Registry of Lobbyists

Registration - In-house Organization

Canadian Dental Association / l'Association Dentaire Canadienne / Dr. Aaron Burry, Chief Executive Officer

Registration Information

In-house Organization name: Canadian Dental Association / l'Association Dentaire Canadienne
Responsible Officer Name: Dr. Aaron Burry, Chief Executive Officer 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 2007-09-05
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 951607-15732

Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 419

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 19

Version 1 of 39 (2007-09-05 to 2008-04-24)

Version 1 of 39 (2007-09-05 to 2008-04-24) 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 Dental Association / l'Association Dentaire Canadienne
1815 Alta Vista Dr.
Ottawa, ON  K1G 3Y6
Canada
Telephone number: 613-523-1770  Ext.: 2210
Fax number: 613-523-7736  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: Joel Neal, Executive Director  
 
Description of the organization's activities: The Canadian Dental Association (CDA) is the national voice for dentistry, dedicated to the advancement and leadership of a unified profession and to the promotion of optimal oral health, an essential component of general health. CDA ACTIVITIES FALL UNDER FOUR KEY RESULT AREAS: MEASURABLE IMPROVEMENT OF ORAL HEALTH; RESOURCES AND MEMBERSHIP SUPPORT; MAINTENANCE OF A VIABLE PROFESSIONAL ENVIRONMENT.
Organization's membership or classes of membership: CDA HAS INDIVIDUAL MEMBER DENTISTS, AS WELL AS CORPORATE MEMBERS WHO INCLUDE PROVINCIAL DENTAL ASSOCIATIONS.
 
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: WAYNE HALSTROM
Position title: PRESIDENT
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Andrew Jones
Position title: Director, Corporate and Government Relations
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Andrew Kay
Position title: Government Relations and Public Advocacy Committee Member
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Beth Keeping
Position title: Manager, Media and Government Relations
Public offices held: No
 
Name: AARON LEVO
Position title: COORDINATOR, GOVERNMENT RELATIONS
Public offices held: Yes
 
Name: PIERRE MORIN
Position title: GOVERNMENT RELATIONS AND PUBLIC ADVOCACY COMMITTEE MEMBER
Public offices held: No
 
Name: John O'Keefe
Position title: Editor-in-chief
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Philip Poon
Position title: Chairman, Government Relations and Public Advocacy Committee
Public offices held: No
 
Name: THOMAS III RADDALL
Position title: GOVERNMENT RELATIONS AND PUBLIC ADOVCACY COMMITTEE MEMBER
Public offices held: No
 
Name: DARRYL SMITH
Position title: PRESIDENT ELECT
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Benoit Soucy
Position title: Director, Membership and Professional Services
Public offices held: No
 
Name: DEBORAH STYMIEST
Position title: VICE PRESIDENT
Public offices held: No
 
Name: HEATHER TORRIE
Position title: GOVERNMENT RELATIONS ADN PUBLIC ADVOCACY COMMITTEE MEMBER
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Kin-Kong Wan
Position title: GOVERNMENT RELATIONS AND PUBLIC ADVOCACY COMMITTEE MEMBER
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: Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), Canadian Pension Commission (CPC), Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Competition Tribunal (CT), Environment Canada, Finance Canada (FIN), Health Canada (HC), Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC), Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB), Industry Canada, Members of the House of Commons, Prime Minister's Office (PMO), Procurement Review Board of Canada (PRB), Statistics Canada (StatCan), Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC)
Communication techniques that have been used or are expected to be used in the course of the undertaking:
Grass-roots communication, Informal communications, Meetings, Telephone calls, Written communications, whether in hard copy or electronic format
 
Subject Matter: Areas of Concern: Aboriginal Affairs, Consumer Issues, Education, Employment and Training, Environment, Financial Institutions, Government Procurement, Health, Immigration, Industry, Intellectual Property, Labour, Science and Technology, Small Business, Taxation and Finance
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: CDA CONDUCTS AN ANNUAL SET OF MEETINGS WITH PARLIAMENTARIANS TO DISCUSS ISSUES OF CONCERN TO DENTISTRY AND ORAL HEALTH IN CANADA. AS WELL CDA HAS SEVERAL OTHER OPPOTUNITIES TO MEET WIHT Members of Parliament, MINISTERS AND CRITICS: THROUGH COALITION WORK WITH OTHER CONCERNED ORGANIZATIONS, ATTENDING STANDING COMMITTEE HEARINGS, WRITTEN CORRESPONDENCE TO GOVERNMENT, AND ATTENDING POLITICAL EVENTS.
Subject Matter: Prospective: CDA CONDUCTS AN ANNUAL SET OF MEETINGS WITH PARLIAMENTARIANS TO DISCUSS ISSUES OF CONCERN TO DENTISTRY AND ORAL HEALTH IN CANADA. AS WELL CDA HAS SEVERAL OTHER OPPOTUNITIES TO MEET WIHT MPS, MINISTERS AND CRITICS: THROUGH COALITION WORK WITH OTHER CONCERNED ORGANIZATIONS, ATTENDING STANDING COMMITTEE HEARINGS, WRITTEN CORRESPONDENCE TO GOVERNMENT, AND ATTENDING POLITICAL EVENTS.
 

Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter

Categories Description
Bill or Resolution BILL C-2: FEDERAL ACCOUNTABILITY ACT;
Bill or Resolution BILL C-5: ACT TO PROVIDE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION SAVINGS.
Policy or Program FEDERAL TOBACCO CONTROL PROGRAM
Policy or Program NON-INSURED HEALTH BENEFITS (NIHB) PROGRAM