Registration - In-house Organization

CANADIAN OILSEED PROCESSORS ASSOCIATION / Chris Vervaet, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Registration Information
In-house Organization name: CANADIAN OILSEED PROCESSORS ASSOCIATION
Previous in-house organization names
Responsible Officer Name: Chris Vervaet, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 1998-08-25
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 916564-645
Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 43

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 12

Version 1 of 35 (1998-08-25 to 1999-03-16)

Version 1 of 35 (1998-08-25 to 1999-03-16) 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 OILSEED PROCESSORS ASSOCIATION
2150-360 MAIN STREET
WINNIPEG, MB  R3C 3Z3
Canada
Telephone number: 204-956-9500
Fax number: 204-956-9506  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: ROBERT BROESKA, PRESIDENT  
 
Description of the organization's activities: PROMOTE, FOSTER AND DEVELOP THE PROCESSING OF OILSEEDS AND THE FURTHER PROCESSING OF OILSEED PRODUCTS INTO REFINED OIL, PROTEIN MEAL AND OTHER PRODUCTS. PROVIDE A FORUM FOR DISCUSSION AND STUDY OF ALL MATTERS PERTAINING TO OILSEED PROCESSING. PROVIDE TO ITS MEMBERS THE MEANS OF DISTRIBUTION OF INFORMATION PERTAINING TO ALL MATTERS AFFECTING THE INDUSTRY.BROADEN THE SCOPE OF BOTH DOMESTIC AND EXPORT MARKET OPPORTUNITIES FOR CANADIAN OILSEED PRODUCTS.ACT ON BEHALF OF MEMBERS BY MAKING RECOMMENDATIONS AND REPRESENTATIONS TO GOVERNMENT ON LEGISLATION, POLICY AND PROGRAMS OF SIGNIFICANCE TO THE BUSINESS OF OILSEED PROCESSING IN THE AREAS OF TRADE POLICY, TRANSPORTATION POLICY AND REGULATORY ISSUES.ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN EFFECTIVE RELATIONSHIPS WITH ALL PERSONS AND ORGANIZATIONS DIRECTLY OR OTHERWISE INVOLVED WITH THE INDUSTRY.
Organization's membership or classes of membership: COPA'S MEMBERS REPRESENT 100% OF THE CURRENT OPERATIONAL PROCESSING CAPACITY FOR OILSEEDS AND 85% OF THE REFINING CAPACITY IN CANADA. THE MEMBERS ARE:ADM AGRI-INDUSTRIES LTD.CANAMERA FOODSCANBRA FOODS LTD.CARGILL LIMITED
 
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: ROBERT BROESKA
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), Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC), Health Canada (HC), 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: Agriculture, International Trade, Transportation
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: DOMESTIC / INTERNATIONAL EXPORT MARKET OPPORTUNITIESTRADE POLICY (GRAIN MARKETING)RAIL TRANSPORT POLICYREGULATIONS - REFINED OIL, PROTEIN MEAL UNDER CAPA
Subject Matter: Prospective: AS ABOVE




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