Registration - In-house Organization
Pulse Canada / Gordon Bacon, Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Version 21 of 22 (2019-08-01 to 2019-08-01)
- Arts and Culture
- International Relations
- International Trade
Subject Matter Details
Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit, Policies or Program
- Growing Forward 3, Consultations with respect to scope and funding of Growing Forward 3 program development and funding and support of Pulse Canada activities under this program
Legislative Proposal, Bill or Resolution
- Food and Drug Act with respect to the need for clearer regulations regarding the registration of novel food products and opportunities for health claims for foods to accommodate new research findings on the health benefits of pulses.
Legislative Proposal, Bill or Resolution, Regulation
- Bill C-30, formally known as an Act to amend Canada Grain Act and Canada Transportation Act with respect to provisions that affect shippers
Policies or Program
- Canada Grain Commission with respect to proposed changes to user fees for services.
- Canada's Food Guide with respect to representation of pulses within the guide and accuracy of information.
- International Bi-Lateral trade agreement with Dominican Republic with respect to tariff levels for Canadian pulses.
- International Bi-Lateral trade agreement with Japan with respect to tariff levels for Canadian pulses.
- International Bi-Lateral trade agreement with Morocco with respect to tariff levels for Canadian pulses.
- International Bi-Lateral trade agreements with Trans-Pacific partnership with respect to tariff levels for Canadian Pulses.
- International Bi-lateral trade agreement with European Union with respect to tariff levels for Canadian pulses.
- Rail Freight Service Review. With respect to concerns and interests of the Canadian Special Crop Industry.
- The Canadian Food Aid Program with respect to Canadian government contributions tied to Canadian origination.
- World Trade Organization negotiations with respect to tariffs and subjects regarding pulses.
- Food Labeling and Food & Drug Regulations with respect to the need for changes to food labeling related to the health benefits of pulses.
- Written communication
- Oral communication
- Grass-roots communication
- Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)
- Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)
- Canadian Grain Commission (CGC)
- Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA)
- Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC)
- Finance Canada (FIN)
- Global Affairs Canada (GAC)
- Health Canada (HC)
- House of Commons
- Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED)
- Prime Minister's Office (PMO)
- Senate of Canada
- Transport Canada (TC)
- Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD)
In-house Organization Details
Description of the organization's activities
Pulse Canada is a confederation of industry and grower organizations with an interest in production and marketing of pea, lentil, bean and chickpea crops in Canada. Pulse Canada focuses on increasing demand for pulse crops, promotion of Canadian pulse crops, and on removal of barriers to trade or movement of pulse crops to markets around the world.
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration
Gordon Bacon, Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Organization's membership or classes of membershipPulse Canada's members include the provincial pulse grower association in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Ontario as well as the Canadian Special Crops Association.
End date of the last completed financial year: 2019-03-31
|Government Institution||Funding Received in Last Financial Year||Funding Expected in Current Financial Year|
|Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)||$1,293,632.33||Yes|
|Alberta Department of Agriculture||$8,000.00||Yes|
|Manitoba Department of Agriculture||$8,000.00||Yes|
|Saskatchewan Department of Agriculture||$8,000.00||Yes|
In-house Organization Contact Information
920-220 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3C 0A5
Fax number: 204-925-4454
Lobbyists employed by the organization
- Gordon Bacon, CEO | Public offices held
- Greg Cherewyk, Chief Operating Officer | No public offices held
- Julianne Curran, Vice-President, Food & Health | No public offices held
- Greg Northey, Vice President, Corporate Relations | No public offices held
- Denis Tremorin, Director, Sustainability | No public offices held