Registry of Lobbyists

Registration - In-house Organization

University of Saskatchewan / Peter Stoicheff, President and Vice-Chancellor

Registration Information

In-house Organization name: University of Saskatchewan
Responsible Officer Name: Peter Stoicheff, President and Vice-Chancellor 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 2005-08-15
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 922868-5262

Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 890

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 67

Version 1 of 57 (2005-08-15 to 2006-04-18)

Version 1 of 57 (2005-08-15 to 2006-04-18) 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. Organization Information

Organization: University of Saskatchewan
253 College Building
107 Administration Place
Saskatoon, SK  S7N 5A2
Telephone number: 306-966-6640
Fax number: 306-975-1026  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: Peter MacKinnon, President  
Description of the organization's activities: One of 15 research-intensive universities in Canada, we engage in teaching, research and outreach activities. We are also home to national research facilities such as the Canadian Light Source synchrotron and the Vaccine & Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO).
Organization's membership or classes of membership: Students, faculty, administrative staff, research support staff
Was the organization funded in whole or in part by any domestic or foreign government institution in the last completed financial year? Yes
End date of the organization's last completed financial year: 2005-04-30
List of Government Funding
Government Institution Funding Received in Last Financial Year
Other Federal $12,342,000.00
Health Canada $2,266,000.00
Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council $2,367,000.00
CFI $11,964,000.00
CIHR $8,001,000.00
Provincial $231,700,000.00
Other Provinces $13,644,000.00
Municipal $95,000.00
Foreign $329,000.00
CRC $2,250,000.00
National Sciences & Engineering Research Council $17,945,000.00

B. Lobbyists Employed by the Organization

Name: William Albritton
Position title: Dean of Medicine
Public offices held: No
Name: Michael Atkinson
Position title: Provost
Public offices held: No
Name: Lorne Babiuk
Position title: Director, VIDO
Public offices held: No
Name: Ernie Barber
Position title: Dean of Agriculture
Public offices held: No
Name: Brent Cotter
Position title: Dean of Law
Public offices held: No
Name: Jo-Anne Dillon
Position title: Dean of Arts & Science
Public offices held: No
Name: Richard Florizone
Position title: VP Finance & Resources
Public offices held: No
Name: Steven Franklin
Position title: VP Research
Public offices held: No
Name: Doug Gill
Position title: Managing Director, Industry Liaison Office
Public offices held: No
Name: Dennis Gorecki
Position title: Dean of Pharmacy & Nutrition
Public offices held: No
Name: Stakiw James
Position title: Dean of Dentistry
Public offices held: No
Name: George Lafond
Position title: Special Advisor on Aboriginal Initiatives
Public offices held: No
Name: Claude Lague
Position title: Dean of Engineering
Public offices held: No
Name: Beryl LePage
Position title: Director of Finance & Resources
Public offices held: No
Name: Peter MacKinnon
Position title: President
Public offices held: No
Name: Heather Magotiaux
Position title: VP Advancement
Public offices held: No
Name: Rob Norris
Position title: Coordinator, Global Relations
Public offices held: No
Name: Cindy Paquette
Position title: Director of Government Relations
Public offices held: No
Name: Lynne Pearson
Position title: Dean of Commerce
Public offices held: Yes
Name: Lee Pennock
Position title: University Secretary
Public offices held: No
Name: Cecelia Reynolds
Position title: Dean of Education
Public offices held: No
Name: Charles Rhodes
Position title: Dean of Western College of Veterinary Medicine
Public offices held: No
Name: Carol Rodgers
Position title: Dean of Kinesiology
Public offices held: No
Name: Bryan Schreiner
Position title: Director of Research Services
Public offices held: No
Name: William Thomlinson
Position title: Director, Canadian Light Source
Public offices held: No
Name: Tom Wishart
Position title: Dean of Graduate Studies
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, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), Canadian Heritage (PCH), Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), Environment Canada, Finance Canada (FIN), Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC), Health Canada (HC), Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC), Industry Canada, Members of Parliament, National Research Council (NRC), Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), Privy Council Office (PCO), Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), 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:
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, Agriculture, Education, Employment and Training, Energy, Environment, Health, Industry, Intellectual Property, International Relations, International Trade, Labour, Regional Development, Science and Technology
Subject Matter: Retrospective: Made representations, sought public policy and/or federal support with respect to the following: Capital funding for International Vaccine Centre (InterVac),Operating funding for the Canadian Light Source (CLS) synchrotron, full funding for the indirection costs of research,targeted financial assistance for students, support for programs for Aboriginal students, continued growth in funding to the research granting councils, new mechanism for funding operations of national research facilities.
Subject Matter: Prospective: Make respresentations, seek public policy changes and/or federal suport with respect to the following: Reimburse the full indirect costs on federally sponsored research,Increase support for graduate students,Review existing student assistance programs to make certain that they are effectively targeted to those most in need,Support for Aboriginal Canadian students,ongoing needs of university research infrastructure including Canadian Foundation for Innovation, international research collaboration.

Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter

Categories Description
Bill or Resolution Bill C-45, Section 2(1)(B) regarding $1.5 billion "for supporting training programs and enhancing access to post-secondary education, to benefit, among others, Aboriginal Canadians."