Registration - In-house Organization

ALBERTA FOREST PRODUCTS ASSOCIATION / Jason Krips, President & CEO

Registration Information
In-house Organization name: ALBERTA FOREST PRODUCTS ASSOCIATION
Responsible Officer Name: Jason Krips, President & CEO 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 2008-02-11
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 947210-16653
Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 3

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 3

Version 1 of 4 (2008-02-11 to 2009-02-03)

Version 1 of 4 (2008-02-11 to 2009-02-03) 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: ALBERTA FOREST PRODUCTS ASSOCIATION
#500, 10709 JASPER AVENUE
EDMONTON, AB  T5J 3N3
Canada
Telephone number: 780-452-2841  Ext.: 231
Fax number: 780-455-0505  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: brady whittaker, executive director  
 
Description of the organization's activities: THE ALBERTA FOREST PRODUCTS ASSOCIATION IS THE COMMON VOICE OF RESPONSIBLE FOREST PRODUCTS MANUFACTURERS IN ALBERTA DEDICATED TO STEWARDSHIP AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT FOR THE BENEFIT OF ALL. THE ASSOCIATION IS RESPONSIBLE FOR LUMBER GRADE MARKING, COORDINATING INDUSTRY SAFETY ACTIVITIES, GOVERNMENT RELATIONS AND LIASON WITH OTHER ASSOCIATIONS.
Organization's membership or classes of membership: THE ALBERTA FOREST PRODUCTS ASSOCIATION REPRESENTS 62 ALBERTA COMPANIES INVOLVED IN THE MANUFACTURE OF LUMBER, PANELBOARD, PULP, PAPER AND SECONDARY MANUFACTURED WOOD PRODUCTS.
 
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: NORM DUPUIS
Position title: DIRECTOR, GRADE BUREAU
Public offices held: No
 
Name: PARKER HOGAN
Position title: DIRECTOR, PUBLIC AFFAIRS
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Larry Jones
Position title: DIRECTOR, HEALTH, SAFETY & TRANSPORTATION
Public offices held: No
 
Name: David Kmet
Position title: DIRECTOR, FORESTRY
Public offices held: No
 
Name: GARRY LEITHEAD
Position title: DIRECTOR, SPECIAL PROJECTS
Public offices held: No
 
Name: KEITH MURRAY
Position title: DIRECTOR, ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS
Public offices held: No
 
Name: BRADY WHITTAKER
Position title: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
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, Environment Canada, Federal Environmental Assessment Review Office (FEARO), Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC), Industry Canada, Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), Transport Canada (TC), Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD)
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, Employment and Training, Energy, Environment, Forestry, International Trade, Labour, Science and Technology, Taxation and Finance, Transportation
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: - REPRESENTED MEMBERSHIP ON SOFTWOOD LUMBER WITH THE ALBERTA GOVERNMENT IN DISCUSSIONS WITH INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND NATURAL RESOURCES. - REPRESENTED MEMBERSHIP IN DISCUSSING MONITORING REQUIREMENTS FOR PULP MILLS WITH ENVIRONMENT.
Subject Matter: Prospective: - MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO ENVIRONMENT CANADA REGARDING GLOBAL WARMING, NPRI AND OTHER ENVIROMENTAL REQUIREMENTS. -MAKE RECCOMENDATIONS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF FISHERIES AND OCEANS REGARDING THE FISHERIES ACT.- CONTINUE TO REPRESENT MEMBERSHIP ON SOFTWOOD LUMBER AND PULP MILL MONITORING REQUIREMENTS.
 
Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter
Categories Description
Bill or Resolution C-30 - An Act to amend the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, the Energy Efficiency Act and the Motor Vehicle Fuel Consumption Standards Act (Canada's Clean Air Act)
Bill or Resolution C-45 - An Act respecting the sustainable development of Canada's seacoast and inland fisheries
Bill or Resolution C-52 - An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 19, 2007
Bill or Resolution C-58 - An Act to amend the Canada Transportation Act (railway transportation)
Regulation Canadian Environmental Assessment Act
Regulation Canadian Environmental Protection Act
Regulation Canadian Transportation Act
Regulation Fisheries Act
Regulation Migratory Birds Act
Regulation Navigable Waters Act
Regulation Species At Risk Act




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