Registry of Lobbyists

Registration - In-house Corporation

Irving Oil Limited / John Laidlaw, Chief Legal Officer

Registration Information

In-house Corporation name: Irving Oil Limited
Responsible Officer Name: John Laidlaw, Chief Legal Officer 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 2005-12-09
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 925429-5427

Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 260

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 14

Version 3 of 48 (2006-10-30 to 2007-05-11)

Version 3 of 48 (2006-10-30 to 2007-05-11) 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: Irving Oil Limited
10 Sydney St.
Saint John, NB  E2L 4K1
Telephone number: 506-202-2000
Fax number: 506-202-2188  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: Kenneth Irving, Executive Officer  
Description of activities: Regional energy processing, transporting and marketing company serving customers in Eastern Canada and New England with finished energy products and services.
The client is a subsidiary of the following parent companies: IOCL
10 Sydney St.
Saint John, NB
Canada E2L 4K1

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 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: Gary Bischof
Position title: General Manager, Processing & Transportation
Public offices held: No
Name: David Glassberg
Position title: Corporate Affairs Officer
Public offices held: No
Name: Cynthia Goodwin
Position title: Senior Public Affairs Advisor
Public offices held: No
Name: Daniel Goodwin
Position title: Director, Government Relations and Public Affairs
Public offices held: No
Name: Kenneth Irving
Position title: Executive Officer
Public offices held: No
Name: Warren Long
Position title: Director, Program Management Office
Public offices held: No
Name: Kevin Scott
Position title: Director, Refining Growth
Public offices held: No
Name: Louise Steward
Position title: Refinery Environment Manager
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, Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), Environment Canada, Federal Environmental Assessment Review Office (FEARO), Finance Canada (FIN), Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC), Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC), Industry Canada, Members of the House of Commons, National Defence (DND), National Energy Board (NEB), Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), Prime Minister's Office (PMO), Privy Council Office (PCO), Public Works and Government Services Canada, Revenue Canada (RC), Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB), Transport Canada (TC), Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC)
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: Employment and Training, Energy, Environment, Industry, International Trade, Regional Development, Science and Technology, Taxation and Finance, Transportation
Subject Matter: Retrospective: 1. Expressions of interest to purchase or lease Department of National Defence (DND) storage tanks in St. John's, NL 2. Communications regarding development of regulations related to the Kyoto Protocol.3. Communications on company's business and growth opportunities.4. Communications regarding North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) rules of origin.
Subject Matter: Prospective: 1. Communications regarding the Clean Air Act and associated regulations.2. Communications regarding the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) update.3. Communications regarding renewable content in gasoline/diesel.4. Communications on company's business and growth opportunities, including a possible second refinery in Saint John.5. Communications regarding North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) rules of origin.6. Communications regarding permits for energy projects.7. Communications regarding current and possible future leasing of jet fuel tanks in Goose Bay, NL.

Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter

Categories Description
Regulation 1. Existing and proposed regulations relating to the Clean Air Act.2. Existing and proposed regulations relating to CEPA.3. Existing and proposed regulations relating to renewable content in gasoline/diesel.4. Existing and possible future regulations relating to NAFTA.5. Existing regulations relating to Canadian Environmental Assessment Act.
Bill or Resolution Bill C-30 - Clean Air Act
Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit Existing and possible future benefits regarding capital investments

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