Registry of Lobbyists

Registration - In-house Corporation

Pelmorex Corp. / Pierre Morrissette, Chairman

Registration Information

In-house Corporation name: Pelmorex Corp.
Previous in-house corporation names
Responsible Officer Name: Pierre Morrissette, Chairman 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 2005-08-17
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 777561-4962

Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 155

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 11

Version 6 of 33 (2008-05-02 to 2008-08-11)

Version 6 of 33 (2008-05-02 to 2008-08-11) 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: Pelmorex Media Inc.
2655 Bristol Circle
Oakville, ON  L6H 7W1
Canada
Telephone number: 905-829-1159  Ext.: 1225
Fax number: 905-829-1151  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: Pierre Morrissette, President & CEO  
Description of activities: Pelmorex Inc. is the parent company of Pelmorex Communications Inc. which holds the broadcasting licence for The Weather Network and MétéoMédia. The two networks are Canada's only English and French specialty channels devoted to meteorological, atmospheric and marine conditions for local, regional and national areas of Canada, and international areas as they may be of national interest to Canadians. Pelmorex Inc. offers a full range of weather-related and public alerting products, services and multimedia applications to a number of consumer and commercial clients.
 
The client is a subsidiary of the following parent companies: Pelmorex Media Inc.
2655 Bristol Circle
Oakville, ON
Canada L6H 7W1

Coalition The corporation is not a member of a coalition.
Subsidiary: PELMOREX COMMUNICATIONS INC.
2655 Bristol Circle
Oakville, ON
Canada L6H 7W1

Pelmorex Media Inc.
2655 Bristol Circle
Oakville, ON
Canada L6H 7W1

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: Jean-Pierre Boulanger
Position title: Sr. VP & CITO
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Bruce Caven
Position title: VP, Commercial Services
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Gaston Germain
Position title: President & COO
Public offices held: No
 
Name: John Mills
Position title: VP, Content
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Pierre Morrissette
Position title: CEO
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Luc Perreault
Position title: VP, Affiliate & Government Relations
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Paul Temple
Position title: Sr. VP, Regulatory & Strategic Affairs
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), Environment Canada, Finance Canada (FIN), Health Canada (HC), Industry Canada, Privy Council Office (PCO), Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness, Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Canada (PSEPC), Solicitor General Canada (SGC), Transport Canada (TC)
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: Arts and Culture, Broadcasting, Environment, environmental health issues and funding of government departments and initiatives, Industry, Telecommunications, Transportation
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: Public alerting and warning systems, broadcasting policy, Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) proceedings, meteorological polices and practices, signal theft.
Subject Matter: Prospective: Public alerting and warning systems, broadcasting policy, CRTC proceedings, meteorological policies and practises, signal theft.
 

Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter

Categories Description
Policy or Program CRTC broadcasting licenses and amendments to policies that affect licences.
Policy or Program meteorological polices and practises
Legislative Proposal Possible amendments to the Radiocommunication Act in respect of satellite signal theft.
Policy or Program Public alerting and warning systems




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