Registration - In-house Corporation

GENERAL MOTORS OF CANADA COMPANY / COMPAGNIE GENERAL MOTORS DU CANADA  / Scott Bell, President and Managing Director

Registration Information
In-house Corporation name: GENERAL MOTORS OF CANADA COMPANY / COMPAGNIE GENERAL MOTORS DU CANADA 
Previous in-house corporation names
Responsible Officer Name: Scott Bell, President and Managing Director 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 2006-08-22
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 944574-13501
Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 996

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 20

Version 1 of 49 (2006-08-22 to 2007-02-19)

Version 1 of 49 (2006-08-22 to 2007-02-19) 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: General Motors of Canada Limited
1908 Colonel Sam Drive
Oshawa, ON  L1H 8P7
Canada
Telephone number: 905-644-6183
Fax number: 905-644-4686  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: Arturo Elias, President and Managing Director  
Description of activities: General Motors Corporation, founded in 1908 is best known as the world's largest full-line vehicle manufacturer. It designs, engineers, manufactures and sells cars and trucks worldwide.
 
The client is a subsidiary of the following parent companies: GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION
100 RENAISSANCE CENTRE
DETROIT, MI
United States of America 48265-1000

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: Geoffrey Bailey
Position title: Manager, Government Relations
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Marc Boismenu
Position title: Manager - R & D Programs
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Glenn Bryksaw
Position title: Vehicle Environmental Programs
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Miriam Christie
Position title: Manager - Government Relations
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Arturo Elias
Position title: President
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Marianne Emig Munro
Position title: Counsel
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Tammy Giroux
Position title: Senior Environmental Analyst
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Heather Innes
Position title: Counsel
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Louise Kevins
Position title: Vehicle Safety Liaison
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Phil Kling
Position title: Manager, Government Relations
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Greg Parker
Position title: Manager - Engineering and Product Planning
Public offices held: No
 
Name: David Paterson
Position title: VP - Corporate & Environmental Affairs
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Phillip Petsinis
Position title: Manager - Government Relations
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Michael Ricciuto
Position title: Manager - Vehicle Automotive Regulatory Activities
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Faye Roberts
Position title: Manager - Government Relations
Public offices held: Yes
 
Name: David Stainton
Position title: Analyst Risk
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Charles Stevens
Position title: VP Finance & Treasurer
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Bryan Swift
Position title: Director - Environmental Affairs
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Gregory Tyus
Position title: General Director - EPP
Public offices held: No
 
Name: John Wood
Position title: Senior Advisor - Canadian Programs
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: Canada Labour Relations Board (CLRB), Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), Canadian Pension Commission (CPC), Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA), Competition Tribunal (CT), Environment Canada, Federal Environmental Assessment Review Office (FEARO), Finance Canada (FIN), Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC), Hazardous Materials Information Review Commission (HMIRC), Health Canada (HC), Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC), Industry Canada, National Energy Board (NEB), National Research Council (NRC), Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (OIPC), Pension Appeals Board (PAB), Privy Council Office (PCO), Revenue Canada (RC), Statistics Canada (StatCan), Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB), 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, Presentations, Telephone calls, Written communications, whether in hard copy or electronic format
 
Subject Matter: Areas of Concern: Consumer Issues, Education, Employment and Training, Energy, Environment, Financial Institutions, Government Procurement, Health, Industry, Infrastructure, International Relations, International Trade, Labour, Regional Development, Science and Technology, Taxation and Finance, Telecommunications, Transportation
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: Lobbying activity with respect to Canadian Radio-Televison Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) decisions re: Satellite Radio; Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) initiatives; Automotive strategy; Smart Regulation, Fuel Cell Programs, Research and Development (R&D) Support
Subject Matter: Prospective: Lobbying activity with respect to CRTC decisions re: Satellite Radio; HRSDC initiatives; Automotive strategy; Smart Regulation, Fuel Cell Programs, R&D Support
 
Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter
Categories Description
Bill or Resolution Bill C54- The Privacy Act- Update, Canadian Manufacturing Vehicles Safety Standards - Bill 208 (CMV SS208), Bill C30: An Act to amend the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, the Energy Efficiency Act and the Motor Vehicle Fuel Consumption Standards Act (Canada's Clean Air Act), Bill C-2: An Act providing for conflict of interest rules, restrictions on election financing and measures respecting administrative transparency, oversight and accountability; Bill C-257: An Act to amend the Canada Labor Code (replacement workers).
Legislative Proposal Employment Insurance Act, Competition Act, Pensions Legislation, Universal Laws Congress of Canada (ULCC) Model Franchise Act, Budget, New Bilateral +/or multilateral trade agreements, changes to existing trade agreements, Motor Vehicle Safety Act, Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA).
Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit Technology Partnership Canada; Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council; Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) with respect to R&D support
Regulation Vehicle Emissions, Fuel Economy, and Safety Regulations.