Lobbying Activity Report


Organization: A.S.T.C Science World Society
Associated registration: 7352-3347-12
Lobbying Activity date: 2021-02-16
Arranged a meeting: No
Posted date: 2021-03-15

In-house lobbyists who participated in the lobbying activity: Tracy Redies Footnote1
Senior Public Office Holders who were lobbied in this activity: Ravi Kahlon, Minister
Minister's Office, Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation
Subject Matter of the Lobbying Activity
Specific Topics of Lobbying Communications Intended Outcomes Associated Subject Matters
Emergency Funding for Non-Profit Anchor Attractions

Working in conjunction with other non-profit anchor tourism attractions in British Columbia, Science World seeks immediate Provincial funding for the industry in order to remain open, retain workers and increase employment.

Key recommendations include: injection of up to $100M in working capital/liquidity support to non-profit anchor attractions; funding up to $475M be made available for the refurbishment of all tourism facilities in the form of grants and low interest loans; suspension of the Employer's health tax, WCB contributions and PST payments for two years; an additional $50M program to support all tourism attractions to respond to the pandemic.
  • Awarding, amendment or termination of any contract, grant or financial benefit by or on behalf of the government of British Columbia or a Provincial entity
Arts and Culture, COVID-19, Children and Families, Education, Employment and Training, Finances and Budgets, Non-Profit Organization, Science and Technology, Sports and Recreation, Taxation and Finance, Tourism
Senior officer who filed this Lobbying Activity Report: Tracy Redies
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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