Peel Region Staff Update

Please be advised of staff changes at Peel Region. James Macintyre has left his position as Director of Purchasing.  Effective January 31st, Kristin Misurka will assume this role.  Until then, Tony Cetra is Acting Director.

Also, Gail Dougdeen will be leaving her position as Project Manager in the Region’s Corporate Strategy Office effective January 27th.  Assuming the role will be Allan Jones.

City of Toronto Changes lobbying by-law

CEO members who lobby City of Toronto officials are advised that City Council has approved three significant changes to the Lobbying By-law that took effect May 5, 2016.

These changes stipulate that:

  1. Consultant lobbyists must now identify their ultimate client;
  2. The Lobbyist Registrar may impose certain conditions on new and existing registrations when a lobbyist has been found to be in breach of the By-law; and,
  3. The Lobbyist Registrar may impose a temporary ban against a lobbyist who has been found to have breached the By-law.

Details pertaining to these three changes to the Lobbying By-law are attached with this communication. Should you have any questions or concerns about these changes, you can contact David Zurawel at 416-620-1400 ext. 222 or


Interpretation Bulletin - Imposing Conditions for Registration-Procedures

Interpretation Bulletin - Imposing Temp Bans on Lobbying-Procedures

Interpretation Bulletin - What Information must a consultant lobbyist Provide