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Telecom lobbyists better look out

Briefs | 03/13/2007 5:53 pm EDT

Telecommunications lobbyists are going to have to be on their best behaviour over the next little while as the federal government launches consultations on new regulations for the Lobbyists Registration Act. "Under the previous government, the line between appropriate and inappropriate lobbying was blurred," Treasury Board president Vic Toews said in a news release. "Canadians have told us that they want tighter rules. That’s why the Federal Accountability Act promised new rules to provide Canadians with better information on the activities of lobbyists." Some of the elements under consideration in the consultations will be the form and manner of all returns, including new monthly returns for consultant lobbyists and in-house lobbyists, the type of lobbying activity to be reported, and details of the subject matter.

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