Registration - In-house Organization
SHIPBUILDING ASSOCIATION OF CANADA / PETER CAIRNS, PRESIDENT
Total Number of Communication Reports: 8
Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 0
Version 35 of 37 (2016-04-22 to 2016-10-20)
- Constitutional Issues
- Employment and Training
- Government Procurement
- Intellectual Property
- Internal Trade
- International Relations
- International Trade
- Regional Development
- Science and Technology
- Taxation and Finance
Subject Matter Details
Legislative Proposal, Bill or Resolution
- ACCELERATED CAPITAL COST ALLOWANCE (ACCA) FOR SHIPS with respect to Income Tax Act IT-147R3 concerning the utilization of ACCA in combination with the Structured financing facility
- RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT with respect to providing specific programs to enhance shipbuilding production. The SR&ED Program is a Federal tax incentive program that encourages Canadian businesses of all sizes to conduct research and development in Canada.
- SPECIFIED LEASING TAX RULES with respect to eliminating ships from the application of the Tax Act's specified Leasing rules.
Policies or Program
- CANADIAN COAST GUARD SHIP PROCUREMENT with respect to the acquisition of offshore science vessels,offshore fisheries vessels, large arctic icebreakers and small vessels less than 1000 tons.
- Defence Procurement Strategy with respect to improving defence procurement and the identification of key industrial capabilities ( KIC's).
- FREE TRADE NEGOTIATIONS WITH INDIA with respect to negotiating shipbuilding provisions.
- FREE TRADE NEGOTIATIONS WITH JAPAN with respect to negotiating shipbuilding provisions.
- FREE TRADE NEGOTIATIONS WITH SINGAPORE with respect to negotiating shipbuilding provisions.
- FREE TRADE NEGOTIATIONS WITH SOUTH KOREA with respect to negotiating shipbuilding provisions.
- FREE TRADE NEGOTIATIONS WITH UKRAINE with respect to negotiating shipbuilding provisions.
- FREE TRADE NEGOTIATIONS with Turkey with respect to shipbuilding provisions.
- FREE TRADE NEGOTIATIONS with the European Union with respect to shipbuilding provisions.
- NATIONAL SHIPBUILDING STRATEGY (NSS) with respect to the on-going role of the NSS Secretariat, the negotiation of project contracts and the scheduling of ships within this strategy and for building of ships in the procurement strategy for the Navy and Canadian Coast Guard.
- Royal Canadian Navy Ship procurement with respect to the acquisition of Arctic Offshore Patrol Vessels, Joint Support Ships,Canadian Surface Combatants, Auxiliary Oiler Replenishments(AOR) and Acquisition Interim AOR Project
- STRUCTURED FINANCING FACILITY (SFF) with respect to the reinstatement of the Program that was cancelled in March 2013. SFF is an Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada Program that provides financing support in the form of a buy-down of financing costs for the purchasers of ships constructed in Canada. Our interest is in trying to ensure that this program remains adequately funded.
- Trade negotiations with respect to joining the Trans-Pacific partnership.
- DUTY REMISSION OF 25% TARIFF ON SHIPS with respect to proposals to eliminate Customs Duty rates on vessels presently subject to a 25% tariff under the Most-Favoured-Nation tariff.
- Written communication
- Oral communication
- Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA)
- Canada Labour Relations Board (CLRB)
- Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)
- Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA)
- Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)
- Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC)
- Federal Office of Regional Development – Quebec (FORD[Q])
- Finance Canada (FIN)
- Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO)
- Global Affairs Canada (GAC)
- House of Commons
- Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED)
- National Defence (DND)
- National Energy Board (NEB)
- National Research Council (NRC)
- Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)
- Privy Council Office (PCO)
- Procurement Review Board of Canada (PRB)
- Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC)
- Revenue Canada (RC)
- Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)
- Senate of Canada
- Statistics Canada (StatCan)
- Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB)
- Transport Canada (TC)
- Treasury Board Of Canada Secretariat (TBS)
- Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD)
In-house Organization Details
Description of the organization's activities
THE OBJECTIVES OF THE ASSOCIATION ARE THE PROMOTION AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE CANADIAN SHIPBUILDING, SHIP REPAIR AND ASSOCIATED MARINE EQUIPMENT AND SERVICE INDUSTRIES. SPECIFICALLY THE ASSOCIATION AIMS: TO ENCOURAGE GOVERNMENTS IN CANADA TO IMPROVE CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH THE OPERATIONS OF THE INDUSTRIES ARE CARRIED OUT;TO INFORM ITS MEMBERS OF DEVELOPMENTS AFFECTING THE OPERATIONS OF THE INDUSTRIES; TO PROMOTE THE DEVELOPMENT AND MAINTENANCE OF EFFICIENT INDUSTRIES IN CANADA AND SUPPORT THEIR TRADE ACTIVITY
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration
PETER CAIRNS, PRESIDENT
Organization's membership or classes of membership(A) SHIPYARD MEMBERS - THOSE COMPANIES DIRECTLY INVOLVED IN CANADA IN THE CONSTRUCTION ASSEMBLY, REFIT OR REPAIR OF VESSELS AND OFFSHORE STRUCTURES (B) ASSOCIATE MEMBERS - ANY FIRM IN CANADA THAT DOES NOT QUALIFY AS A SHIPYARD MEMBER BUT IS ENGAGED IN CANADA IN A TRADE, BUSINESS OR OCCUPATION WHICH RELATES TO OR IS INVOLVED WITH THE RENDERING OF SERVICES TO THE SHIPBUILDING, SHIP REPAIR, OFFSHORE AND/OR ASSOCIATED MARINE INDUSTRIES
Government fundingNo government funding was received during the last completed financial year.
In-house Organization Contact Information
222 QUEEN STREET
OTTAWA, ON K1P 5V9
Fax number: 613-238-5519
Lobbyists employed by the organization
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