Registry of Lobbyists

Registration - In-house Organization

Chicken Farmers of Canada / Les Producteurs de poulet du Canada / Michael Laliberte, Executive Director

Registration Information

In-house Organization name: Chicken Farmers of Canada / Les Producteurs de poulet du Canada
Responsible Officer Name: Michael Laliberte, Executive Director 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 1997-11-03
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 936808-429

Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 480

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 12

Version 1 of 59 (1997-11-03 to 1998-08-06)

Version 1 of 59 (1997-11-03 to 1998-08-06) 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: Chicken Farmers of Canada / Les Producteurs de poulet du Canada
300 - 377 DALHOUSIE STREET
OTTAWA, ON  K1N 9N8
Canada
Telephone number: 613-241-2800
Fax number: 613-241-5999  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: MIKE DUNGATE, GENERAL MANAGER  
 
Description of the organization's activities: THE CFC IS A NATIONAL ORGANIZATION REPRESENTING CHICKEN PRODUCERS. NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION WHICH REGULATES PRODUCTION OF CHICKEN UNDER THE SUPPLY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM. CHIEF RESPONSIBILITY IS TO ENSURE THAT CANADIAN CHICKEN PRODUCTION MEETS DOMESTIC NEEDS. AGENCY PLAYS A KEY ROLE IN DEVELOPING CANADA'S INTERNATIONAL AGRICULTURAL TRADE POLICY BY RESPRESENTING PRODUCERS INTERESTS WITH FEDERAL GOVERNMENT. THE CHICKEN FARMERS OF CANADA IA A NATIONAL FARMER- RUN (CHICKEN PRODUCERS) ORGANIZATION.
Organization's membership or classes of membership: THE AGENCY'S MEMBERSHIP CONSISTS OF ONE PRODUCER DIRECTOR FROM 9 PROVINCES (EXCLUDING BC); EACH DIRECTOR HAS A VOTE. ONE NON-VOTING CHAIRMAN AND 4 VOTING NON-PRODUCER DIRECTORS REPRESENTING PROCESSORS, FUTURE PROCESSORS AND RESTAURANTEURS. THERE IS ALSO A 4 MEMBER EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE CONSISTING OF 1 PRODUCER FROM EACH REGION (CENTRAL, WESTERN AND ATLANTIC PROVINCES) PLUS ONE PRODUCER TO REPRESENT REGIONAL BALANCE.
 
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: NICOLE BEAUCHAMP
Position title: HEAD, COMMUNICATIONS
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: NICOLE BEAUCHAMP
Position title: HEAD, COMMUNICATIONS
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: CYNTHIA CURRIE
Position title: GENERAL MANAGER
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: DENIS DESROSIERS
Position title: HEAD, POLICY, TRADE & ECONOMICS
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: MICHAEL DUNGATE
Position title: GENERAL MANAGER
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: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC)
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: Agriculture, International Trade
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: WTO AND OTHER INTERNATIONAL TRADE ISSUES, REGULATORY AND INSPECTION PROGRAMS.
Subject Matter: Prospective: FEDERAL PROVINCIAL AGREEMENT, INTERNATIONAL TRADE ISSUES : WTO AGREEEMENT, AGRICULTUE SUBSIDIES AND COUNTERVAIL MEASURES, SPS AGREEMENT, APEC, FTAA, NAFTA, BILL C-54 REGULATORY AND INSPECTION PROGRAMS : MPIP (MODERNISED POULTRY INSPECTION PROGRAM), HACCP (HAZARD ANALYSIS OF CRITICAL CONTROL POINTS) AND COST RECOVERY PROGRAMS