Registry of Lobbyists

Registration - In-house Corporation

The Toronto-Dominion Bank / Bharat Masrani, President and Chief Executive Officer

Registration Information

In-house Corporation name: The Toronto-Dominion Bank
Responsible Officer Name: Bharat Masrani, President and Chief Executive Officer 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 2005-08-19
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 902824-5329

Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 331

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 17

Version 5 of 45 (2008-03-10 to 2008-07-02)

Version 5 of 45 (2008-03-10 to 2008-07-02) 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. Information about Responsible Officer and Corporation

Corporation: The Toronto-Dominion Bank
c/o 66 Wellington St. West
10th Floor, TD Tower
Toronto, ON  M5K 1A2
Canada
Telephone number: 416-308-1865
Fax number: 416-983-0289  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: W. Edmund Clark, President and CEO  
Description of activities: The Toronto-Dominion Bank and its subsidiaries are collectively known as TD Bank Financial Group. TD Bank Financial Group serves customers in four key businesses operating in a number of locations in key financial centres around the globe: Canadian Personal and Commercial Banking including TD Canada Trust; Wealth management including the global operations of TD Waterhouse; Wholesale Banking, including TD Securities; and U.S. Personal and Commercial Banking through TD Banknorth.
 
Parent: The corporation is not a subsidiary of any other parent corporations.
Coalition The corporation is not a member of a coalition.
Subsidiary: Meloche Monnex Inc
50 Place Crémazie
12th Floor
Montreal, QC
Canada H2P 1B6

TD Asset Management Inc.
TD Tower
55 King St W 12th floor
Toronto, ON
Canada M5K 1A2

TD Life Insurance Company
TD Tower
55 King St W 12th floor
Toronto, ON
Canada M5K 1A2

TD Securities Inc.
55 Wellington St. West
12th Floor
Toronto, ON
Canada M5K 1A2

TD Waterhouse Canada, Inc
TD Tower 12, floor
55 Kings St. West
Toronto, ON
Canada M5K 1A2

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: Riaz Ahmed
Position title: Senior Vice President, Corporate Development
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Mark Chauvin
Position title: Executive Vice President, Risk Management and Chief Risk Officer
Public offices held: No
 
Name: W. Edmund Clark
Position title: President and CEO, TD Bank Financial Group
Public offices held: Yes
 
Name: Gary Clement
Position title: Manager, Government Relations
Public offices held: Yes
 
Name: Robert Dorrance
Position title: Group Head Wholesale Banking and CEO TD Securities
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Bernard Dorval
Position title: Group Head, Business Banking and Insurance, Co-Chair TD Canada Trust
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Don Drummond
Position title: SVP and Chief Economist
Public offices held: Yes
 
Name: Matthew Fortier
Position title: Manger, Government Relations
Public offices held: Yes
 
Name: Moira Gill
Position title: Manager, Insurance Regulatory Affairs
Public offices held: Yes
 
Name: Bill Hatanaka
Position title: Group Head Wealth Management and CEO TD Waterhouse Canada
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Tim Hockey
Position title: Group Head Personal Banking and Co-Chair TD Canada Trust
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Colleen Johnston
Position title: Group Head Finance
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Linda MacKay
Position title: Vice President and Special Assistant to the President
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Frank McKenna
Position title: Deputy Chairman
Public offices held: Yes
 
Name: Scott Mullin
Position title: Vice President, Government and Community Relations
Public offices held: Yes
 
Name: Mike Pedersen
Position title: Group Head Corporate Operations
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, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), Atomic Energy Control Board (AECB), Bank of Canada, Canada Labour Relations Board (CLRB), Canadian Pension Commission (CPC), CDIC, Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Competition Tribunal (CT), Environment Canada, Finance Canada (FIN), Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC), 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 Defence (DND), National Energy Board (NEB), Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (OIPC), Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions, Pension Appeals Board (PAB), Prime Minister's Office (PMO), Privy Council Office (PCO), Public Service Commission of Canada (PSC), Public Works and Government Services Canada, Revenue Canada (RC), Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), Senate of Canada, Statistics Canada (StatCan), Transport Canada (TC), Treasury Board Of Canada Secretariat (TBS)
Communication techniques that have been used or are expected to be used in the course of the undertaking:
Grass-roots communication, Informal communications, Meetings, Other types: Advertising, Presentations, Telephone calls, Written communications, whether in hard copy or electronic format
 
Subject Matter: Areas of Concern: Agriculture, Constitutional Issues, Consumer Issues, Defence, Education, Employment and Training, Energy, Environment, Financial Institutions, Government Procurement, Industry, Infrastructure, Intellectual Property, Internal Trade, International Relations, International Trade, Justice and Law Enforcement, Labour, Science and Technology, Small Business, Taxation and Finance, Telecommunications, Transportation
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: Changes to financial services legislation and regulation; payments system issues; employment, human rights and labour issues; issues dealing with Industry Canada; issues dealing with the Department of Finance, Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI), Financial Consumers Agency of Canada (FCAC) and Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation (CDIC); Money Laundering Legislation, Regulation and Guidelines; Bank of Canada Issues; Bankruptcy and Insolvency law issues; taxation and the federal budget issues; anti-terrorism issues.
Subject Matter: Prospective: Issues ongoing as noted above.Activities are expected to include meetings with, telephone calls, letters and written and verbal submissions to, and other forms of communication directed at federal public officials in respect of accounting issues; agricultural issues; anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing issues; bankruptcy and insolvency issues; competition policy; consumer issues; corporate governance issues; criminal policy, financial institution security and public security issues; employment and labour issues; federal labour standards review, Canada Labour Code issues, employment equity, regulation and policy affecting banks as employers; financial services legislative and regulatory reform; issues relating to government financial services agencies; issues relating to small and medium size enterprises; foreign bank issues; tax and budget issues including bank holding company regulations; telecommunications issues; trade policy; Basel II framework; federal labour standards review, Canada Labour Code Part III and generally, Canada Labour Code issues; international investment issues; regulatory structure and efficiency; federal lobbying legislation and regulations.
 

Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter

Categories Description
Policy or Program Agricultural Support Programs
Policy or Program Anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing
Legislative Proposal Bank Act and other Federal Financial Services legislation.
Legislative Proposal Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act
Bill or Resolution Bill C-2, Federal Accountability Act
Bill or Resolution Bill C-27, Identity Theft
Bill or Resolution Bill C-29, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (accountability with respect to loans)
Bill or Resolution Bill C-359, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (personal identity theft)
Bill or Resolution Bill C-37, An Act to amend the law governing financial institutions and to provide for related and consequential matters)
Bill or Resolution Bill C-415, An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (replacement workers)
Bill or Resolution Bill C-454, Competition Act
Bill or Resolution Bill C-54, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (accountability with respect to loans)
Bill or Resolution Bill C-62, An Act to amend the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act, the Wage Earner Protection Program Act and chapter 47 of the Statutes of Canada, 2005
Bill or Resolution Bill S-211 (Single Securities Regulator)
Legislative Proposal Canada Labour Code
Bill or Resolution Financial Services Legislative Policy, Legislation and Reform
Policy or Program, Legislative Proposal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) Review




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