Registration - In-house Corporation

COM DEV Ltd. / Marina Mississian, Senior Director

Registration Information
In-house Corporation name: COM DEV Ltd.
Previous in-house corporation names
Responsible Officer Name: Marina Mississian, Senior Director 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 2005-08-18
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 925759-5200
Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 91

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 0

Version 1 of 26 (2005-08-18 to 2006-07-18)

Version 1 of 26 (2005-08-18 to 2006-07-18) 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. Information about Responsible Officer and Corporation

Corporation: COM DEV International
155 Sheldon Drive
Cambridge, ON  N1R 7H6
Telephone number: 519-622-2300  Ext.: 2289
Fax number: 519-622-1691  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: John Keating, CEO  
Description of activities: COM DEV designs, develops and manufactures microwave electronc systems, subsystems and other related products for space satellites, and science instruments used for satellite communications, satellite broadcast, space exploration and earth observation in commercial, government civil and military applications. Depending on the year, 80-90% of COM DEV's production goes to export markets primarily in the USA and Europe.
Parent: The corporation is not a subsidiary of any other parent corporations.
Coalition The corporation is not a member of a coalition.
Subsidiary: COM DEV Europe
Triangl business Park
Stoke Mandeville
Aylesbury HP225SX
United Kingdom

East High Tech Development Zone, #4 Building, 2nd Floor
#1 Huoju Road
Xian 710043

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: Gary Calhoun
Position title: Chief Financial Officer
Public offices held: No
Name: Nigel Doran
Position title: VP Engineering
Public offices held: No
Name: Ronald Holdway
Position title: Sr Dir Canadian Business Development and Government Relations
Public offices held: Yes
Name: Peter Mabson
Position title: VP Corporate Development
Public offices held: No
Name: Antun (Tony) Stajcer
Position title: VP Researc & Development
Public offices held: No
Name: John Stuart
Position title: VP Business Development
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: Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT), Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), Canadian Space Agency (CSA), Federal Office of Regional Development – Quebec (FORD[Q]), Finance Canada (FIN), Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC), Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC), Industry Canada, National Defence (DND), National Research Council (NRC), Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), Public Works and Government Services Canada, Revenue Canada (RC), 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: Broadcasting, Canadian Space Agency, Canadian Space Plan, Defence, Environment, Government Procurement, Industry, Infrastructure, Intellectual Property, International Relations, International Trade, Regional Development, Science and Technology, Telecommunications
Subject Matter: Retrospective: Discussions with Industry Canada, Canadian Space Agency, Defence, Finance and TB officials and presentations to Commons Finace Committee about value of increasing Canadian government spending on space.Discussion with DFAIT and IC about challenges of meeting government objectives of increasing trade with India and China given the government's conflicting export control rules and regulations.Advising the government on challenges and effects of changing USA export controls and regulations being exercised extra-territorially in Canada.Negotiations with Industry Canada about repayment terms related to an expiring DIPP agreement.
Subject Matter: Prospective: Continuing discussions with government on the need for, value and nature of Canadian government spending on space, and on export contol issues.
Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter
Categories Description
Regulation Canadian export control rules and regulations.
Policy or Program Canadian Space Program
Bill or Resolution Contents of the next Federal Budget as it relates to space.

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