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University of Alberta / David Turpin, President and Vice-Chancellor

Registration Information

In-house Organization name: University of Alberta
Responsible Officer Name: David Turpin, President and Vice-Chancellor  ? 
Initial registration start date: 2005-08-19
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 781047-5145

Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 671

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 10

Version 1 of 94 (2005-08-19 to 2006-02-16)

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Version 1 of 94 (2005-08-19 to 2006-02-16) 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 Alberta
3-1 University Hall
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB  T6G 2J9
Canada
Telephone number: 780-492-6590
Fax number: 780-492-9453  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: Indira Samarasekera, President  
 
Description of the organization's activities: The University of Alberta is one of Canada's premiere research-intensive universities, engaging in teaching, research, innovation and community service. The University of Alberta's undergraduate and graduate student enrollment totals over 34,000. The University employs over 8800 academic and non-academic staff.
Organization's membership or classes of membership: Students, faculty, administrative and 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: 2005-03-31
 
List of Government Funding
Government Institution Funding Received in Last Financial Year
NSERC $39,186.00
CIHR $36,618.00
CFI $14,492.00
WD $9,084.00
Health Canada (HC) $1,299.00
National Centres of Excellence $4,203.00
TRIUMF Fed Gov't $7,328.00
Canada Research Chairs $10,288.00
CSA $1,220.00
SSHRC $22,937.00
Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) $600.00

B. Lobbyists Employed by the Organization

Name: Carl Amrhein
Position title: Provost & Vice President (Academic)
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Marc Arnal
Position title: Dean, Faculte Saint-Jean
Public offices held: Yes
 
Name: Ellen Bielawski
Position title: Dean, Native Studies
Public offices held: No
 
Name: John Boeglin
Position title: Associate Professor, Faculte Saint Jean
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Carole Byrne
Position title: Registrar
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Phyllis Clark
Position title: Vice-President (Finance & Administration)
Public offices held: No
 
Name: David Coltman
Position title: Associate Professor, Science
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Albert Cook
Position title: Dean, Rehabilitation Medicine
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Mark Dale
Position title: Dean, Graduate Studies and Research
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Rene Day
Position title: Acting Dean, Nursing
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Michael Dryholos
Position title: Assistant Professor, Science
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Roger Epp
Position title: Acting Dean, Augustana
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Jody Ginsberg
Position title: Vice Dean, Medicine & Dentistry
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Andrew Greenshaw
Position title: Associate Vice-President (Research)
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Brad Hamdon
Position title: General Counsel
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Sandra Haydu
Position title: Government Relations Associate
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Donald Hickey
Position title: Vice-President (Facilities & Operations)
Public offices held: No
 
Name: David Hik
Position title: Professor, Science
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Ernie Ingles
Position title: Vice-Provost & Chief Librarian
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Jack Jhamandas
Position title: Assiciate Dean, Research, Medicine & Dentistry
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Gary Kachanoski
Position title: Vice-President (Research)
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Jennifer Keller
Position title: Government Relations Associate
Public offices held: No
 
Name: John Kennelly
Position title: Dean, Agriculture, Forestry, and Home Economics
Public offices held: No
 
Name: David Lynch
Position title: Dean of Engineering
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Terry Mackey
Position title: Director, International Project
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Michael Mahon
Position title: Dean, Physical Education & Recreation
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Diane Mallon
Position title: Operations Coordinator, Applied Sciences & Business Programs, Extension
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Thomas Marrie
Position title: Dean, Medicine & Dentistry
Public offices held: No
 
Name: William McBlain
Position title: Senior Associate Vice-President (Research)
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Rae McDonald
Position title: Director, International Relations
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Cheryl McWatters
Position title: Dean of Extension
Public offices held: No
 
Name: K. Mirus
Position title: Acting Vice-Provost & AVP (International)
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Franco Pasustto
Position title: Dean, Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Cynthia Paszkowski
Position title: Professor, Biological Sciences
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Alexis Pepin
Position title: Policy & Strategic Initiatives Analyst
Public offices held: No
 
Name: David Percy
Position title: Dean, Law
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Michael Percy
Position title: Dean of Business
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Richard Peter
Position title: Professor, Biological Sciences
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Heather Proctor
Position title: Associate Professor, Science
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Herbert Quinney
Position title: Deputy Provost
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Benoit Rivard
Position title: Professor, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Indira Samarasekera
Position title: President
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Douglas Schmitt
Position title: Professor, Physics
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Fern Snart
Position title: Dean, Education (CEO)
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Michael Splinter
Position title: Acting Director, Applied Sciences & Business Programs, Extension
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Colleen St. Clair
Position title: Associate Professor, Science
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Gregory Taylor
Position title: Dean, Science
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Luc Therrien
Position title: Coordinator, Health Programs, Faculte Saint-Jean
Public offices held: No
 
Name: William Tonn
Position title: Professor, Science
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Jack Weiner
Position title: Professor, Medicine & Dentistry
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Karen Wichuk
Position title: Director, Government Relations
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Daniel Woolf
Position title: Dean, Arts
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), Arts, Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), Canadian Foundation for Innovation, Canadian Heritage (PCH), Canadian Institute for Health Research, Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), Canadian Space Agency (CSA), Canadian Wheat Board (CWB), Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Communications Research Centre, Culture & Heritage, Emergency Preparedness, Energy, Environment Canada, Farm Credit Canada (FCC), Finance Canada (FIN), Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC), Health Canada (HC), Human Resources & Skills, Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC), Industry Canada, Infrastructure, National Research Council (NRC), Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), Northern Affairs, Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages (OCOL), Parks Canada (PC), Privy Council Office (PCO), Public Works and Government Services Canada, Science and Technology, Senate, Social Development Canada, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC), 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, Arts and Culture, Consumer Issues, Defence, Education, Employment and Training, Energy, Environment, Fisheries, Foreign Affairs, Forestry, Health, Heritage, Immigration, Industry, Infrastructure, Intellectual Property, Internal Trade, International Development, International Relations, Mining, Regional Development, Research & Development, Science and Technology, Small Business, Sports, Tourism
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: Held meetings, made telephone calls, made representations, wrote correspondence and submitted proposals with respect to the following initiatives: Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy, the Bay Building project in downtown Edmonton, climate change initiatives and partnerships, Aboriginal education, increased granting council, Canada Research Chairs, foundations and indirect costs funding, National Institute for Nanotechnology, and international outreach in China, Japan, the United States and Mexico.Consultations re: support possibilities for a North American centre for Trans-border studies (NACTS) and support programs being developed in the tsunami region and in Russia.Discussions regarding the Agri-Food Discovery Place, increased student award programs, and memorandums of understanding with Natural Resources Canada and the Canadian Forest Services.Discussions on commercialization of research.Discussions held regarding Western Centre for Economic Research.
Subject Matter: Prospective: Meetings will be held, telephone calls made, representations made, correspondence written and proposals submitted with respect to the following initiatives: the Bay Building project, Pan-Alberta Canada Energy and Enivornment Research Initiative, Aboriginal education, agricultural research, granting council, Canada Research Chairs, foundations and indirect costs of research funding, National Institute for Nanotechnology, issues of commericalization, international sporting events, foreign student accreditation and international outreach in China, the United States and Mexico.Consultations for funding and support opportunities for the NACTS proposal, participation in a mission to India, project proposals and work permits for international students and international job placements for Canadian students.Advocacy in the areas of Copyright and SchoolNet.Advocacy for mult-year official languages funding for programs including French as a Minority Language and French as a Second Language. Advocacy for Official Languages Office to Support Communities - Funding program for the training of French-speaking health professionals.Advocacy for funding support for students involved in co-op programs. Support for project/conference on trade in natural resources and resource pricing.Discussions on Western Centre for Economic Research.
 
Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter
Categories Description
Legislative Proposal Bill C-48 - An Act to Authorize the Minister of Finance to make certain paymentsBill C-60 - An Act to amend the Copyright Act.
Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit Technology Fund, Climate Fund and Partnership Fund found within the Climate Change Strategy.Parks Canada Species at Risk Recovery Action and Education Fund.
Bill or Resolution Upcoming budget bill for increased granting council, foundations, Canada Research Chairs and the indirect costs of research