Registration - In-house Corporation

Canadian Cable Systems Alliance Inc. / JAY THOMSON, President & C.E.O.

Registration Information
In-house Corporation name: Canadian Cable Systems Alliance Inc.
Responsible Officer Name: JAY THOMSON, President & C.E.O. 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 2006-06-27
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 780621-13250
Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 303

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 7

Version 1 of 27 (2006-06-27 to 2006-12-07)

Version 1 of 27 (2006-06-27 to 2006-12-07) 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. Information about Responsible Officer and Corporation

Corporation: Canadian Cable Systems Alliance Inc.
447 Gondola Point Road
Quispamsis, NB  E2E 1E1
Canada
Telephone number: 506-849-1334  Ext.: 203
Fax number: 506-849-1338  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: Alyson Townsend, President & C.E.O.  
Description of activities: CBCA corporation which acts as volume purchasing group for independent cable television companies across Canada. Company also acts as regulatory representative for those cable television companies.
 
Parent: The corporation is not a subsidiary of any other parent corporations.
Coalition The corporation is not a member of a coalition.
Subsidiary: The corporation does not have any subsidiaries that could be affected by the outcome of the undertaking.
Other direct interests The corporation's activities are not controlled or directed by another person or organization with a direct interest in the outcome of this undertaking.
 
Was the corporation 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 Corporation

Name: Christopher Edwards
Position title: Vice-President, Corporate & Regulatory
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: Canadian Heritage (PCH), Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), Industry Canada, Members of the House of Commons
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: Broadcasting, Telecommunications
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: Briefing to CRTC commissioners at CRTC offices - 26 May, 2006Briefing to Deputy Minister of Industry, Michael Binder and Sr. Director, Industry Canada at Canadian Telecom Summit, June 14, 2006Briefing to Telecom Advisor to Minister of Industry, Paul Beaudry, June 23, 2006
Subject Matter: Prospective: CRTC Briefings on CRTC "Commission Days"Briefing to Industry MinisterOther meetings with Industry Canada and Department of Heritage officials depending on responses to requests for meeting.
 
Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter
Categories Description
Policy or Program Various matters under the Broadcasting Act and the Telecommunications Act as they affect the interests of independent cable oprators.




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