019.
- Suicide prevention: National Suicide Prevention Action Plan - Letter of support for a Private Member's Motion to be table in the House of Commons.
- Sustainability of health care (financing and accessibility): Increase in health transfer funding and accountability by the federal government.
- Telehealth: Increased investment in providing telehealth to rural and remote communities.
- Medicinal Marijuana regulations: Strengthening regulations relating to the prescribing of medical marijuana.
- Natural health products: Strengthen regulatory regime of natural health products.
- Personal Information Protection and Electronic Document Act (PIPEDA): Privacy protection of health information and regulatory review: Improvement to privacy legislation to protect the privacy of health information.
- Written communication
- Oral communication
- Grass-roots communication
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.
- Canada Foundation for Innovation
- Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)
- Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)
- Canadian Human Rights Commission (CHRC)
- Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada (CIRNAC)
- Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)
- Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC)
- Finance Canada (FIN)
- Global Affairs Canada (GAC)
- House of Commons
- Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)
- Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB)
- Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)
- Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED)
- Intergovernmental Affairs Secretariat (IGA)
- Justice Canada (JC)
- Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB)
- Prime Minister's Office (PMO)
- Privy Council Office (PCO)
- Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)
- Public Safety Canada (PS)
- Senate of Canada
- Service Canada (ServCan)
- Transport Canada (TC)
- Treasury Board Of Canada Secretariat (TBS)
- Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC)
Government fundingNo government funding was received during the last completed financial year.
Client Contact Information
1867 Alta Vista Drive
Ottawa, ON K1G 5W8
Principal representative of the client
Timothy Smith, Chief Executive Officer
Parent Company Information
Canadian Medical Association / Association médicale canadienne is not a subsidiary of any other parent companies.
Coalition Members Information
Canadian Medical Association / Association médicale canadienne is not a coalition.
Person or Organization with a Direct Interest Beneficiary Information
The activities of Canadian Medical Association / Association médicale canadienne are not controlled or directed by another person or organization with a direct interest in the outcome of this undertaking.
Subsidiary Beneficiary Information
1031 Bank Street
Ottawa, ON K1S 3W7
- 1031 Bank Street
Courtney Howard | No public offices held
1410 Blair Place, Suite 500
Ottawa, ON K1J 9B9
Consultant relationship to the client
- The registrant is on the board of directors for this organization.