Canada Lobbying

When Canadians Talk to Republicans

Liz Rice | Posted 09.24.2013 | Canada Politics
Liz Rice

On the weekend of June 23 by bus, planes, trains, and automobiles, 19 Canadians converged on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. to lobby U.S. federal pol...

A Love Letter to Harper From the Oil Industry

Yan Roberts | Posted 03.18.2013 | Canada Politics
Yan Roberts

The Harper government is blatantly adhering to the interests of one industry over the broader interests of all Canadians, and over the fundamental protection of our land and waters. What are we to make of how easy a time these industry lobbyists had at furthering their own interests?

Natural Gas Lobbyist Rush In British Columbia

Kevin Grandia | Posted 11.25.2012 | Canada British Columbia
Kevin Grandia

According to lobbyist registry data, there are currently 57 lobbyists representing the natural gas industry to elected officials and government agencies in the province of British Columbia. This is a pretty astounding number when you consider that the provincial government only consists of 85 elected representatives.

Ottawa Moves To Reveal Names Of Lobbyists

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.17.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Mining giant Barrick Gold won't say which of its people placed calls this year to Prime Minister Stephen Harper's right-hand man, but soon co...

Thoughts From a Pro-Palestinian Zionist

Richard Marceau | Posted 07.05.2012 | Canada
Richard Marceau

The Jewish lobby is given a lot of media attention. But what people should really focus on is the so-called pro-Palestinian lobby, a lobby that is, when one looks closely, more anti-Israel than pro-Palestine. And one that promotes values that are the polar opposite of Canada's. One can support the existence of a Jewish state in the Middle East and support the Palestinians' legitimate national aspirations.

Watchdog Seeks To Give Lobbying Rules Teeth

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.12.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The national lobbying watchdog wants to be able to fine lobbyists who breach the rules.Karen Shepherd is also looking for more protection, as...