Registration - In-house Organization

Canada's Building Trades Unions / Sean Strickland, Executive Director

Registration Information
In-house Organization name: Canada's Building Trades Unions
Previous in-house organization names
Responsible Officer Name: Sean Strickland, Executive Director 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 2000-09-19
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 946509-47
Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 237

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 38

Version 14 of 46 (2008-05-15 to 2008-08-11)

Version 14 of 46 (2008-05-15 to 2008-08-11) 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: BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION TRADES DEPARTMENT, AFL-CIO, CANADIAN OFFICE
1902 - 130 Albert Street
Ottawa, ON  K1P 5G4
Canada
Telephone number: 613-236-0653
Fax number: 613-230-5138  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: ROBERT BLAKELY, DIRECTOR OF CANADIAN AFFAIRS  
 
Description of the organization's activities: A LABOUR ORGANIZATION AFFILIATING 14 INTERNATIONAL UNIONS REPRESENTING OVER 400,000 CONSTRUCTION WORKERS IN CANADA. FOR MORE INFORMATION, SEE OUR WEB SITE AT WWW.BUILDINGTRADES.CA
Organization's membership or classes of membership: INTERNATIONAL BUILDING TRADES UNIONSPROVINCIAL AND LOCAL BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION TRADES COUNCILS
 
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: ROBERT BLAKELY
Position title: DIRECTOR OF CANADIAN AFFAIRS
Public offices held: Yes
 
Name: Christopher Smillie
Position title: Policy Analyst
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, Atomic Energy Control Board (AECB), Canada Labour Relations Board (CLRB), Canadian Pension Commission (CPC), Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Environment Canada, Finance Canada (FIN), Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC), Hazardous Materials Information Review Commission (HMIRC), Health Canada (HC), Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC), Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB), Industry Canada, Justice Canada (JC), Members of the House of Commons, National Defence (DND), National Research Council (NRC), Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), Prime Minister's Office (PMO), Public Works and Government Services Canada, Revenue Canada (RC), Service Canada (ServCan), Statistics Canada (StatCan), Transport Canada (TC), Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC)
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, Constitutional Issues, Defence, Education, Employment and Training, Energy, Environment, Government Procurement, Health, Immigration, Infrastructure, Internal Trade, International Trade, Labour, Mining, Regional Development, SOCIAL PROGRAMS, Taxation and Finance, Transportation
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: EMPLOYMENT INSURANCE ACT;BUDGET / Industry Training Act (ITA);FAIR WAGE AND HOURS OF LABOUR ACT;INFRASTRUCTURE;APPRENTICESHIP & TRAINING; SMART CARD INITIATIVE;CONSTRUCTION SECTOR COUNCIL;TRAINING CENTRE INFRASTRUCTURE FUND;IMMIGRATION and REFUGEE PROTECTION ACT.
Subject Matter: Prospective: EMPLOYMENT INSURANCE ACT;BUDGET / ITA;FAIR WAGE AND HOURS OF LABOUR ACT;INFRASTRUCTURE;APPRENTICESHIP & TRAINING; SMART CARD INITIATIVE;CONSTRUCTION SECTOR COUNCIL;TRAINING CENTRE INFRASTRUCTURE FUND;IMMIGRATION AND REFUGEE PROTECTION ACT.
 
Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter
Categories Description
Policy or Program Apprenticeship & Training
Legislative Proposal EMPLOYMENT INSURANCE ACT
Legislative Proposal FAIR WAGE AND HOURS OF LABOUR ACT
Policy or Program Foreign Worker Program, HRSD
Policy or Program Helmets to HardHats Canada
Legislative Proposal IMMIGRATION AND REFUGEE PROTECTION ACT
Regulation Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations
Policy or Program Infrastructure
Policy or Program Sector Council Program, HRSD
Policy or Program Smart Card Initiative
Policy or Program Training Centre Infrastructure Fund, Human Resources and Skills Development (HRSD) Canada

Government institutions added through a communication report: Human Resources and Social Development Canada (HRSDC) View



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