Registration - In-house Corporation

cae inc. / Marc Parent, President and Chief Executive Officer

Registration Information
In-house Corporation name: cae inc.
Responsible Officer Name: Marc Parent, President and Chief Executive Officer 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 2005-09-16
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 755354-5798
Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 292

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 37

Version 6 of 39 (2008-06-17 to 2008-08-12)

Version 6 of 39 (2008-06-17 to 2008-08-12) 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: cae inc.
8585 Côte-de-Liesse Rd.
Saint-Laurent, QC  H4T 1G6
Canada
Telephone number: 514-734-5765
Fax number: 514-340-5506  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: ROBERT BROWN, President and CEO  
Description of activities: CAE is a leading provider of simulation and modelling technologies and integrated training services for civil aviation, and defence customers worldwide.Founded in 1947 and headquartered in Canada, CAE has manufacturing operations and training facilities in 20 countries on five continents. Ninety per cent of CAE's C$1.4 billion annual revenues are derived from worldwide exports. CAE's shares are traded on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges (TSX: CAE; NYSE: CGT)Simulation Products:CAE has simulated almost every modern airliner for both major and regional carriers, as well as many of today's business jets. CAE has long been the world's leading supplier of full-flight simulators, with more than 700 simulators sold to more than 110 airlines, aircraft manufacturers and training centres. CAE also has a wealth of experience in developing prototype simulators for new types of aircraft. Civil Training and Services:CAE is now a world leader in aviation training services, serving all segments of the market including aircraft manufacturers, flight schools, business aircraft and helicopter operators, as well as regional and major airlines. CAE currently has more than 115 full-flight simulators installed in more than 20 training centres worldwide.Military Simulation and Training:CAE is also a global leader in the design of sophisticated military training systems for air, land and sea applications, having supplied the defence forces of more than 30 nations with military training systems and services. In addition to its comprehensive training services, the company offers a range of simulation equipment and modelling and simulation software.
 
Parent: The corporation is not a subsidiary of any other parent corporations.
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? Yes
End date of the corporation's last completed financial year: 2008-03-31
 
List of Government Funding
Government Institution Funding Received in Last Financial Year
Revenue Canada (R&D Tax Credit) $11,347,540.00
Technology Partnership Canada $52,223,833.00

B. Lobbyists Employed by the Corporation

Name: Pierre Beaudet
Position title: Director - Business Development - MT & S
Public offices held: Yes
 
Name: Nathalie Bourque
Position title: V.P. Public Affairs and Global Corporate Communications
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Gagné Martin
Position title: Exec. VP Sales & Marketing - MT & S
Public offices held: Yes
 
Name: Marc Parent
Position title: Group President - Simulation Products & MT & S
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Alain Raquepas
Position title: V.P. President - Finance and CFO
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: Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT), Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA), Competition Tribunal (CT), Federal Office of Regional Development – Quebec (FORD[Q]), Finance Canada (FIN), Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC), Industry Canada, National Defence (DND), Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), Privy Council Office (PCO), Procurement Review Board of Canada (PRB), Public Works and Government Services Canada, Revenue Canada (RC), Scientific Research and Experimental Development Business Group, Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB), Transport Canada (TC), Treasury Board Of Canada Secretariat (TBS)
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: Defence, Defence Procurement Regional Development, Industry, Investment Tax Credit, Regional Development, Technology Partnership Canada
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: Technology Partnerships Canada (TPC) with respect to funding for two programs.
Subject Matter: Prospective: Transport Canada, Industry Canada, National Defence, Department of Finance, Prime Minister's Office, Caucus, Treasury Board and Technology Partnerships Canada with respect to research and development funding, investment tax credits and defence procurement.
 
Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter
Categories Description
Policy or Program Defence Procurement Policy to increase the Canadian content
Policy or Program, Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit TPC - New TPC application - Accepted in November 2005. Other Financial Benefit - Tax Benefits

Subject matters added through a communication report:
Announcement of XWave's DSA acquisition 2008-08-05
Innovation 2008-07-16
Innovation Project with Council of Canadian Academies 2008-07-04
SADI 2008-07-16
SADI Program for CAE 2008-07-04



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