Registry of Lobbyists

Registration - In-house Organization

Canadian Physiotherapy Association / Association canadienne de physiotherapie / Elisa Beselt, Interim Chief Executive Officer

Registration Information

In-house Organization name: Canadian Physiotherapy Association / Association canadienne de physiotherapie
Responsible Officer Name: Elisa Beselt, Interim Chief Executive Officer 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 2008-05-15
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 953118-16979

Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 66

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 3

Version 1 of 19 (2008-05-15 to 2008-07-03)

Version 1 of 19 (2008-05-15 to 2008-07-03) 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 Physiotherapy Association / Association canadienne de physiotherapie
410 - 2345 YONGE STREET
TORONTO, ON  M4P 2E5
Canada
Telephone number: 416-932-1888
Fax number: 416-932-9708  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: Michael Brennan, Executive Director  
 
Description of the organization's activities: The Canadian Physiotherapy Association is the professional association representing over 10,000 physiotherapists across Canada. It is a voluntary membership organization with the mission to provide leadership and direction to the physiotherapy profession, foster excellence in practice, education and research, and promote high standards of health in Canada.
Organization's membership or classes of membership: Members of CPA are physiotherapists who hold current or past registration with a provincial regulatory board, or who have graduated from an accredited Canadian university physiotherapy academic program.
 
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: Tracy Blyth
Position title: DIRECTOR, MEMBERSHIP SERVICES & COMPONENT RELATION
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Michael Brennan
Position title: Chief Executive Officer
Public offices held: No
 
Name: DAWN BURNETT
Position title: DIRECTOR, PRACTICE & POLICY
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 International Development Agency (CIDA), Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC), Health Canada (HC), Human Resources and Social Development Canada (HRSDC), Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC), Industry Canada, Members of the House of Commons, 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: Health
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: Health Canada - coordinated leadership on health human resource (HHR) issues for health professions in CanadaHealth Canada, Human Resources & Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) and Immigration Canada - initiatives to reduce barriers for internationally trained health professionals
Subject Matter: Prospective: Health Canada - coordinated leadership on health human resource (HHR) issues for health professions in CanadaHealth Canada- request for funding for caseload guidelines study in physiotherapy and occupational therapyHRSDC and Immigration Canada - initiatives to reduce barriers for internationally trained health professionals
 

Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter

Categories Description
Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit Caseload Guidelines
Policy or Program, Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit Health Human Resource Strategy
Policy or Program, Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit Internationally Educated Health Professionals




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