As of March 31, 2022, there were 3,401 registered lobbyists and 3,234 active registrations on the Ontario lobbyists registry.
Consultant lobbyists are required to have a registration for each client, with 573 consultant lobbyists holding 2,671 of the active registrations.
The remaining “in-house registrations” are held by for-profit and not-for-profit entities. In-house registrations are filed in the name of the senior officer of the company or organization and will list the names of all employees, paid officers and/or paid directors who lobby in one registration.
Information about the types of lobbyists is available here.