Registry of Lobbyists

Registration - In-house Organization

Canadian Gas Association / Association canadienne du gaz / TIMOTHY EGAN, PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Registration Information

In-house Organization name: Canadian Gas Association / Association canadienne du gaz
Responsible Officer Name: TIMOTHY EGAN, PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 2003-04-14
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 776064-191

Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 737

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 27

Version 1 of 62 (2003-04-14 to 2003-10-15)

Version 1 of 62 (2003-04-14 to 2003-10-15) 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 Gas Association / Association canadienne du gaz
400 CONVENTRY ROAD
OTTAWA, ON  K1K 2C7
Canada
Telephone number: 613-748-0057
Fax number: 613-749-9078  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: MICHAEL CLELAND, PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER  
 
Description of the organization's activities: THE MISSION OF THE CANADIAN GAS ASSOCIATION(CGA) IS TO PROVIDE LEADERSHIP IN THE CONTINUING GROWTH OF CANADA'S NATURAL GAS AND ENERGY DELIVERY INDUSTRY. THE MISSION DEFINES FOUR GOALS FOR CGA:1- ACHIEVE A FISCAL AND REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT THAT ENCOURAGES COMPETITIVE RETURNS FOR INVESTMENT IN ENERGY DELIERY ASSETS2- ACHIEVE EFFICIENCY AND GROWTH IN NATURAL GAS MARKETS3- ACHIEVE EXCELLENCE IN SAFE AND RELIABLE OPERATIONS4- ACHIEVE STRONG CORPORATE AND ENVIRONMENT CITIZENSHIP
Organization's membership or classes of membership: CGA'S CORPORATE MEMBERS SPAN THE INDUSTRY SPECTRUM AND INCLUDE NATURAL GAS DISTRIBUTORS, TRANSMISSION COMPANIES, ENERGY SERVICE PROVIDERS AND MANUFACTURERS.
 
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: MICHAEL CLELAND
Position title: PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: JOHN KRILL
Position title: DIRECTOR
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: STEVE LETWIN
Position title: FIRST VICE CHAIR
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: GEORGE OLAH
Position title: DIRECTOR, PUBLIC AFFAIRS
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: SHAHRZAD RAHBAR
Position title: VICE PRESIDENT, OPERATIONS & MARKET DEVELOPMENT
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: MARIE ROUNDING
Position title: PRESIDENT & CEO
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: BETTY ROZENDAAL
Position title: DIRECTOR
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: ROBERT TESSIER
Position title: CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD
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: Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), Environment Canada, Finance Canada (FIN), Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), Industry Canada, Justice Canada (JC), National Energy Board (NEB), National Research Council (NRC), Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), Privy Council Office (PCO), Revenue Canada (RC), Statistics Canada (StatCan), Transport Canada (TC)
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, Education, Energy, Environment, Financial Institutions, Fisheries, Government Procurement, Industry, Internal Trade, International Trade, Regional Development, Science and Technology, Small Business, Transportation
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: CLIMATE CHANGE, MEASUREMENT ISSUES, ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES INCLUDING CANADIAN ENVRIONMENTAL PROTECTION FUND, ENERGY EFFICIENCY,NATURAL GAS PRICING ISSUES
Subject Matter: Prospective: 2003 BUDGET, CLIMATE CHANGE, MEASUREMENT ISSUES, ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES, ENERBY EFFICIENCY, NATURAL GAS PRICING, TRAINING