Monthly Communication Reports Monthly communication reports disclose prescribed details regarding "oral and arranged" communications between lobbyists and Designated Public Office Holders (DPOH). This dataset contains all monthly communication reports filed with the Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying. These monthly communication reports were disclosed by registrants under the Lobbying Act, which came into force on July 2, 2008. The dataset provides a primary file as well as secondary files in CSV format allowing for one to many relationships for some data elements collected within a monthly communication report. Also available is a data dictionary file which provides a definition for all data elements contained within the dataset. Note that any content entered manually within a monthly communication report is in the language of choice of the user. 2019-02-19 2019-02-19 Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying of Canada it-ti@ocl-cal.gc.ca Government and PoliticsProcessesLobbyingLobbyistsLobbyRegistryLobbying ActDesignated Public Office HoldersDPOHCommunications Monthly Communication ReportsCSV https://lobbycanada.gc.ca/od-do/Communications_OCL_CAL.zip Data Dictionary for Monthly Communication ReportsXLS https://lobbycanada.gc.ca/od-do/Communications_Dictionary_Dictionnaire_Communication.xlsx

Monthly Communication Reports

Monthly communication reports disclose prescribed details regarding "oral and arranged" communications between lobbyists and Designated Public Office Holders (DPOH). This dataset contains all monthly communication reports filed with the Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying. These monthly communication reports were disclosed by registrants under the Lobbying Act, which came into force on July 2, 2008. The dataset provides a primary file as well as secondary files in CSV format allowing for one to many relationships for some data elements collected within a monthly communication report. Also available is a data dictionary file which provides a definition for all data elements contained within the dataset. Note that any content entered manually within a monthly communication report is in the language of choice of the user.

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Monthly Communication Reports Dataset CSV English
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Data Dictionary for Monthly Communication Reports Guide XLS English
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