Registration - In-house Organization

Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI) / Christyn Cianfarani, President and CEO

Registration Information
In-house Organization name: Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI)
Responsible Officer Name: Christyn Cianfarani, President and CEO 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 2007-04-13
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 901179-15125
Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 177

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 9

Version 1 of 27 (2007-04-13 to 2007-11-15)

Version 1 of 27 (2007-04-13 to 2007-11-15) 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 Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI)
Suite 1250, 130 Slater Street
Ottawa, ON  K1P 6E2
Canada
Telephone number: 613-235-5337
Fax number: 613-235-0784  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: TIM PAGE, PRESIDENT  
 
Description of the organization's activities: The voice of Canada's defence and security industries. We are a not-for-profit business association.
Organization's membership or classes of membership: We have two categories of members: corporate who are dues paying for-profit businesses with operations in Canada; and, we have an associate membership category which includes non-Canadian based businesses and Canadian based not-for-profit organizations that have an interest in defence and security matters.
 
Was the organization 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 Organization

Name: Timothy Page
Position title: President
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 Border Services Agency (CBSA), Canadian Air Traffic Safety Association, Coast Guard, Correctional Service of Canada (CSC), Federal Office of Regional Development – Quebec (FORD[Q]), Finance Canada (FIN), Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC), Industry Canada, Members of the House of Commons, National Defence (DND), Prime Minister's Office (PMO), Privy Council Office (PCO), Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Canada (PSEPC), Public Works and Government Services Canada, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), Senate of Canada, Strategic Aerospace and Defence Initiative (SADI), Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD)
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: Defence, Industry, Internal Trade, International Relations, International Trade, Regional Development, Science and Technology, Small Business, Taxation and Finance
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: Defence and security procurement issuesDefence and security industrial policy and strategyInternational Traffic in Arms RegulationsIndustrial and Regional BenefitsStrategic Aerospace and Defence InitiativeShipbuilding policy
Subject Matter: Prospective: Defence and security procurement issuesDefence and security industrial policy and strategyInternational Traffic in Arms RegulationsIndustrial and Regional BenefitsStrategic Aerospace and Defence InitiativeShipbuilding policy
 
Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter
Categories Description
Policy or Program Convince the federal government to develop and implement a defence and security industrial policy for Canada and an implementing strategy
Policy or Program Modernizing Canada's defence and security procurement process
Policy or Program, Regulation To convince senior political leadership in the government to mitigate the impact on Canadian industry of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations
Policy or Program To ensure that the breadth of Canada's defence and security industries are able to benefit from the newly announced federal Strategic Aerospace and Defence Initiative
Policy or Program To improve the Industrial and Regional Benefits program so that Canada leverages defence procurements to maximum economic, trade and industrial value in key capability areas of economic and national security priority




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