Thank you, Mr. Chair.
Mr. Tassé, thank you for being here today. It is very important. We hope that you and your family are staying safe during this pandemic.
You have accurately described the principles around integrity, transparency, access, monitoring and controls, which are major indicators of sound administration.
My first question is about the role of lobbyists.
Whether we are talking about Canada or another country, when an organization or a company representative meets with a minister or their chief of staff, does it matter if that person is registered as a lobbyist so that it is very clear what type of relationship they have?