With only five sitting days, March’s 1,435 reports made for a slow month for lobbying.
In her first month as Agriculture Minister, Marie-Claude Bibeau was the most lobbied in cabinet. On May 1, she gave an update on the government’s response to the canola trade dispute with China—an issue that has kept her in high demand. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
In her first month as Agriculture Minister, Marie-Claude Bibeau was the most lobbied in cabinet, according to March filings in the federal lobbying registry.
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