Registration - In-house Organization

Council of Forest Industries / Susan Yurkovich, President and CEO

Registration Information
In-house Organization name: Council of Forest Industries
Responsible Officer Name: Susan Yurkovich, President and CEO 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 2006-06-23
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 918002-13182
Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 61

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 5

Version 1 of 40 (2006-06-23 to 2006-12-11)

Version 1 of 40 (2006-06-23 to 2006-12-11) 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: Council of Forest Industries
1501-700 West Pender Street
Vancouver, BC  V6C 1G8
Canada
Telephone number: 604-684-0211
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: John Allan, President  
 
Description of the organization's activities: Industry association of interior BC forest products companies engaged in advocacy and marketing activities.
Organization's membership or classes of membership: COFI is composed of BC forest products companies.
 
Was the organization funded in whole or in part by any domestic or foreign government institution in the last completed financial year? Yes
End date of the organization's last completed financial year: 2006-03-31
 
List of Government Funding
Government Institution Funding Received in Last Financial Year
Debris Management Board $180,000.00
Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) $2,170,637.00
CMHC $25,000.00
Government of British Columbia $1,463,433.00

B. Lobbyists Employed by the Organization

Name: John Allan
Position title: President & CEO
Public offices held: No
 

C. Lobbying Activity Information

Federal departments or organizations which have been or will be communicated with during the course of the undertaking: Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC), Industry Canada, Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), Prime Minister's Office (PMO), Privy Council Office (PCO), Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD)
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: Aboriginal Affairs, Environment, Forestry, International Trade
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: Representations to government relating to environmental, aboriginal, marketing, and trade concerns for the BC forest Industry.
Subject Matter: Prospective: Representations to government relating to environmental, aboriginal, marketing, and trade concerns for the BC forest Industry.
 
Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter
Categories Description
Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit Natural Resources Canada funding; Quebec Wood Export Bureau funding; Debris Management Board funding.
Legislative Proposal Species at Risk Act; Fisheries Act




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