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CIJA, Dairy Farmers lead last lobbyist push before election call

By Samantha Wright Allen      

Lobbyists filed 772 reports last month, down from 972 in July, and from the 1,478 reports filed in June.

The top-lobbied ministers in August were, from left, Finance Minister Bill Morneau, Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains, International Trade Diversification Minister Jim Carr, and Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade

The summer months and final days before the official federal election call didn’t stop some lobbyists from reaching out to government ministers and their staff before the caretaker mode took effect. 

Samantha Wright Allen

Samantha Wright Allen is a reporter for The Hill Times.
- swallen@hilltimes.com


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