- Consumer Issues
- Employment and Training
- Financial Institutions
- Internal Trade
- International Trade
- Privacy and Access to Information
Subject matters added through a monthly communication report
Subject Matter Details
Legislative Proposal, Bill or Resolution
- - Bilateral and plurolateral trade agreements comprehend the North American integration of the Automotive industry
- - Ensure the alignment of Canada and U.S. vehicle emission and greenhouse gas standards, for light duty (2017-2025), and heavy duty vehicles (2019 and beyond) under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act.
- - Ensure the implementation of the Pan-Canadian framework on Climate change comprehends the federal government's regulatory role respecting vehicle fuel economy/greenhouse gas emissions and criteria air contaminants.
- - Ensure the requirements of the Chemical Management plan are developed, and applied in a manner that achieves the governments objectives and does not disrupt vehicle manufacturing operations.
- - Regulatory requirements for conventional alternative and renewable fuels and associated fuel quality standards to support vehicle emission control technology and vehicle performance.
- Ensure the review of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act is applied in a manner that achieves the governments objectives and does not disrupt manufacturing operations and vehicles.
Policies or Program
- - Beyond the Border; support border policies and administration by CBSA supports and enhances trans-border shipments of goods, cross-border movement of workers who perform essential services, and security.
- - Canadian Anti-spam legislation and regulation; comprehends the development of new advancements in vehicle technology and in-vehicle communication.
- - Employment and Training maintaining a strong apprenticeships system across Canada for a skilled workforce.
- - Ensuing there is an efficient temporary international worker process to allow for specialized expertise that is required for company-specific tasks.
- - Ensure alignment of Canada U.S. harmonized Tier 3 vehicle emission standards and supporting fuel quality requirements
- - Ensure an automotive strategy provides for a competitive environment that encourages new automotive investment.
- - Ensure low EI rates are maintained and do not unreasonable raise the cost of doing business in Canada, or negatively impact competitiveness for new investment
- - Global Affairs Canada; trade agreement negotiation and implementation that maximizes commercial benefits and export opportunities.
- - Natural Resources Canada; ensure efficiencies in reporting fuel consumption data for the annual fuel consumption guide, website and fuel economy labels are consistent with those in the U.S.
- - Promote enhancements to highway infrastructure that support the efficient movement of goods in a just-in-time supply chain environment.
- - Promote improvements to existing trade infrastructure and supporting investment to complete new border crossing point in Canada's major trade corridors.
- - Promote transportation infrastructure and policies to support testing and deployment of evolving vehicle technologies such as connected vehicles and automated vehicles.
- - Regulatory Cooperation Council workplans to remove differences and misaligned vehicles safety standards, connected vehicle and infrastructure requirements and vehicle emission standards between Canada and the U.S.
- - Revisions to the Workplace Hazardous Materials information system and inclusion of globally Harmonized System clarification and labelling of chemicals must recognize the integration production facilities and processes in Canada and the U.S.
- - Strategic Innovation Fund. A fund that is competitive with other jurisdictions in its level of funding and tax treatment.
- Data privacy: comprehends the development of new advancements in vehicle technology and in-vehicle communication.
- Ensure that the ZEV federal objectives support consumer uptake and demand, and comprehends the integrated nature of the auto industry and need for alignment with the U.S. federal ZEV policies and programs.
- Ensure the implementation of the Greenhouse Pollution Pricing Act requirements do not negatively impact the vehicle manufacturing industry's competitiveness.
Policies or Program, Regulation
- Coordination and alignment of research and analysis associated with U.S. of Light Duty Vehicle greenhouse gas emission regulation.
- Ensure that the Mines to Mobility Strategy is aligned and coordinated with the U.S.
Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA)
Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)
Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)
Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC)
Finance Canada (FIN)
Global Affairs Canada (GAC)
Health Canada (HC)
House of Commons
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED)
Justice Canada (JC)
Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)
Office of the Information Commissioner of Canada (OIC)
Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC)
Prime Minister's Office (PMO)
Privy Council Office (PCO)
Public Safety Canada (PS)
Senate of Canada
Statistics Canada (StatCan)
Transport Canada (TC)
Treasury Board Of Canada Secretariat (TBS)
In-house Organization Details
Description of the organization's activities
The CVMA represents the interests of it members by: developing information & participating in Government consultation mechanisms on all issues affecting the well being of the motor vehicle industry in Canada;-Acting as a common voice on industry issues;-Disseminating information of motor vehicle issues to members, the Government (Federal/Provincial) and the general public; and compiling & distributing industry statistical reports & information for members, Government and general publice use. (For further information visit our web site at http:/www.cvma.ca)
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration
President & CEO
Organization's membership or classes of membership
The CVMA represents Canada's traditionally domestic manufacturers of cars, light trucks and heavy duty trucks. Membership includes : Stellantis (FCA Canada Inc), Ford Motor Company of Canada Limited, General Motors of Canada Company.
No government funding was received during the last completed financial year.
In-house Organization Contact Information
116 Albert St
Ottawa, ON K1P 5G3
Employees who lobby for the organization
- KAREN HOU,
DIRECTOR, VEHICLE AND WORKPLACE SAFETY |
No public offices held
- Brian Kingston,
President & CEO |
Public offices held
- JENNIFER STEEVES,
DIRECTOR, INDUSTRY AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS |
No public offices held
- YASMIN TARMOHAMED,
VICE PRESIDENT, ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH AND SAFETY |
No public offices held