Entries by Reem

Lobbying the Federal Government – What Exactly Are the Rules?

Even for seasoned veteran lobbyists, reviewing the rules around lobbying federal officials is a good idea from time-to-time. Basically, if you are what’s called a consultant lobbyist (hired by an organization) you must register within 10 days of your engagement with that organization. If you are an in-house lobbyist working on government relations within your […]


2022 Ontario Budget: Ontario’s Plan to Build

Ontario Finance Minister Peter Bethlenfalvy rose in the Ontario legislature yesterday afternoon and tabled the Ford government’s long awaited provincial budget. A month later than usual, the budget nicely coincides with the imminent writ drop for the upcoming June 2nd Ontario vote. Given the fact the government has no plans to pass the budget before […]


Back to “Normal”

An opinion piece written by Ray Pons. There’s something about the human spirit that becomes evident in the most challenging yet uplifting circumstances. BMO field, Toronto, Sunday, March 27, 2022, 4.00pm EDT, saw Canada’s men’s soccer team [football in the rest of the world except North America] end a drought of 36 years and qualify […]