Lobbying Activity Report

4124-23982

Organization: Restaurants Canada
Associated registration: 6676-4124-2
Lobbying Activity date: 2022-11-28
Arranged a meeting: Yes
Posted date: 2023-03-02

In-house lobbyists who participated in the lobbying activity: Christian Buhagiar
Kelly Higginson Footnote1
Mark von Schellwitz
Senior Public Office Holders who were lobbied in this activity: Brenda Bailey, MLA for Vancouver-False Creek
Member(s) of the BC Legislative Assembly

Kevin Falcon, MLA for Vancouver-Quilchena
Member(s) of the BC Legislative Assembly

Kim Horn, Executive Lead
Crown Agencies Secretariat, Finance

Trevor Hughes, Deputy Minister
Labour

Ravi Kahlon, MLA for Delta North
Member(s) of the BC Legislative Assembly

Fazil Mihlar, Deputy Minister
Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation

Chris Rathbone, Assistant Deputy Minister
Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation
 
Subject Matter of the Lobbying Activity
Specific Topics of Lobbying Communications Intended Outcomes Associated Subject Matters
Capping third party delivery company fees
  • Development or enactment of any regulation, including the enactment of a regulation for the purposes of amending or repealing a regulation
Small Business, Tourism
COVID-19 reopening plan & hospitality industry supports
  • Development or enactment of any regulation, including the enactment of a regulation for the purposes of amending or repealing a regulation
COVID-19, Health, Labour/Labour Relations
Environmental policies impacting hospitality industry
  • Development or enactment of any regulation, including the enactment of a regulation for the purposes of amending or repealing a regulation
Environment
Labour policies impacting hospitality industry
  • Development or enactment of any regulation, including the enactment of a regulation for the purposes of amending or repealing a regulation
Economic Development and Trade, Small Business
Liquor licensee policies impacting hospitality industry
  • Development or enactment of any regulation, including the enactment of a regulation for the purposes of amending or repealing a regulation
Liquor Control/Alcohol
Tax policies impacting hospitality industry
  • Development or enactment of any regulation, including the enactment of a regulation for the purposes of amending or repealing a regulation
Economic Development and Trade, Finances and Budgets
Letter to Premier copying Jobs, Economic Developement and Innovation and Labour Ministers regarding proposal to cap 2023 minimum wage at 3%. Footnote1
  • Development of any legislative proposal by the government of British Columbia, a Provincial entity or a member of the Legislative Assembly
  • Introduction, amendment, passage or defeat of any Bill or resolution in or before the Legislative Assembly
  • Development or enactment of any regulation, including the enactment of a regulation for the purposes of amending or repealing a regulation
  • Development, establishment, amendment or termination of any program, policy, directive or guideline of the government of British Columbia or a Provincial entity
Labour/Labour Relations Footnote1
Meeting and phone calls with Ravi Kahlon Minister of Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation primarily focused on 3rd party delivery fee cap legislation and regulation. Footnote1
  • Development of any legislative proposal by the government of British Columbia, a Provincial entity or a member of the Legislative Assembly
  • Introduction, amendment, passage or defeat of any Bill or resolution in or before the Legislative Assembly
  • Development or enactment of any regulation, including the enactment of a regulation for the purposes of amending or repealing a regulation
Employment and Training, Small Business Footnote1
Meetings with Jobs ADM Chris Rathbone on capping 3rd party delivery fees. Footnote1
  • Development of any legislative proposal by the government of British Columbia, a Provincial entity or a member of the Legislative Assembly
  • Introduction, amendment, passage or defeat of any Bill or resolution in or before the Legislative Assembly
  • Development or enactment of any regulation, including the enactment of a regulation for the purposes of amending or repealing a regulation
Small Business Footnote1
Meeting with Opposition Leader Kevin Falcon for industry update and members' issue concerns on labour shortages, inflation, labour policies and taxes. Footnote1
  • Development of any legislative proposal by the government of British Columbia, a Provincial entity or a member of the Legislative Assembly
  • Introduction, amendment, passage or defeat of any Bill or resolution in or before the Legislative Assembly
  • Development or enactment of any regulation, including the enactment of a regulation for the purposes of amending or repealing a regulation
Economic Development and Trade, Employment and Training, Labour/Labour Relations, Liquor Control/Alcohol Footnote1
Virtual introductory meeting with new Jobs, Economic Development and and Innovation Minister Brenda Bailey and DM Fazil Milhar. Footnote1
  • Development of any legislative proposal by the government of British Columbia, a Provincial entity or a member of the Legislative Assembly
  • Introduction, amendment, passage or defeat of any Bill or resolution in or before the Legislative Assembly
Economic Development and Trade Footnote1
Virtual meetings with DM Labour Trevor Hughes on labour legislation, 2023 minimum wage, and employer foreign worker registry. Footnote1
  • Development of any legislative proposal by the government of British Columbia, a Provincial entity or a member of the Legislative Assembly
  • Introduction, amendment, passage or defeat of any Bill or resolution in or before the Legislative Assembly
  • Development or enactment of any regulation, including the enactment of a regulation for the purposes of amending or repealing a regulation
Labour/Labour Relations Footnote1
 
Senior officer who filed this Lobbying Activity Report: Christian Buhagiar
 
The above name is that of the most senior paid officer who is responsible for filing a Lobbying Activity Report for the organization (the Designated Filer), whether that person participated in this lobbying activity or not.
 
  1. Footnote1  Indicates new information that was added through a Lobbying Activity Report.

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