Summaries of Access to Information Act Completed Requests

January 2012

Table 1: Summaries of Access to Information Act Completed Requests
Request NumberSummary of RequestDispositionNumber of Pages Disclosed
A-2008-00382Records dealing with briefing and meeting notes on the rationale, options and decision to phase out the International Arts Promotion Program.Disclosed in part344
A-2008-00405All documents relating to the strategic review or other related information, including internal memos, concerning decisions to terminate or continue arts and culture programs.Disclosed in part283
A-2010-00849All records regarding mineral deposits in Afghanistan as well as all documents (except correspondence), Power Points, meeting minutes and agenda provided to/with the Afghanistan Ministry of Mines from 2003 to August 2010.Disclosed in part2443
A-2010-00880Correspondence between the Departments of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada and Rights and Democracy (International Centre for Human Rights and Democracy) including information retained by DMA Gerald Cossette during the period of December 1, 2009 to July 30, 2010.Disclosed in part1259
A-2010-02331Complete copy of all Question Period notes and memorandums prepared for or sent to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada between March 1, 2011 and March 11, 2011.Disclosed in part366
A-2010-02393Records relating to Canada-Colombia Human Rights Consultations for 2009.Disclosed in part178
A-2010-02394Copies of the Country Strategy Process for Colombia for 2006 up to and including 2010 and for the Country Strategy Process for Venezuela for 2006-2007 and 2007-2008.Disclosed in part48
A-2011-00089Any documentation, including reports or briefing documents, regarding business opportunities in Albania, especially for the mining industry. Timeframe: January 1, 2011 to March 31, 2011.Disclosed in part40
A-2011-00374Copies of memos, briefing and Question Period notes prepared by/for the Assistant Deputy Minister level up to the Minister, regarding the government’s oil sands advocacy strategy in the USA from January 1, 2011 to June 10, 2011.Disclosed in part7
A-2011-00782All position papers, reports, briefing notes, decks and memos prepared for the Minister pertaining to the 17th Session of the Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Timeframe: January 1, 2011 to August 9, 2011.Disclosed in part30
A-2011-00880All communication between Jean-Philipe Tachdjian of Departments of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada and officials from the Canadian Education and Training Accreditation Commission (CETAC). All communication between the staff of Edu-Canada International Education program and CETAC officials.Disclosed in part252
A-2011-00881Copies of the most recent records held by your department on the Strategic and Operating Review.Disclosed in part61
A-2011-00882Briefing notes, backgrounders and memos concerning the decision to oppose the UN motion to recognize Palestinian Statehood. Timeframe: May 1, 2011 to August 29, 2011.Disclosed in part55
A-2011-01020Emails concerning the Xinhua news agency since August 1, 2011.Disclosed in part126
A-2011-01067All media monitoring reports done abroad on Chinese-language media between July 2011 and September 2011.Disclosed in part169
A-2011-01138All demarches received from the Libyan government and/or the National Transitional Council in Libya in 2011. Exclude emails.Disclosed in part2
A-2011-01183Records relating to the cancellation of the PromArts arts funding program (cancelled in 2008), including correspondence with the Heritage Minister.Disclosed in part285
A-2011-01288All Temporary Help Service call-ups awarded in 2011 (up to and including December 9).All disclosed7
A-2011-01333Reports authored by Sen. Mobina Jaffer in her capacity as Special Envoy to Sudan for the year 2002.Disclosed in part210
A-2011-01343All memos, reports, studies, briefing notes and communications products related to reduction in Canadian grants and contributions to United Nations agencies and institutions since April 1, 2011 until Novem3ber 15, 2011.Disclosed in part6
A-2011-01363All records concerning payments related to the Softwood Lumber dispute in January 2006 to December 2007.Does not exist0
A-2011-01444A list of all individuals (with their position or affiliation) who participated on the Canadian negotiating team for the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and Honduras, between March 2010 and July 2011.All disclosed2
A-2011-01481Information regarding the number of staff on language training and the associated costs for the last 5 years.All disclosed112
A-2011-01499All records, including Question Period notes, briefing notes, reports, memos (including drafts, etc.) regarding the provision of arms to the Afghan National Army and/or Afghan National Police. Exclude emails and limit records from 2011.Does not exist0
A-2011-01504All records, including Question Period notes, briefing notes, reports, memos (including drafts, etc.) regarding the provision of arms to the Afghan National Army and/or Afghan National Police. Exclude emails. Limit records from 2006.Does not exist0
A-2011-01532Request a copy of the following document: "Americas Strategy Implementation Plan (ASIP)".Nothing disclosed (excluded)0
A-2011-01592Briefing notes from September 1, 2011 to November 15, 2011 concerning funding for UNESCO.Disclosed in part6
A-2011-01595All call-ups/contracts for Temporary Help Services Standing Offer and Supply Arrangement within the National Capital Region from September 2011 to and including November 2011.Disclosed in part179
A-2011-01616All local purchase orders processed by the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade in the National Capital Region for the procurement of Temporary Help Services during November 2011.Disclosed in part16
A-2011-01619All call-ups processed by the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade in the National Capital Region under the terms of any Standing Offer and/or Supply Arrangement for Temporary Help Services during November 2011.Disclosed in part60
A-2011-01622Copies of all documents, including memos, emails, correspondence, talking points, media lines, expense reports, etc., regarding expenses submitted to the department by representatives of environmental Non-Governmental Organization regarding Climate Change for 2010.Does not exist0
A-2011-01651Listing of Supply Arrangements under the Task-Based Informatics Professional Services vehicle that were generated and issued for the National Capital Region for November 2011.Disclosed in part70
A-2011-01652All records showing the list of invitees to the government's consultation on the Office of Religious Freedom in Ottawa on October 3, 2011. Include all draft lists prepared by the department, as well as final lists. Do not include emails.Disclosed in part86
A-2011-01716Copies of briefing notes and memos to Minister Cannon regarding the 75/25 policy target for federal employees in the National Capital Region of the National Capital Accommodation Strategy. Timeframe: April 1, 2010 - December 15, 2011.Does not exist0
A-2011-01747Complete copy of all records including statistics and other data, indicating the number of Canadians detained in foreign prisons, for each of the years between 2000 and 2011.All disclosed3
A-2011-01748Copies of all records including statistics and other data, indicating the number of Canadians injured, killed or deceased in foreign prisons, for each of the years between 2000 and December 2011.Does not exist0
A-2011-01751All requests for project funding (financed or not) submitted on behalf of the Canadian Togolaise Community (CTC), co-signed by the CTC or supported by the Canadian Togolaise Community.Does not exist0
A-2011-01753List of all Access to Information requests received from November 15, 2011 to December 31, 2011.Disclosed in part14
A-2011-01815All briefing notes and memos prepared for the Minister of Foreign Affairs between November 15, 2011 and December 23, 2011 in preparation for year-end interviews with media outlets.Does not exist0
A-2011-01819All briefing and notes and memos prepared for the Minister of Foreign Affairs between September 1, 2011 and December 22, 2011 on the operations of Suncor in Syria.Does not exist0
A-2011-01843All briefing material and action memos to/from the Foreign Affairs Minister pertaining to the situation in Afghanistan prepared between November 1, 2011 and November 30, 2011.Does not exist0