Registration - In-house Organization

Toronto Region Board of Trade / Janet De Silva, President and CEO

Registration Information
In-house Organization name: Toronto Region Board of Trade
Previous in-house organization names
Responsible Officer Name: Janet De Silva, President and CEO 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 2007-04-20
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 907122-15291
Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 53

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 2

Version 1 of 22 (2007-04-20 to 2007-12-08)

Version 1 of 22 (2007-04-20 to 2007-12-08) 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: The Toronto Board of Trade
1 First Canadian Place, P.0. Box 60
100 King Street West
Toronto, ON  M5X 1C1
Canada
Telephone number: 416-862-4516
Fax number: 416-366-6460  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: Carol Wilding, President and CEO  
 
Description of the organization's activities: Federal non-profit corporation which provides a number of services to its members including meetings, dining, research facilities and advocates on belalf of its members on issues of importance to the Greater Toronto Business Area (GTA) business communities.
Organization's membership or classes of membership: Corporate, Individual, Junior (under the age of 40), Honorary and Courtesy.
 
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: DAVID BLACK
Position title: POLICY ADVISOR
Public offices held: Yes
 
Name: ANGIE BRENNAND
Position title: POLICY ADVISOR
Public offices held: Yes
 
Name: Carol Wilding
Position title: President and CEO
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: Atomic Energy Control Board (AECB), Canada Labour Relations Board (CLRB), Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT), Canadian Pension Commission (CPC), Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA), Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Competition Tribunal (CT), Environment Canada, Federal Environmental Assessment Review Office (FEARO), Finance Canada (FIN), Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC), Health Canada (HC), Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC), Industry Canada, Justice Canada (JC), Members of the House of Commons, National Defence (DND), National Energy Board (NEB), Prime Minister's Office (PMO), Public Works and Government Services Canada, Revenue Canada (RC), Senate of Canada, Solicitor General Canada (SGC), Technology Partnerships Canada (TPC), Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB), Transport Canada (TC), Treasury Board Of Canada Secretariat (TBS)
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: Arts and Culture, Constitutional Issues, Defence, Education, Employment and Training, Energy, Environment, Financial Institutions, Government Procurement, Health, Immigration, Industry, Infrastructure, Intellectual Property, Internal Trade, International Relations, International Trade, Justice and Law Enforcement, Labour, Small Business, Taxation and Finance, Tourism, Transportation
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: Meeting with Finance Minister Dwight Duncan on uploading social service costs and corporate tax harmonization Letter to the Ontario Minister of Finance recommending hard-cap property tax levy restriction be maintained for non-residential properties and Toronto's provincial business property tax be lowered.Letter to Douglas Kuntze, Director - Trade-Marks Branch of the Canadian Intellectual Property Office regarding Canada's adoption of the Madrid Protocol for Trade-Marks.Letter to John Mitsopulos, Business Law Modernization Project, Ministry of Government Services regarding Financial Assistance Provisions and Directors' Residency Requirement under the Business Corporations Act.Letter to Jim Flaherty - Finance Canada's proposal for the deductibility of interest and other expenses.Letter to the Minister of Transport, the Hon. Lawrence Cannon, regarding airport rents.Letter to Jim Flaherty regarding technical tax changeLetter to Ministry of Government Services regarding Corporate Law Reform Phase II.Letter to Chair, Standing Committee on Human Resources re: Bill C-257, An Act to Amend the Labour Code (November 15 2006)
Subject Matter: Prospective: Ministry of Industry regarding federal budget, expenditures, investment, economic growth and cities.· Minister of Labour and City of Toronto MPs regarding Bill C-257, An Act to Amend the Labour Code· Ministry of Finance regarding a single securities regulator.· Treasury Board regarding federal budget and expenditures.· Senate leader regarding federal budget.· Ministry of Public Works and Government Services regarding federal budget and public private partnerships.· Ministry of Justice regarding federal budget, tax legislation.· Ministry of Environment regarding federal budget.· Ministry of Health regarding federal budget, health care benefits, structure of the health care system, affordable housing and infrastructure investment.· Ministry of National Revenue regarding federal budget· Ministry of Industry regarding federal budget, expenditures, investment, economic growth and cities.· Ministry of Heritage regarding federal budget affordable housing.· Ministry of National Defence, Ministry of Veterans Affairs regarding federal budget and GTA Minister.· Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities regarding federal budget, cities, affordable housing, GTA Minister, airport rents, transit investment and funding.· Ministry of National Revenue regarding federal budget, expenditures and GTA Minister.· Ministry of International Trade regarding federal budget, cities, foreign trade and investment, competitiveness and GTA Minister.· Ministry of Foreign Affairs regarding federal budget and cities.· Ministry of Intergovernmental Affairs regarding federal government, cities and federal-provincial relations.· Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development regarding federal budget, cities, GTA Minister, skills (apprenticeships, colleges, universities, tax policy).· Office of Stephane Dion, MP regarding various government policies· Office of Jim Flaherty, MP regarding economic development and finance issues· Office of Maxime Bernier, MP regarding economic development· Office of Yasmin Ratansi, MP regarding general government policy Office of Rahim Jaffer, MP regarding general government policy
 
Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter
Categories Description
Bill or Resolution Bill C-257, An Act to Amend the Labour Code
Legislative Proposal Federal Budget




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