Registry of Lobbyists

Registration - In-house Corporation

The Canadian National Railway Company / La Compagnie des chemins de fer nationaux du Canada / Tracy Robinson, President and Chief Executive Officer

Registration Information

In-house Corporation name: The Canadian National Railway Company / La Compagnie des chemins de fer nationaux du Canada
Responsible Officer Name: Tracy Robinson, President and Chief Executive Officer 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 2005-08-15
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 951358-5260

Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 1546

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 17

Version 1 of 92 (2005-08-15 to 2006-02-03)

Version 1 of 92 (2005-08-15 to 2006-02-03) 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: The Canadian National Railway Company / La Compagnie des chemins de fer nationaux du Canada
1 Rideau Street, Suite 110
Ottawa, ON  K1N 8S7
Canada
Telephone number: 613-562-9580
Fax number: 613-562-9324  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: E. Hunter Harrison, President and Chief Executive Officer  
Description of activities: CN operates Canada's largest railway system, supplying customers in Canada, the U.S. and abroad with freight rail transportation and related services.
 
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? No
 

B. Lobbyists Employed by the Corporation

Name: Sean Finn
Position title: Senior Vice-President Public Affairs, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary
Public offices held: Yes
 
Name: L. Huart
Position title: General Counsel
Public offices held: Yes
 
Name: David Miller
Position title: Assistant Vice-President
Public offices held: Yes
 
Name: Sandra Wood
Position title: Director
Public offices held: Yes
 

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, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA), Competition Tribunal (CT), Environment Canada, Finance Canada (FIN), Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC), Grain Transportation Agency (GTA), Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC), Industry Canada, Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), Privy Council Office (PCO), Revenue Canada (RC), Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB), Transport Canada (TC), Treasury Board Of Canada Secretariat (TBS), Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD)
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: Aboriginal Affairs, Agriculture, Canada Border Services Agency, Environment, Industry, Infrastructure, Internal Trade, International Trade, Labour, Taxation and Finance, Transportation
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: - Calls, correspondence and meetings related to Bill C-44- Calls, correspondence and meetings related to disposition of federal grain hopper car fleet- Calls and meetings related to WED contribution to Prince Rupert container port- Calls, meetings and correspondence related to climate change issues- Calls related to safety issues- Calls related to noise/proximity issues- Calls related to branchline issues
Subject Matter: Prospective: - Calls, correspondence and meetings related to Bill C-44- Calls, correspondence and meetings related to disposition of federal grain hopper car fleet- Calls and meetings related to WED contribution to Prince Rupert container port- Calls, meetings and correspondence related to climate change issues- Calls related to safety issues- Calls related to noise/proximity issues- Calls related to branchline issues
 

Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter

Categories Description
Legislative Proposal Bill C-44, An Act to Amend the Canada Transportation Act