Registry of Lobbyists

Registration - In-house Organization

fisheries council of canada / conseil canadien des peches / Paul Lansbergen, PRESIDENT

Registration Information

In-house Organization name: fisheries council of canada / conseil canadien des peches
Responsible Officer Name: Paul Lansbergen, PRESIDENT 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 2003-11-13
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 922267-239

Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 293

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 14

Version 1 of 35 (2003-11-13 to 2004-05-17)

Version 1 of 35 (2003-11-13 to 2004-05-17) 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: fisheries council of canada / conseil canadien des peches
110 - 38 ANTARES DRIVE
NEPEAN, ON  K2E 7V2
Canada
Telephone number: 613-727-7450
Fax number: 613-727-7453  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: PATRICK MCGUINNESS, PRESIDENT  
 
Description of the organization's activities: THE FISHERIES COUNCIL OF CANADA IS A FEDERATION OF SIX PROVINCIAL TRADE ASSOCIATIONS IN ATLANTIC CANADA AND ONTARIO, AND ELEVEN CORPORATE MEMBERS IN BRITISH COLUMBIA, NEWFOUNDLAND, AND NUNAVUT. FCC'S MEMBER FIRMS PROCESS, DISTRIBUTE, IMPORT, EXPORT, AND HARVEST FISH AND SEAFOOD PRODUCTS AND SUPPLY INDUSTRY SERVICES. FORMED FIRST IN 1915 AS THE CANADIAN FISHERIES ASSOCIATION, THE ORGANIZATION BECAME THE FISHERIES COUNCIL OF CANADA IN 1945. THE COUNCIL'S KEY OBJECTIVE IS TO PROMOTE MEMBERS' INTEREST TO THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT. AS WELL, IT PROVIDES INDUSTRY INFORMATION TO DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND FISHERIES GROUPS, TO THE MEDIA, AND TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC.
Organization's membership or classes of membership: SEAFOOD PROCESSOR FIRMS WHO PACK, HARVEST, IMPORT, AND EXPORT SEAFOOD PRODUCTS. ASSOCIATE MEMBER FIRMS WHO TEND TO BE SUPPLIERS TO SEAFOOD PROCESSORS.
 
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: IAN ANDERSON
Position title: DIRECTOR, INDUSTRY SERVICES
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: PATRICK MCGUINNESS
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), Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), Environment Canada, Finance Canada (FIN), Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC), Health Canada (HC), Industry Canada, Revenue Canada (RC), 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: Consumer Issues, Employment and Training, Environment, Fisheries, Health, Industry, Internal Trade, International Relations, International Trade, Regional Development, Science and Technology, Small Business, Taxation and Finance, Transportation
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: REVIEW WITH SENIOR DEPARTMENT OF FISHERIES AND OCEANS' OFFICIALS AND MINISTER THE DEVELOPMENT POLICY RELATED TO FISHERIES MANAGEMENT. - APPEARING BEFORE THE STANDING COMMITTEE OF FINANCE, FISHERIES, AND SENATE FISHERIES COMMITTEE. - REVIEW WITH NUMEROUS DEPARTMENTS ON COST RECOVERY INITIATIVES, TRADE, AND HUMAN RESOURCES ISSUES. - REVIEW WITH FOOD INSPECTION AGENCY POLICY AND PROGRAMS RELATED TO FISH INSPECTION IMPORTS AND EXPORTS. - REVIEW WITH ENVIRONMENT CANADA IMPLICATIONS OF LEGISLATION, REGULATIONS, AND POLICY ON FISHERIES.
Subject Matter: Prospective: FOLLOW-UP OCEANS ACT, FISHERIES ACT, EI [EMPLOYMENT INSURANCE] CHANGES, SPECIES AT RISK ACT; AS WELL AS LICENSING POLICY IMPLICATIONS AND COST RECOVERY INITIATIVES. INPUT AS PART OF THE CONSULTATION PROCESS ON THE FEDERAL BUDGET.




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