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Lobbying Commissioner Nancy BĂ©langer tabled her first annual lobbying report on June 7, making a bid for the government to provide more money for office technology upgrades. Ms. BĂ©langer's report for 2017-18 says an increase in funds is “required to ensure the [lobbyists’ registry] remains current and up to date with rapidly evolving IT standards.” The federal lobbying office has not received more than $4.5-million since it was established 10 years ago. Ms. BĂ©langer's predecessor Karen Shepherd also pushed

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This just in: lobbying czar BĂ©langer tables her first annual lobbying report

By Shruti Shekar      

The Globe and Mail wins the prestigious Michener Award, the public service awards happened last week, and Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland wins the Diplomat of the Year Award.

Lobbying Commissioner Nancy Bélanger tabled her first annual lobbying report on June 7. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
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