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Rogers Communications Inc. / Joe Natale, President & Chief Executive Officer

Registration Information

In-house Corporation name: Rogers Communications Inc.
Responsible Officer Name: Joe Natale, President & Chief Executive Officer  ? 
Initial registration start date: 2005-08-19
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 931609-4903

Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 480

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 17

Version 1 of 66 (2005-08-19 to 2006-04-10)

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Version 1 of 66 (2005-08-19 to 2006-04-10) 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: Rogers Communications Inc.
333 Bloor Street East
Toronto, ON  M4W 1G9
Canada
Telephone number: 416-935-3535
Fax number: 416-935-3538  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: Edward S. Rogers, President & Chief Executive Officer  
Description of activities: Rogers Communications Inc. is a diversified Canadian communications and media company engaged in three primary lines of business. Those businesses are operated through subsidiary companies; Rogers Cable Inc., Canada's largest cable television service provider, offering cable television, high speed internet access and video retailing; Rogers Wireless Inc.,Canada's largest wireless voice and data communications services provider and the country's only carrier operating on the world standard GSM/GPRS technology platform; and Rogers Media Inc.which owns and operates a collection of well known media assets, including radio and television broadcasting stations, a televised home shopping service, magazine publishing and sports entertainment.
 
Parent: The corporation is not a subsidiary of any other parent corporations.
Coalition The corporation is not a member of a coalition.
Subsidiary: Rogers Cable Inc.
333 Bloor Street East
Toronto, ON
Canada M4W 1G9

Rogers Media Inc.
777 Jarvis Street
Toronto, ON
Canada M4Y 3B7

Rogers Wireless Inc.
1 Mount Pleasant Road
Toronto, ON
Canada M4Y 2Y5

Other direct interests The corporation's activities are not controlled or directed by another person or organization 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: Alexander Adeyinka
Position title: Vice President, Strategic Partnerships and Regulatory Council, Rogers Telecom
Public offices held: No
 
Name: John Armstrong
Position title: Director, Municipal & Industry Relations, Rogers Cable
Public offices held: Yes
 
Name: Robert Berner
Position title: Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Marc Blondeau
Position title: President, Les Editions Rogers - Quebec
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Heidi Bonnell
Position title: Director, Government Relations, Rogers Communications Inc.
Public offices held: Yes
 
Name: Don Bowles
Position title: Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, Rogers Telecom
Public offices held: Yes
 
Name: Jean Brazeau
Position title: Senior Vice President, Regulatory & Strategic Planning, Rogers Telecom
Public offices held: Yes
 
Name: Alexander Brock
Position title: Vice President Business Development, RCI-Technology
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Robert Bruce
Position title: President, Rogers Wireless
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Pamela Dinsmore
Position title: Vice President, Regulatory, Rogers Cable
Public offices held: Yes
 
Name: Steve Edwards
Position title: Vice President, Corporate Engineering & Technology, Rogers Media Inc.
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Kenneth Engelhart
Position title: Vice President, Regulatory, Rogers Communications Inc.
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Michael Fox
Position title: Senior Vice President, Circulation & Development, Rogers Publishing
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Dawn Hunt
Position title: Vice President, Government & Intercarrier Relations, Rogers Wireless
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Jan Innes
Position title: Vice President, Communications, Rogers Communications Inc.
Public offices held: Yes
 
Name: Peter Kovacs
Position title: Director, Regulatory, Rogers Cable
Public offices held: No
 
Name: David LaLiberte
Position title: Manager, Regulatory Projects, Rogers Cable
Public offices held: Yes
 
Name: Michael Lee
Position title: Vice President, Strategy Development, Rogers Cable
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Philip Lind
Position title: Vice-Chairman, Rogers Communications Inc.
Public offices held: No
 
Name: William Linton
Position title: President, Rogers Telecom
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Kenneth Marshall
Position title: Regional President, Atlantic Region, Rogers Cable
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Ronan McGrath
Position title: President, Rogers Shared Operations and Chief Information Officer
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Rael Merson
Position title: President, Rogers Broadcasting, Rogers Media Inc.
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Gary Miles
Position title: Chief Executive Officer, Radio, Rogers Media Inc.
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Robin Mirsky-Daniels
Position title: Executive Director, Telefund
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Nadir Mohamed
Position title: President and Chief Operating Officer, Communications Group
Public offices held: No
 
Name: David Neale
Position title: Vice President, Product Development, Rogers Communications Inc.
Public offices held: No
 
Name: PF Ng
Position title: Manager, Technology Evolution, Rogers Wireless
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Ed O'Leary
Position title: Director, Nework Strategy, Rogers Wireless
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Simon-Pierre Olivier
Position title: Director, Policy & Tariffs, Rogers Wireless
Public offices held: No
 
Name: David Robinson
Position title: Vice President, Product Management
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Edward Rogers
Position title: President, Rogers Cable
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Edward Rogers
Position title: President and Chief Executive Officer
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Deborah Rosser
Position title: Vice President, Business Publishing
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Brian Segal
Position title: President and Chief Executive Officerm Publishing, Rogers Media Inc.
Public offices held: Yes
 
Name: Howard Slawner
Position title: Director, Regulatory, Rogers Wireless
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Leslie Sole
Position title: Chief Executive Officer, Television, Rogers Media Inc.
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Brenda Stevens
Position title: Director, Regulatory, Rogers Cable
Public offices held: Yes
 
Name: Alain Strati
Position title: Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, Rogers Media Inc.
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Joel Thorp
Position title: Director, Intercarrier Relations, Rogers Wireless
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Anthony Viner
Position title: President & Chief Executive Officer, Rogers Media Inc.
Public offices held: No
 
Name: David Watt
Position title: Vice President, Business Economics, Rogers Communications Inc.
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Madeline Ziniak
Position title: General Manager, OMNI Television
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 Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), Competition Tribunal (CT), Finance Canada (FIN), Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC), House of Commons, Industry Canada, Justice Canada (JC), Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages (OCOL), Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (OIPC), Privy Council Office (PCO), Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Canada (PSEPC), Public Works and Government Services Canada, Senate of Canada, Solicitor General Canada (SGC)
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: Arts and Culture, Broadcasting, Consumer Issues, Government Procurement, Industry, Infrastructure, Intellectual Property, International Trade, Justice and Law Enforcement, Regional Development, Science and Technology, Taxation and Finance, Telecommunications
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: Rogers Communications Inc. and / or its subsidiary operating companies are involved in many issues affecting the cable, wireless, and broadcasting industries in Canada. In particular, digital telephony; spectrum policy; lawful access and privacy issues; distribution and broadcasting licensing issues, broadband deployment; satellite signal theft, and copyright.
Subject Matter: Prospective: Rogers Communications Inc. either directly or through one of its operating subsidiary companies will be monitoring and / or making representations with regard to the pending Cabinet appeal of the Canadian Radio Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) Telecom Decision 2005-28 on Voice over Internet Protocol (VOIP), and will be monitoring on a continuous basis CRTC decisions and policies as they relate to broadcasting, distribution, and licensing, Industry Canada radio frequency spectrum management, issues found in Bill C-60 (Copyright law reform), pending lawful access legislation and possible amendments to the Radiocommunications Act pertaining to satellite signal theft.
 
Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter
Categories Description
Bill or Resolution Bill C-60 (Amendments to the Copyright Act)Bill C-37 (An Act to Amend the Telecommunications Act)
Regulation Cabinet petitions relating to Voice over Internet Protocol (VOIP) CRTC Telecom Decision 2005-28 issued 12 May, 2005.
Legislative Proposal Legislative proposals relating to the lawful access of telecommunications networks.Potential legislative amendments to the Radiocommunication Act to prevent satellite signal theft.
Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit N/A
Policy or Program Telecom Policy ReviewIndustry Canada Radio Frequency Spectrum ManagementCRTC Distribution and Broadcast Licensing Issues