Summaries of Access to Information Act Completed Requests

December 2011

Table 1: Summaries of Access to Information Act Completed Requests
Request NumberSummary of RequestDispositionNumber of Pages Disclosed
A-2007-00735Omar Khadr: Records produced between January 01, 2007 and June 30, 2007.Disclosed in part1265
A-2008-00145Records regarding US lobbying efforts relating to copyright reform in Canada.Disclosed in part331
A-2010-00046Briefing notes and correspondence prepared by Donica Pottie regarding Rights and Democracy between March, 2009 and March, 2010.Disclosed in part1037
A-2010-01635The Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy (NIMD) project (dated February 19, 2009 and May 21, 2009):
1) Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade's decision to fund NIMD; and
2) Details, progress reports and organizations involved in NIMD.
Disclosed in part271
A-2010-01954All records regarding Canada's position and/or decision to participate militarily in Iraq. Time period: March 1, 2003 to March 31, 2003 inclusively.Disclosed in part26
A-2010-01957All records regarding Canada's position and/or decision to participate militarily in Iraq. Time period: February 1, 2003 to February 28, 2003 inclusively.Disclosed in part15
A-2010-02003Copy of the Kananaskis Summit Canada 2002 Executive Director's Report.Nothing disclosed (excluded)28
A-2010-02237Key documents pertaining to “Oil Sands Advocacy Strategy” also referred to as the “Oil Sands Outreach and Communications Strategy” and the “Oil Sands Engagement Strategy” for the period from January 2008 until April 2011.Disclosed in part127
A-2010-02404For 2010, all records of communication between the Canadian Embassy in Guatemala and/or Foreign Affairs and International Trade in Ottawa and the Guatemalan Ministerio de Energia y Minas (Ministry of Energy and Mines).Disclosed in part38
A-2010-02416For 2010, all records of communications between the Colombian Ministry of Mines and Energy and the Canadian Embassy in Bogota and/or Foreign Affairs and International Trade Ottawa.Disclosed in part74
A-2010-02417For 2005, all records of communications between the Canadian Embassy in Guatemala and/or Foreign Affairs and International Trade Ottawa and the Guatemalan Ministerio de Energia y Minas (Ministry of Energy and Mines).Disclosed in part15
A-2011-00128Advice and documentations in relation to First Quantum Minerals Ltd.'s legal dispute in the Democratic Republic of Congo between January 1, 2009 and the present day.Disclosed in part128
A-2011-00391All memos, briefing notes, related reports, media scans, speaking points, delegation lists and any other departmental or interdepartmental material related to the Prime Minister's May 28 and 29, 2011 bilateral visit to Greece.Disclosed in part86
A-2011-00838All documents, internal memos, letters or other documents sent or received by the Canadian Embassy in Mexico with regard to Daniel Dion, murdered in Acapulco on October 30, 2010.Disclosed in part8
A-2011-01028Briefing memos, summaries of media content, talking points, Q&A’s, advice to the Minister and staff, and any other written mention of Al Jazeera, including Al Jazeera English. Time frame is January 2000 to September 22, 2011.Disclosed in part111
A-2011-01176Copy of ex-gratia payment spreadsheets used to track Toronto G20 Summit compensation fund that were deemed to be eligible/ineligible for compensation and the current status.Disclosed in part24
A-2011-01218Any and all records prepared for the Minister's visit to Mexico in August 2011. (Timeframe: records from June 15, 2011 to August 15, 2011)Disclosed in part64
A-2011-01222All records generated between February 1, 2006 and September 20, 2011 related to Bill C-10 (The Omnibus crime Bill), especially part three of the Bill dealing with post sentencing (Paragraphs 135 to 136).Nothing disclosed (excluded)0
A-2011-01260Reports authored by Sen. Mobina Jaffer in her capacity as Special Envoy to Sudan for the year 2002.Disclosed in part3
A-2011-01311The names of Canada-based and locally engaged staff who worked full- or part-time at the Canadian Embassy in Vienna, Austria, in August 1980, and any information connected with the defection of brothers Anton and Peter Stastny on August 25, 1980.Disclosed in part2
A-2011-01313Copies of all tracking documents used in regards to the Toronto G20 Summit compensation fund (made through the Summits Management Office of the Department of Foreign Affairs) that were deemed to be eligible/ineligible for compensation and the applications.Disclosed in part24
A-2011-01318Question Period briefing notes prepared for the Minister on topics related to the G8 Summit in Huntsville and the G20 Summit in Toronto from September 19, 2011 until October 21, 2011.Disclosed in part3
A-2011-01341All memos, reports, studies, briefing notes and communications products related to programs that were sunset during fiscal year 2011-12.Does not exist0
A-2011-01342All memos, reports, studies, briefing notes and communications products related to reductions in Canadian grants and contributions to UN agencies and institutions from April 1, 2010 until March 31, 2011.Does not exist0
A-2011-01367All memos, reports, studies, briefing notes and communication products and emails related to Li Huabo. Restrict records to the period September 1, 2010 to November 15, 2011.Does not exist0
A-2011-01383Any document, including briefing notes, memoranda and decks, pertaining to Sino-Forest Corp. May 1, 2011 to November 1, 2011. Please exclude emails.Does not exist0
A-2011-01392Detailed list of amounts of all monetary grants provided under the Assistance Program for Canadian Studies Associations and the Program Development Grant, per institution and per foreign country, for each fiscal year from 2001-2012.All disclosed39
A-2011-01433Scales used by DFAIT in 2010 and 2011 to determine rates for the following Foreign Service Directives: 1) FSD 56 – Foreign Service Incentive Allowance 2) FSD 50 – Vacation Travel Assistance.All disclosed2
A-2011-01520Copy of all documents and analysis comparing the Canada-Jordan Free Trade Agreement with trade agreements Jordan negotiated with other countries.Does not exist0
A-2011-01530Complete copies of contract(s) awarded since 2006 to The Hub, LLC, and copies of all invoices showing items/materials purchased drinks, food and tobacco.Disclosed in part15
A-2011-01550Copies of all documents including memos, briefing notes, talking points, media lines, meeting summaries, e-mails, correspondence, etc., at the Cairo Embassy or from the Cairo Mission re the oil sands, ethical oil, or the Keystone pipeline. Timeframe: January 1, 2011 until November 28, 2011.Disclosed in part8
A-2011-01551List of all Access to Information Requests received since October 7, 2011.Disclosed in part16
A-2011-01561Documents indicating breakdown of cost incurred for the Innovation Across Borders Conference, scheduled on February 24, 2011, located in Toronto, Ontario. Documents should include supporting receipts.Disclosed in part16
A-2011-01562Emails and reports on evidence that Statistics Canada data may have been leaked, written from September 1, 2011 to November 4, 2011.Does not exist0
A-2011-01571List of top countries receiving assistance through the Counter-Terrorism Capacity Building Program (CTCBP).Does not exist0
A-2011-01604All records from October 15, 2011 to November 24, 2011 concerning the It Gets Better Project, including but not limited to emails, reports, briefing notes, question period notes and handwritten notes.Does not exist0
A-2011-01617Documents indicating all term and casual appointments made by Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade in the National Capital Region under the terms of the Public Service Employment Act during November 2011.All disclosed1
A-2011-01618All call-ups and amendments issued under the terms of the TBIPS standing offer in November 2011. Do not include copies of multi-page supply arrangement documents.Does not exist0