Open Data — Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying

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Open Data Licence Agreement — Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying

Lobbying Registrations

A lobbying registration is required when a paid individual communicates with federal public office holders in respect of certain subject matter, either on behalf of their employer or a client. This dataset contains all lobbying registrations filed to the Office of the Registrar of Lobbyists between the dates and under the Lobbyists Registration Act, and the Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying from onward under the Lobbying Act. The dataset provides a primary file as well as secondary files in CSV format allowing for one to many relationships for some data elements collected within a registration. Also available is a data dictionary file which provides definitions for all data elements contained within the dataset. Note that any content entered manually within a registration is in the language of choice of the user.

Dataset Resources

Resource Name Format Language Link
Lobbying Registrations CSV Bilingual (English and French) Download
Data Dictionary for Lobbying Registrations XLS Bilingual (English and French) Download

Monthly Communication Reports

Monthly communication reports disclose prescribed details regarding "oral and arranged" communications between lobbyists and Designated Public Office Holders (DPOH). This dataset contains all monthly communication reports filed with the Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying. These monthly communication reports were disclosed by registrants under the Lobbying Act, which came into force on . The dataset provides a primary file as well as secondary files in CSV format allowing for one to many relationships for some data elements collected within a monthly communication report. Also available is a data dictionary file which provides a definition for all data elements contained within the dataset. Note that any content entered manually within a monthly communication report is in the language of choice of the user.

Dataset Resources

Resource Name Format Language Link
Monthly Communication Reports CSV Bilingual (English and French) Download
Data Dictionary for Monthly Communication Reports XLS Bilingual (English and French) Download