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Lobby groups push feds to pivot to recovery phase, say more cash needed for key sectors

By Samantha Wright Allen      

In May organizations logged 1,998 lobbying reports, with economic development, health, and industry among the most discussed matters.

May 2020 showed a dip in the federal lobbying registry's monthly communications, including the number of interactions among cabinet. Small Business Minister Mary Ng, left, was top of the list, followed by Finance Minister Bill Morneau, Families Minister Ahmed Hussen, and Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade

Associations are pivoting to recovery in their federal advocacy asks, with those among the most actively lobbying government in May pushing for flexibility on some of the government’s emergency measures and calling for more funding to protect at-risk industries. 

Samantha Wright Allen

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


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