Registry of Lobbyists

Registration - In-house Organization

Global Automakers of Canada / Constructeurs mondiaux d'automobiles du Canada / DAVE ADAMS, PRESIDENT

Registration Information

In-house Organization name: Global Automakers of Canada / Constructeurs mondiaux d'automobiles du Canada
Previous in-house organization names
Responsible Officer Name: DAVE ADAMS, PRESIDENT 
Initial registration start date: 2005-04-29
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 778919-394

Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 391

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 46

Version 2 of 35 (2005-10-18 to 2006-10-11)

Version 2 of 35 (2005-10-18 to 2006-10-11) 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: Association of International Automobile Manufacturers of Canada / L'Association des fabricants internationaux d'automobiles du Canada
1618 - 438 UNIVERSITY AVENUE, BOX 60
TORONTO, ON  M5G 2K8
Canada
Telephone number: 416-595-8251
Fax number: 416-595-2864  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: DAVE ADAMS, PRESIDENT  
 
Description of the organization's activities: THE ASSOCIATION OF INTERNATIONAL AUTOMOBILE MANUFACTURERS OF CANADA (AIAMC) REPRESENTS BEFORE FEDERAL, PROVINCIAL AND TERRITORIAL GOVERNMENTS THE INTERESTS OF MEMBERS ENGAGED IN THE MANUFACTURING, IMPORTATION, DISTRIBUTION AND SERVICING OF LIGHT DUTY VEHICLES, WHOSE HEAD OFFICES ARE LOCATED OUTSIDE CANADA AND THE U.S. LIGHT DUTY VEHICLES ENCOMPASSES PASSENGER CARS, LIGHT DUTY TRUCKS, VANS, AND SPECIAL PURPOSE VEHICLES. WHILE THE ASSOCIATION WAS INITIALLY DEDICATED TO THE INTERESTS OF IMPORTERS, IT HAS BROADENED ITS FOCUS AS OFFSHORE-BASED COMPANIES HAVE SET UP VEHICLE MANUFACTURING PLANTS IN CANADA.
Organization's membership or classes of membership: VOTING MEMBERS - ANY INDIVIDUAL, PARTNERSHIP, FIRM OR CORPORATION WHOSE PRIME COMMERCIAL ACTIVITY IS THE IMPORTATION, DISTRIBUTION, AND SERVICING IN CANADA OF AUTOMOBILES, VANS, BUSES,AND TRUCKS, UNDER A UNIQUE BRAND DESIGNATED BY THE MFGR. WHERE THE MFGR'S HEAD OFFICE IS LOCATED OUTSIDE NORTH AMERICA.REPRESENTATIVE MEMBER - ANY INDIVIDUAL, PARTNERSHIP, FIRM OR CORPORATION WHOSE OFFICE OF BUSINESS IS LOCATED IN NORTH AMERICA, AND IS THE DESIGNATED AGENT OF A CORP. WHOSE HEAD OFFICE IS LOCATED OUTSIDE NORTH AMERICA, AND IS ENGAGED IN THE MANUFACTURE OF AUTOMOBILES, VANS, BUSES AND TRUCKS.SUSTAINING MEMBER - ANY INDIVIDUAL, PARTNERSHIP, FIRM, OR CORP. WHOSE BUSINESS IS LOCATED IN OR OUTSIDE OF CANADA, ENGAGED IN THE MANUFACTURE OR DISTRIBUTION OF AUTOMOBILES, VANS, BUSES AND TRUCKS, OR ORIGINAL PARTS THEREOF.
 
Was the organization 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 Organization

Name: DAVE ADAMS
Position title: PRESIDENT
Public offices held: No
 
Name: ADRIAN COLEMAN
Position title: DIRECTOR, TECHNICAL AFFAIRS
Public offices held: No
 
Name: PAUL MACDONALD
Position title: MANAGER, COMMERCIAL AFFAIRS
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: Environment Canada, Finance Canada (FIN), Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC), Industry Canada, Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), Revenue Canada (RC), Transport Canada (TC)
Communication techniques that have been used or are expected to be used in the course of the undertaking:
Meetings, Presentations, Telephone calls, Written communications, whether in hard copy or electronic format
 
Subject Matter: Areas of Concern: Consumer Issues, Education, Employment and Training, Energy, Environment, Financial Institutions, Industry, Infrastructure, Intellectual Property, Internal Trade, International Relations, International Trade, Justice and Law Enforcement, Labour, Regional Development, Science and Technology, Small Business, Taxation and Finance, Tourism, Transportation
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: BRIEF TO ENVIRONMENT CANADA JOINTLY WITH CANADIAN VEHICLE MANUFACTURERS' ASSOCIATION SEEKING CONTROLS ON RETAIL DISPENSING PUMP FUEL FLOW RATES.DISCUSSIONS WITH TRANSPORT CANADA ON COMPUTER SIMULATION FOR VEHICLE CERTIFICATION AND ENGINEERING DISCRETION.DISCUSSIONS WITH TRANSPORT CANADA ON VEHICLE RENTAL AGREEMENT.PARTICIPATION IN GOVERNMENT INDUSTRY MOTOR VEHICLE ENERGY COMMITTEE WITH NATURAL RESOURCES CANADA.PARTICIPATION IN TRANSPORTATION TABLE HOSTED BY FEDERAL AND PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENTS THROUGH CANADIAN COUNCIL OF MINISTERS OF ENVIRONMENT AND CHAIRED BY TRANSPORT CANADA.PARTICIPATION IN ABDOMINAL RESEARCH WORKING GROUP ON SEATBELT FIT.EXCHANGE OF CORRESPONDENCE WITH TRANSPORT CANADA ON SIDE IMPACT AND SIDE AIRBAGS.DISCUSSIONS WITH TRANSPORT CANADA ON USE OF RECYCLED AIRBAGS, PRIMARILY THROUGH CANADIAN COUNCIL OF MOTOR TRANSPORT ADMINISTRATORS.PARTICIPATION IN TRANSPORT CANADA REGULATORY STEERING COMMITTEE.
Subject Matter: Prospective: FUTURE MEETINGS WITH ENVIRONMENT CANADA (ONTARIO REGION) ON MERCURY USE IN VEHICLES.DISCUSSIONS WITH ENVIRONMENT CANADA ON FUEL FLOW RATES AND FUEL QUALITY ISSUES.DISCUSSIONS WITH INDUSTRY CANADA ON VOLUNTARY IMPLEMENTATION OF LEASE DISCLOSURE INITIATIVES.DISCUSSIONS WITH INDUSTRY CANADA ON IMPLICATIONS OF WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION DECISIONS AFFECTING VEHICLE INDUSTRY, AND FUTURE TRADE NEGOTIATIONS.