Guidance on Gifts & Benefits
Thinking of offering a gift to a public office holder?
Check the Guidance for Lobbyists: Gifts & Benefits.
Lobbyist Registration Tutorial Videos
Step-by-step tutorial videos are available to assist lobbyists in the creation and management of profiles and registrations on the Ontario lobbyist registry system. See the tutorial videos here
Lobbyists completing the Lobbying Activity section of the registration form are required to submit a complete description of lobbying activities. Lobbyists are encouraged to consult the Lobbying Activity page for guidance on submitting clear and concise statements that allow the public to easily identify and understand lobbying goals.
Amendments to the Act
Amendments to the Lobbyists Registration Act, 1998, came into force on July 1, 2016, bringing significant changes to Ontario’s lobbyist registry system, including new questions on registration forms, a single registration form for entire for-profit companies, a lower threshold for registration for in-house lobbyists and new investigative and enforcement powers for the Integrity Commissioner as Lobbyists Registrar.
Details can be found in the Lobbyists Registration Act, 1998
Lobbyist Registration Checklists
Registration and Compliance Checklists are available to assist lobbyists in ensuring complete and compliant registrations. Find them in Resources
Have a question?
The Office is available to help you with such questions as how to create an account, file an initial registration and submit a notice of termination. Contact: 416-327-4053 or firstname.lastname@example.org