Food and beverage manufacturers in Canada want a federal grocery code of conduct to be mandatory and enforceable as some people boycott Loblaw stores over high grocery prices. After rough waters in 2020, cruises are back in Canada, and the biggest line in the world wants the Canadian government to know how it plans to address health and environmental concerns associated with hitting the high seas. A charity supporting people considering medical assistance in dying (MAiD) is calling on Canada for more funding for the new disability benefit as people with disabilities are priced out of life.

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.