Registry of Lobbyists

Registration - In-house Corporation

Bruce Power / Michael Rencheck, President and Chief Executive Officer

Registration Information

In-house Corporation name: Bruce Power
Responsible Officer Name: Michael Rencheck, President and Chief Executive Officer 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 2005-11-01
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 928062-5776

Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 477

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 16

Version 5 of 39 (2008-03-27 to 2008-09-02)

Version 5 of 39 (2008-03-27 to 2008-09-02) 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. Information about Responsible Officer and Corporation

Corporation: Bruce Power
PO Box 3000
144 Tie Road
Tiverton, ON  N0G 2T0
Telephone number: 519-361-4403
Fax number:  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: Duncan Hawthorne, President & CEO  
Description of activities: Bruce Power is a private sector generator of electricity focussing on the operation of nuclear power plants.
Parent: The corporation is not a subsidiary of any other parent corporations.
Coalition The corporation is not a member of a coalition.
Subsidiary: The corporation does not have any subsidiaries that could be affected by the outcome of the undertaking.
Other direct interests The corporation's activities are not controlled or directed by another individual, organization or corporation with a direct interest in the outcome of this undertaking.
Was the corporation 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 Corporation

Name: Brian Armstrong
Position title: General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Public offices held: No
Name: Steve Coupland
Position title: Manager of Issues and Policy Development
Public offices held: Yes
Name: Ross Lamont
Position title: Manager of Government Relations
Public offices held: No
Name: James Scongack
Position title: Executive Assistant to the President and CEO
Public offices held: No
Name: Phil Wilson
Position title: Head of Corporate Strategy and Business Development
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: Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, Atomic Energy Control Board (AECB), Canadian Nuclear Safety Agency, Environment Canada, Finance Canada (FIN), Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC), Industry Canada, Members of the House of Commons, Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), Privy Council Office (PCO)
Communication techniques that have been used or are expected to be used in the course of the undertaking:
Informal communications, Meetings, Presentations, Telephone calls, Written communications, whether in hard copy or electronic format
Subject Matter: Areas of Concern: Employment and Training, Energy, Environment, Industry, Infrastructure, Labour, Science and Technology
Subject Matter: Retrospective: Bruce Power has been communicating with a number of government departments and agencies with respect to the building of new nuclear reactors including the economic impact, the nature and ownership of technology and the environmental assesment process. Bruce Power has also been in touch with departments with respect to the government's clean air policy, the positive benefits of nuclear power and the eligability for emisions credits.
Subject Matter: Prospective: Bruce Power will be continuing to raise the above issues in the future.

Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter

Categories Description
Policy or Program Climate change and CO2 reductions under Clean Air Act, CEPA and Environment Canada
Policy or Program Development of an energy policyframework and the role of Nuclear Power
Bill or Resolution Members of Parliament on possible billsor resolutions introduced in the legislature pertaining to the nuclearindustry such as but not limited to theNuclear Liability Act, the Nuclear Safety Control Act, Nuclear WasteManagement Organization
Regulation Regulations under CEPA and Environment Canada around climate change
Regulation Regulations under the Nuclear SafetyControl Act

Government institutions added through a communication report: Citizenship and Immigration Canada View