Registration - In-house Organization

CANADIAN TOBACCO MANUFACTURERS' COUNCIL/ CONSEIL CANADIEN DES FABRICANTS DES PRODUITS DU TABAC / ROBERT PARKER, PRESIDENT

Registration Information
In-house Organization name: CANADIAN TOBACCO MANUFACTURERS' COUNCIL/ CONSEIL CANADIEN DES FABRICANTS DES PRODUITS DU TABAC
Responsible Officer Name: ROBERT PARKER, PRESIDENT 
Initial registration start date: 1996-03-29
Registration status: Inactive
Registration Number: 779329-12050

Version 1 of 9 (1996-03-29 to 1996-10-11)

Version 1 of 9 (1996-03-29 to 1996-10-11) 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 TOBACCO MANUFACTURERS' COUNCIL/ CONSEIL CANADIEN DES FABRICANTS DES PRODUITS DU TABAC
701 - 99 BANK STREET
OTTAWA, ON  K1P 6B9
Canada
Telephone number: 613-238-2799
Fax number: 613-238-4463  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: ROBERT R PARKER, PRESIDENT  
 
Description of the organization's activities: CTMC WAS ESTABLISHED INFORMALLY IN 1963 AS AN AD HOC COMMITTE FORMED TO INTERFACE WITH GOVERNMENT ON SMOKING AND HEALTH. COMPOSED OF THE THREE MAJOR CANADIAN TOBACCO MANUFACTURERS: IMPERIAL TOBACCO LIMITED, RJR MACDONALD INC. AND ROTHMANS, BENSON & HEDGES. IN THE ENSUING YEARS THE COUNCIL HAS EXTENDED ITS PURVIEW TO REPRESENT THE INDUSTRY ON ALL MATTERS OF COMMON INTEREST, SMOKING AND HEALTH QUESTION, TAXATION, DEFINITION OF PRODUCT STANDARDS, EXCHANGE OF STATISTICAL INFORMATION; THE TOBACCO INDUSTRY AND INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRY RELATIONS.
Organization's membership or classes of membership: THE CMTC IS AN INCORPORATED NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION WITH OFFICES IN OTTAWA.
 
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: PHILIP GORDON
Position title: MANAGER, INFORMATION SERVICES
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: MICHAEL KELEM
Position title: GENERAL COUNSEL & CORPORATE SECRETARY
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: M.J. LAPOINTE
Position title: DIRECTOR, COMMIUNICATIONS
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: ROBERT PARKER
Position title: PRESIDENT
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), Canadian Heritage (PCH), Competition Tribunal (CT), Finance Canada (FIN), Health Canada (HC), Industry Canada, Justice Canada (JC), Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (OIPC), Privy Council Office (PCO), Solicitor General Canada (SGC), Statistics Canada (StatCan), 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: Agriculture, Arts and Culture, Constitutional Issues, Consumer Issues, Education, Employment and Training, Health, Industry, Intellectual Property, Internal Trade, International Trade, Justice and Law Enforcement, Labour, Small Business, Sports, Taxation and Finance, Tourism
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: BILL C-117 (NOW CALLED C-24)BLUEPRINT ON TOBACCO POLICY RELEASED BY MINISTER MARLEAU IN DECEMBER 1995TOBACCO INDUSTRY VOLUNTARY PACKAGING AND ADVERTISING CODE
Subject Matter: Prospective: CONTINUATION OF THE ABOVE




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