Registry of Lobbyists

Registration - In-house Organization

CANADIAN STANDARDS ASSOCIATION / David Weinstein, President & Chief Executive Officer

Registration Information

In-house Organization name: CANADIAN STANDARDS ASSOCIATION
Responsible Officer Name: David Weinstein, President & Chief Executive Officer 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 2005-08-15
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 920882-5290

Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 304

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 18

Version 4 of 82 (2007-04-26 to 2007-10-26)

Version 4 of 82 (2007-04-26 to 2007-10-26) 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 STANDARDS ASSOCIATION
178 Rexdale Boulevard
Toronto, ON  M9W 1R3
Canada
Telephone number: 416-747-2550
Fax number: 416-747-2006  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: Robert Griffin, President and CEO  
 
Description of the organization's activities: Canadian Standards Association (operating as CSA Group) is an independent, not-for-profit membership association serving business, industry, government and consumers. It was incorporated without share capital under Federal corporate legislation on January 21, 1919. CSA Group consists of four divisions: Canadian Standards Association, a leading solutions based standards organization, providing standards development, application products, training and advisory services; CSA International, which provides testing and certification services for electrical, mechanical, plumbing, gas and other products; QMI, North America's leading registrar, which advances business excellence through client focused management systems registration; and, OnSpeX, a provider of consumer product testing, inspections and advisory services for retailers and manufacturers.
Organization's membership or classes of membership: CSA Group has 4 classes of membership as outlined in its By-Laws:1. Committee Members2. Sustaining Members3. Associate Members4. Honorary MembersExcept for Associate Members, they have voting rights at the Annual General Meeting.
 
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: 2007-03-31
 
List of Government Funding
Government Institution Funding Received in Last Financial Year
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission $20,000.00
Public Works & Government Services Canada, Real Property Service $30,000.00
Natural Resources Canada, Renewable & Electrical Energy $50,000.00
Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Canada $95,400.00
Conference Board of Canada $549.20
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada $24,731.16
Natural Resources Canada, CETC $52,000.00
Standards Council of Canada $52,500.00
Human Resources & Skills Development Canada $9,720.00
National Research Council Canada $3,000.00
Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd. $240,000.00
Public Works and Government Services Canada $66,359.82
Natural Resources Canada, CANMET $121,000.00
Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health $382,240.00
CANMET Energy Technology Centre $658.96
Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) $733,811.07
Infrastructure Canada $67,921.00
Transport Canada $90,189.07
Industry Canada $23,060.30
The Environmental Studies Research Fund $260,000.00
National Round Table on the Environment and Economy $13,091.39
Health Canada (Biologics & Genetic Therapies) $95,073.15

B. Lobbyists Employed by the Organization

Name: Jeanne Bank
Position title: Program Manager, Occupational Health & Safety
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Nancy Bestic
Position title: Project Manager, Health Care
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Kevin Boehmer
Position title: Program Manager, Health Care and Community Safety
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Jim Brown
Position title: Senior Manager, Global Intellectual Property
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Stephen Brown
Position title: Director, Electro-Technical
Public offices held: No
 
Name: William Burr
Position title: Director, Regulatory Relations & Code Development
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Sarah Eisen
Position title: Associate Counsel
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Robert Falconi
Position title: VP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Doug Geralde
Position title: Director, Corporate Audits and Investigations
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Michel Girard
Position title: Director, Climate Change
Public offices held: Yes
 
Name: Manfred Gratz
Position title: Manager, Anti Counterfeiting and Intellectual Property Enforcement
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Robert Griffin
Position title: President and CEO
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Ahmad Husseini
Position title: Program Manager, Business Management and Sustainability
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Tony Joseph
Position title: Project Manager, Energy and Utilities
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Pat Keindel
Position title: President, Standards
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Sam Loggia
Position title: Project Manager, Harmonization and Energy Efficiency
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Husam Mansour
Position title: Director, Life Sciences & Business Management Systems
Public offices held: No
 
Name: David Mascarenhas
Position title: Program Manager, Electrical and Harmonization
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Ron Meyers
Position title: Project Manager, Community Safety
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Michael Mortimer
Position title: Program Manager, Structures
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Jean-Yves Paquin
Position title: Manager, Special Investigations, Corporate Audits and Investigations
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Ellen Pekilis
Position title: Director, Corporate Legal Affairs and Chief Privacy Officer
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Jabeen Quadir
Position title: Program Manager, Construction
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Ted Shin
Position title: Project Manager, Energy and Utilties
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Dario Stefancic
Position title: Project Manager, Electrical
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Robert Storey
Position title: Project Manager, Harmonization and Energy Efficiency
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Glenn Tubrett
Position title: Program Manager, Energy and Utilities
Public offices held: No
 
Name: John Walter
Position title: Vice President, Standards Development
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Kathryn Yung
Position title: Legal Counsel
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), Canada Coordinating Office for Health Technology Assessment, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), Canadian Nuclear Safety, Conference Board of Canada, Environment Canada, Health Canada (HC), Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC), Industry Canada, Infrastructure Canada (INFC), National Defence (DND), National Energy Board (NEB), National Research Council (NRC), Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), Public Health, Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Canada (PSEPC), Public Works and Government Services Canada, RCMP, Sports Canada, Standards Council of Canada (SCC), Transport Canada (TC)
Communication techniques that have been used or are expected to be used in the course of the undertaking:
Informal communications, Meetings, Other types: Trade Show Participation in Gvmt of Canada booths, Telephone calls, Written communications, whether in hard copy or electronic format
 
Subject Matter: Areas of Concern: Agriculture, Anti Counterfeiting, Consumer Issues, Consumer Policy, Defence, Employment and Training, Energy, Environment, Forestry, Free Trade, Health, Immigration, Industry, Infrastructure, Intellectual Property, Internal Trade, Justice and Law Enforcement, Science and Technology, Security, Smart Regulation Program, Sports, Telecommunications, Transportation
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: Applications for Funding for standards, guidelines and training development; stakeholder consultation services, advisory services, training and policy discussions regarding anti counterfeiting; application for funding for annual general meeting
Subject Matter: Prospective: Applications for Funding for standards, guidelines and training development; training and policy discussions regarding anti counterfeiting; discussion with Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) staff regarding clauses in contribution agreements
 

Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter

Categories Description
Policy or Program Anti Counterfeiting programs of Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)
Regulation CSA codes, standards and products as they are referred to in federal regulations
Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit Health Canada: botox contribution agreement
Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit Standards Council of Canada: Sponsorship of CSA Annual General Meeting and Conference
Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit Standards Council of Canada: sponsorship of translation of standards




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