Reconsideration Reports

A person may request that the Registrar of Lobbyists reconsider the ORL’s findings and/or any administrative penalty. On reconsideration, the Registrar’s authority includes making a decision that may either confirm or rescind the findings in the investigation report and may confirm, rescind or vary the amount of any administrative penalty.

 

Year
Report Date Organization/Filer Lobbyist/Client Summary
Reconsideration 15-05 Feb 17, 2016 Blair Lekstrom/City of Dawson Creek, District of Chetwynd, District of Tumbler Ridge and Village of Pouce Coupe The finding in Investigation Reports 15-05, 15-06 and 15-07 that the lobbyist failed to comply with his obligations under s. 3(1) of the Lobbyists Registration Act, to file a return within 10 days after entering into an undertaking to lobby, is upheld. The penalties imposed, respectively, of $3,000, $3,000 and $2,000 are not, however, confirmed. Penalties of $1,000 in each instance are substituted, for a total of $3,000.
Reconsideration 15-06 Feb 17, 2016 Blair Lekstrom/Duz Cho Construction The finding in Investigation Reports 15-05, 15-06 and 15-07 that the lobbyist failed to comply with his obligations under s. 3(1) of the Lobbyists Registration Act, to file a return within 10 days after entering into an undertaking to lobby, is upheld. The penalties imposed, respectively, of $3,000, $3,000 and $2,000 are not, however, confirmed. Penalties of $1,000 in each instance are substituted, for a total of $3,000.
Reconsideration 15-07 Feb 17, 2016 Blair Lekstrom/HD Mining International Ltd. The finding in Investigation Reports 15-05, 15-06 and 15-07 that the lobbyist failed to comply with his obligations under s. 3(1) of the Lobbyists Registration Act, to file a return within 10 days after entering into an undertaking to lobby, is upheld. The penalties imposed, respectively, of $3,000, $3,000 and $2,000 are not, however, confirmed. Penalties of $1,000 in each instance are substituted, for a total of $3,000.
Reconsideration 15-01 Aug 18, 2015 Brad Zubyk/Urban Impact The finding in Investigation Report 15-01 that the lobbyist failed to file a return within 10 days after entering into an undertaking to lobby is upheld. The finding that he identified the wrong organization as his client is not confirmed. The finding that he failed to correct information in the registry when required is also confirmed. It is also noted in passing that the lobbyist ought to have identified in the return the members of the coalition of which his client was a member.