Registry of Lobbyists

Registration - In-house Organization

CANADIAN PORK COUNCIL / Conseil canadien du porc / Gary Stordy, INTERIM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Registration Information

In-house Organization name: CANADIAN PORK COUNCIL / Conseil canadien du porc
Responsible Officer Name: Gary Stordy, INTERIM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 1996-03-29
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 718875-11850

Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 276

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 0

Version 2 of 30 (1996-11-19 to 1997-07-28)

Version 2 of 30 (1996-11-19 to 1997-07-28) 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 PORK COUNCIL / Conseil canadien du porc
1107 - 75 ALBERT STREET
OTTAWA, ON  K1P 5E7
Canada
Telephone number: 613-236-9239
Fax number: 613-236-6658  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: MARTIN T RICE, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR  
 
Description of the organization's activities: THE CANADIAN PORK COUNCIL IS A FEDERATION OF PROVINCIAL PORK PRODUCER'S ORGANIZATIONS COMPREHENSIVELY REPRESENTATIVE OF FARMERS IN THE BUSINESS OF RAISING HOGS. THE CPC IS NOT ENGAGED IN THE MARKETING, BUT IS PRIMARILY OCCUPIED IN THE DEVELOPMENT AND ADVOCACY OF POLICIES RELATED TO PORK PRODUCER INTERESTS BOTH NATIONALLY AND INTERNATIONALLY.
Organization's membership or classes of membership: MARKET PIGS ARE ARE SOLD IN CANADA PRIMARILY THROUGH PROVINCIAL HOG MARKETING ORGANIZATIONS WHICH ARE UNDER THE EXCLUSIVE CONTROL ANDDIRECTION OF HOG PRODUCERS. THESE ORGANIZATIONS MAKE UP THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE CPC AND INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING: ALBERTA PORK PRODUCERS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION; BRITISH COLUMBIA HOG MARKETING COMMISSION; FEDERATION DES PRODUCTEURS DE PORCS DU QUEBEC; MANITOBA PORK EST.; NEW BRUNSWICK HOG MARKETING BOARD; ONTARIO PORK PRODUCER'S MARKETING BOARD; PORK NOVA SCOTIA; PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND HOG COMMUNITY MARKETING BOARD; SPI MARKETING GROUP (SASKATCHEWAN)
 
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: MARTIN RICE
Position title: EXECUTIVE SECRETARY
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: CATHERINE SCOVIL
Position title: EXECUTIVE ASSOCIATE
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: JAMES SMITH
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), Environment Canada, Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC), Health Canada (HC), Statistics Canada (StatCan)
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, Environment, Intellectual Property, Internal Trade, International Relations, International Trade, Science and Technology, Taxation and Finance, Transportation
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: ANIMAL HEALTH;FAT FREE LABELLING REGULATIONS;FOOD SAFETY ANALYTICAL TESTS;ANIMAL FEED REGS; FEEDING OF RESIDUE FOOD PRODUCTS;QUALITY ASSURANCE PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT;CDN FOOD INSPECTION AGENCY;MEAT INSPECTION PROGS;HARMONIZATION OF FOOD STANDARDS WITH THE U.S. & OTHER COUNTRIES;INT TRADE POLICIES INCLUDING FTA WITH CHILE;INT TRADE ISSUES,INCLUDING TECHNICAL BARRIERS TO EXPORT MARKETS & REVISIONS TO U.S. COUNTERVAILING DUTY RATES;COST RECOVERY AND RE-ENGINEERING OF GOVT SERVICES;FED.SUPPORT FOR RESEARCH AND TECH TRANSFER;AGRICULTURAL SAFETY NET PROGRAMS;NUTRITION INFO,FISCAL AND MONETARY POLICIES
Subject Matter: Prospective: ALL OF THE ABOVE WITH THE FOLLOWING ADDITIONS; CARCASS EVALUATION ISSUES AND TECHNOLOGIES; FARM FINANCING SERVICE




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