Friday, March 20, 2009

Exposure to Dioxin During Early Development Impairs Ability to Fight Infection...And More

Exposure to Dioxin During Early Development Impairs Ability to Fight
Infection

(Beyond Pesticides, March 19, 2009) Researchers investigating the long-
term immune effects of dioxin have found that exposure to dioxin
during development or while nursing diminishes the capacity to fight
infection later in life. The study, published in Toxicological
Sciences, reported that mouse pups born to pregnant mice that were
exposed to a small amount of dioxins had fewer white blood cells that
normally kill the flu virus and more of a different kind that
increases lung inflammation.

The study entitled, “The aryl hydrocarbon receptor affects distinct
tissue compartments during ontogeny of the immune system,” aimed to
identify the critical windows of exposure where fetuses are most
sensitive to dioxin’s harmful effects. Pregnant mice were given a dose
of 1,000 ppt dioxin either during pregnancy, lactation, or throughout
pregnancy and lactation. After dosing, mothers and pups were kept
dioxin-free. Researchers then infected mothers and pups with a non-
lethal dose of the influenza virus.

Researchers found that the number of specialized white blood cells -
referred to as CD8+ T-cells that specifically recognize and kill the
flu virus, were significantly reduced in the pups but not their
mothers. The most severe reduction in these white blood cells was seen
when dioxin was administered only while the pups were nursing.
Conversely, a different type of white blood cell, known as neutrophil,
significantly increased in the dioxin-exposed pups. Neutrophils,
important mediators of inflammation, were most severely increased when
dioxin was given late in gestation and during lactation. The mothers
of the pups mounted a normal immune response to the influenza
infection with no decrease in CD8+ T-cells or increase in neutrophils.

These results illustrate how dioxin exposure in the womb, and/or
during nursing, can permanently impact the development of the immune
system. They also reaffirm the significance of the impacts of early
exposures to harmful chemicals which can result in long-term changes
that affect normal biological responses later in life. One notable
aspect of this study was that changes in immune response were observed
even though the pups were exposed a few times to a low-level dose of
dioxin. This means that short-term exposures (as opposed to long-term,
continuous exposures) can have significant long-term impact,
especially if these exposures occur during important early
developmental stages.

Dioxin refers to a family of chemicals linked to cancer, weakened
immune systems and reproductive problems. They are persistent organic
pollutants that bioaccumulate in humans and other animals, especially
in fatty tissue. The main route of human exposure is through diet,
especially through foods contaminated with pesticides and other
hazardous chemicals that degrade or transform into dioxin. As seen in
this study, dioxins are also transmitted from mother to child through
breastfeeding. Previous reports have stated that infants exposed to
high levels of dioxin in utero suffered poor psychomotor skills,
altered thyroid hormone levels, and reduced neurological optimality.

The most infamous dioxin, 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-
Dioxin (TCDD),
is the most dangerous form of dioxin and part ingredient of Agent
Orange, once used during the Vietnam War. War veterans exposed to
Agent Orange have developed chronic lymphocytic leukemia, Hodgkin’s
disease and non-Hodgkins lymphoma and diabetes. Many children of
veterans exposed have been affected by their parents’ exposure to the
chemical and show a wide range of symptoms.

Dioxin has been found in milk, cheese, beef, pork, fish, chicken, and
other animals, as well as soil and sewage sludge. High levels of
dioxin still exist in the Tittabawassee and Saginaw rivers and
floodplains in Michigan, after being dumped there decades ago by Dow
Chemical Co. Clean-up and restoration for these systems are still
being debated. Even though dioxin levels in the environment have
dropped considerably in recent years from their peak in the late
1970’s, it is important to be vigilant in the foods consumed in order
to avoid increasing risk of exposure, since dioxins are persistent and
bioaccumulative. A diet rich in organic foods can help minimize risk
of dioxin exposure.

Source: Environmental Health News

http://www.beyondpesticides.org/dailynewsblog/

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Thursday, March 19, 2009

The Kelowna Daily Courier

Cosmetic pesticides not worth risk

Re: “Anti-pesticide bylaws unsound, advocate for products argues”,
Okanagan Saturday Staff, January 31, 2009

For over seventy years, the Canadian Cancer Society has been the
nationally respected and trusted voice on all cancer issues. We fund
the most research, support the most people and fight to prevent all
types of cancer.

Regarding the risk of developing cancer through exposure to
pesticides, we agree that more research is needed. However, there is
enough current scientific evidence to show that precautions should be
taken. More and more studies link pesticide exposure to developing non-
Hodgkin lymphoma, adult and childhood leukemia, brain, kidney,
pancreatic, prostate, and some lung cancers. At higher risk are those
who work with pesticides as part of their job.

We all have a right to know if we are being exposed to cancer-causing
substances in our communities. The Canadian Cancer Society believes
that it is better to be safe than sorry.

Taking precaution can start with the simple action of eliminating the
use of pesticides to beautify lawns and gardens. The cosmetic, or
ornamental, use of pesticides has no health benefit but is shown to
have the potential to harm our health and the environment. Why use
toxic chemicals when safer alternatives exist?

Encouragingly, people in cities across BC, including Kelowna, are open
to non-toxic practices. In a recent Ipsos Reid survey, more than eight
in ten of those with a lawn or garden in Kelowna said they would be
likely to try alternative practices instead of chemicals or pesticides
if they were provided with information and tips on how to do so.

Even when applied properly according to manufacturer’s instructions,
pesticides can still pose risks. Pesticides sprayed on lawns can drift
or runoff and mix with the air, soil or surrounding body of water.
Pesticides can be absorbed through the skin; inhaled (breathed into
the lungs); swallowed by eating residues on vegetables and fruit or
through touching hands to the mouth.

Typical childhood behaviours such as playing on lawns and putting
objects in their mouths make children especially susceptible to
pesticide exposure. Residue brought into the home by pets, or from
shoes and clothing is also a concern.

This is why the Canadian Cancer Society is calling for a ban on the
cosmetic use of pesticides. We encourage you to join us in asking all
levels of government to implement legislation to reduce or eliminate
the cosmetic use of pesticides. By speaking up and taking action we
can create environments that promote health and prevent cancer from
starting in the first place.

Jerilynn Kiely, Community Action Coordinator
Canadian Cancer Society, BC and Yukon, Interior Region

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March 20, 2009

Going green: Nursery turns to bugs

by Nicole Million

Robert Mood, owner of Wye Nursery in Wyevale, is introducing a new
“greener” way of getting rid of pests. He has recently changed the
nursery’s greenhouse practice of pesticide spraying, instead opting to
use a biological approach.

A Wyevale nursery is being infested with bugs in an attempt to go
green. Robert and Laura Moon, owners of Wye Nursery, are reducing
their greenhouse practice of pesticide spraying, choosing instead to
use a biological approach that introduces one insect into the
greenhouse that will prey on other insects known for eating or
destroying plants. “We’ve been buying bugs that are predators to other
bugs – for instance (one type we bring in) are microscopic bugs that
live in bran and will stay in there for up to five weeks,” said Robert
Moon, adding the alternative to this “green” way of ridding plants of
known pests would be using sprays, chemicals and pesticides, which
aren’t good for people’s health or the health of the plant. “It’s bad
for us and it’s bad for the customer. The pesticides are left on the
leaf, and (most) people don’t know that.” Added Laura Moon, “With all
the recalls of fruits and vegetables, you don’t know if a tomato is
from Mexico, what they’re spraying on them, where they’re growing them
or how they’re growing them.” The nursery started using the new method
last year with its fall mums, noted Robert Moon, adding the bugs –
which come as both mature bugs and eggs – live in sacks providing them
with enough food for a several number of weeks. “The more you use a
spray, the more a plant becomes immune to it. They weren’t being
effective,” he said. “It’s just like cough medicine,” added Laura.
“The more you take, the more you (don’t respond).” With 90 per cent
of the plants sold at the nursery being grown there from seed, using
this new “greener” process can also be a bit time consuming, they
noted. “We’re still at the early stages, and you definitely have to
keep on top of it,” said Laura Moon. “You’ve got to get it managed. If
you just sense that there are some, and you find a few, you’ve got to
get right on top of it because, if you just let it go and they’re
everywhere, then these aren’t going to work. You have to bring these
in early and stay on top of it,” added Robert Moon. The couple said
even though the bugs cost approximately 50 per cent more than what
they were previously paying for chemical sprays, the benefits are
priceless. “It’s just a better way of doing things,” she said. “Never
mind what the sprays and chemicals are doing to us – obviously,
they’re not good for us to breathe them in, for our kids (or) the
environment – but it’s the greener way to go. For us, doing what we’re
doing, and moving to the next level, it just seems like the logical
thing to do… like it’s the right next step.”

http://www.huroniabusinesstimes.com/businesstimes/article/131366

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Friday, March 20, 2009

Lorraine Tisdale, longtime activist for environment, health, dies at
95

By Peter B. Lord

Journal Environment Writer

Loraine Tisdale, who for years was a tireless advocate for the
environment and public health in Rhode Island, died Sunday in a
convalescent home in Maine. She was 95.

She lived in Maine the last five years to be closer to her son, Bruce.
But it was during the previous 25 years or so, in Rhode island, that
Tisdale was an ever-present figure at environmental meetings, at the
State House and in the vegetable and flower gardens that surrounded
her home in Cranston.

Tisdale had “a wonderful life that had such a dynamic effect on the
environmental movement in Rhode Island,” noted one friend, Eugenia
Marks, senior policy director at the Audubon Society of Rhode Island.

Bruce Tisdale said his mother lived life so simply he couldn’t recall
her ever wearing new clothing.

“All she bought was milk and bread,” Tisdale said yesterday. “Clothing
was superficial to her. If we had all lived like she lived, we
wouldn’t have an economic crisis right now. And the world would be a
lot cleaner.”

At the age of 88, she earned the Environmentalist of the Year Award
from the state Department of Environmental Management as part of its
Earth Day celebrations. The DEM noted then that she had missed only
two meetings of the Environment Council of Rhode Island in 20 years.

During the last several years her name has been honored with the
Tisdale Awards, which the Environment Council of Rhode Island grants
annually to four schools completing exemplary environmental projects.
She also volunteered for Clean Water Action, Save The Bay, the Audubon
Society and the local branch of the Sierra Club.

Others will recognize her name from her persistent letters to the
editor at The Providence Journal, many focusing on efforts to ban the
pesticide chlordane and to better regulate the use of chemicals on
lawns.

Tisdale helped found a statewide group called GASP — Group for
Alternatives to Spraying Pesticides. One of her fellow anti-pesticide
campaigners, Sharon Hegburg of Exeter, recalled yesterday that Tisdale
had a lot of good ideas and strong beliefs. “She wouldn’t eat white
bread and she wouldn’t throw it outside because she didn’t want
animals to eat it either.”

In 1999, Tisdale was named an Outstanding Senior in Cranston, where
she lived for about 25 years in a house surrounded by gardens.

She was raised in Wood River Junction, Richmond, and graduated from
Westerly High School in 1932. She graduated from the University of
Rhode Island in 1936 with a degree in chemistry and pursued graduate
studies at URI and Columbia University before earning a registered
nurse degree at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital — now Brigham and Women’s
Hospital — in Boston.

She raised two children, Bruce and Demaris, and was married to her
late husband, Richard, for more than 40 years.

The family lived in Pittsburgh for many years while Richard Tisdale
was an executive with the local YMCA, according to Bruce. She often
did private-duty nursing at night, he said, so she could be home with
her children during the days.

No services are planned. Tisdale’s family asks that memorials be made
to the Environment Council of Rhode Island Education Fund, which
supports environmental education programs and administers the Tisdale
Awards.

plord@projo.com

http://www.projo.com/news/content/Loraine_Tisdale_dies_03-20-09_B9DOAFB_v7.34f128e.html#

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Warning Industry Propaganda Below
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March 20, 2009

The Ottawa Citizen

Review discredited

Re: Review urges reducing pesticide exposure, March 13.

This letter's misleading characterization of the Ontario College of
Family Physicians' review of pesticide literature is a disgrace,
although it is typical of activist groups, such as the Canadian
Association of Physicians for the Environment, which search far and
wide for support of the extreme anti-pesticide position and yet
continue to find themselves unable to point to anything better than
the 2004 family physicians' report which is a literature review, not
an actual scientific study.

What's important to know, however, is that when the Ontario College of
Family Physicians first released its concerns, regulatory bodies
around the world sat up and took note. The result? The college's
report has been roundly discredited.

Many reputable organizations, including the United Kingdom Pesticides
Safety Directorate and CANTOX Health Sciences, have questioned the
report's conclusions.

The United Kingdom Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution called
the Ontario College of Family Physicians' evaluation inconsistent,
superficial and over-interpreting.

Health Canada also reviewed the findings but determined there was
nothing in the report to merit further regulatory action.

Gideon Forman's right about one thing, though. Citizen readers must
decide for themselves whom they trust to protect their health.

I hope that with this new information having been brought to light,
they'll be better able to see that it's neither Forman nor the Ontario
government.

Lorne Hepworth,
Ottawa
President, CropLife Canada

© Copyright (c) The Ottawa Citizen

http://www.ottawacitizen.com/opinion/letters/Review+discredited/1407781/story.html

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Organization: CROPLIFE CANADA Name change history
Responsible Officer: LORNE HEPWORTH
Position Title: PRESIDENT
Version: 775828-617-21 (previously 0003881-26)
Type: Registration update
Active from: 2008-05-20 (last amended on 2008-06-24 )

A. Organization Information
Organization: CROPLIFE CANADA
627 - 21 FOUR SEASONS PLACE
ETOBICOKE, ON M9B 6J8
Canada
Telephone number: 416-622-9771
Fax number: 416-622-6764

Description of the organization's activities: CROPLIFE CANADA
(FORMERLY THE CROP PROTECTION INSTITUTE OF CANADA) IS THE TRADE
ASSOCIATION REPRESENTING THE DEVELOPERS, MANUFACTURERS AND
DISTRIBUTORS OF PLANT SCIENCE INNOVATIONS - PEST CONTROL PRODUCTS AND
PLANT BIOTECHNOLOGY - FOR USE IN AGRICULTURE, URBAN AND PUBLIC HEALTH
SETTINGS. CROPLIFE CANADA STANDS FOR SAFETY AND INNOVATION IN ALL
PRODUCTS SUPPORTED BY A FOUNDATION OF CONTINUOUS RESEARCH AND A STRONG
COMMITMENT TO STEWARDSHIP.
Organization's membership or classes of membership: CORPORATE
MEMBERS WHO ARE CLASSED AS EITHER : ACTIVE MEMBER (VOTING), OR
ASSOCIATE MEMBER.

Was the organization funded in whole or in part by any domestic or
foreign government institution in the last completed financial
year? No


B. Lobbyists Employed by the Organization
Name: CAM DAVREUX
Position title: Vice President, Stewardship
Public offices held: No

Name: Kristina Fixter
Position title: Director, Communications
Public offices held: No

Name: LORNE HEPWORTH
Position title: PRESIDENT
Public offices held: No

Name: Russel Hurst
Position title: Manager, Stewardship Development
Public offices held: No

Name: Russel Hurst
Position title: Director, Stewardship Development
Public offices held: No

Name: Jill Maase
Position title: Vice President Plant Biotechnology; Government &
Public Affairs
Public offices held: No

Name: PETER MACLEOD
Position title: Vice President Chemistry
Public offices held: No

Name: Pierre Petelle
Position title: Director, Director Regulatory Affairs & Non Ag
Uses
Public offices held: No

Name: Janice Tranberg
Position title: Director - Plant Biotechnology Stewardship &
Regulatory Affairs
Public offices held: No

C. Lobbying Activity Information
Federal departments or organizations which have been or will be
communicated with during the course of the undertaking: Treasury
Board of Canada (TBS), Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC),
Industry Canada (IC), Environment Canada (EC), National Research
Council (NRC), Finance Canada (FIN), CANADIAN FOOD INSPECTION AGENCY,
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC), Health Canada
(HC), Privy Council Office (PCO), PEST MANAGEMENT REGULATORY AGENCY,
Prime Minister's Office (PMO), Revenue Canada (RC), Canadian
International Development Agency (CIDA)
Communication techniques that have been used or are expected to be
used in the course of the undertaking:
Telephone calls, Written communications, whether in hard copy or
electronic format, Grass-roots communication, Informal communications,
Meetings, Other types: PARLIAMENTARY RECEPTION, Presentations

Subject Matter: Areas of Concern: Employment and Training, Health,
Intellectual Property, Agriculture, Forestry, Science and Technology,
International Trade, Fisheries, Industry, Environment

Subject Matter: Retrospective: 1. COST RECOVERY BY THE PEST
MANAGEMENT REGULATORY AGENCY2. REGISTRATION OF PESTICIDES3. PEST
CONTROL PRODUCTS ACT REGULATIONS4. PLANT BIOTECHNOLOGY LEGISLATION,
REGULATIONS AND POLICY
Subject Matter: Prospective: 1. COST RECOVERY BY THE PEST
MANAGEMENT REGULATORY AGENCY2. PLANT BIOTECHNOLOGY LEGISLATIONS,
REGULATIONS AND POLICY3. PEST CONTROL PRODUCTS ACT REGULATIONS4. CO-
FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR STEWARDSHIP INITIATIVES5. AGRICULTURE POLICY
FRAMEWORK CONSULTATIONS - ROUND TABLE PARTICIPATION6. SEED SECTOR
ASSESSMENT

Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter
Categories Description
Policy or Program, Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit
Cost recovery by the Pest Management Regulatory Agency
Regulation, Policy or Program Seed Sector Assessment
Regulation, Policy or Program Registration of Pesticides
Regulation Pest Control Products Regulation
Regulation, Policy or Program Own Use Import Program
Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit Co-funding
opportunities for stewardship initiatives
Policy or Program, Regulation Plant Biotechnology legislation,
regulations and policy
Regulation, Policy or Program Agriculture Policy Framework
consultations, round table participation

Return to Public Registry

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Active Registration: 781400-16956-2
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Lobbyist: John Capobianco
Consulting firm: Edelman Canada
Client: Scotts Canada Ltd. Name change history
Version: 781400-16956-2
Type: Registration update
Active from: 2008-08-15

A. Registrant
Consultant lobbyist name: John Capobianco Lobbyist business
address
Consulting firm: Edelman Canada
214 King Street West, Suite 600
Toronto, ON M5H 3S6
Canada
Position: Senior Vice President
Telephone number: 416-979-1120 Ext. 237
Fax number: 416-979-0176

Former public office holder: No

B. Information about Client
Client: Scotts Canada Ltd.
2000 Argentia Road
Plaza 5, Suite 101
Mississauga, ON L5N 2R7
Canada
Telephone number: 905-814-7425 Ext.: 228
Fax number: 905-814-7392

Principal representative of the client: Jill Fairbrother
Position title: Director, Regulatory & Stakeholder

Parent: ScottsMiracle-Gro
14111 Scottslawn Road
Marysville, OH
United States of America 430 41

Coalition: The client is not a coalition.
Subsidiary: The client does not have any subsidiaries that could be
affected by the outcome of the undertaking.
Direct Interest: The client's activities are not controlled or
directed by another person or organization with a direct interest in
the outcome of this undertaking.

Was the client funded in whole or in part by any domestic or foreign
government institution in the last completed financial year, or does
the client expect funding in the current financial year? No


C. Lobbying Activity Information
Federal departments or organizations which have been or will be
communicated with during the course of the undertaking: Members of
the House of Commons, Environment Canada (EC), Health Canada (HC),
Industry Canada (IC), Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), Prime
Minister's Office (PMO)
Communication techniques that have been used or are expected to be
used in the course of the undertaking:
Oral communication, Grass-roots communication, Written communication
I arranged or expect to arrange one or more meetings on behalf of my
client between a public office holder and any other person in the
course of this undertaking: Yes

Information about Subject matter: Environment, Industry, Health,
Agriculture

Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter
Categories Description
Policies or Program Speaking and meeting with elected government
officials and ministerial advisors about pesticide use in Canada. As
some provinces and municipalities have moved towards limiting the use
of cosmetic pesticides, we are proactively engaging with federal
government officials to inform the debate and to lobby against any
potential country-wide bans.

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Lobbyist: HOWARD MAINS
Consulting firm: TACTIX GOVERNMENT CONSULTING INC
Client: Industry Task Force II on 2,4-D Research Data Name change
history
Version: 776733-1778-9
Type: Registration update
Active from: 2008-07-02

A. Registrant
Consultant lobbyist name: HOWARD MAINS Lobbyist business address
Consulting firm: TACTIX GOVERNMENT CONSULTING INC
World Exchange Plaza
880-45 O'Connor Street
OTTAWA, ON K1P 1A4
Canada
Position: VICE PRESIDENT
Telephone number: 613-566-7053 Ext. 1001
Fax number: 613-566-2026

Former public office holder: Yes

B. Information about Client
Client: Industry Task Force II on 2,4-D Research Data
9317 E. Pleasant Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64138
United States of America
Telephone number: 800-345-5109

Principal representative of the client: J.W. Gray
Position title: Executive Director

Parent: The client is not a subsidiary of any other parent companies.
Coalition: The client is not a coalition.
Subsidiary: The client does not have any subsidiaries that could be
affected by the outcome of the undertaking.
Direct Interest: ATANOR S.C.A.
Albanrelios 4914
Munro
BUENOS AIRES 81605AFR
Argentina

DOW AGROSCIENCES LLC
9330 ZIONSVILLE ROAD
INDIANAPOLIS, IN
United States of America 46268

NUFARM LTD.
103-105 Pipe Road
Laverton North, Victoria 3026
Australia

PBI-GORDON
1217 W. 12TH STREET
KANSAS CITY, MO
United States of America 64101


Was the client funded in whole or in part by any domestic or foreign
government institution in the last completed financial year, or does
the client expect funding in the current financial year? No


C. Lobbying Activity Information
Federal departments or organizations which have been or will be
communicated with during the course of the undertaking: Health Canada
(HC), Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), Foreign Affairs and
International Trade Canada (DFAITC), Industry Canada (IC)
Communication techniques that have been used or are expected to be
used in the course of the undertaking:
Oral communication, Written communication
I arranged or expect to arrange one or more meetings on behalf of my
client between a public office holder and any other person in the
course of this undertaking: Yes

Information about Subject matter: Agriculture, Internal Trade,
International Trade, Health, Industry

Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter
Categories Description
Regulation Regulatory approval of the herbicide 2,4-D under the
provisions of the Pest Control Products Act and Regulations and
associated policy directives.

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Active Registration: 781553-15172-4
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Corporation: Dow AgroSciences Canada Inc. Name change history
Responsible Officer: Jim Wispinski
Position Title: President & CEO
Version: 781553-15172-4
Type: Registration update
Active from: 2009-01-15

A. Information about Responsible Officer and Corporation
Corporation: Dow AgroSciences Canada Inc.
Suite 2100, 450-1St SW
Calgary, AB T2P 5H1
Canada
Telephone number: 403-735-8829
Fax number: 403-735-8819
Description of the corporation's business activities: Development,
manufacturing, and sales of agricultural crop protection and
biotechnology products.

Parent: Dow AgroSciences BV
HH Dowweg 5, 4542 NM
Hoek
Netherlands

Subsidiary: The corporation does not have any subsidiaries that
could be affected by the outcome of the undertaking.

Was the corporation funded in whole or in part by any domestic or
foreign government institution in the last completed financial year,
or does the client expect funding in the current financial year?
No


B. Lobbyists Employed by the Corporation
List of Senior Officers whose lobbying activities represent less than
20% of their Duties
Name: Brenda Harris
Position title: Regulatory Affairs Manager
Public offices held: Yes
Designated public office holder: No

Name: Jim Wispinski
Position title: President, and CEO
Public offices held: No
Designated public office holder: No


List of Senior Officers and Employees whose lobbying activities
represent 20% or more of their Duties
Name: Barry Gibbs
Position title: Registration Manager
Public offices held: No
Designated public office holder: No

Name: Al McFadden
Position title: Registration Manager
Public offices held: Yes
Designated public office holder: No

Name: Malcolm Stewart
Position title: Registration Manager
Public offices held: Yes
Designated public office holder: No


C. Lobbying Activity Information
Federal departments or organizations which have been or will be
communicated with during the course of the undertaking: Statistics
Canada , Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC),
Justice Canada (JC), National Research Council (NRC), Health Canada
(HC), Industry Canada (IC), Environment Canada (EC), Fisheries and
Oceans Canada (DFO), Senate of Canada, Natural Resources Canada
(NRCan), Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), Transport Canada
(TC)
Communication techniques that have been used or are expected to be
used in the course of the undertaking:
Grass-roots communication, Written communication, Oral
communication

Information about Subject matter: Health

Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter
Categories Description
Policies or Program, Regulation Pest Control Product Act, pest
control product policy, pertaining to regulation of products
Policies or Program Food and Drug Act, pertaining to monitoring
policy changes related to revocation of the 0.1 PPM Maximum Residue
Limits.

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Active Registration: 777251-4929-6
Return to Public Registry
Corporation: Bayer CropScience Inc. Name change history
Responsible Officer: Hartmut van Lengerich
Position Title: President & CEO
Version: 777251-4929-6 (previously 14190-6)
Type: Registration update
Active from: 2008-03-12

A. Information about Responsible Officer and Corporation
Corporation: Bayer CropScience Inc.
#100, 3131-114th Ave SE
Calgary, AB T2Z 3X2
Canada
Telephone number: 613-722-8111 Ext.: 235
Fax number:
Description of the corporation's business activities: Services
incidental to Agriculture. Producer / distributor of Agricultural
products.

The client is a subsidiary of the following parent companies:
Bayer CropScience AG
Alfred Nobel-Str.50
Monheim
Germany

Coalition The corporation is not a member of a coalition.
Subsidiary: The corporation does not have any subsidiaries that
could be affected by the outcome of the undertaking.
Other direct interests The corporation's activities are not
controlled or directed by another person or organization with a direct
interest in the outcome of this undertaking.

Was the corporation funded in whole or in part by any domestic or
foreign government institution in the last completed financial
year? No


B. Lobbyists Employed by the Corporation
Name: Ian Armour
Position title: Sr. Registration Manager, Herbicides
Public offices held: Yes

Name: Curtis Bunz
Position title: Canadian Counsel
Public offices held: No

Name: Nancy Delaney
Position title: Registration Specialist
Public offices held: No

Name: Darren Deonarine
Position title: Health, Safety and Environment Manager
Public offices held: No

Name: Conor Dobson
Position title: Director, Public Government Affairs
Public offices held: No

Name: David Drexler
Position title: Director, R&D
Public offices held: No

Name: Andrea Hergenroeder
Position title: Registration Manager, Herbicides
Public offices held: No

Name: Garth Hodges
Position title: Global Canola Business Manager
Public offices held: No

Name: Lionel Lamont
Position title: Seed Marketing Manager
Public offices held: No

Name: Roy Lidstone
Position title: Sr. Registration Manager, Insecticides
Public offices held: Yes

Name: Robert MacDonald
Position title: Global Regulatory and Compliance Manager
Public offices held: No

Name: Jeff Parsons
Position title: Registration Manager, Fungicides
Public offices held: Yes

Name: Paul Thiel
Position title: VP, Industry Relations & Project Mgt.
Public offices held: No

Name: Chris Warfield
Position title: Director, Regulatory Affairs
Public offices held: Yes


C. Lobbying Activity Information
Federal departments or organizations which have been or will be
communicated with during the course of the undertaking:
Environment Canada (EC), Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC),
Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Foreign Affairs and International
Trade Canada (DFAITC), Members of the House of Commons, Pest
Management Center, Pest Management Regulatory Agency, Health Canada
(HC)
Communication techniques that have been used or are expected to be
used in the course of the undertaking:
Written communications, whether in hard copy or electronic format,
Informal communications, Telephone calls, Presentations, Meetings

Subject Matter: Areas of Concern: Science and Technology,
Environment, Transportation, Intellectual Property, Industry,
International Trade, Agriculture, Health

Subject Matter: Retrospective: Communications with respective
Departments, Institutes and Agencies at various levels of the
government: Pest Management Regulatory Agency, Agriculture and Agri-
Food Canada, Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade,
Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Industry Canada, Pest Management
Center, Environment Canada, Health Canada
Subject Matter: Prospective: Communications with respective
Departments, Institutes and Agencies at various levels of the
government: Pest Management Regulatory Agency, Agriculture and Agri-
Food Canada, Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade,
Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Health Canada, Environment Canada.

Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter
Categories Description
Policy or Program Grower Rrequested Own Use Program
Regulation Pest Control Products Act and Fertilizer Supplement
Regulations - input on biologicals.
Policy or Program Biotechnology bio-Products
Regulation Participation in CropLife/Pest Management Regulatory
Agency Committee on value packages.
Policy or Program International Trade - World Trade Organization
Policy or Program Pest Management Advisory Council
Policy or Program Own Use Import Program
Policy or Program Joint review candidates and procedures -
discussion of Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development
Joint Review framework.
Policy or Program Water quality Standards and Science Horizons
program - discussion on draft protocols and development of standards.
Policy or Program Renewable fuels legislation
Policy or Program Joint reviews of minor use products and
technology gap solutions - utilization of the programs and future
proposals.
Policy or Program Registration of biological pesticides.
Policy or Program Cartagena Protocol
Regulation Seeds Act.
Policy or Program Electronic submissions - use of Organization for
Economic Co-operation and Development .xml templates.
Policy or Program Innovation, Science and Technology
Policy or Program Fertilizer program - discussion on the policies
for registration of supplements.
Policy or Program Protection of Proprietary Interest in Pesticide
Data.
Policy or Program Intellectual Property
Policy or Program North American Free Trade Agreement Labels-
discussion of implementation and candidate compounds.
Policy or Program Economic Management Advisory Council -
discussion on present cost recovery regime and associated service
standards.
Regulation Pest Control Products Act Regulations - input on Buffer
Zone proposal.

Subject matter added through communication entries: Employment and
Training View
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Active Registration: 778241-319-9
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Organization: CANADIAN CONSUMER SPECIALTY PRODUCTS ASSOCIATION
Name change history
Responsible Officer: SHANNON COOMBS
Position Title: PRESIDENT
Version: 778241-319-9
Type: Registration update
Active from: 2008-08-05

A. Organization Information
Organization: CANADIAN CONSUMER SPECIALTY PRODUCTS ASSOCIATION
800 - 130 ALBERT STREET
OTTAWA, ON K1P 5G4
Canada
Telephone number: 613-232-6616 Ext.: 18
Fax number: 613-233-6350

Description of the organization's activities: THE CANADIAN
CONSUMER SPECIALTY PRODUCTS ASSOCIATION (CCSPA) IS A TRADE ASSOCIATION
REPRESENTING THE CONSUMER, INDUSTRIAL AND INSTITUTIONAL SPECIALTY
PRODUCTS INDUSTRY. WE PROMOTE THE INTERESTS OF MEMBER COMPANIES BY
PROVIDING A NATIONAL VOICE, ENCOURAGING ETHICAL PRACTICES, NEGOTIATING
WITH GOVERNMENTS, AND FOSTERING INDUSTRY COOPERATION.
Organization's membership or classes of membership: THERE IS ONLY
ONE CLASS OF MEMBERSHIP - FULL MEMBERSHIP.

Was the organization funded in whole or in part by any domestic or
foreign government institution in the last completed financial year,
or does the client expect funding in the current financial year?
No


B. Lobbyists Employed by the Organization
Name: SHANNON COOMBS
Position title: PRESIDENT
Public offices held: Yes
Designated public office holder: No

Name: NANCY HITCHINS
Position title: DIRECTOR, ADMINISTRATION & MEMBER SERVICES
Public offices held: No
Designated public office holder: No

Name: CHERA JELLEY
Position title: DIRECTOR, POLICY
Public offices held: No
Designated public office holder: No

Name: BRUCE REBEL
Position title: DIRECTOR, REGULATORY AFFAIRS
Public offices held: No
Designated public office holder: No

C. Lobbying Activity Information
Federal departments or organizations which have been or will be
communicated with during the course of the undertaking: Industry
Canada (IC), Treasury Board of Canada (TBS), Agriculture and Agri-Food
Canada (AAFC), Hazardous Materials Information Review Commission
(HMIRC), Transport Canada (TC), Foreign Affairs and International
Trade Canada (DFAITC), Environment Canada (EC), OFFICE OF THE AUDITOR
GENERAL, Health Canada (HC), Prime Minister's Office (PMO)
Communication techniques that have been used or are expected to be
used in the course of the undertaking:
Oral communication, Written communication

Information about Subject matter: Employment and Training, Energy,
Small Business, International Trade, Transportation, Environment,
Health, Agriculture, Industry, Consumer Issues

Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter
Categories Description
Regulation Hazardous Products Act with respect to the Consumer
Chemicals and Containers Regulations CCCR 2001 regarding the
interpretation and technical amendments to the regulations
Regulation Regulations Respecting the Concentration of Phosphorus
in Certain Cleaning Products in respect of phosphorus in dishwashing
products, laundry products and cleaning products
Legislative Proposal, Bill or Resolution Bill C-377, An Act to
ensure Canada assumes its responsibilities in preventing dangerous
climate change – with respect to climate change issues.
Legislative Proposal, Bill or Resolution Bill C-225, An Act to
amend the Pest Control Products Act (prohibition of use of chemical
pesticides for non-essential purposes) in respect of restrictions on
pest control products
Legislative Proposal, Bill or Resolution Canadian Environmental
Protection Act (CEPA) with respect to the requirement for new
substance notification
Policies or Program Tariffs and Trade in respect of general
government policies and proposals
Policies or Program Transportation of Dangerous Goods in respect
of general government policies and proposals
Legislative Proposal, Bill or Resolution Food and Drug Regulations
with respect to the pre-market authority for the sale of disinfectant
products.
Policies or Program Government Cost Recovery and User Fee Programs
with respect to the Health Products & Food Branch, Health Canada, for
disinfectant products
Policies or Program Security and Prosperity Partnership of North
America in respect of government policies pertaining to shared working
relationships on chemicals
Legislative Proposal, Bill or Resolution Bill C-302, An Act to
amend the Pest Control Products Act (prohibition of use of chemical
pesticides for non-essential purposes) in respect of restrictions on
pest control products
Legislative Proposal, Bill or Resolution Canadian Environmental
Protection Act (CEPA) with respect to regulation of phosphorus content
in household, institutional and industrial products
Legislative Proposal, Bill or Resolution Bill C-474, An Act to
require the development and implementation of a National Sustainable
Development Strategy, the reporting of progress against a standard set
of environmental indicators and the appointment of an independent
Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development
accountable to Parliament, and to adopt specific goals with respect to
sustainable development in Canada, and to make consequential
amendments to another Act – with respect to sustainable development
and environmental indictors.
Legislative Proposal, Bill or Resolution Bill C-469, An Act to
amend the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (use of
phosphorus) in respect to phosphorus limits
Legislative Proposal, Bill or Resolution Canadian Environmental
Protection Act (CEPA) with respect to the In Commerce List substances
subject to CEPA
Legislative Proposal, Bill or Resolution Bill C-52, Canada
Consumer Product Safety Act, in respect of modernization of the
Hazardous Products Act, Canada's Food and Consumer Safety Action Plan
Policies or Program Consumer Product Waste Disposal and Recycling
in respect of waste disposal and recycling initiatives and programs at
the federal level
Legislative Proposal, Bill or Resolution Bill C-464, An Act to
limit the use of phosphorus in dishwashing detergents in respect to
phosphorus limits
Legislative Proposal, Bill or Resolution Bill C-439, An Act to
prohibit the use of Bisphenol (BPA) in certain products and to amend
the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 in respect of
restrictions on BPA
Legislative Proposal, Bill or Resolution Food and Drugs Act with
respect to how disinfectants are regulated in Canada
Legislative Proposal, Bill or Resolution Bill C-307, An Act too
prohibit the use of benzyl butyl phthalate (BBP), dibutyl phthalate
(DBP) and di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP) in certain products to
amend the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 – with respect
to benzyl butyl phthalate (BBP), dibutyl phthalate (DBP) and di(2-
ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP) being added to Schedule 1 of CEPA.
Legislative Proposal, Bill or Resolution Bill C-546, An Act to
provide compensation to farmers and prevent the proliferation of blue-
green algae and to amend the Canadian Environmental Protection Act,
1999 (use of phosphorus) in respect to phosphorus limits
Regulation Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) with
respect to VOC (volatile organic compound) Regulations regarding VOC
content in consumer products
Legislative Proposal, Bill or Resolution Bill C-298, An Act to add
perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) to the Virtual Elimination List under
the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 – with respect to
perfluorooctane sulfonate being added to the virtual elimination list.
Legislative Proposal, Bill or Resolution Bill C-51, which is an
act to amend the Food and Drugs Act, with respect to how disinfectants
are regulated and sold in Canada.
Policies or Program Government Cost Recovery and User Fee Programs
with respect to the New Substances Notifications, Environment Canada,
fees for registered pest control products
Policies or Program Bill C-212, User Fee Act, with respect to
Government Cost Recovery and User Fee Programs
Regulation Hazardous Products Act with respect to the Workplace
Hazardous Material Information System Regulations regarding
interpretation and technical amendments to the regulations
Regulation, Policies or Program Global Harmonization System of
Classification and Labelling of Chemicals in respect of government-
wide consultations on future regulations and implementation
Legislative Proposal, Bill or Resolution Bill C-497, An Act to
prohibit the use of bisphenol A (BPA) in specified products and to
amend the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 in respect of
restrictions on BPA
Legislative Proposal, Bill or Resolution Bill C-553-An act to
ensure that warning labels are affixed to products containing toxic
substances in respect to labelling
Legislative Proposal, Bill or Resolution Bill C-464, An Act to
limit the use of phosphorus in dishwasher detergent – with respect to
a proposed limit of phosphorus in dishwasher detergent.
Policies or Program Government Cost Recovery and User Fee Programs
with respect to the Pest Management Regulatory Agency for registered
pest control products

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Active Registration: 723074-235501-1
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Lobbyist: Amardeep Khosla
Consulting firm: A S Khosla Consulting
Client: Canadian Chemical Producers' Association / Fabriquants de
produits chimiques du Canada Name change history
Version: 723074-235501-1
Type: New registration
Active from: 2009-02-15

A. Registrant
Consultant lobbyist name: Mr. Amardeep Khosla Lobbyist business
address
Consulting firm: A S Khosla Consulting
306-168 Chadwick Court
North Vancouver, BC V7M 3L4
Canada
Telephone number: 778-340-4420
Fax number: 778-340-4420

Former public office holder: Yes

B. Information about Client
Client: Canadian Chemical Producers' Association / Fabriquants de
produits chimiques du Canada
Suite 805, 350 Sparks Street
Ottawa, ON K1R 7S8
Canada
Telephone number: 613-237-6215
Fax number: 613-237-4061
Website: www.ccpa.ca

Principal representative of the client: Gordon Lloyd
Position title: Vice President, Technical Affairs

Parent: The client is not a subsidiary of any other parent companies.
Coalition: The client is not a coalition.
Subsidiary: The client does not have any subsidiaries that could be
affected by the outcome of the undertaking.
Direct Interest: The client's activities are not controlled or
directed by another person or organization with a direct interest in
the outcome of this undertaking.

Was the client funded in whole or in part by any domestic or foreign
government institution in the last completed financial year, or does
the client expect funding in the current financial year? No


C. Lobbying Activity Information
Federal departments or organizations which have been or will be
communicated with during the course of the undertaking: Pest
Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA), Industry Canada (IC), Public
Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), Environment Canada (EC), Health Canada
(HC), Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
Communication techniques that have been used or are expected to be
used in the course of the undertaking:
Written communication, Oral communication
I arranged or expect to arrange one or more meetings on behalf of my
client between a public office holder and any other person in the
course of this undertaking: Yes

Information about Subject matter: Environment, Health

Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter
Categories Description
Policies or Program Support a general policy that strengthens the
role of sound science in any communications to the public with respect
to health risks from chemicals. The legislative backdrop consists of
the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, the Hazardous Products Act,
and the Pest Control Products Act and their regulations.

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Active Registration: 778707-13217-5
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Lobbyist: CHARLES MILNE
Consulting firm: Freeman Mandel & Milne
Client: Syngenta Crop Protection Canada Inc. Name change history
Version: 778707-13217-5 (previously 0015220-27)
Type: Registration update
Active from: 2008-06-15

A. Registrant
Consultant lobbyist name: CHARLES MILNE Lobbyist business address
Consulting firm: Freeman Mandel & Milne
8630 Loyalist Parkway
R.R. # 1 BATH , ON K0H 1G0
Canada
Position: Principal
Telephone number: 613-373-9764
Fax number: 613-373-2807

Former public office holder: Yes
Payment is contingent on the success of the undertaking: No

B. Information about Client
Client: Syngenta Crop Protection Canada Inc.
140 Reseach Lane
Reseach Part
Guelph, ON N1H 6H9
Canada
Telephone number: 519-837-5328
Fax number: 519-836-1032

Principal representative of the client: Judy Shaw

Parent: The client is not a subsidiary of any other parent companies.
Coalition: The client is not a coalition.
Subsidiary: The client does not have any subsidiaries that could be
affected by the outcome of the undertaking.
Direct Interest: The client's activities are not controlled or
directed by another person or organization with a direct interest in
the outcome of this undertaking.

Was the client funded in whole or in part by any domestic or foreign
government institution in the last completed financial year? No


C. Lobbying Activity Information
Federal departments or organizations which have been or will be
communicated with during the course of the undertaking: Senate of
Canada, Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), Prime Minister's Office
(PMO), Privy Council Office (PCO), Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
(AAFC), Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), Public Safety and Emergency
Preparedness Canada (PSEPC), Grain Transportation Agency (GTA), Health
Canada (HC), Hazardous Materials Information Review Commission
(HMIRC), Members of the House of Commons, National Farm Products
Council (NFPC), Treasury Board of Canada (TBS), Foreign Affairs and
International Trade Canada (DFAITC), Industry Canada (IC), Environment
Canada (EC), Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), Federal
Environmental Assessment Review Office (FEARO)
Communication techniques that have been used or are expected to be
used in the course of the undertaking:
Informal communications, Telephone calls, Written communications,
whether in hard copy or electronic format, Meetings, Grass-roots
communication, Presentations

Subject Matter: Areas of Concern: Science and Technology,
International Relations, Industry, Forestry, Health, International
Trade, Fisheries, Environment, Intellectual Property, Agriculture,
Energy, Consumer Issues

Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter
Categories Description
Policy or Program Security Prosperity Partnership ( SPP) Smart
Regulations
Bill or Resolution Pest Control Products Act C- 212 an act affecting
User Fees

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Active Registration: 777401-5288-6
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Corporation: Syngenta Crop Protection Canada,Inc. Name change
history
Responsible Officer: Jay Bradshaw
Position Title: President
Version: 777401-5288-6 (previously 12522-6)
Type: Registration update
Active from: 2008-03-20

A. Information about Responsible Officer and Corporation
Corporation: Syngenta Crop Protection Canada,Inc.
140 Research Lane, Research Park
Guelph, ON N1G 4Z3
Canada
Telephone number: 519-837-5328 Ext.: 5328
Fax number: 519-836-1032
Description of the corporation's business activities: Syngenta is an
agribusiness committed to sustainable agriculture through innovative
research and technology and is a leader in crop protection and high-
value seeds. The company is a manufacturer and supplier of
agricultural pest control products for crops, agriculture, and
professional products. This includes chemicals, biologicals,
biotechnology and Genetically Engineered Organism. Sale of
manufacturing grade may also be for use in urban or domestic pest
management. Syngenta is also a commercial plant breeder.

Parent: The corporation is not a subsidiary of any other parent
corporations.
Coalition The corporation is not a member of a coalition.
Subsidiary: Syngenta (Canada) Seeds, Inc.
15910 Medway Rd., RR#1
Arva, ON
Canada N0M 1C0

Other direct interests The corporation's activities are not
controlled or directed by another person or organization with a direct
interest in the outcome of this undertaking.

Was the corporation funded in whole or in part by any domestic or
foreign government institution in the last completed financial year?
No


B. Lobbyists Employed by the Corporation
Name: Simon Barber
Position title: Regulatory Affairs Manager
Public offices held: Yes

Name: Jay Bradshaw
Position title: President
Public offices held: No

Name: Greg Jowett
Position title: Head, Western Business Region
Public offices held: No

Name: Judy Shaw
Position title: Government Affairs Director
Public offices held: No

Name: Dave Sippell
Position title: Sales and Marketing Head NK Brand
Public offices held: No


C. Lobbying Activity Information
Federal departments or organizations which have been or will be
communicated with during the course of the undertaking: Foreign
Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC), National Research
Council (NRC), Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), Statistics Canada ,
Industry Canada (IC), Privy Council Office (PCO), Natural Resources
Canada (NRCan), Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), Health Canada
(HC), Environment Canada (EC)
Communication techniques that have been used or are expected to be
used in the course of the undertaking:
Written communications, whether in hard copy or electronic format,
Meetings, Informal communications, Telephone calls, Presentations

Subject Matter: Areas of Concern: Intellectual Property,
International Trade, Environment, Science and Technology, Agriculture,
International Relations, Health, Industry

Subject Matter: Retrospective: Comments on Pest Control Products Act
and Regulations, Contact on various product registration activities
with the Pest Management Regulatory Agency, Agriculture and Agri-Food
Canada on the Agriculture Policy Framework, minor use, risk reduction
activities and Canadian Food Inspection Agency on biotechnology and
Environment Canada on Pesticide related activities, Canadian
Environmental Protection Act and the Domestic Substance List and
Species at Risk.
Subject Matter: Prospective: Possible subjects include:Pest Control
Products Act and Regulations as well as other policies of the Pest
Management Regulatory Agency, Product registration activities,
environmental initiatives and policies as they apply to agriculture
and pesticides, Agriculture policies concerning environmental
sustainability (e.g. Agriculture Policy Framework, National Agri-
Environmental Health Analysis and Reporting Program, Indicators),
Canadian Toxic Substance Management policy, Smart Regs North American
Free Trade Agreement Technical Working Group, Species at Risk,
Competitiveness Environment Sustainability Framework, Domestic
Substance List, plant breeding and biotechnology initiatives.

Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter
Categories Description
Policy or Program North American Free Trade Agreement
Policy or Program Toxic Substance Management Policies
Regulation Food and Drug Act,
Regulation Domestic Substance List
Policy or Program Technical Working Group
Regulation Species at Risk
Regulation Canadian Environmental Protection Act
Policy or Program Pesticides and the Environment programs
Regulation Pest Control Products Act and related regulations,
Policy or Program Food Safety and Biotechnology
Policy or Program Smart Regs

Government institutions added through communication entries: Pest
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Communications Entry Summary

Registrant name: Jay Bradshaw
Corporation: Syngenta Crop Protection Canada,Inc.
Associated registration: 777401-5288-6
Communication number: 5288-91797
Meeting Date: 2009-01-23

Designated public office holders present at meeting: Richard Aucoin,
Executive Director
Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) 1

Subject Matter of the communication: Agriculture , International
Relations , Intellectual Property

1 Indicates new information that was added through a monthly
communications return.

The above name is that of the most senior paid officer who is
responsible for filing a return for a corporation or organization (the
Registrant), whether that person participated in this communication or
not. Indeed, the Lobbyists Registration Regulations do not require
that the names of in-house lobbyists (i.e. employees of corporations
or organizations) who actually participated in this communication with
a designated public office holder be disclosed.

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