John Reynolds, the man who co-chaired the Conservative national election campaign, is now offering advice to some of Canada’s largest companies on how to access the government.
“If I wanted to be a lobbyist – and I had lots of offers to go with some of the major firms in Canada – I would have done that. What we’re doing here is different,” he said.
Reynolds said a lot of his job will involve giving companies what seems like simple advice – approach your MP if you need to get your point across to cabinet. And although Reynolds may have the prime minister’s private number on speed-dial, he said he won’t use it.
“If a CEO of a company listens to my advice, he’ll be able to get that done, without me having to make a phone call.”
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