Summaries of Access to Information Act Completed Requests

March 2012

Table 1: Summaries of Access to Information Act Completed Requests
Request NumberSummary of RequestDispositionNumber of Pages Disclosed
A-2007-00439All records, including Ministerial briefings notes, reports, memos, emails on clemency for Canadians on death row in foreign countries. Timeframe: October 25, 2007 to November 30, 2007.Disclosed in part223
A-2009-01276Information regarding the change in approach in Afghanistan in spring 2009.Disclosed in part88
A-2010-00540Briefing notes for meetings between the Minister and/or Deputy Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Colombian government officials. Timeframe: 2008Disclosed in part532
A-2010-00758The report from a fact-finding mission undertaken in late January 2010 with regards to the murder of the Mexican activist and the activities of Canadian mining firm Blackfire Exploration Ltd. As well as all drafts and final copies of emails, correspondence, meeting minutes, ministerial briefings notes, and house cards regarding Blackfire Explorations Ltd. Timeframe: January 1, 2005 until present.Disclosed in part982
A-2010-01004All documents related to projects approved from January 12, 2010 until the present (October 12, 2010), including projects approved before the earthquake, that received additional funding because of the earthquake.Disclosed in part764
A-2010-01497Records generated by the PCO "Whole Government Working Group" to address Afghan detainee decision. The records should include but not be limited to briefing notes and email correspondence.Disclosed in part90
A-2010-02389All records from the embassy in Quito, Ecuador and Foreign Affairs and International Trade in Ottawa containing discussion of the Canadian-Ecuador Foreign Investment Protection Agreement. Timeframe: 2010.Disclosed in part260
A-2010-02427Records relating to Canada-Colombia security consultations. Time Frame: 2008.Disclosed in part106
A-2010-02429Records relating to Canada-Colombia security consultations. Timeframe: 2010.Disclosed in part16
A-2011-00030All records related to the inclusion of Canada, on the 2010 United States Special 301 Report. This includes any question period cards, media lines or memorandums.Disclosed in part502
A-2011-00039Records pertaining to the criminal network of convicted drug trafficker Shaheed "Roger" Khan, documents that reference the institutional corruption within the Guyanese government and any possible links with organized crime as well as documents that Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade might have that references the phantom squads.Disclosed in part200
A-2011-00572All records relating to "Article 19" project funded by Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (listed in proactive disclosure- 2011-03-29).Disclosed in part137
A-2011-00628Copies of the briefing book prepared for Minister Baird's recent trip to China.Disclosed in part172
A-2011-00746Records relating to reports, reviews of contractual bonuses and extra payments to Canadian firms; Petro Canada and SNC-Lavalin made in order to do business with Gadaffis in Libya post-2005.Disclosed in part9
A-2011-00925Canadian Ambassador to OAS/Canadian Embassy representations/exchanges between the OAS's Inter-American Commission on Human Rights and/or Guatemala authorities - RE: implementation of the OAS Inter-American Commission on Human Rights precautionary measures.Disclosed in part565
A-2011-01105Documentation relating to the composition of the Canadian delegation to the Preparatory Committee for the United Nations Conference on the Arms Trade Treaty held in New York City from July 11-15, 2011.Disclosed in part81
A-2011-01119Copies of all QP notes and memorandums prepared for and/or forwarded to the Minister of Foreign Affairs when Question Period resumed in the House of Commons between September 15 and 23, 2011.Disclosed in part245
A-2011-01135Briefing notes concerning Minister Baird's trip to China and to the ASEAN Summit in July 2011, including follow-up notes.Disclosed in part172
A-2011-01204Complete copies of all memorandums and QP notes prepared for or forwarded to the Minister of Foreign Affairs for the period October 10 to 18, 2011.Disclosed in part68
A-2011-01206Complete copies of all documents on staff costs and expenses incurred by Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada, including overtime pay, travel expenses, accommodation and all other expenses since 2008, involving Afghanistan and the number of people who make up these groups.Disclosed in part902
A-2011-01346All records related to Canada's involvement in Operation Caribbe. Restrict to documents from 2011.Disclosed in part73
A-2011-01366All memos, reports, studies, briefing notes, communications products and emails related to Lai Changxing from January 1, 2010 to November 15, 2011.Disclosed in part500
A-2011-01370List of projects created under the Global Peace and Security Fund, to include the countries and/or partners involved in these projects, and documentation indicating the costs associated with the projects. Timeframe: 2007.All disclosed6
A-2011-01371List of projects created under the Global Peace and Security Fund, to include the countries and/or partners involved in these projects and documentation indicating the costs associated with the projects. Time Frame: 2008.All disclosed11
A-2011-01372List of projects created under the Global Peace and Security Fund, to include the countries and/or partners involved in these projects and documentation indicating the costs associated with the projects. Time Frame: 2009.All disclosed9
A-2011-01373List of projects created under the Global Peace and Security Fund, to include the countries and/or partners involved in these projects and documentation indicating the costs associated with the projects. Time Frame: 2010.All disclosed9
A-2011-01374List of projects created under the Global Peace and Security Fund, to include the countries and/or partners involved in these projects and documentation indicating the costs associated with the projects. Time Frame: 2011.All disclosed9
A-2011-01380Performance, evaluation reports and/or summary of activity on projects related to the Anti-Crime Capacity Building program for 2009-2011. Please provide copies of any interim report(s).Disclosed in part11
A-2011-01501All records regarding the provision of arms to the Afghan National Army and/or Afghan National Police. Limit records from 2009.Disclosed in part6
A-2011-01519All initial submissions and all initial responses from or to the dispute resolution process under the Office of the Extractive Sector Corporate Social Responsibility Councillor from 2009 to November 17, 2011.Disclosed in part1701
A-2011-01549Complete copies of all memorandums prepared for or forwarded to the Minister of Foreign Affairs or his Deputy Minister for the period November 14 to 21, 2011.Disclosed in part38
A-2011-01554Obtain all memos, briefing notes and QP notes and correspondence prepared for or forwarded to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade of Canada referring to Israel and/or to Palestine with the United Nations, from September 1, 2011, to November 21, 2011.Disclosed in part129
A-2011-01558Obtain complete copies of all QP notes prepared for or forwarded to the Minister of Foreign Affairs or his Deputy Minister for the period November 14 to 21, 2011.Disclosed in part47
A-2011-01574I would like to obtain the detailed budget for fiscal year 2010 2011 and the "Budget and Business Planning 2010-11" report for the Canadian Embassy in Paris.All disclosed112
A-2011-01588All records (including ministerial briefing notes, emails, presentations, reports, etc.) regarding Canada's asbestos production, trade and exports. Please include records from July 1, 2011 to November 28, 2011.Disclosed in part227
A-2011-01750All email which resulted in the initial list of invitees, the list as it evolved and the final list of invitees to the government's consultation on the Office of Religious Freedom in Ottawa on October 3, 2011.Disclosed in part95
A-2011-01775All Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade records and correspondence in 2011, electronic or otherwise related to the above mentioned (See A-2011-01774) "Fact Finding" report-mission. Timeframe: July 17 - 26, 2011.Disclosed in part80
A-2011-01842All briefing material and action memos to/from the Foreign Affairs Minister pertaining to the situation in Afghanistan. Timeframe: October 1 - 31, 2011.Disclosed in part21
A-2011-01859All briefing material and action memos to/from the Foreign Affairs Minister pertaining to the situation in Syria.  Between November 1 - 30, 2011.Disclosed in part15
A-2011-01878All call-ups for Temporary Help Services (THS) for August 2011 to January 2012. All regions that use the NCR Standing offer.Disclosed in part198
A-2011-01884All records, including but not limited to reports, handwritten notes, emails, memos, produced after January 2011, discussing the federal government's relationship with the monarchy which may include discussions RE: Queen's portrait.Disclosed in part340
A-2011-01948Materials that pertain to the participation of female soldiers in Canada's military engagement in Afghanistan.Does not exist0
A-2011-01963Provide 2011 (and projected 2012) advocacy program activities of Canadian embassies in Asia. Include the advocacy activities and events designed to facilitate future Canada's oil sands investments and sales in the Asian market; and to facilitate Canada’s position.Does not exist0
A-2011-02002Copy of a list from the department’s document tracking system for Briefing Notes, Deck Presentations, and Memorandums submitted to the Minister of Foreign Affairs for the period August 1-31, 2011.Disclosed in part9
A-2011-02003Copy of a list from the department’s document tracking system for Briefing Notes, Deck Presentations, and Memorandums submitted to the Minister of Foreign Affairs for the period September 1 - 30, 2011.Disclosed in part7
A-2011-02011Copy of the Contribution Agreement, Risk Assessment form, Terms & Conditions, Reference Manual, Workflow chart and grants and contributions for the Investment Cooperation Fund (previously CIDA-INC). Timeframe: Last quarter of Fiscal 2010-11.All disclosed139
A-2011-02060All correspondences between the Minister, DM and Summit Management Office with and all representatives from the OPP regarding the 2010, G8 summit in Huntsville and the G20 Summit in Toronto from the dates of January 1, 2008 to July 1, 2008.Does not exist0
A-2011-02064All correspondences between the Minister, DM and the Summit Management Office with any and all representatives from the OPP regarding the 2010, G8 summit in Huntsville and the G20 Summit in Toronto from the dates of January 1, 2010 to July 1, 2010.Does not exist0
A-2011-02065All correspondences between the Minister, DM and the Summit Management Office with any and all representatives from the OPP regarding the 2010, G8 summit in Huntsville and the G20 Summit in Toronto from the dates of July 1, 2010 to January 1, 2011.Does not exist0
A-2011-02073Final reports or memos originating from Minister of International Trade office referring to ‘adversaries’, ‘enemies’, ‘radicals’ or other oppositional groups, relating to the proposed Keystone pipeline. Timeframe January 1, 2011 to January 3, 2012.Does not exist0
A-2011-02083The number of Canadians requesting consular assistance in dealing with arrest and/or charges of child sexual exploitation filed against them while abroad in the years 2009 to 2011 as well as the location of the consular office that provided assistance.Disclosed in part2
A-2011-02091All legal opinions or memoranda concerning the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement and all the draft versions of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement.Disclosed in part39
A-2011-02100Briefings, memos and reports on the closure of Canadian diplomatic missions since September 1, 2011.Does not exist0
A-2011-02105The final “Second Formative Evaluation of Canada’s Extended Continental Shelf Program”.Nothing disclosed (exemption)0
A-2011-02106The final “Formative Evaluation of the Northern Dimensions of Canadian Foreign Policy”.Nothing disclosed (exemption)0
A-2011-02107The final “Real Property” report.Nothing disclosed (excluded)0
A-2011-02115The final “Formative Evaluation of the Global Commerce Strategy”.Nothing disclosed (exemption)0
A-2011-02116The final "G-8/G-20 Summits Management Office—Financial Information” audit report.Nothing disclosed (excluded)0
A-2011-02118The final "Global Commerce Support Program” audit report.Nothing disclosed (excluded)0
A-2011-02119A list of all regional advisers to the trade and foreign affairs ministers currently employed across the country.All disclosed6
A-2011-02175Series of questions regarding Export and Import permits related to broiler hatching eggs, egg-equivalent chicks for years 2010, 2011 and 2012.Disclosed in part3
A-2011-02181The names of Canadian companies doing business in Nigeria and their contact information including: address, telephone numbers, fax numbers, email addresses, contact person (if any).Disclosed in part6
A-2011-02222Records concerning communication on April 21, 2010 between Chief of Staff in the Office of the Minister of International Trade and a lawyer with Fasken Martineau Dumoulin representing First Quantum Minerals.Does not exist0
A-2011-02224Obtain all emails from January 1, 2010, to February 28, 2012, on the problems following SNC Lavalin's construction of the Canadian Embassy in Haiti.Does not exist0
A-2011-02225Access to and/or a copy of all and/or any ATI requests submitted to Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade by the media during the calendar year 2009.Disclosed in part39
A-2011-02226Access to and/or a copy of all and/or any ATI requests submitted to Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade by the media during the calendar year 2010.Disclosed in part29
A-2011-02227Access to and/or a copy of all and/or any ATI requests submitted to Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade by the media during the calendar year 2011.All disclosed33
A-2011-02228All appointments term and casual employees for January 2012. Include the following details about each appointment: Name of the person appointed, job class and rank and level, date of appointment, term of appointment or completion date and any extensions.All disclosed3
A-2011-02229Call-ups in the NCR under any standing offer or supply arrangement for temporary help services during January 2012.Disclosed in part129
A-2011-02233Records concerning communication on April 29, 2010 between Sandra Buckler, Chief of Staff in the Office of the Minister of International Trade and a lawyer with Fasken Martineau Dumoulin representing First Quantum Minerals.Does not exist0
A-2011-02234All internal documents that mention environmentalists, including references to radicals, adversaries, enemies of the state, and foreign-puppets, from October 1, 2011 to February 13, 2012.Does not exist0
A-2011-02266Memos and briefing notes to/from the minister from January 1, 2012 to February 27, 2012 on cases involving the Security of Information Act.Does not exist0
A-2011-02270Obtain a complete copy of all Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada documents showing all expenses incurred by officials using taxis between January 1, 2009, and February 27, 2012.All disclosed11
A-2011-02276All materials related to the Final Report (1999) of the Minister’s Monitoring Committee on Change in the Department of National Defense and the Canadian Forces.Does not exist0
A-2011-02278All material related to the First Quarterly Report (2001) of the Minister’s Monitoring Committee on Change in the Department of National Defense and the Canadian Forces.Does not exist0
A-2011-02279All material related to the Minister’s Monitoring Committee’s Final Report – 2003 on Land Force Reserve Restructure, Professional Development, Education, and Leadership.Does not exist0
A-2011-02280All material related to the Second Quarterly Report (2001) of the Minister’s Monitoring Committee on Change in the Department of National Defense and the Canadian Forces.Does not exist0
A-2011-02281All material related to the Minister’s Monitoring Committee 2002 report entitled Progress Report I: Land Force Reserve Restructure (LFRR).Does not exist0
A-2011-02282All material related to the Interim Report (1999) of the Minister’s Monitoring Committee on Change in the Department of National Defense and the Canadian Forces.Does not exist0
A-2011-02283All material related to the Interim Report (1998) of the Minister’s Monitoring Committee on Change in the Department of National Defense and the Canadian Forces.Does not exist0
A-2011-02284All material related to the Preliminary Report of the Minister’s Monitoring Committee, submitted by Chairman Hon. Willard Estey to the office of the Minister of National Defense on 31 March, 1998.Does not exist0
A-2011-02285All material related to the Minister’s Monitoring Committee’s 2003 report entitled Progress Report II: Land Force Reserve Restructure, Professional Development, Education, and Leadership.Does not exist0
A-2011-02286All material related to the Minister’s Monitoring Committee between 2001 and 2003.Does not exist0
A-2011-02303Proof of placement or any contracting documentation related to advertising carried out by Executive Media Networks (EMN) put in place by the "agency of record" Cossette Media between October 1, 2010 and March 31, 2011.All disclosed16
A-2011-02316All briefing notes and advice to the minister prepared for incoming Minister of State for Foreign Affairs (Americas + Consular Services) Diane Ablonczy, from March 1, 2011 to July 1, 2011.All disclosed38
A-2011-02319Briefing notes, memos, deck presentations prepared for Minister's Baird's appearance at the Meeting of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development -December 1, 2011.All disclosed60
A-2011-02320Annual base salary, extra-duty/overtime pay and bonus/performance pay for fiscal year 2010/11 for each driver to the Ministers and to the Ministers of State.Disclosed in part55
A-2011-02322Records regarding the regulation or possible regulation, importation or exportation of automotive brake products containing asbestos and chrysotile asbestos fibres. Timeframe: January 1, 2006 to January 1, 2012.Disclosed in part212
A-2011-02323Information on all Canadians murdered outside of Canada for the past 10 years (January 1, 2002 - December 31, 2011); the date of the murder, the type of murder weapon, the city/town and country where it happened, the gender and age of the victim and any other data.Disclosed in part2
A-2011-02335All appointments terms and casual employees in the NCR under the terms of the Public Service Employee Act please include the appointed name, job classification, rank, level, date of appointment and term of appointment. Timeframe: February 2011.All disclosed1
A-2011-02348Names and contact details of Canadian businesses that attended the working lunch event "Doing Business in Sub-Saharan Africa's Oil and Gas Sector" on March 1, 2012.Disclosed in part4