Registry of Lobbyists

Registration - In-house Organization

Global Automakers of Canada / Constructeurs mondiaux d'automobiles du Canada / DAVE ADAMS, PRESIDENT

Registration Information

In-house Organization name: Global Automakers of Canada / Constructeurs mondiaux d'automobiles du Canada
Previous in-house organization names
Responsible Officer Name: DAVE ADAMS, PRESIDENT 
Initial registration start date: 2005-04-29
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 778919-394

Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 386

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 42

Version 6 of 35 (2008-06-06 to 2008-08-08)

Version 6 of 35 (2008-06-06 to 2008-08-08) 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. Organization Information

Organization: Association of International Automobile Manufacturers of Canada / L'Association des fabricants internationaux d'automobiles du Canada
2 Bloor Street West
Suite 1804, PO. Box 5
Toronto, ON  M4W 3E2
Canada
Telephone number: 416-595-8251  Ext.: 23
Fax number: 416-595-2864  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: DAVE ADAMS, PRESIDENT  
 
Description of the organization's activities: THE ASSOCIATION OF INTERNATIONAL AUTOMOBILE MANUFACTURERS OF CANADA (AIAMC) REPRESENTS BEFORE FEDERAL, PROVINCIAL AND TERRITORIAL GOVERNMENTS THE INTERESTS OF MEMBERS ENGAGED IN THE MANUFACTURING, IMPORTATION, DISTRIBUTION AND SERVICING OF LIGHT DUTY VEHICLES, WHOSE HEAD OFFICES ARE LOCATED OUTSIDE CANADA AND THE U.S. LIGHT DUTY VEHICLES ENCOMPASSES PASSENGER CARS, LIGHT DUTY TRUCKS, VANS, AND SPECIAL PURPOSE VEHICLES. WHILE THE ASSOCIATION WAS INITIALLY DEDICATED TO THE INTERESTS OF IMPORTERS, IT HAS BROADENED ITS FOCUS AS OFFSHORE-BASED COMPANIES HAVE SET UP VEHICLE MANUFACTURING PLANTS IN CANADA.
Organization's membership or classes of membership: VOTING MEMBERS - ANY INDIVIDUAL, PARTNERSHIP, FIRM OR CORPORATION WHOSE PRIME COMMERCIAL ACTIVITY IS THE IMPORTATION, DISTRIBUTION, AND SERVICING IN CANADA OF AUTOMOBILES, VANS, BUSES,AND TRUCKS, UNDER A UNIQUE BRAND DESIGNATED BY THE MFGR. WHERE THE MFGR'S HEAD OFFICE IS LOCATED OUTSIDE NORTH AMERICA.REPRESENTATIVE MEMBER - ANY INDIVIDUAL, PARTNERSHIP, FIRM OR CORPORATION WHOSE OFFICE OF BUSINESS IS LOCATED IN NORTH AMERICA, AND IS THE DESIGNATED AGENT OF A CORP. WHOSE HEAD OFFICE IS LOCATED OUTSIDE NORTH AMERICA, AND IS ENGAGED IN THE MANUFACTURE OF AUTOMOBILES, VANS, BUSES AND TRUCKS.SUSTAINING MEMBER - ANY INDIVIDUAL, PARTNERSHIP, FIRM, OR CORP. WHOSE BUSINESS IS LOCATED IN OR OUTSIDE OF CANADA, ENGAGED IN THE MANUFACTURE OR DISTRIBUTION OF AUTOMOBILES, VANS, BUSES AND TRUCKS, OR ORIGINAL PARTS THEREOF.
 
Was the organization 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 Organization

Name: DAVE ADAMS
Position title: President
Public offices held: No
 
Name: ANDREW MORIN
Position title: Director, Technical and Regulatory Affairs
Public offices held: Yes
 
Name: JASON VANDERHEYDEN
Position title: Director, Policy Development and Corporate Affairs
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: Environment Canada, Finance Canada (FIN), Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC), Industry Canada, Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), Revenue Canada (RC), Transport Canada (TC)
Communication techniques that have been used or are expected to be used in the course of the undertaking:
Meetings, Presentations, Telephone calls, Written communications, whether in hard copy or electronic format
 
Subject Matter: Areas of Concern: Consumer Issues, Education, Employment and Training, Energy, Environment, Financial Institutions, Human Resources, Immigration, Industry, Infrastructure, Intellectual Property, Internal Trade, International Relations, International Trade, Justice and Law Enforcement, Labour, Regional Development, Science and Technology, Small Business, Taxation and Finance, Tourism, Transportation
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: BRIEF TO ENVIRONMENT CANADA JOINTLY WITH CANADIAN VEHICLE MANUFACTURERS' ASSOCIATION SEEKING CONTROLS ON RETAIL DISPENSING PUMP FUEL FLOW RATES.DISCUSSIONS WITH TRANSPORT CANADA ON COMPUTER SIMULATION FOR VEHICLE CERTIFICATION AND ENGINEERING DISCRETION.DISCUSSIONS WITH TRANSPORT CANADA ON VEHICLE RENTAL AGREEMENT.PARTICIPATION IN GOVERNMENT INDUSTRY MOTOR VEHICLE ENERGY COMMITTEE WITH NATURAL RESOURCES CANADA.PARTICIPATION IN TRANSPORTATION TABLE HOSTED BY FEDERAL AND PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENTS THROUGH CANADIAN COUNCIL OF MINISTERS OF ENVIRONMENT AND CHAIRED BY TRANSPORT CANADA.PARTICIPATION IN ABDOMINAL RESEARCH WORKING GROUP ON SEATBELT FIT.EXCHANGE OF CORRESPONDENCE WITH TRANSPORT CANADA ON SIDE IMPACT AND SIDE AIRBAGS.DISCUSSIONS WITH TRANSPORT CANADA ON USE OF RECYCLED AIRBAGS, PRIMARILY THROUGH CANADIAN COUNCIL OF MOTOR TRANSPORT ADMINISTRATORS.PARTICIPATION IN TRANSPORT CANADA REGULATORY STEERING COMMITTEE.
Subject Matter: Prospective: FUTURE MEETINGS WITH ENVIRONMENT CANADA (ONTARIO REGION) ON MERCURY USE IN VEHICLES.DISCUSSIONS WITH ENVIRONMENT CANADA ON FUEL QUALITY ISSUES.DISCUSSIONS WITH INDUSTRY CANADA ON VOLUNTARY IMPLEMENTATION OF LEASE DISCLOSURE INITIATIVES.DISCUSSIONS WITH INDUSTRY CANADA ON IMPLICATIONS OF WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION DECISIONS AFFECTING VEHICLE INDUSTRY, CANADA/KOREA FTA, AND FUTURE TRADE NEGOTIATIONS, DISCUSSIONS WITH INDUSTRY CANADA AND ENVIRONMENT CANADA ON RIGHT TO REPAIR.
 

Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter

Categories Description
Bill or Resolution Bill C-30: An Act to amend the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999
Legislative Proposal Canada-Korea Free Trade Negotiations
Policy or Program Canadian Automotive Human Resource Council
Policy or Program Canadian Automotive Repair and Service Council
Policy or Program FUEL QUALITY
Policy or Program MERCURY USE IN VEHICLES
Regulation On-Road Vehicle and Emissions Regulations and Motor Vehicle Fuel Consumption Standards Act.
Policy or Program Sector Council Activity
Policy or Program Vehicle Scrappage Program
Policy or Program VOLUNTARY IMPLEMENTATION OF LEASE DISCLOSURE INITIATIVES
Policy or Program WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION DECISIONS AFFECTING VEHICLE INDUSTRY AND FUTURE TRADE NEGOTIATIONS

Subject matters added through a communication report
Vehicle Technology 2008-08-05