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Registration - In-house Organization

Canadian Life and Health Insurance Compensation Corporation / La Société canadienne d'indemnisation pour les assurances de personnes / Gordon Dunning, President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Registration Information

In-house Organization name: Canadian Life and Health Insurance Compensation Corporation / La Société canadienne d'indemnisation pour les assurances de personnes
Responsible Officer Name: Gordon Dunning, President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO)  ? 
Initial registration start date: 2007-10-02
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 782189-16031

Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 27

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 0

Version 1 of 75 (2007-10-02 to 2008-05-07)

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Version 1 of 75 (2007-10-02 to 2008-05-07) 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 Life and Health Insurance Compensation Corporation / La Société canadienne d'indemnisation pour les assurances de personnes
1600-1 Queen St. E.
Toronto, ON  M5C 2X9
Canada
Telephone number: 416-359-2034
Fax number: 416-359-2034  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: Gordon Dunning, President & CEO  
 
Description of the organization's activities: Canadian Life and Health Insurance Corporation (a.k.a. Assuris) is a not for profit corporation, funded by the life insurance industry, that protects Canadian policyholders against loss of benefits due to the financial failure of a member company.
Organization's membership or classes of membership: Life insurance companies licensed to write life insurance in Canada are required to be members of Assuris by the regulators authorizing them to sell to the public. Members cannot terminate their membership so long as they are licensed to write business in Canada or have any in force business in Canada.
 
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: Gordon Dunning
Position title: President & CEO
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Michael Hale
Position title: Senior Advisor
Public offices held: Yes
 

C. Lobbying Activity Information

Federal departments or organizations which have been or will be communicated with during the course of the undertaking: Canadian Deposit Insurance Corporation, Finance Canada (FIN), Office of the Superintendant of Financial Insititutions
Communication techniques that have been used or are expected to be used in the course of the undertaking:
Meetings, Presentations, Telephone calls, Written communications, whether in hard copy or electronic format
 
Subject Matter: Areas of Concern: Consumer Issues, Financial Institutions, Taxation and Finance
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: Written communications to Mr. Serge Dupont, Assistant Deputy Minister, Finance Department regarding Financial Consumer Protection plans in Canada. These communications were sent in August 2007.
Subject Matter: Prospective: Meeting with Mr. Serge Dupont regarding Financial Consumer Protection plans in Canada taking place in October 2007.
 
Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter
Categories Description
Policy or Program Financial Consumer Protection plans