Registration - In-house Organization

TECHNATION Canada / Angela Mondou, President and CEO

Registration Information
In-house Organization name: TECHNATION Canada
Previous in-house organization names
Responsible Officer Name: Angela Mondou, President and CEO 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 2005-08-22
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 944090-5209
Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 484

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 21

Version 6 of 46 (2008-02-01 to 2008-09-12)

Version 6 of 46 (2008-02-01 to 2008-09-12) 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: Information Technology Association of Canada / Association canadienne de la technologie de l'information
220 Laurier Avenue West
Suite 1120
Ottawa, ON  K1P 5Z9
Canada
Telephone number: 613-238-4822  Ext.: 233
Fax number: 613-238-7967  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: Bernard Courtois, President and CEO  
 
Description of the organization's activities: ICT products and services
Organization's membership or classes of membership: Regular members are companies who are engaged in ICT products and services. Associate members are those work in related fields, e.g., legal, accounting.
 
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: Bernard Courtois
Position title: President and CEO
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Lynda Leonard
Position title: Senior VP
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Barrie Marfleet
Position title: COO
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Bill Munson
Position title: VP
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Linda Oliver
Position title: VP
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 Heritage (PCH), Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Environment Canada, Finance Canada (FIN), Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC), Human Resources and Social Development Canada (HRSDC), Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC), Industry Canada, Justice Canada (JC), Members of the House of Commons, National Research Council (NRC), Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (OIPC), Prime Minister's Office (PMO), Privy Council Office (PCO), Procurement Review Board of Canada (PRB), Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Canada (PSEPC), Public Works and Government Services Canada, Revenue Canada (RC), Senate of Canada, Service Canada (ServCan), Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), Technology Partnerships Canada (TPC), Treasury Board Of Canada Secretariat (TBS)
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: Arts and Culture, Broadcasting, Consumer Issues, Education, Employment and Training, Environment, Government Procurement, Health, Immigration, Industry, Infrastructure, Intellectual Property, Internal Trade, Justice and Law Enforcement, Labour, Regional Development, Science and Technology, Small Business, Taxation and Finance, Telecommunications
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: Meeting with ministers and deputy ministers regarding procurement issues, strategic plan for ICT for Canada, commercialization, innovation, security, privacy and health issues. Propose changes to the SR&ED Tax Credit.
Subject Matter: Prospective: Meeting with ministers and deputy ministers regarding procurement issues, strategic plan for ICT for Canada, commercialization, innovation, security, privacy and health issues. Propose changes to the SR&ED Tax Credit. Propose changes to HRSDC & CIC regarding Foreign Worker Program.
 
Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter
Categories Description
Policy or Program Procurement policies and processes - PWGSC, Treasury Board, FinanceTax incentives for adoption of information and communications technologies (ICT) by small and medium sized businesses
Policy or Program To advocate for greater use of ICT in solving healthcare issues
Policy or Program To advocate for policies to foster greater commercialization and innovation in Canada
Policy or Program To make Government, Ministers and bureaucrats aware of the value of information, communication and technology (ICT)
Policy or Program To promote innovation in Government through the use of ICT
Policy or Program To propose changes to HRSDC and CIC regarding foreign worker program
Policy or Program To propose changes to the Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) program so that more ICT companies can benefit from this program
Policy or Program To respond to needs of companies in technologies, finding the right balance in terms of privacy issues

Government institutions added through a communication report: Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) View