Registry of Lobbyists

Registration - In-house Organization

Ryerson University / Mohamed Lachemi, President

Registration Information

In-house Organization name: Ryerson University
Responsible Officer Name: Mohamed Lachemi, President 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 2008-04-22
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 922501-16965

Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 136

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 1

Version 1 of 38 (2008-04-22 to 2008-07-02)

Version 1 of 38 (2008-04-22 to 2008-07-02) 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. Organization Information

Organization: Ryerson University
350 Victoria St.
Toronto, ON  M5B 2K3
Canada
Telephone number: 416-979-5002
Fax number: 416-979-5292  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: Sheldon Levy, President  
 
Description of the organization's activities: Ryerson University is Canada's leader in career-focused education, with more than 95 graduate and undergraduate programs in the Faculties of Arts; Communication & Design; Community Services; Engineering, Architecture and Science; and the Ted Rogers School of Management. Ryerson has graduate and undergraduate enrolments of more than 24,000 students, including 1,600 master's and PhD students. With more than 64,000 registrations annually, The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education is Canada's leading provider of university-based adult education.
Organization's membership or classes of membership: - More that 24,000 full-time undergraduate and graduate enrollments- More than 64,000 continuing education registrations annually- Over 700 full-time faculty and 1000 administrative staff- Over 125,000 alumniRyerson University is governed by a bicameral system that is enshrined in the Ryerson University Act. The Board of Governors is responsible for major administrative policy, staff and financial decisions about the university that have both immediate and long-term effects. The Senate is responsible for academic matters.
 
Was the organization funded in whole or in part by any domestic or foreign government institution in the last completed financial year? Yes
End date of the organization's last completed financial year: 2006-04-30
 
List of Government Funding
Government Institution Funding Received in Last Financial Year
Province of Ontario $177,290,000.00
Canadian Institutes of Health Research $283,000.00
Canadian International Development Agency $251,000.00
Canada Foundation for Innovation $358,000.00
City of Toronto $510,000.00
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) $4,458,000.00
Human Resources and Social Development Canada $111,000.00
Canada Research Chairs $925,000.00
Networks of Centres of Excellence $347,000.00
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) $1,312,000.00
Canadian Space Agency $131,000.00

B. Lobbyists Employed by the Organization

Name: Adam Kahan
Position title: Vice President, University Advancement
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Sheldon Levy
Position title: President and Vice Chancellor
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Steven Martin
Position title: Director, Industry Liaison and Technology Transfer
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Erin McGinn
Position title: Director, President's Office
Public offices held: Yes
 
Name: Alan Shepard
Position title: Provost & Vice President Academic
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Paul Stenton
Position title: Vice Provost, University Planning
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Anastasios Venetsanopoulos
Position title: Vice President, Research & Innovation
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, Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Environment Canada, Finance Canada (FIN), Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC), Health Canada (HC), Human Resources and Social Development Canada (HRSDC), Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC), Industry Canada, Members of the House of Commons, National Research Council (NRC), Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (OIPC), Prime Minister's Office (PMO), Privy Council Office (PCO), Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)
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: Aboriginal Affairs, Education, Environment, Infrastructure, research, innovation and commercialization, Science and Technology
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: Made representations, sought public policy changes and Federal support regarding: student assistance and financial support; funding for programs; research funding; infrastructure funding.
Subject Matter: Prospective: Make representations, seek public policy changes and Federal support regarding: student assistance and financial support; funding for programs; research funding; infrastructure funding.
 

Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter

Categories Description
Policy or Program, Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit Infrastructure funding
Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit, Policy or Program Research funding-research granting councils
Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit, Policy or Program Student assistance and financial support




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