About the Lobbyist Registrar’s Expense Disclosure

The Office of the Lobbyist Registrar discloses expenses for travel, training, business meetings and purchases with the City Purchasing Card.  All expense claims were in compliance with the City’s Purchasing and PCard policies and procedures.

About the Lobbyist Registrar’s City PCard Expense Reports

These reports provide information on expenses made through the City Purchasing Card (PCard) by the Office of the Lobbyist Registrar in accordance with Council’s direction dated April 12-13, 2011 – GM2.21.  This information is updated monthly.

Travel and Training Expenses                                    (January 1 – March 31, 2018)

Cristina De Caprio, Lobbyist Registrar

Date(s)

Purpose and Details

Amount*

February 23, 2018

Travel Expenses re Lobbyist Registrars and Commissioners Network Winter Meeting on February 6, 2018 in Ottawa, Ontario

$445.36

TOTAL

 

$445.36

 

Stephen Littlejohn, Inquiries & Investigations Counsel

Date(s)

Purpose and Details

Amount*

 

No Expenses for the First Quarter of 2018

 

TOTAL

 

 

Business Meeting Expenses                                      (January 1 – March 31, 2018)

Cristina De Caprio, Lobbyist Registrar

Date(s)

Purpose and Details

Amount*

 

No Expenses for the First Quarter of 2018

 

TOTAL

 

 

 

Stephen Littlejohn, Inquiries & Investigations Counsel

Date(s)

Purpose and Details

Amount*

 

No Expenses for the First Quarter of 2018

 

TOTAL

 

 

 

Office of the Lobbyist Registrar

Date(s)

Purpose and Details

Amount*

March 29, 2018

Refreshments for Joint Outreach/Training Session with the Provincial Office of the Integrity Commissioner (Ontario) on February 15, 2018

$52.40

TOTAL

 

$52.40

 

Travel and Training Expenses

Cristina De Caprio, Lobbyist Registrar
Date(s) Purpose and Details Amount
February 23, 2017 Parking Expense re Business Meeting on February 2, 2017 $16.00
March 13, 2017 Taxi Expense re Presentation at a Lunch and Learn Training Session to the Public on January 18, 2017  $8.68
March 31, 2017 Travel Expenses re Lobbyist Registrars and Commissioners Network Winter Meeting on February 21, 2017 in Ottawa, Ontario $460.83
April 20, 2017 Parking Charges for attending “Pathways to Privacy Research Symposium” at the University of Toronto on March 10, 2017 and “Local Transparency and Accountability: The Role of Municipal Accountability Officers” on March 28, 2017 $40.00
April 27, 2017 Registration Fee for Transparency International Canada 7th Annual Day of Dialogue: Spotlight on Corruption Conference in Toronto – May 18, 2017 $681.00
April 28, 2017 Verified Certificate for Online Course – Citizens Engagement: A Game Changer for Development $6.85
May 17, 2017 Taxi Fare for Business Meetings on May 1 and May 4, 2017 $18.01
May 19 and 26, 2017 Registration and Ground Transportation Charges for The Proactive Regulator – Pathways to Excellence Conference on May 4, 2017 in Toronto $555.14
August 25, 2017 Taxi charges for return trip to the Toronto Public Library on July 20, 2017 to attend a business meeting. $21.62
August 25, 2017 Taxi charges for a trip to Wellesley Street West on July 31, 2017 to attend a business meeting. $7.20
August 25, 2017 Registration Fee for ‘Sharpening Your Teeth:  Advanced Investigative

Training for Administrative Watchdogs’ in Toronto from October 16-18, 2017.

$914.82
October 19, 2017 Tax Adjustment on the Registration Fee for “The Proactive Regulator – Pathways to Excellence Conference” in Toronto, Ontario – May 4, 2017 $9.41
October 27, 2017 Registration Fee for “Lobbying Laws Across Canada: Ethical and Professional Implications for Lawyers” via Webcast – October 12, 2017 $254.40
November 24, 2017 Airfare for Business Meetings with the Commissioner of Lobbying of Canada and the City of Ottawa Integrity Commissioner in Ottawa, Ontario – November 20, 2017 (This trip was cancelled, but a credit was issued for a future flight.) $256.69
November 24, 2017 Registration Fee for “Punish or Engage?  The Positive Option of Compliance Agreements” by the Ethics Practitioner Association of Canada (EPAC) via Webcast – October 27, 2017 $40.00
November 24, 2017 Registration Fee for SOAR/OsgoodePD Webinar Series 2017: Ethics in Adjudicative Justice – The Changing Landscape – October 25, November 15 and December 6, 2017 $401.95
November 24, 2017 Registration Fee for COGEL (Council on Governmental Ethics Laws) 39th Annual Conference in Toronto, Ontario – December 3-6, 2017 $754.52
December 11, 2017 Taxi Charge for Business Meeting – November 2, 2017 $9.99
December 11, 2017 Taxi Charge for Business Meeting – November 2, 2017 $8.14
TOTAL  $4,456.57
Stephen Littlejohn, Inquiries and Investigations Counsel
 Date(s)  Purpose and Details  Amount
August 8, 2017 Registration fee for the Annual Conference of Lobbyist Registrars and Commissioners of Canada in Regina, Saskatchewan – October 3-5, 2017. $475.00
November 15, 2017 Flight, Baggage Fee, Accommodation, Ground Transportation and Per Diem for the Annual Conference of Lobbyist Registrars and Commissioners of Canada in Regina, Saskatchewan – October 3-5, 2017 $1,604.37
November 24, 2017 Registration Fee for COGEL (Council on Governmental Ethics Laws) 39th Annual Conference in Toronto, Ontario – December 3-6, 2017 $775.18
December 31, 2017 Registration Fee for “Practice Management for Litigators” by LSUC via Webcast – December 13, 2017 $50.88
TOTAL  $2,905.43

Business Meeting Expense

Cristina De Caprio, Lobbyist Registrar
 Date(s)  Purpose and Details  Amount
March 13, 2017 Business Meeting with former Lobbyist Registrar $32.37
May 17, 2017 Refreshments for Working Lunch Meeting: Lobbyist Registrar and Counsel $15.21
TOTAL $47.58
Stephen Littlejohn, Inquiries and Investigations Counsel
 Date(s)  Purpose and Details  Amount
No Expenses for 2017 $0.00
TOTAL

*Amounts shown are net of HST rebates.

Travel and Training Expenses

Linda Gehrke, Lobbyist Registrar (retired on May 8, 2016)
 Date(s)  Purpose and Details  Amount
 No Expenses for the First Two Quarters of 2016 $0.00
Stephen Littlejohn, Interim Lobbyist Registrar (from May 9 to September 25, 2016)
 Date(s)  Purpose and Details  Amount
 August 19, 2016 Registration Fee for the 10th Annual Conference of Lobbyists Registrars and Commissioners Network in Toronto, Ontario – September 13-15, 2016 $450.00
TOTAL $450.00
Cristina De Caprio, Lobbyist Registrar (from September 26, 2016 to present)
 Date(s)  Purpose and Details  Amount
October 24, 2016 Registration Fee and Travel Expenses for the Public Sector Ethics Conference in Toronto – September 29-30, 2016 $418.01
November 16, 2016 Travel Expenses for the Bi-Annual Meeting of Municipal Integrity Commissioners of Ontario in Guelph, Ontario – October 20, 2016 $69.90
December 31, 2016 Travel Expenses for the Business Meetings with Commissioner of Lobbying of Canada, Conflict of Interest & Ethics Commissioner and Integrity Commissioner of Ottawa – November 29, 2016 $442.99
TOTAL  $930.90
Stephen Littlejohn, Inquiries and Investigations Counsel
 Date(s)  Purpose and Details  Amount
February 19, 2016 Registration Fee for Ontario Bar Association’s – What You Need To Know About The Ontario Ombudsman’s Expanded Oversight of Municipalities, School Boards and Universities, Toronto, Ontario on February 5, 2016 $140.71
February 22, 2016 Travel Expenses to speak at the Office of the Registrar of Lobbyists 3rd Seminar on Lobbying from January 21–23, 2016, Vancouver, British Columbia $1,129.18
April 22, 2016 Registration Fee for Public Sector Courses – How to Investigate:  Fundamentals of Effective Fact Finding in Toronto, Ontario on May 24, 2016; and Investigative Interviewing in Toronto, Ontario on May 25, 2016 $803.90
November 16, 2016 Travel Expenses for the Bi-Annual Meeting of Municipal Integrity Commissioners of Ontario in Guelph, Ontario – October 20, 2016 $39.65
December 31, 2016 Registration Fee and Travel Expenses for the Council on Governmental Ethics Laws (COGEL) 38th Annual Conference – December 11-14, 2016 $2,887.01
December 31, 2016 Registration for Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC) Online Course: Professionalism and Practice Management Issues in Administrative Law (LSUC) – December 21, 2016 $25.44
TOTAL $5,025.89

Business Meeting Expense

Linda Gehrke, Lobbyist Registrar (retired on May 8, 2016)
 Date(s)  Purpose and Details  Amount
 No Expenses for the First Two Quarters of 2016 $0.00
TOTAL $0.00
Stephen Littlejohn, Interim Lobbyist Registrar (from May 9 to September 25, 2016)
 Date(s)  Purpose and Details  Amount
 No Expenses for the Above Period $0.00
Cristina De Caprio, Lobbyist Registrar (from September 26, 2016 to present)
 Date(s)  Purpose and Details  Amount
December 31, 2016 Business Meeting with Accountability Officers – November 17, 2016 $28.69
TOTAL $28.69
Stephen Littlejohn, Inquiries and Investigations Counsel
 Date(s)  Purpose and Details  Amount
No Expenses for the Year $0.00

*Amounts shown are net of HST rebates.

Transaction Date

Merchant Name

Account Description

Transaction Amount*

Order Description

05/08/2017

Thomson Reuters Books and Magazine Subscriptions $37.80 Martin’s Annual Criminal Code 2017 Supplement 2, April/17

05/30/2017

Ministry of Consumer and Business Services – Companies and Personal Property Security Branch Other Expenses $12.00 Corporate Search

05/31/2017

Thomson Reuters Books and Magazine Subscriptions $451.74 Meunier et al: Lobbying in Canada, 2017 Release 2, May/17

06/01/2017

Hootsuite Media Inc. Computers – Software $354.15 Professional Plan – Annual

TOTAL

$855.69

 

Transaction
Date
Merchant Name Account Description Amount* Order Description
04/04/2017 Thomson Reuters Books and Magazine Subscriptions $31.44 Pocket Ontario OH&S Act and Regulations Consolidated 2017 Edition, Mar/17
04/22/2017 Twitter International Company Advertising and Promotion $3.75 Twitter Ads
04/25/2017 Twitter International Company Advertising and Promotion $50.00  Twitter Ads
04/28/2017 Thomson Reuters Books and Magazine Subscriptions $447.54 Meunier et al: Lobbying in Canada, 2017 Release 1, April/17
04/28/2017 Council on Licensure, Enforcement and Regulation Conferences/Seminars – Registration Fees $534.43 Registration Fee: Toronto Regional Symposium: The Proactive Regulator – Pathways to Excellence on May 4, 2017
05/01/2017 Twitter International Company Advertising and Promotion $26.25 Twitter Ads
 Total $1,093.41
*Amounts shown are HST included.

Transaction
Date
Merchant Name Account Description Amount* Order Description
03/10/2017 Thomson Reuters Books and Magazine Subscriptions $48.30 Segal & Libman: Annotated Ontario Provincial Offences 2016 Supplement 2, Feb/17
03/10/2017 EdX Inc. Training and Development – External $6.85 Verified Certificate for Online Course – Citizens Engagement: A Game Changer for Development
 Total $55.15
*Amounts shown are HST included.

Transaction
Date
Merchant Name Account Description Amount* Order Description
02/06/2017 Westjet Business Travel – Air Transportation $300.86 Economy Class Airfare Round Trip to Ottawa
02/24/2017 Law Society of Upper Canada Membership Fees $2,165.08 2017 Membership Dues
 Total $2,465.94
*Amounts shown are HST included.

Transaction
Date
Merchant Name Account Description Amount* Order Description
01/06/2017 Council on Governmental Ethics Laws Membership Fees $599.23 2017 Membership Dues
01/09/2017 Carswell Books and Magazine Subscriptions $145.46 Rust D’Eye: Ontario Municipal Law – User Manual 2017 ED, Dec/16
 Total $744.69
*Amounts shown are HST included.

Transaction
Date
Merchant Name Account Description Amount* Order Description
12/20/2016 Carswell Books and Magazine Subscriptions $393.73 Meunier et al: Lobbying in Canada, 2016 Release 6, Dec/16
 Total  $393.73
*Amounts shown are HST included.

Transaction
Date
Merchant Name Account Description Amount* Order Description
11/04/2016 Carswell Books and Magazine Subscriptions $36.54 Martin’s Annual Criminal Code 2017 Supplement 1, Oct/16
11/04/2016 Carswell Books and Magazine Subscriptions $47.88 Segal & Libman: Annotated Ontario Provincial Offences 2016 Supplement, Oct/16
11/04/2016 Carswell Books and Magazine Subscriptions $393.73 Meunier et al: Lobbying in Canada, 2016 Release 4, Oct/16
11/08/2016 Air Canada Conferences/Seminars – Air/Rail/Bus Travel $611.48 Round Trip Airfares to New Orleans for COGEL Conference
11/08/2016 Air Canada Conferences/Seminars – Air/Rail/Bus Travel $611.48 Round Trip Airfares to New Orleans for COGEL Conference
11/08/2016 Ministry of Consumer and Business Services – Companies and Personal Property Security Branch Other Expenses $12.00 Corporate Search
11/18/2016 Ministry of Consumer and Business Services – Companies and Personal Property Security Branch Other Expenses  $12.00 Corporate Search
Ministry of Consumer and Business Services – Companies and Personal Property Security Branch Other Expenses $12.00 Corporate Search
11/28/2016 Carswell Books and Magazine Subscriptions $393.73 Meunier et al: Lobbying in Canada, 2016 Release 5, Nov/16
 Total $2,130.84
*Amounts shown are HST included.

Transaction
Date
Merchant Name Account Description Amount* Order Description
10/11/2016 The Society of Ontario Adjudicators and Regulators (SOAR) Conferences/Seminars – Registration Fees $468.95 Registration Fee for SOAR’s 28th Annual Conference
10/24/2016 West Jet Business Travel-Air Transportation $235.32 Economy Class Airfare Round Trip to Ottawa
10/31/2016 Council on Governmental Ethics Laws (COGEL) Conferences/Seminars – Registration Fees $1,582.12 Registration Fee for 2016 COGEL Annual Conference
 Total $2,286.39
*Amounts shown are HST included.

Transaction
Date
Merchant Name Account Description Amount* Order Description
09/13/2016 Canadian Bar Association Membership Fees $799.02 2016-17 Membership Fees
09/27/2016 IPAC-IAPC Conferences/Seminars – Registration Fees $400.00 Registration Fee for Public Sector Ethics Conference on September 29 and 30
09/29/2016 Carswell Books and Magazine Subscriptions $393.73 Meunier et al: Lobbying in Canada 2016 Release 3, Sep/16
 Total $1,592.75
*Amounts shown are HST included.

08/24/2016

Transaction
Date
Merchant Name Account Description Amount* Order Description
08/08/2016 Carswell Books and Magazine Subscriptions $393.96 Meunier et al: Lobbying in Canada 2016 Release 1, Jul/16
08/24/2016 Carswell Books and Magazine Subscriptions $146.63 Martin’s Annual Criminal Code 2017 Edition, Aug/16
08/24/2016 Carswell Books and Magazine Subscriptions $393.73 Meunier et al: Lobbying in Canada 2016 Release 2, Aug/16
 Total $934.32
*Amounts shown are HST included.

Transaction
Date
Merchant Name Account Description Amount* Order Description
07/28/2016  Carswell Books and Magazine Subscriptions $162.26 Segal & Libman: Annotated Ontario Provincial Offences Act 2016 Ed Jul/16
 Total $162.26
*Amounts shown are HST included.

  • No Expenses for this Month

Transaction
Date
Merchant Name Account Description Amount* Order Description
05/06/2016 Carswell Books and Magazine Subscriptions $34.02 Martin’s Annual Criminal Code 2016 Supplement #2, Apr/16 Regular Edition
05/12/2016 Ministry of Consumer and Business Services – Companies and Personal Property Security Branch Other Expenses $12.00 Corporate Search
05/18/2016 Newspaper Direct Books and Magazine Subscriptions $7.90 Digital Paper Subscription
05/18/2016 Ministry of Consumer and Business Services – Companies and Personal Property Security Branc Other Expenses $12.00 Corporate Search
 05/19/2016 The Globe and Mail Inc. Books and Magazine Subscriptions $27.07 Digital Paper Subscription
 Total $92.99
*Amounts shown are HST included.

Transaction
Date
Merchant Name Account Description Amount* Order Description
04/15/2016 Ministry of Consumer and Business Services – Companies and Personal Property Security Branch Other Expenses $12.00 Corporate Search
04/17/2016 The Globe and Mail Inc. Books and Magazine Subscriptions $27.11 Digital Paper Subscription
04/18/2016 Newspaper Direct Books and Magazine Subscriptions $7.90 Digital Paper Subscription
04/19/2016 Eventbrite Conferences/Seminars – Registration Fees $681.25 Registration Fee for Transparency International Canada – Day of Dialogue 2016
04/22/2016 Newspaper Direct Books and Magazine Subscriptions $11.29 Digital Paper Subscription
 Total $739.55
*Amounts shown are HST included.

Transaction
Date
Merchant Name Account Description Amount* Order Description
03/16/2016 Workplace Institute Training and Development – External $2,011.40 Registration Fee for Public Sector Courses – How to Investigate: Fundamentals of Effective Fact Finding; and Investigative Interviewing
03/16/2016 Workplace Institute Training and Development – External $892.70 Registration Fee for Public Sector Four-Day Investigation Course
03/17/2016 The Globe and Mail Inc. Books and Magazine Subscriptions $27.11 Digital Paper Subscription
03/18/2016 Newspaper Direct Books and Magazine Subscriptions $7.90 Digital Paper Subscription
03/22/2016 Newspaper Direct Books and Magazine Subscriptions $11.29 Digital Paper Subscription
03/22/2016 Ministry of Consumer and Business Services – Companies and Personal Property Security Branch Other Expenses $12.00 Corporate Search
03/29/2016 Carswell Books and Magazine Subscriptions $31.44 Pocket Ontario OH&S Act and Regulations Consolidated 2016 Edition, Mar/16
 Total $2,993.84
*Amounts shown are HST included.

Transaction
Date
Merchant Name Account Description Amount* Order Description
02/05/2016 Ministry of Consumer and Business Services – Companies and Personal Property Security Branch Other Expenses $12.00 Corporate Search
02/09/2016 Ministry of Consumer and Business Services – Companies and Personal Property Security Branch Other Expenses $12.00 Corporate Search
02/10/2016 Ministry of Consumer and Business Services – Companies and Personal Property Security Branch Other Expenses $12.00 Corporate Search
02/11/2016 The Society of Ontario Adjudicators and Regulators Training and Development – External $1,130.00 Registration Fee – Two-Day Front Line Adjudicator Training
02/17/2016 The Globe and Mail Inc. Books and Magazine Subscriptions $27.11 Digital Paper Subscription
02/18/2016 Newspaper Direct Books and Magazine Subscriptions $7.90 Digital Paper Subscription
02/22/2016 Newspaper Direct Books and Magazine Subscriptions $11.29 Digital Paper Subscription
02/25/2016 The Law Society of Upper Canada Membership Fees $2,108.58 2016 Membership Fee
03/01/2016 Carswell Books and Magazine Subscriptions $47.88 Segal and Libman: Annotated Ontario Provincial Offences 2015 Supplement # 2, Feb/16
03/01/2016 Ministry of Consumer and Business Services – Companies and Personal Property Security Branch Other Expenses $12.00 Corporate Search
 Total  $3,380.76
*Amounts shown are HST included.

Transaction
Date
Merchant Name Account Description Amount* Order Description
01/04/2016 Carswell Books and Magazine Subscriptions $135.78 Rust D’Eye: Ontario Municipal Law – User Manual 2016 Ed, Dec/15
01/04/2016 Council on Governmental Ethics Laws Membership Fees $638.75 2016 Membership Dues
01/07/2016 Ministry of Consumer and Business Services – Companies and Personal Property Security Branch Other Expenses $12.00 Corporate Search
01/09/2016 Ontario Bar Association Conferences/Seminars – Registration Fees $141.25 Registration Fee – Ontario Ombudsman’s Expanded Oversight
01/18/2016 Ministry of Consumer and Business Services – Companies and Personal Property Security Branch Other Expenses $24.00 Corporate Search
01/18/2016 The Globe and Mail Inc. Books and Magazine Subscriptions $27.11 Digital Paper Subscription
01/18/2016 Newspaper Direct Books and Magazine Subscriptions $7.90 Digital Paper Subscription
01/22/2016 Newspaper Direct Books and Magazine Subscriptions $11.29 Digital Paper Subscription
 Total $998.08
*Amounts shown are HST included.