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Basics of lobbying – Feminist Law Reform 101 – National Association of Women and the Law
Feminist Law Reform 101

Basics of lobbying

Videos

  1. 1. Lobbying legislation and the obligation to register

    Karen Cooper, Legal Counsel, Drache Aptowitzer LLP. In Julie Shugarman, Martha Jackman Eds., Online Feminist Law Reform Course, (Ottawa: NAWL Charitable Trust, 2014).

  2. 2. What is lobbying?

    Karen Cooper, Legal Counsel, Drache Aptowitzer LLP. In Julie Shugarman, Martha Jackman Eds., Online Feminist Law Reform Course, (Ottawa: NAWL Charitable Trust, 2014).

  3. 3. The consequences of failing to register

    Karen Cooper, Legal Counsel, Drache Aptowitzer LLP. In Julie Shugarman, Martha Jackman Eds., Online Feminist Law Reform Course, (Ottawa: NAWL Charitable Trust, 2014).

  4. 4. The W5 of lobbying an MP

    Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs and MP for the riding of Toronto—St. Paul's (Note that this is her current title). In Julie Shugarman, Martha Jackman Eds., Online Feminist Law Reform Course, (Ottawa: NAWL Charitable Trust, 2014).

  5. 5. Is it effective to proactively meet with MP’s – even about issues that are not currently on the agenda?

    Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs and MP for the riding of Toronto—St. Paul's (Note that this is her current title). In Julie Shugarman, Martha Jackman Eds., Online Feminist Law Reform Course, (Ottawa: NAWL Charitable Trust, 2014).

Questions and Assignments

  1. What types of advocacy related activities might trigger a requirement to register under the federal Lobbying Act?
  2. In the event a requirement to register is triggered by the activities of a non-profit or charity, which of the three types of lobbyist identified in the legislation is most likely to be engaged?