Registry of Lobbyists

Registration - In-house Corporation

Irving Oil Limited / John Laidlaw, Chief Legal Officer

Registration Information

In-house Corporation name: Irving Oil Limited
Responsible Officer Name: John Laidlaw, Chief Legal Officer 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 2005-12-09
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 925429-5427

Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 214

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 21

Version 6 of 43 (2008-05-01 to 2009-01-06)

Version 6 of 43 (2008-05-01 to 2009-01-06) 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. Information about Responsible Officer and Corporation

Corporation: Irving Oil Limited
10 Sydney St.
Saint John, NB  E2L 4K1
Canada
Telephone number: 506-202-2000
Fax number: 506-202-2188  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: Kenneth Irving, Executive Officer  
Description of activities: Regional energy processing, transporting and marketing company serving customers in Eastern Canada and New England with finished energy products and services.
 
The client is a subsidiary of the following parent companies: Irving Oil Company Limited
10 Sydney
Saint John, NB
Canada E2L 4K1

Coalition The corporation is not a member of a coalition.
Subsidiary: The corporation does not have any subsidiaries that could be affected by the outcome of the undertaking.
Other direct interests The corporation's activities are not controlled or directed by another individual, organization or corporation with a direct interest in the outcome of this undertaking.
 
Was the corporation 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 Corporation

Name: Gary Bischof
Position title: General Manager, Processing & Transportation
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Andrew Carson
Position title: Government Relations Specialist
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Alex Coles
Position title: Engineering & Reliability Manager
Public offices held: No
 
Name: David Glassberg
Position title: Corporate Affairs Officer
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Daniel Goodwin
Position title: Director, Government Relations and Public Affairs
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Kenneth Irving
Position title: Executive Officer
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Jennifer Parker
Position title: Manager, Public Affairs
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Kevin Scott
Position title: Director, Refining Growth
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Louise Steward
Position title: Environment Manager, Projects
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Christina Taylor
Position title: Director, Labour Relations and Workforce Development
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, Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA), Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Environment Canada, Finance Canada (FIN), Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC), Human Resources and Social Development Canada (HRSDC), Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC), Industry Canada, Members of the House of Commons, National Defence (DND), National Energy Board (NEB), Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), Prime Minister's Office (PMO), Privy Council Office (PCO), Public Works and Government Services Canada, Revenue Canada (RC), Service Canada (ServCan), Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB), 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, Defence, Employment and Training, Energy, Environment, Fisheries, Government Procurement, Immigration, Industry, International Trade, Regional Development, Science and Technology, Taxation and Finance, Transportation
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: 1. Communications regarding the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA), associated regulations and proposed regulations.2. Communications regarding renewable content in gasoline/diesel.3. Communications on company's business and growth opportunities, including a possible second refinery in Saint John.4. Communications regarding environmental assessment and permits for energy projects, including a possible second refinery.
Subject Matter: Prospective: 1. Communications regarding the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA), associated regulations and proposed regulations.2. Communications regarding renewable content in gasoline/diesel.3. Communications on company's business and growth opportunities, including a possible second refinery in Saint John..4. Communications regarding environmental assessment and permits for energy projects, including a possible second refinery.5. Communications regarding skilled labour shortages.6. Communications on green house gas regulations in Canada and the United States.7. Communcations about infrastructure relating to a possible second refinery.8. Communcations about fiscal policy.
 

Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter

Categories Description
Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit Communcations about infrastructure relating to a possible second refinery
Policy or Program Communications on company's business and growth opportunities, including a possible second refinery
Regulation Development of air emission and green house gas regulations under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA)
Regulation Development of renewable fuel content regulations under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA)
Policy or Program, Regulation Environmental assessment and permits for energy projects, including a possible second refinery
Policy or Program Existing and possible future benefits regarding capital investments
Policy or Program Existing and possible future programs regarding skilled labour shortages
Bill or Resolution Impacts of Bill C-415, Anti-Replacement Worker Bill

Subject matters added through a communication report:
Infrastructure 2008-12-08, 2008-12-10, 2008-12-12, 2008-12-15, 2008-12-16, 2008-12-23, 2008-12-23
Proposed second oil refinery in Saint John, NB 2008-08-06, 2008-08-06, 2008-08-06, 2008-08-06, 2008-08-06, 2008-08-22
Government institutions added through a communication report: Office of the Honourable Greg Thompson, P.C., M.P. View



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