Registry of Lobbyists

Registration - In-house Corporation

Bell Canada / MIRKO BIBIC, President and CEO

Registration Information

In-house Corporation name: Bell Canada
Previous in-house corporation names
Responsible Officer Name: MIRKO BIBIC, President and CEO 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 2005-08-26
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 779497-4971

Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 782

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 24

Version 1 of 52 (2005-08-26 to 2006-04-07)

Version 1 of 52 (2005-08-26 to 2006-04-07) 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: BCE Inc.
1000 De La Gauchetiere Ouest
Montreal, QC  H3B 4Y7
Telephone number: 514-870-0038
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: Michael Sabia, President and CEO  
Description of activities: BCE is a diversified communications company, serving all Canadians through the provision of wired, wireless and satellite communications, and through investments in research and development of innovative products and services that allow Canadians and Canadian enterprise to compete in the global economy.
Parent: The corporation is not a subsidiary of any other parent corporations.
Coalition The corporation is not a member of a coalition.
Subsidiary: Bell Canada
1000 De La Gauchetiere O.
Montreal, QC
Canada H3B 4Y7

CTVglobemedia Inc.
9 Channel Nine Court
Scarborough, ON
Canada M1S 4B5

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: Mark Bruneau
Position title: EVP & Chief Strategy Officer
Public offices held: No
Name: Peter Daniel
Position title: EVP - Communications & Corporate Marketing Communications
Public offices held: Yes
Name: William Fox
Position title: EVP, Office of the CEO
Public offices held: Yes
Name: Lawson Hunter
Position title: EVP & Chief Corporate Officer
Public offices held: Yes
Name: Siim Vanaselja
Position title: Chief Financial Officer, BCE & Bell Canada
Public offices held: No
Name: Stephen Wetmore
Position title: Executive Vice President BCE, Group President National Market, Bell Canada
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 Heritage (PCH), Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT), Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), Competition Tribunal (CT), Finance Canada (FIN), Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC), Industry Canada, Privy Council Office (PCO), Public Works and Government Services Canada, Solicitor General Canada (SGC), Treasury Board Of Canada Secretariat (TBS)
Communication techniques that have been used or are expected to be used in the course of the undertaking:
Informal communications, Meetings, Presentations, Telephone calls, Written communications, whether in hard copy or electronic format
Subject Matter: Areas of Concern: Arts and Culture, Broadcasting, Consumer Issues, Government Procurement, Health, Industry, Infrastructure, Intellectual Property, International Trade, Justice and Law Enforcement, Regional Development, Science and Technology, Small Business, Taxation and Finance, Telecommunications
Subject Matter: Retrospective: General involvement in a range of policy and legislative issues relating to communications services and broadcasting, including matters of policy direction related to the Telecommunications Act and Broadcasting Act; Telecommunications Licensing Agreements; Competition; Trade and Investment, and all matters involving the economic and social role of BCE member companies in Canada.
Subject Matter: Prospective: Current issues include Bill C-60 (Copyright Act); Bill C-37 (Telemarketing); changes to the Radio-communications Act related to the theft of signal transmission; Telecom Policy Review; lawful access; protection of children on the internet; major government procurement initiatives; and outstanding appeals to Cabinet.

Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter

Categories Description
Bill or Resolution Bill C-60 (Copyright Act) Bill C-37 (Telemarketing)
Policy or Program Telecom Policy Review