Registration - In-house Organization

Retail Council of Canada / Conseil canadien du commerce de detail / Diane J. Brisebois, President & Chief Executive Officer

Registration Information
In-house Organization name: Retail Council of Canada / Conseil canadien du commerce de detail
Responsible Officer Name: Diane J. Brisebois, President & Chief Executive Officer 
Initial registration start date: 1997-01-28
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 779111-6262
Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 433

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 10

Version 1 of 67 (1997-01-28 to 1997-11-19)

Version 1 of 67 (1997-01-28 to 1997-11-19) 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: Retail Council of Canada / Conseil canadien du commerce de detail
1210 - 121 BLOOR ST. EAST
TORONTO, ON  M4W 3M5
Canada
Telephone number: 416-922-6678
Fax number: 416-922-8011  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: DIANE J BRISEBOIS, PRESIDENT & CEO  
 
Description of the organization's activities: THE RETAIL COUNCIL OF CANADA (RCC) IS A NATIONAL NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATION REPRESENTING MORE THAN 6500 MEMBERS INCLUDING INDEPENDENT RETAILERS, REGIONAL AND NATIONAL CHAIN STORES, DISCOUNT, AND DEPARTMENT STORES. RCC PROVIDES AN EXTENSIVE RANGE OF SERVICES INCLUDING GROUP BUYING SERVICES, NATIONAL CONFERENCES AND GOVERNMENT RELATIONS FOR ITS MEMBERS.
Organization's membership or classes of membership: A) RETAIL MEMBERS - INDEPENDENTS, NATIONAL CHAINS, DISCOUNT, AND DEPARTMENT STORESB) SUPPLIER MEMBERS - SUPPLIERS OF GOODS & SERVICES TO THE RETAIL TRADE
 
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: DIANE BRISEBOIS
Position title: PRESIDENT & CEO
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: SHARON MALONEY
Position title: VICE PRESIDENT, GOVT RELATIONS & LEGAL AFFAIRS
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: ELIZABETH MILLS
Position title: DIRECTOR, GOVERNMENT RELATIONS
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: PETER WOOLFORD
Position title: SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, POLICY
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 International Trade Tribunal (CITT), Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), Competition Tribunal (CT), Environment Canada, Finance Canada (FIN), Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC), Health Canada (HC), Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC), Industry Canada, Justice Canada (JC), Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (OIPC), Privy Council Office (PCO), Revenue Canada (RC), Solicitor General Canada (SGC), Statistics Canada (StatCan), Transport Canada (TC), Treasury Board Of Canada Secretariat (TBS)
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: Agriculture, Consumer Issues, Employment and Training, Environment, Financial Institutions, Health, Immigration, Industry, Intellectual Property, Internal Trade, International Relations, International Trade, Justice and Law Enforcement, Labour, Small Business, Taxation and Finance, Telecommunications, Transportation
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: GST HARMONIZATION; CANADIAN CODE OF PRACTICE FOR CONSUMER DEBIT CARD SERVICES; PROPOSALS FOR HARMONIZATION OF COST OF CREDIT DISCLOSURE; FINANCIAL SERVICES REFORM; BANK OF CANADA PAYMENTS; QUICK RESPONSE / ELECTRONIC COMMERCE / LABELLING; INTERNATIONAL TRADE & FOREIGN AFFAIRS: DUTY REMISSIONS & EX QUOTA PROGRAMS, IMPORTS; CANADA LABOUR CODE; FUTURE OF WORK / DISTRIBUTION OF WORK; COST RECOVERY / USER FEES; PRICE ACCURACY; ETHICAL SOURCING; DISPLAY OF TOBACCO @ P.O.S; PERMITS; CIVIL RECOVERY (FEDERAL / PROVINCIAL); SATELLITE DISHES; SAGITS; EFT / POS STANDARDS; LEAD IN CONSUMER PRODUCTS.
Subject Matter: Prospective: GST HARMONIZATION; CANADIAN CODE OF PRACTICE FOR CONSUMER DEBIT CARD SERVICES; PROPOSALS FOR HARMONIZATION OF COST OF CREDIT DISCLOSURE; FINANCIAL SERVICES REFORM; BANK OF CANADA PAYMENTS; QUICK RESPONSE / ELECTRONIC COMMERCE / LABELLING; INTERNATIONAL TRADE & FOREIGN AFFAIRS: DUTY REMISSIONS & EX QUOTA PROGRAMS, IMPORTS; CANADA LABOUR CODE; FUTURE OF WORK / DISTRIBUTION OF WORK; COST RECOVERY / USER FEES; PRICE ACCURACY; ETHICAL SOURCING; DISPLAY OF TOBACCO @ P.O.S; PERMITS; CIVIL RECOVERY (FEDERAL / PROVINCIAL); SATELLITE DISHES; SAGITS; EFT / POS STANDARDS; LEAD IN CONSUMER PRODUCTS.




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