Version 1 of 29 (2008-05-26 to 2008-08-08) 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.
Canadian Canola Growers Association
Carman, MB R0G 0J0
|Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration:||Rick White, General Manager|
|Description of the organization's activities:||The Canadian Canola Growers Association (CCGA) is a national, nonprofit organization. Our mission is to influence national issues and policies to enhance the profitability of Canadian canola growers. CCGA represents all of the provincial canola grower organizations in Canada on national and international issues that affect canola growers.|
|Organization's membership or classes of membership:||Members include the Ontario Canola Growers Association, Manitoba Canola Growers Association, Saskatchewan Canola Development Commission, Saskatchewan Canola Growers Association, Alberta Canola Producers Commission, and the British Columbia Grain Producers Association.|
|Was the organization funded in whole or in part by any domestic or foreign government institution in the last completed financial year?||No|
|Public offices held:||No|
|Position title:||General Manager|
|Public offices held:||No|
|Federal departments or organizations which have been or will be communicated with during the course of the undertaking:||Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT), Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA), Environment Canada, Farm Products Council of Canada (FPCC), Finance Canada (FIN), Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC), Grain Transportation Agency (GTA), Hazardous Materials Information Review Commission (HMIRC), Health Canada (HC), Industry Canada, Justice Canada (JC), Members of the House of Commons, National Energy Board (NEB), National Research Council (NRC), Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), Prime Minister's Office (PMO), Privy Council Office (PCO), Revenue Canada (RC), Senate of Canada, Transport Canada (TC), Treasury Board Of Canada Secretariat (TBS), Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD)|
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:||Agriculture, Energy, Environment, Financial Institutions, Industry, Infrastructure, Intellectual Property, Internal Trade, International Trade, Regional Development, Science and Technology, Transportation|
|Subject Matter: Retrospective:||The Canadian Canola Growers Association attempts to influence federal government policy and programs on a wide range of issues. Activities include interacting with public officers on files such as Intellectual Property Rights, Biosafety Protocol, Labelling of Genetically Modified Products, World Trade Organization Negotiations, Bilateral Trade issues, Agreement on Internal Trade, Renewable Fuels Policy, Farm Income and Safety Nets Policy and Programs, Canola Marketing, Rail Transportation Policy, and Smart Regulations.|
|Subject Matter: Prospective:||The Canadian Canola Growers Association will continue to lobby the federal government on agricultural policy and programs covering a wide range of issues in the next six months. Future activities include interacting with public officers on Intellectual Property Rights, Biosafety Protocol, Labelling of Genetically Modified Products, World Trade Organization Negotiations, Bilateral Trade issues, Agreement on Internal Trade, Renewable Fuels Policy, Farm Income and Safety Nets Policy and Programs, Canola Marketing, Rail Transportation Policy, and Smart Regulations.|
This is the responsible officer name as provided in the most recent registration for the corporation or organization.
|Canadian Canola Growers Association||2008-08-08||current|
|Responsible Officer Name||From (YYYY-MM-DD)||To (YYYY-MM-DD)|
Registrants are required to submit a monthly communication report for each oral and arranged communication with a designated public office holder. The name of the most senior paid officer (i.e. the registrant) will appear on all in-house monthly communication reports, whether or not he/she participated in the communication.
Note: Monthly Communication Reports are due on the 15th day of each month for communications that took place in the previous month.
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