Registration - In-house Organization

Deans Council - Agriculture, Food & Veterinary Medicine, (Deans Council AFVM) / Conseil des Doyens - Agriculture, Alimentation & Médecine Vétérinaire, (Conseil des Doyens AAMV) / ROGER LARSON, Executive Director

Registration Information
In-house Organization name: Deans Council - Agriculture, Food & Veterinary Medicine, (Deans Council AFVM) / Conseil des Doyens - Agriculture, Alimentation & Médecine Vétérinaire, (Conseil des Doyens AAMV)
Previous in-house organization names
Responsible Officer Name: ROGER LARSON, Executive Director 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 2007-08-31
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 777059-16105
Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 131

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 22

Version 1 of 21 (2007-08-31 to 2008-02-25)

Version 1 of 21 (2007-08-31 to 2008-02-25) 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 Faculties of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine (CFAVM)
77 Townsend Drive
Nepean, ON  K2J 2V3
Canada
Telephone number: 613-825-6873
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: Douglas Hedley, Executive Director  
 
Description of the organization's activities: CFAVM is a non-profit organization whose members are the Deans and Presidents of the Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine Faculties in the Universities of Canada. The CFAVM is primarily an awareness group bringing knowledge to governments and businesses regarding the needs for investment in research and education in agriculture and veterinary medicine.
Organization's membership or classes of membership: The membership in the organization is composed of all Deans and Presidents of the Faculties of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine in the universities of 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: Douglas Hedley
Position title: Executive Director
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: Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), Environment Canada, Federal Office of Regional Development – Quebec (FORD[Q]), Finance Canada (FIN), Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC), Health Canada (HC), Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC), Industry Canada, National Defence (DND), National Research Council (NRC), Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), Privy Council Office (PCO), Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD)
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: Aboriginal Affairs, Agriculture, Consumer Issues, Defence, Education, Employment and Training, Energy, Environment, Fisheries, Forestry, Government Procurement, Health, Industry, Infrastructure, Intellectual Property, International Relations, International Trade, Regional Development, Science and Technology
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: Discussions with Agriculture and Agri-food Canada on:- jointly organizing science fora with Chinese institutions and universities in agriculture, food science, forestry and veterinary medicine- research priorities for Agriculture and Agri-food Canada (AAFC) and universities in CanadaMeetings with Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) on:- food safety- veterinary medicine- regulatory affairsDiscussions with Agriculture and Agri-food Canada on:- jointly organizing science fora with Chinese institutions and universities in agriculture, food science, forestry and veterinary medicine
Subject Matter: Prospective: - research priorities for AAFC and universities in CanadaMeetings with CFIA on:- food safety- veterinary medicine- regulatory affairs
 
Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter
Categories Description
Policy or Program Collaboration among Research Branch of AAFC and agricultural faculties in member universities.
Policy or Program Consultations on the Next Generation of the Agricultural Policy Framework (APF).
Policy or Program Funding for infrastructure in schools of veterinary medicine in Canada to assure continuing accreditation.
Policy or Program Matching Investment Initiative.
Policy or Program Possible funding through the APF for international AAFC/university collaboration with universities abroad.




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