Registration - In-house Organization

The University of British Columbia / Santa Ono, President

Registration Information
In-house Organization name: The University of British Columbia
Responsible Officer Name: Santa Ono, President 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 2006-08-04
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 927958-13463
Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 268

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 50

Version 1 of 51 (2006-08-04 to 2007-02-22)

Version 1 of 51 (2006-08-04 to 2007-02-22) 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: The University of British Columbia
6328 Memorial Road
Vancouver, BC  V6T 1Z2
Canada
Telephone number: 604-822-4306
Fax number: 604-822-8731  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: Stephen Toope, President  
 
Description of the organization's activities: A public university operating on 2 major campuses.UBC's Vision for the 21st Century: The University of British Columbia, aspiring to be one of the world's best universities, will prepare students to become exceptional global citizens, promote the values of a civil and sustainable society, and conduct outstanding research to serve the people of British Columbia, Canada, and the world.
Organization's membership or classes of membership: Students, Senate, Board of Governors, Executive, Faculty Members, and Staff
 
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: 2005-05-30
 
List of Government Funding
Government Institution Funding Received in Last Financial Year
4. Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) $63,255,000.00
8. Provincial (BC) $529,870,000.00
10. Other provinces (Not BC) $758,000.00
6. Canada Research Chairs $15,413,000.00
5. Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) $40,367,000.00
7. Other federal $43,440,000.00
1. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council $10,816,000.00
9. Municipal $181,000.00
3. Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council $38,332,000.00
11. Foreign $5,252,000.00
2. Health Canada $1,305,000.00

B. Lobbyists Employed by the Organization

Name: Ruth Abramson
Position title: Communications Manager, Sustainability Office, Land and Building Services
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Linda Alexander
Position title: Director, Career Services
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Shelley Alvarado
Position title: Chief Operations Officer, Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Francis Andrew
Position title: Director, Academic Performance Division, UBC Continuing Studies
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Robert Armstrong
Position title: Head, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Kent Ashby
Position title: Legal Counsel
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Donald Baker
Position title: Director, Centre for Korean Research, Institute for Asian Research, UBC
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Ronald Barr
Position title: Director, Centre for Community Child Health Research
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Kenneth Bassett
Position title: Associate Professor, Centre for Health Services and Policy
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Bernard Bauer
Position title: Dean, Irving K. Barber School of Arts & Sciences, UBC Okanagan
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Katherine Beaumont
Position title: Director, Go Global: Student Mobility Programs
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Roger Beckie
Position title: Associate Professor and Director of Geological Engineering Program
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Carl Birmingham
Position title: Director, Eating Disorders Program
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Charlyn Black
Position title: Director, Centre for Health Services and Policy Research UBC
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Donald Black
Position title: Director, Community Programs, Continuing Studies
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Mary Anne Bobinski
Position title: Dean of Law
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Joan Bottorff
Position title: Dean, Nursing, Health and Social Development
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Byron Braley
Position title: Associate Vice President, Treasury
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Bernard Bressler
Position title: Vice President Research, Vancouver Coastal Health
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Donald Brooks
Position title: Associate Vice-President Research
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Alison Buchan
Position title: Senior Associate Dean Research Faculty of Medicine
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Ian Burgess
Position title: Director: Canadian Foundation for Innovation/BC Knowledge Development Fund Resource Office
Public offices held: Yes
 
Name: Nancy Cardozo
Position title: Major Gifts Officer, Faculty of Graduate Studies
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Kenneth Carty
Position title: Head of Political Science Department
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Ronald Clowes
Position title: Director, Earth & Ocean Sciences
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Lisa Colby
Position title: Manager Development Services, Campus and Community Planning
Public offices held: Yes
 
Name: Darcelle Cottons
Position title: Director of Child Care Services
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Ian Cull
Position title: Associate Vice-President Student Affairs - Okanagan
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Max Cynader
Position title: Director, Brain Research Ctr
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Thomas Dodds
Position title: Associate Vice President - Information Technology & CIO
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Timothy Durance
Position title: Professor and Director of Food, Nutrition and Health Program
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Sian Echard
Position title: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Coordinator, Office of the Vice-President Research
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Eric Eich
Position title: Department Head, Psychology
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Ivar Ekeland
Position title: Director, The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Barney Ellis-Perry
Position title: Director of Professional Affairs, Alumni Affairs
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Shannon Ezart
Position title: Enforcement Supervisor, UBC Parking and Access Control Services
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Stephen Farris
Position title: Dean St Andrews Hall
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Dianna Foldi
Position title: Project Manager, Land and Building Services
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Lenny Freilich
Position title: Director, Business Development
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Margo Fryer
Position title: Director, Learning Exchange
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Nancy Gallini
Position title: Dean of Arts
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Peter Gaskell
Position title: Associate Dean, External Programs & Learning Technologies
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Nassif Ghoussoub
Position title: Scientific Director, Banff International Research Station
Public offices held: No
 
Name: John Gilbert
Position title: Principal, College of Health Disciplines
Public offices held: No
 
Name: William Godolphin
Position title: Co-director, Division of Health Care Communication, College of Health Disciplines
Public offices held: No
 
Name: David Grigg
Position title: Associate Director, Infrastructure and Services
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Sneja Gunew
Position title: Director, Centre for Women's and Gender Studies
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Robert Guy
Position title: Head, Forest Sciences
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Suzanne Hainsworth
Position title: Research Manager, Liu Institute for Global Issues
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Geoffrey Hammond
Position title: Scientific Director - Child and Family Research Institute
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Chris Harvey-Clark
Position title: Director of Animal Care
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Mary Beth Hawkes
Position title: Director, UBC Life and Career Centre, Continuing Studies
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Richard Hegele
Position title: Head, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Public offices held: No
 
Name: John Hepburn
Position title: Vice President Research
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Philip Hieter
Position title: Director, Michael Smith Laboratories
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Christopher Hives
Position title: University Archivist
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Daniel Ho
Position title: Director, UBC Parking and Access Control Services
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Nancy Hogan
Position title: Operations Manager, Centre for Health Services and Policy Research UBC
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Catherine Hutton
Position title: Associate Vice-President Continuing Studies
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Darren Irwin
Position title: Director, Cowan Vertebrate Museum
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Dee Kaila
Position title: Manager, Finance; UBC Land & Building Services
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Terry Kellam
Position title: Director, Office of the Vice President, Research
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Roland Kesler
Position title: Director, First Nations Studies Program, Arts Faculty
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Anna Kindler
Position title: Associate Vice President Academic Programs
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Craig Klafter
Position title: Associate Vice President International
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Nancy Knight
Position title: Associate Vice President Campus & Community Planning
Public offices held: No
 
Name: William Koty
Position title: "Director, Strategic Development
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Marvin Krank
Position title: Dean, Graduate Studies
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Dean Kuusela
Position title: Research Awards Manager
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Hubert Lai
Position title: Associate Vice-President Government Relations and University Counsel
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Diana Leung
Position title: Treasury Analyst
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Brigid MacAulay
Position title: Coordinator, Programs and Administration, Sustainability Office, Land and Building Services
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Ross MacGillivray
Position title: Director, UBC Centre for Blood Research
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Andrew Mack
Position title: Director, Human Security Centre
Public offices held: No
 
Name: George Mackie
Position title: Vice President Academic & Provost (Pro Tem)
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Jorge Marques
Position title: Energy Manager, Land and Building Services
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Michael McDonald
Position title: Program Director CIHR Ethics of Health Research and Health Training Program
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Karen McKellin
Position title: Associate Director, International Student Initiative
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Ray Mcnichol
Position title: Director - Financial Services
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Dana Merritt
Position title: Associate Vice President Finance
Public offices held: No
 
Name: William Milsom
Position title: Head, Zoology Department
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Patricia Mirwaldt
Position title: Director, Student Health Service
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Julio Montaner
Position title: Professor
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Steven Morgan
Position title: Professor
Public offices held: Yes
 
Name: Alison Munro
Position title: CIRS Research Manager
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Daniel Muzyka
Position title: Dean, Sauder School of Business
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Jorma Neuvonen
Position title: Operations Director -Project Seahorse, Fisheries Centre
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Zoe Nielsen
Position title: Deputy Director, Human Security Centre
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Freda Pagani
Position title: Director, Sustainability, Land and Building Services
Public offices held: Yes
 
Name: Dennis Pavlich
Position title: Vice-President, External & Legal Affairs
Public offices held: No
 
Name: John Pennant
Position title: Director of Development, UBC Faculty of Graduate Studies
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Robert Philip
Position title: Director Athletics And Recreation
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Judith Plessis
Position title: Director, Languages, Cultures and Travel Programs, UBC Continuing Studies
Public offices held: No
 
Name: David Pokotylo
Position title: Head, Department of Anthropology and Sociology
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Gary Poole
Position title: Director, Centre for Teaching and Academic Growth
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Christopher Proud
Position title: Head, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Catherine Quinlan
Position title: University Librarian and Managing Director, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Thomas Ross
Position title: Director, Phelps Centre for the Study of Government and Business, Sauder School of Business, UBC
Public offices held: Yes
 
Name: John (Jack) Saddler
Position title: Dean of Forestry
Public offices held: Yes
 
Name: Janis Sarra
Position title: Associate Dean, Law
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Brent Sauder
Position title: Director, Office Of Research Services
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Anthony Shelton
Position title: Director, Museum of Anthropology
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Robert Sindelar
Position title: Dean of Pharmaceutical Sciences Faculty
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Peter Smailes
Position title: Acting Treasurer, Treasury
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Kevin Smith
Position title: Head, Chemical & Biological Engineering
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Craig Somerville
Position title: Director, UBC Centre for Urban Economics and Real Estate
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Jerry Spiegel
Position title: Director, Centre for International Health (College of Health Disciplines; and Global Health (Liu Institute for Global Issues)
Public offices held: No
 
Name: John Steeves
Position title: Director, International Collaboration On Repair Discoveries (ICORD)
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Joseph Stemberger
Position title: Head, Department of Linguistics
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Gavin Stuart
Position title: Dean of Medicine
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Brian Sullivan
Position title: Vice President, Students
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Lisa Thomas-Tench
Position title: Associate Director of YouLead
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Sally Thorne
Position title: Director, UBC School of Nursing
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Robert Tierney
Position title: Dean of Education Faculty
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Stephen Toope
Position title: President
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Richard Tosdal
Position title: Director, Mineral Deposit Research Unit
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Angela Towle
Position title: Co-Director, Division of Health Care Communication, College of Health Disciplines
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Amanda Vincent
Position title: Canada Research Chair in Marine Conservation / Director, Project Seahorse
Public offices held: No
 
Name: William Ward
Position title: Interim Deputy University Librarian
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Moya Waters
Position title: Associate Director, UBC Museum of Anthropology
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Donald Wehrung
Position title: Executive Director, International Student Initiative
Public offices held: No
 
Name: John Welch
Position title: Risk and Insurance Manager, Treasury
Public offices held: No
 
Name: William Welch
Position title: Head, Department of Statistics
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Gernot Wieland
Position title: Head, English Department
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Sandra Wilkins
Position title: University Librarian
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Rhodri Windsor-Liscombe
Position title: Professor and Head, Department of Art History, Visual Arts, and Theory
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Gina Wong
Position title: Assistant Risk & Insurance Manager, Treasury
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Sam Wong
Position title: Assistant Treasurer, Loans & Contracts, Treasury
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Graeme Wynn
Position title: Head, Geography
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Annalee Yassi
Position title: Director, Institute of Health Promotion Research
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Edwin Yen
Position title: Dean, Dentistry
Public offices held: No
 
Name: David Zajdlik
Position title: Director, Health, Safety & Environment
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, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), Atomic Energy Control Board (AECB), Canada Labour Relations Board (CLRB), Canadian Heritage (PCH), Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT), Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT), Canadian Pension Commission (CPC), Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), Canadian Space Agency (CSA), Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA), Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Competition Tribunal (CT), Correctional Service of Canada (CSC), Environment Canada, Farm Products Council of Canada (FPCC), Federal Environmental Assessment Review Office (FEARO), Federal Office of Regional Development – Quebec (FORD[Q]), Finance Canada (FIN), Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC), Grain Transportation Agency (GTA), Hazardous Materials Information Review Commission (HMIRC), Health Canada (HC), Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC), Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB), Industry Canada, Justice Canada (JC), Members of the House of Commons, National Defence (DND), National Energy Board (NEB), National Film Board (NFB), National Research Council (NRC), Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages (OCOL), Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (OIPC), Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB), Pension Appeals Board (PAB), Prime Minister's Office (PMO), Privy Council Office (PCO), Procurement Review Board of Canada (PRB), Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Canada (PSEPC), Public Service Commission of Canada (PSC), Public Service Staff Relations Board (PSSRB), Public Works and Government Services Canada, Revenue Canada (RC), Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), Senate of Canada, Service Canada (ServCan), Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), Solicitor General Canada (SGC), Statistics Canada (StatCan), Technology Partnerships Canada (TPC), Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB), Transport Canada (TC), Treasury Board Of Canada Secretariat (TBS), Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC), Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD)
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: Aboriginal Affairs, Agriculture, Arts and Culture, Broadcasting, Constitutional Issues, Consumer Issues, Defence, Education, Employment and Training, Energy, Environment, Financial Institutions, Fisheries, Forestry, Government Procurement, Health, Immigration, Industry, Infrastructure, Intellectual Property, Internal Trade, International Relations, International Trade, Justice and Law Enforcement, Labour, Mining, Regional Development, Science and Technology, Small Business, Sports, Taxation and Finance, Telecommunications, Tourism, Transportation
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: UBC representatives had general and specific communication with officers and employees of Her Majesty in right of Canada regarding post-secondary education and research in the areas of legislation, regulation, policy, funding and societal issues impacting or impacted by it. These communications included grants, and capital or operating funding, or communications concerning: programs, research, scientific equipment and facilities, educational and professional initiatives, health initiatives, publications, service agreements, or opportunities at UBC with economic, environmental, social or health impacts locally, nationally or globally. From time to time UBC communicates directly about policy or legislative issues that affect the university in support of the organizations where UBC has memberships, notably the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada.
Subject Matter: Prospective: UBC representatives may have general and specific communication with officers and employees of Her Majesty in right of Canada regarding post-secondary education and research in the areas of legislation, regulation, policy, funding and societal issues impacting or impacted by it. These communications may include grants, and capital or operating funding, or communications concerning: programs, research, scientific equipment and facilities, educational and professional initiatives, health initiatives, publications, service agreements, or opportunities at UBC with economic, environmental, social or health impacts locally, nationally or globally. From time to time UBC may communicate directly about policy or legislative issues that affect the university in support of the organizations where UBC has memberships, notably the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada.
 
Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter
Categories Description
Regulation Any Regulation of granting councils, alternative energy and energy saving initiatives, environmental assessment and safety, Canada Student Loan Program, health and safety, international students, student work permits, nuclear safety, laboratory safety, standards for veterinary facilities, human rights, labour standards and mobility.
Policy or Program Canada Council for the Arts, Capacity Building Program; Canada Foundation for Sustainable Development Technology; Canada Research Chairs Program; Canadian Heritage; Canadian Heritage: Book Publishing Industry Development Program ; Canadian Heritage: Museums Assistance Program; Industry Canada: Technology Partnerships, Hydrogen Early Adopters (h2EA) Program; Western Economic Diversification Canada; Western Economic Partnership Agreements
Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit Federal Research Granting Councils, Western Economic Partnership Agreements
Bill or Resolution Matters regarding advanced education, granting councils, alternative energy usage, energy saving initiatives, environmental assessment and safety, Canada Student Loan Program, health and safety, international students, student work permits, nuclear safety, laboratory safety, standards for veterinary facilities, human rights, labour standards and mobility.
Legislative Proposal Proposals regarding granting councils, alternative energy usage, energy saving initiatives, environmental assessment and safety, Canada Student Loan Program, health and safety, international students, student work permits, nuclear safety, laboratory safety, standards for veterinary facilities, human rights, labour standards and mobility.




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