Professional women’s sports are having a moment in Canada, and Project 8 Sports, a professional women’s soccer league, is expected to join the wave as it prepares for a 2025 kickoff. The league, now called the Northern Soccer League, wants to discuss federal broadcast policies to make matches accessible on TV and promote viewership. An Indigenous nation in New Brunswick says the murder of a community member would have been prevented if police had enforced their nations’ laws; now it’s bringing the issue to the province. And a newly created battery-parts company is meeting with federal officials to see what Canada is willing to offer it to open a manufacturing facility in New Brunswick.  

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.