Registry of Lobbyists

Registration - In-house Organization

Food Producers of Canada / Denise Allen, PRESIDENT & CEO

Registration Information

In-house Organization name: Food Producers of Canada
Previous in-house organization names
Responsible Officer Name: Denise Allen, PRESIDENT & CEO 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 1997-02-03
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 935176-518

Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 131

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 2

Version 1 of 48 (1997-02-03 to 1997-10-14)

Version 1 of 48 (1997-02-03 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: FOOD PROCESSORS OF CANADA
415 - 1600 SCOTT STREET
OTTAWA, ON  K1Y 4NY
Canada
Telephone number: 613-722-1000
Fax number: 613-722-1404  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: CHRISTOPHER KYTE, PRESIDENT  
 
Description of the organization's activities: WE ARE A NATIONAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION REPRESENTING VALUE-ADDED FOOD COMPANIES. OUR FOCUS IS ON OBTAINING BETTER REGULATIONS, POLICIES AND LEGISLATION; IMPROVING INTERPROVINCIAL AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE; BETTERING FOOD SAFETY ISSUES.
Organization's membership or classes of membership: OUR MEMBERSHIPS CONSISTS OF PRIMARILY REGIONAL, NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL FOOD COMPANIES ADDING VALUE AND COMMODITIES. THEY SERVICE FOOD SERVICE AND GROCERY MARKETS IN CANADA AND ABROAD.
 
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: CHRISTOPHER KYTE
Position title: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
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), Finance Canada (FIN), Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC), Health Canada (HC), Industry Canada, Revenue Canada (RC), 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, Consumer Issues, Fisheries, Health, Industry, Internal Trade, International Trade, Science and Technology, Taxation and Finance
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: GENERALLY, CANADA'S PROGRAMS, POLICIES, REGULATION AND SUBSIDIES ARE OUT OF LINE VIS A VIS OUR TRADING PARTNERS. WE WANT BETTER REGULATIONS AND ENFORCEMENT BY AGRICULTURE AND AGRI-FOOD CANADA AND HEALTH CANADA. WE WANT BETTER TRADE TOOLS FROM EXTERNA L AFFAIRS. WE WANT IMPROVED ACCESS.
Subject Matter: Prospective: DFAIT + AFFC: WANT BETTER TRADE TOOLS AND ACCESS TO INGREDIENTS IN FOOD PRODUCTS AAFC, F&D, HEALTH CANADA: WANT BETTER REGULATIONS BETTER DECISION MAK ING, BETTER ENFORCEMENT REVENUE CANADA: WANT BETTER BORDER CONTROL FINANCE & INDUSTRY CANADA:INFLUENCE INDUSTRIAL POLICY




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