Registry of Lobbyists

Registration - In-house Organization

Chemistry Industry Association of Canada / Association canadienne de l'industrie de la chimie / Bob Masterson, PRESIDENT AND CEO

Registration Information

In-house Organization name: Chemistry Industry Association of Canada / Association canadienne de l'industrie de la chimie
Previous in-house organization names
Responsible Officer Name: Bob Masterson, PRESIDENT AND CEO 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 1996-08-30
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 921646-568

Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 632

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 45

Version 2 of 85 (1997-04-11 to 1997-10-14)

Version 2 of 85 (1997-04-11 to 1997-10-14) 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: CANADIAN CHEMICAL PRODUCERS ASSOCIATION (CCPA)
805 - 350 SPARKS STREET
OTTAWA, ON  K1R 7S8
Canada
Telephone number: 613-237-6215
Fax number: 613-237-4061  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: RICHARD PATON, PRESIDENT AND CEO  
 
Description of the organization's activities: THE CANADIAN CHEMICAL PRODUCERS' ASSOCIATION (CCPA), FOUNDED IN 1962, HAS A MEMBERSHIP OF ABOUT 70 COMPANIES PRODUCING A BROAD RANGE OF PETROCHEMICALS, INORGANIC CHEMICALS AND OTHER ORGANIC AND SPECIALTY CHEMICALS. THE MISSION OF THE CCPA IS TO PROVIDE LEADERSHIP TO ITS MEMBERS IN ACHIEVING THEIR VISION OF A CANADIAN CHEMICAL INDUSTRY WHICH IS RESPECTED, OPERATING IN A SAFE AND ENVIRONMENTALLY RESPONSIBLE MANNER, WHICH COMPETES EFFECTIVELY IN DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL MARKETS IN CHOSEN FIELDS OF OPERATION, AND WHICH PROVIDES AN EQUITABLE RETURN TO ITS SHAREHOLDERS, OPPORTUNITIES FOR GROWTH, CAREER OPPORTUNITIES FOR ITS EMPLOYEES, AND BENEFITS TO CANADIAN SOCIETY. CCPA MEMBERS ARE COMMITTED TO A RESPONSIBLE CARE ETHIC THROUGH WHICH THEY ACHIEVE RESPONSIBLE MANAGEMENT OF THEIR PRODUCTS THROUGHOUT THEIR LIFE CYCLE.
Organization's membership or classes of membership: COMPANIES MANUFACTURING CHEMICALS WITHIN CANADA ARE ELIGIBLE FOR MEMBERSHIP. FORMAL COMMITMENT TO THE PRINCIPLES AND CODES OF PRACTICE OF RESPONSIBLE CARE IS A CONDITION OF MEMBERSHIP. THERE ARE NO CLASSES OF MEMBERSHIP BUT COMPANIES NOT OTHERWISE ELIGIBLE FOR MEMBERSHIP MAY PARTICIPATE IN RESPONSIBLE CARE AS PARTNER COMPANIES.
 
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: ERIC ALEXANDER
Position title: DIRECTOR, PUBLIC AFFAIRS
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: C. BRUCE CASWELL
Position title: SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER, TECHNICAL AFFAIRS
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: DAVID FINLAYSON
Position title: PROJECT MANAGER, TECHNICAL AFFAIRS
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: DAVID GOFFIN
Position title: VICE-PRESIDENT, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT & SECRETARY-T
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: ALEXANDER LANGSHUR
Position title: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT PROJECTS
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: GORDON LLOYD
Position title: VICE-PRESIDENT, TECHNICAL AFFAIRS
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: RICHARD PATON
Position title: PRESIDENT AND CEO
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: DAVID PODRUZNY
Position title: SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: DAVID SHEARING
Position title: PROJECT MANAGER, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: BRIAN WASTLE
Position title: VICE-PRESIDENT, RESPONSIBLE CARE
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 

C. Lobbying Activity Information

Federal departments or organizations which have been or will be communicated with during the course of the undertaking: CANADIAN CENTRE FOR OH&S, Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA), Environment Canada, Finance Canada (FIN), Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC), Hazardous Materials Information Review Commission (HMIRC), Health Canada (HC), Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC), Industry Canada, National Energy Board (NEB), National Research Council (NRC), Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), Prime Minister's Office (PMO), Privy Council Office (PCO), Standards Council of Canada (SCC), Statistics Canada (StatCan), Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB), Transport Canada (TC), 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: Consumer Issues, Employment and Training, Energy, Environment, Health, Industry, Intellectual Property, Internal Trade, International Relations, International Trade, Labour, Science and Technology, Taxation and Finance, Transportation
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: ACCELERATED REDUCTION & ELIMINATION OF TOXICS (ARET); ASIA PACIFIC ECONOMIC COOPERATION FORUM; AUSTRALIAN TARIFF & TRADE ISSUES; BASEL CONVENTION; CANADA LABOUR CODE (BILL C-66); CANADA-CHILE FTA, CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT(CEPA) REVIEW, CCME HARMONIZATION ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT; CHEMICAL WEAPONS CONVENTION; CHEMICAL INDUSTRY RESEARCH & DEV; CHEMICAL RULES OF ORIGIN; CHEMICAL EXPORT CONTROLS; CHLORINE ACTION PLAN; CLIMATE CHANGE; COAST GUARD COST RECOVERY; INFO CONFIDENTIALITY; CANADA'S INTL ENVIRONMENT POSITIONS; CORPORATE TAX COMPETITIVENESS, COST RECOVERY - HMIRC (HAZARDOUS MATERIAL INFO. REVIEW COMMISSION); MARINE EMERGENCY RESPONSE; FREE TRADE; GLPC (GOOD LABORATORY PRACTICES); HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANTS; INTERGOVERNMENTAL FORUM ON CHEMICAL SAFETY; INTERNATIONAL MARITIME ORGANIZATION HAZARDOUS & NOXIOUS SUBSTANCE CONVENTION; IRAP; ISO STDS - ENVIRONMENT; MAJOR INDUSTRIAL ACCIDENTS COUNCIL OF CANADA; NATIONAL POLLUTION RELEASE INVENTORY; NEW SUBSTANCE NOTIFICATION REGS; NORTH AMERICAN CTEE ON ENVIRONMENTAL COOP (NACEC); NOX VOC ISSUES; OECD - CHEMICAL, TRADE AND ENVIRONMENT ISSUES;POLLUTION PREVENTION STRATEGY; POP (PERSISTENT ORGANIC POLLUTANT); RAILWAY INTERSWITCHING REGS; HARMONIZED SYSTEM OF TARIFFS; STRATEGIC OPTIONS PROCESS (SOP); BUSINESS TAXATION; TRANSPORTATION OF DANGEROUS GOODS REQUIREMENTS; TOXIC SUBSTANCES MGT POLICY; WASTE MGT; WHMIS; WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION GENERAL & CHEMICAL TARIFF ISSUES
Subject Matter: Prospective: ACCELERATED REDUCTION & ELIMINATION OF TOXICS (ARET); ASIA PACIFIC ECONOMIC COOPERATION FORUM; AUSTRALIAN TARIFF & TRADE ISSUES; BASEL CONVENTION; CANADA LABOUR CODE (BILL C-66); CANADA MARINE ACT (BILL C-44); CEPA REVIEW; CANADA-CHILE FTA, CCME HARMONIZATION ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT; CHEMICAL EXPORT CONTROLS; CHEMICAL RULES OF ORIGIN; CHLORINE ACTION PLAN; CLIMATE CHANGE; COAST GUARD COST RECOVERY; INFO CONFIDENTIALITY; CORPORATE TAX COMPETITIVENESS; COST RECOVERY, INCL. HMIRC; MARINE EMERGENCY RESPONSE; FREE TRADE; GLPC; HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANTS;; INDUSTRIAL CHEMICAL SECTOR COMPETITIVENESS FRAMEWORK; INTERGOVERNMENTAL FORUM ON CHEMICAL SAFETY; INTERNATIONAL MARITIME ORGANIZATION HAZARDOUS & NOXIOUS SUBSTANCE CONVENTION; IRAP; INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL (ISO) STANDARDS; MAJOR INDUSTRIAL ACCIDENTS COUNCIL OF CANADA; NORTH AMERICAN COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENTAL COOPERATION (NACEC); NATIONAL POLLUTION RESEARCH INVENTORY; NATIONAL MARINE POLICY; NATIONAL AIR ISSUES COORD CTEE; NATIONAL HIGHWAY RENEWAL; NEW SUBSTANCE NOTIFICATION REGS; NORTH AMERICAN INDUSTRY CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM; NOX VOC ISSUES; OECD CHEMICALS, TRADE & ENVIRONMENT ISSUES; POLLUTION PREVENTION STRATEGY; POP (PERSISTENT ORGANIC POLLUTANT) REQUIREMENTS; PRIOR INFORMED CONSENT CTEE; RAILWAY INTERSWITCHING REGS; HARMONIZED SYSTEM OF TARIFFS; STRATEGIC OPTIONS PROCESS; BUSINESS TAXATION; TRANSPORTATION OF DANGEROUS GOODS REQUIREMENTS; TOXIC SUBSTANCES MANGEMENT POLICY; VOLUNTARY INITIATIVES & CODES OF PRACTICE; WASTE MGT; WHMIS; WTO CHEMICAL TARIFFS & GEN ISSUES (SEE ALSO ADD. DOC)