Registry of Lobbyists

Registration - In-house Organization

Canadian Steel Producers Association / L'Association canadienne des producteurs d'acier / CATHERINE COBDEN, President & CEO

Registration Information

In-house Organization name: Canadian Steel Producers Association / L'Association canadienne des producteurs d'acier
Responsible Officer Name: CATHERINE COBDEN, President & CEO 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 2006-08-17
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 779428-13608

Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 819

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 19

Version 1 of 53 (2006-08-17 to 2007-02-09)

Version 1 of 53 (2006-08-17 to 2007-02-09) 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 Steel Producers Association / L'Association canadienne des producteurs d'acier
350 Sparks Street
Suite 407
Ottawa, ON  K1R 7S8
Canada
Telephone number: 613-238-6049
Fax number: 613-238-1832  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: Ron Watkins, President  
 
Description of the organization's activities: To represent the Canadian Steel Producing Industry. All members are primary steel producers in Canada.
Organization's membership or classes of membership: Membership is all the primary steel producers in Canada. The Association does not have associate members.
 
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: BRUCE BOYD
Position title: SENIOR ADVISOR, ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS
Public offices held: No
 
Name: STEPHEN SAMPSON
Position title: DIRECTOR, CANADIAN STEEL PARTNERSHIP COUNCIL
Public offices held: Yes
 
Name: Ron Watkins
Position title: PRESIDENT
Public offices held: Yes
 

C. Lobbying Activity Information

Federal departments or organizations which have been or will be communicated with during the course of the undertaking: Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA), Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT), Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Environment Canada, Federal Environmental Assessment Review Office (FEARO), Finance Canada (FIN), Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC), Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC), Industry Canada, National Research Council (NRC), Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), Privy Council Office (PCO), Public Works and Government Services Canada, Revenue Canada (RC), 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, Other types: Meetings with the CBSA Board., Presentations, Telephone calls, Written communications, whether in hard copy or electronic format
 
Subject Matter: Areas of Concern: Energy, Environment, Government Procurement, Immigration, Industry, Intellectual Property, Internal Trade, International Trade, Labour, Mining, Regional Development, Science and Technology, Taxation and Finance, Transportation
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: Work with Government on North American Steel Trade Committee and Security and Prosperity Partnership; Climate Change; Environment; and Canadian Steel Partnership Council; Regulatory Reform; tax policy; trade policy; economic and fiscal policy; human resource policy and programs; customs policy and programs.
Subject Matter: Prospective: Work with Government on North American Steel Trade Committee and Security and Prosperity Partnership; Climate Change; Environment; and Canadian Steel Partnership Council; Regulatory Reform; tax policy; trade policy; economic and fiscal policy; human resource policy; customs policy and programming; energy policy and programs; transport policy.
 

Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter

Categories Description
Bill or Resolution Canadian Environmental Protection Act. Special Import Measures Act. Canadian Tax Acts, Regislatory Acts; Government Organiztions Acts; Economic and Fiscal Acts; Budget Acts; Environmental Acts; Natural Resources and Energy Bills; Transportation Legislation and Regulations relative to any of the above Acts
Legislative Proposal Climate Change legislation including Canadian Environmental Protection Act and regulations attendant to the Act.
Policy or Program International Trade - Free Trade - Agreements - Trade Policy - Tax Policy - Transportation Policy - Border policy and infrastructure.
Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit Technology Partnership Canada