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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 July 2, 2008. 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 …

Last Updated: Jan 30, 2023
Date Published: Sep 25, 2016
Publisher: Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying of Canada
Formats: CSV XLS
Keywords: Lobbying Lobbyists Lobby Registry Lobbying Act Designated Public Office Holders DPOH Communications
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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 January 31, 1996 and June 30, 2008 under the Lobbyists Registration Act, and the Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying from July 2, 2008 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 …

Last Updated: Jan 30, 2023
Date Published: Sep 24, 2016
Publisher: Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying of Canada
Formats: CSV XLS
Keywords: Lobbying Lobbyists Lobby Registry Registry of lobbyists Lobbying Act Lobbyists Registration Act Government funding Public office held

The following have been identified, pursuant to section 2.1 and 12.c.1 of the Lobbying Act, as Designated Public Office Holders (DPOH). As such they are prohibited from lobbying the federal government for five years after leaving their jobs. Designated Public Office Holders must also respond to inquiry by the Commissioner of Lobbying.

Last Updated: Apr 13, 2022
Date Published: Oct 4, 2018
Publisher: Global Affairs Canada
Formats: CSV
Keywords: DPOH

This report follows an investigation conducted by the Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying (OCL) pursuant to section 10.4 of the Lobbying Act (Act) to determine whether Mr. David MacNaughton, former Canadian Ambassador to the United States and current President of Palantir Canada, contravened the five-year restriction on lobbying set out in paragraph 10.11(1)(c) of the Act. This provision prohibits former designated public office holders employed by corporations from engaging in in-house lobbying activities if such activities would constitute a significant part of their work on behalf of their employer.

Based on all of the information gathered during this investigation, …

Last Updated: Apr 26, 2021
Date Published: Apr 26, 2021
Publisher: Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying of Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords: Investigation OCL Lobbying

The Departemental results report (DRR) is an annual report to Parliament and Canadians that summarizes the Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying's notable achievements and accomplishments in relation to commitments made in the Departmental Plan (DP).

Last Updated: Feb 28, 2022
Date Published: Jul 9, 2020
Publisher: Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying of Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords: DRR OCL Lobbying

This report is submitted to the Parliament of Canada pursuant to section 11 of the Lobbying Act (Act) R.S.C., 1985, c. 44 (4th Supp.).

Within three months after the end of each fiscal year, the Commissioner must prepare a report about the administration of the Lobbying Act during that fiscal year. The Commissioner is required to submit the report to the Speaker of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Commons. Each Speaker tables the report in the House over which they preside.

Last Updated: Jul 14, 2022
Date Published: Jul 8, 2020
Publisher: Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying of Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords: Annual report OCL Lobbying
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