Registration - In-house Organization

Canadian Federation of Students / Fédération canadienne des étudiantes et étudiants / Nicole Picton, Executive Director

Registration Information
In-house Organization name: Canadian Federation of Students / Fédération canadienne des étudiantes et étudiants
Previous in-house organization names
Responsible Officer Name: Nicole Picton, Executive Director 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 2008-06-18
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 945657-17205
Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 740

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 23

Version 1 of 25 (2008-06-18 to 2009-07-02)

Version 1 of 25 (2008-06-18 to 2009-07-02) 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: Canadian Federation of Students
500-170 Metcalfe Street
Ottawa, ON  K2P 1P3
Canada
Telephone number: 613-232-7394  Ext.: 21
Fax number: 613-232-7394  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: Katherine Giroux-Bougard, National Chairperson  
 
Description of the organization's activities: The Canadian Federation of Students is Canada's national student organisation. Founded in 1981, the Federation lobbies the federal and provincial governments on issues of funding and student financial assistance.
Organization's membership or classes of membership: The Canadian Federation of Students is comprised of over one-half million university undergraduate, graduate, and college students.
 
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: Amanda Aziz
Position title: Women's Representative
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Ian Boyko
Position title: Government Relations Coordinator
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Brent Farrington
Position title: Deputy Chairperson
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Meghan Gallant
Position title: Graduate Students' Representative
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Katherine Giroux-Bougard
Position title: National Chairperson
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Ben Lewis
Position title: Treasurer
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Lucy Watson
Position title: Internal Coordinator
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Michael White
Position title: Aboriginal Students' Representative
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, Canadian Heritage (PCH), Finance Canada (FIN), Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC), Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC), Industry Canada, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), Privy Council Office (PCO), Public Works and Government Services Canada, Revenue Canada (RC), Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), Statistics Canada (StatCan)
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: Aboriginal Affairs, Education, Employment and Training, Intellectual Property, International Trade, Science and Technology, Taxation and Finance
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: Granting councils and the Canada Student Loans Program.
Subject Matter: Prospective: Granting councils and the Canada Student Loans Program.
 
Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter
Categories Description
Bill or Resolution Canada Student Loans Act
Bill or Resolution Copyright Act
Bill or Resolution Student Financial Assistance Act