Storm of lobbying activity on the horizon on seniors, environment, intergovernmental affairs files, say lobbyists
By Beatrice PaezSep. 17, 2018
As much as the NAFTA talks are consuming the Trudeau government’s bandwidth, it has also sent the signal to stakeholders that it’s hoping to reorient some of its resources to other files as it lays the groundwork for the 2019 campaign.
Canada's federal Seniors Minister Filomena Tassi, a rookie minister from Hamilton, Ont., has been given a 'wide berth' in terms of her mandate, says Rob LeForte of Impact Public Affairs. The Hill Times file photograph by Andrew Meade
Trade is still by far the hottest file lobbyists are preoccupied with heading into the fall sitting, but there could be a quiet storm of activity building around some of the new portfolios carved out in the summer cabinet shuffle.
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