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Power shift among federal lobbyists biggest since Chrétien won power in 1993: lobbyists

By Derek Abma      

This year’s Top 100 Lobbyists list includes more entries with Liberal connections, as well as those representing environmental issues and labour.

Earnscliffe lobbyist Robin Sears says he hasn’t seen this big a shakeup in the hierarchy among federal lobbyists since the Chrétien-led Liberals came to power in 1993. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
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[email_link] Much has changed as a result of last year’s election that brought in a majority Liberal government and marked the first change in government in almost 10 years, and the federal lobbying sector is one of those things, as seen with this year’s Top 100 Lobbyists list. Robin Sears, a principal at Earnscliffe Strategy Group, said the shakeup in the power hierarchy among federal lobbyists is probably the biggest since Jean Chrétien came to power in 1993

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