Registry of Lobbyists

Registration - In-house Organization

Brandon University / David Docherty, President and Vice-Chancellor

Registration Information

In-house Organization name: Brandon University
Responsible Officer Name: David Docherty, President and Vice-Chancellor 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 2005-10-03
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 802538-5587

Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 3

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 0

Version 1 of 34 (2005-10-03 to 2006-03-21)

Version 1 of 34 (2005-10-03 to 2006-03-21) 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: Brandon University
270 18th Street
Brandon, MB  R7A 6A9
Telephone number: 204-727-7427
Fax number: 204-729-9016  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: Louis Visentin, President and Vice-Chancellor  
Description of the organization's activities: Brandon University is a leader in providing high quality education to over 3,000 full- and part-time students in arts, sciences, education, music, and health studies. Based in southwestern Manitoba, Brandon University also offers preprofessional and Masters programs, as well as innovative and award -winning outreach programs, in a personalized learning environment.
Organization's membership or classes of membership: Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada
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
CFI Matching Funds $149,000.00
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada $107,000.00
Council on Post Secondary Education (MB) $25,550,000.00
Energy, Science and Technology (MB) $222,000.00
Health Canada $35,000.00
Canada Research Chairs $125,000.00
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council $426,000.00
Canadian Institutes of Health Research $80,000.00
Indirect Costs of Research $294,000.00
Other (MB) (under $100,000) $369,000.00
Other Federal (under $100,000) $101,000.00
Canada Foundation for Innovation $210,000.00
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council $360,000.00
Municipal (City of Brandon) $12,000.00
Agriculture and Food (MB) $103,000.00

B. Lobbyists Employed by the Organization

Name: Deborah Berkan
Position title: Director, Financial and Registration Services
Public offices held: No
Name: Scott Lamont
Position title: Vice-President (Administration and Finance)
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), Canada Labour Relations Board (CLRB), Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), Canadian Pension Commission (CPC), Finance Canada (FIN), Health Canada (HC), National Film Board (NFB), National Research Council (NRC), Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (OIPC), Pension Appeals Board (PAB), Procurement Review Board of Canada (PRB), Revenue Canada (RC), Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), Statistics Canada (StatCan), Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD)
Communication techniques that have been used or are expected to be used in the course of the undertaking:
Meetings, Presentations, Telephone calls
Subject Matter: Areas of Concern: Education
Subject Matter: Retrospective: Post-secondary Education and Research
Subject Matter: Prospective: Post-Secondary Education and Research

Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter

Categories Description
Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit Canadian Foundation for InnovationCanada-Manitoba Infrastructure Fund

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