Registry of Lobbyists

Registration - In-house Corporation

TELESAT CANADA / Daniel Goldberg, President and Chief Executive Officer

Registration Information

In-house Corporation name: TELESAT CANADA
Responsible Officer Name: Daniel Goldberg, President and Chief Executive Officer 
Initial registration start date: 2006-12-18
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 781371-14407

Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 501

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 64

Version 1 of 44 (2006-12-18 to 2007-03-01)

Version 1 of 44 (2006-12-18 to 2007-03-01) 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: TELESAT CANADA
1601 Telesat Court
Gloucester, ON  K1B 5P4
Canada
Telephone number: 613-748-8700  Ext.: 2233
Fax number:  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: Daniel Goldberg, CEO  
Description of activities: Telesat Canada is Canada's premier satellite services provider, with seven satellites in service and a ground network of teleports and earth station facilities throughout Canada, the U.S. and South America. Telesat also provides consulting services to customers throughout the world seeking satellite expertise, and operates satellites on behalf of other owners.
 
Parent: The corporation is not a subsidiary of any other parent corporations.
Coalition The corporation is not a member of a coalition.
Subsidiary: Mobile Satellite Ventures (Canada) Inc.
1601 Telesat Court
Gloucester, ON
Canada K1B 5P4

TMI Communications and Co., Limited Partnership
1601 Telesat Court
Gloucester, ON
Canada K1B 5P4

Other direct interests The corporation's activities are not controlled or directed by another individual, organization or corporation 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: Paul Bush
Position title: Vice-President, Broadcasting and Corporate Development
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Pat Enright
Position title: Vice-President, Network Services
Public offices held: No
 
Name: John Forsey
Position title: Director, Frequency and Spectrum Coordination
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Daniel Goldberg
Position title: CEO
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Ted Ignacy
Position title: Vice-President, Finance and Treasurer
Public offices held: No
 
Name: David Lahey
Position title: Vice-President, Business Development
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Jennifer Perkins
Position title: Vice-President, Law and Assistant Corporate Secretary
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Robert Power
Position title: Director, Regulatory and Government Initiatives
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Roger Tinley
Position title: Vice-President, Space Systems
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Marilynn Wright
Position title: Vice-President, Human Resources and Corporate Services
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 Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), Canadian Space Agency (CSA), Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC), Industry Canada, Public Works and Government Services Canada, Solicitor General Canada (SGC)
Communication techniques that have been used or are expected to be used in the course of the undertaking:
Meetings, Presentations, Telephone calls, Written communications, whether in hard copy or electronic format
 
Subject Matter: Areas of Concern: Broadcasting, Government Procurement, Industry, International Trade, Justice and Law Enforcement, Science and Technology, Taxation and Finance, Telecommunications
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: General involvement in a range of issues dealing with satellite telecommunications and matters of policy under the Telecommunications Act and the Radiocommunication Act. Current issues relate to spectrum and orbital slot allocation procedures, the Telecom Policy Review, government procurement liability practices, lawful access and trade issues with other countries in the Western Hemisphere.
Subject Matter: Prospective: General involvement in a range of issues dealing with satellite telecommunications and matters of policy under the Telecommunications Act and the Radiocommunication Act. Current issues relate to spectrum and orbital slot allocation procedures, the Telecom Policy Review, government procurement liability practices, lawful access and trade issues with other countries in the Western Hemisphere.
 

Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter

Categories Description
Legislative Proposal Telecommunications Act and the Radiocommunication Act.
Policy or Program Telecom Policy Review. Telesat is actively involved with Industry Canada on orbital spectrum resource activities both domestically and internationally.