Registration - In-house Organization

CNIB (CANADIAN NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR THE BLIND) / INCA (Institut national canadien pour les aveugles) / John Rafferty, PRESIDENT AND CEO

Registration Information
In-house Organization name: CNIB (CANADIAN NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR THE BLIND) / INCA (Institut national canadien pour les aveugles)
Responsible Officer Name: John Rafferty, PRESIDENT AND CEO 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 1997-09-15
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 789741-12403
Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 190

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 6

Version 1 of 28 (1997-09-15 to 1998-05-05)

Version 1 of 28 (1997-09-15 to 1998-05-05) 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: CNIB (CANADIAN NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR THE BLIND) / INCA (Institut national canadien pour les aveugles)
320 MCLEOD STREET
OTTAWA, ON  K2P 1A3
Canada
Telephone number: 613-563-4021
Fax number: 613-232-9070  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: EUCLID HERIE, PRESIDENT AND CEO  
 
Description of the organization's activities: CNIB IS A PROVIDER OF REHABILITATION SERVICES TO BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED PERSONS.
Organization's membership or classes of membership: CNIB IS A NATIONAL VOLUNTARY ORGANIZATION DIRECTED IN MATTERS OF POLICY BY A NATIONAL COUNCIL OF VOLUNTEERS. BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED PERSONS AND OTHERS CAN PARTICIPATE AS MEMBERS OF THE INSTITUTE OR AS VOLUNTEERS.
 
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: GERRARD GRACE
Position title: VICE-PRESIDENT, MARKETING COMM. AND FOUNDATIONS
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: EUCLID HERIE
Position title: PRESIDENT AND CEO
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: VANGELIS NIKIAS
Position title: NATIONAL DIRECTOR, GOVERNMENT RELATIONS
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: JAMES SANDERS
Position title: VICE-PRESIDENT, CLIENT SERVICES AND TECHNOLOGY
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: CARMEN TUMAK
Position title: EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT, NATIONAL OFFICE OTTAWA
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: Canadian Heritage (PCH), Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT), Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA), Finance Canada (FIN), Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC), Health Canada (HC), Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC), Industry Canada, Justice Canada (JC), Revenue Canada (RC), Statistics Canada (StatCan), Transport Canada (TC), Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC)
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: Consumer Issues, Employment and Training, Health, Industry, International Relations, Transportation
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: LEGISLATIVE PROPOSALS: COPYRIGHT POLICIES/PROGRAMS: EMPLOYMENT & TRAINING; VETERANS AFFAIRS; GOVERNMENT COMMUNICATIONS GUIDELINES; COPYRIGHT; TECHNOLOGY; CANADA PENSION PLAN REVIEW; 1996 CENSUS; ACCESSIBLE TRANSPORTATION; FAMILY VIOLENCE. GRANTS, CONTRIBUTIONS OR OTHER FINANCIAL BENEFITS: INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE
Subject Matter: Prospective: IT IS ANTICIPATED THAT GOVERNMENT RELATIONS ACTIVITIES WILL CONTINUE TO BE DIRECTED AT THE SAME SUBJECT MATTERS REGARDING POLICIES AND PROGRAMS AS IN THE PREVIOUS SIX MONTHS. ABOVE = LEGISLATIVE PROPOSALS: COPYRIGHT POLICIES/PROGRAMS: EMPLOYMENT & TRAINING; VETERANS AFFAIRS; GOVERNMENT COMMUNICATIONS GUIDELINES; COPYRIGHT; TECHNOLOGY; CANADA PENSION PLAN REVIEW; 1996 CENSUS; ACCESSIBLE TRANSPORTATION; FAMILY VIOLENCE. GRANTS, CONTRIBUTIONS OR OTHER FINANCIAL BENEFITS:




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