As Boeing's business takes a nosedive amid safety concerns with its 737 MAX planes, the company wants contracts with the Department of National Defence, which recently announced $8.1 billion in spending over the next five years to secure Canada’s north. Two social work organizations in Ontario want to discuss the province’s plan to crack down on unlicensed temp agencies with fines of up to $50,000 for non-compliance. And an agency that hires private-contract nurses wants to discuss Nova Scotia’s new approach to temporary nursing.

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.