Insurance giant Aviva is lobbying for a U-turn on Alberta’s new regulations to save drivers money by putting a cap on rate increases for auto insurance. A GPS company wants to talk with lawmakers in Ottawa about its summit to address automobile theft as Conservative Party leader Pierre Poilievre calls for “jail, not bail” for the crime. Vehicle manufacturer Volvo is lobbying for updates on its subsidiary company’s application for funding for electric coach buses.

Those are just some of the insights from the IJF’s roundup of lobbying registrations at the federal level and in every province across Canada. Each week, the IJF publishes data from our four lobbying databases showing who wants laws changed and who is asking for government money. Think of it as your weekly dose of public policy news before it becomes news.