Version 1 of 47 (2007-03-23 to 2007-10-18) 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.
Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada
175 Bloor St. E., Suite 700
Toronto, ON M4W 3R8
|Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration:||Yves Savoie, President & Chief Executive|
|Description of the organization's activities:||The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada is a health charity that supports research to find the cause, prevention and cure for MS, provides services and programs for persons with MS and their families and caregivers, and educates the public about the disease.|
|Organization's membership or classes of membership:||The MS Society has approximately 28,000 members who join the organization through their local chapters or division offices.|
|Was the organization funded in whole or in part by any domestic or foreign government institution in the last completed financial year?||No|
|Position title:||Vice-President, Government Relations and Policy|
|Public offices held:||No|
|Position title:||President and Chief Executive|
|Public offices held:||No|
|Federal departments or organizations which have been or will be communicated with during the course of the undertaking:||Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT), Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA), Finance Canada (FIN), Health Canada (HC), Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC), Industry Canada, Members of the House of Commons, National Research Council (NRC), Pension Appeals Board (PAB), Prime Minister's Office (PMO), Revenue Canada (RC), Senate of Canada, Service Canada (ServCan), Transport Canada (TC)|
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:||Disability issues, Employment and Training, Health, Science and Technology, Taxation and Finance|
|Subject Matter: Retrospective:||December 2006 -- meetings with Department of Finance and Prime Minister's Office; meetings with Members of Parliament (2) regarding recommendations in the MS Society of Canada input to the Standing Committee on Finance for its pre-budget consultations.|
|Subject Matter: Prospective:||- Meetings with Health Canada re health researchInformation provision re disability issues to Minister of Human Resources and Social Development- Meetings with Human Resources and Social Development officials (CPP Disability Benefits)-Information provision re disability issues to Parliamentary Assistant to Minister of Human Resources and Social Development-Meetings with selected Members of Parliament re disability issues and health research|
This is the responsible officer name as provided in the most recent registration for the corporation or organization.
|Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada/Societe canadienne de la sclerose en plaques||2008-12-22||current|
|Responsible Officer Name||From (YYYY-MM-DD)||To (YYYY-MM-DD)|
Registrants are required to submit a monthly communication report for each oral and arranged communication with a designated public office holder. The name of the most senior paid officer (i.e. the registrant) will appear on all in-house monthly communication reports, whether or not he/she participated in the communication.
Note: Monthly Communication Reports are due on the 15th day of each month for communications that took place in the previous month.
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