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Ex-minister Bains’ appointment to Rogers reflects problems with lobbying rules: commissioner

telecom | 06/21/2023 2:18 pm EDT

Lobbying commissioner Nancy Bélanger called for changes to Canada’s lobbying rules during a House of Commons ethics committee meeting discussing the appointment of...

Facebook to register to lobby

Media | 04/23/2018 5:08 pm EDT

Facebook Inc. will add itself to the federal lobbyist registry, the company said after its head of public policy, Kevin Chan, was criticized for not registering. A Facebook spokesperson confirmed to the Lobby Monitor that the company will register “as soon as possible,” adding it will do so even though it doesn’t meet the threshold of activity to register, which requires 20 per cent of work activity to be spent on lobbying. The spokesperson also said the company has asked lobbying commissioner Nancy Bélanger for a...