Summaries of Access to Information Act Completed Requests

April 2012

Table 1: Summaries of Access to Information Act Completed Requests
Request NumberSummaryNamePages Released
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 July 26, 2011.Disclosed in part1008
A-2011-02186Information about the schedule of events for a trip taken to Mexico by the Hon. Helena Guergis, Secretary of State DFAIT, from January 29-30, 2008.All disclosed21
A-2011-02334All call-ups processed by DFAIT in the NCR under any standing offer and/or supply arrangements, temporary help services during February 2012.Disclosed in part73
A-2011-02472Any briefing notes and memos prepared for the Minister and Deputy Minister regarding the RCMP’s January arrest of a Canadian Forces soldier in Halifax Jeffrey Delisle who was criminally charged with violating the Security of Information Act.Does not exist0
A-2011-02473All memos and briefing notes prepared for the Deputy Minister / Assistant Deputy Ministers / Associate Deputy Ministers in 2012 concerning the arrest of a Naval Officer under the Security of Information Act.Does not exist0
A-2011-02343Copies of all submissions made in response to DFAIT's Consultations on Potential Free Trade Agreement Negotiations with Trans-Pacific Partnership Members.Disclosed in part5
A-2011-01552QP notes created or sent to the Minister or Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs. Timeframe November 1 -11, 2011.Disclosed in part45
A-2011-01873Records on the new business plan for the Visual Art Collection, and specifically the direction to sell works of arts. Include the full list of works flagged for the deaccession.Disclosed in part80
A-2011-01609The description of project objectives, main activities, budget, and the countries where they take place that are funded by START. Timeframe: January 1, 2008 to December 31, 2008.Disclosed in part68
A-2011-01610The description of project objectives, main activities, budget, and the countries where they take place that are funded by START. Dates: January 1, 2010 to December 6, 2011.Disclosed in part45
A-2011-01611The description of project objectives, main activities, budget, and the countries where they take place that are funded by START.  Dates: January 1, 2009 to December 31, 2009.Disclosed in part39
A-2011-01362All records related to payments related to the Softwood Lumber dispute in January 2008 to December 2009.Disclosed in part198
A-2011-00820Briefing notes, memoranda and QP notes prepared for the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and members of the minister's exempt staff that were drafted between July 1 to 14, 2011.Disclosed in part333
A-2011-02187Copy of the speech delivered by the Hon. Helena Guergis, Secretary of State on January 29, 2008 to a gathering of expatriate Canadians.Disclosed in part8
A-2011-01612Deck presentation on the development of new potential shipping routes prepared or presented during 2011.Disclosed in part217
A-2011-02006List from the department’s document tracking system for briefing notes, deck presentations, and memorandums submitted to the Minister of Foreign Affairs for the period December 1 to 31, 2011.Disclosed in part6
A-2011-02007List from the department’s document tracking system for briefing notes, deck presentations, and memorandums submitted to the Minister of Foreign Affairs for the period January 1 to 20, 2012.Disclosed in part5
A-2011-02494Information regarding case 2011-01-MEX reviewed by the Corporate Social Responsibility Counsellor, information should include, but not limited to, emails, memos, reports and audits related to the case.Disclosed in part2
A-2011-01281All correspondence, including but not limited to briefing notes, letters, emails and reports - internal and external, of staff of the Canadian Embassy in France from October 16 to 21, 2011 related to the European Fuel Quality Directive.Disclosed in part20
A-2011-01925All documents including memos, briefing notes, talking points, media lines, meeting summaries, emails, correspondence list, phone logs, BlackBerry PINs, diplomatic notes, complaints, etc., regarding the concerns of Saudi Arabia - Reference: ethical oil TV advertising January 1, 2011 to January 20, 2012.Disclosed in part63
A-2011-01277All correspondence, including but not limited to briefing notes, letters, emails and reports - internal and external of staff of the High Commission of Canada in the United Kingdom related to the European Fuel Quality Directive. Timeframe: October 11 to 15, 2011.Disclosed in part55
A-2011-02082Records relating to the Saudi Arabian government’s reaction to a 30-second advertisement produced by EthicalOil.org, as described in the September 20th, 2011 Globe and Mail article, “Ethical oil ad sparks war of words between Ottawa, Saudis”.Disclosed in part32
A-2011-02484All correspondence, including emails and letters between employees of the Museum of Nature and Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird between May 18, 2011 and March 2, 2012.Does not exist0
A-2011-00492All records, including QP notes, briefing notes, reports, memos, including drafts etc., regarding Canadian operations in Libya between February 1, 2011 and June 30, 2011.Disclosed in part136
A-2011-00489All records, including QP notes, briefing notes, reports, memos, including drafts etc., regarding Canadian operations in Libya between February 1, 2011 and June 30, 2011.Disclosed in part416
A-2012-00037Documentation which indicates all appointments, term and casual employees, by DFAIT in the NCR under the terms of the Public Service Employment Act. Timeframe: March 2011.All disclosed1
A-2011-01866All memos, emails, documents relating to the sale of Villa Eksbacken, the official Canadian ambassador's residence in Stockholm. Timeframe: July 9th, 2011 to January 9th, 2012.Disclosed in part57
A-2011-01451A list of all Question Period notes prepared for Minister John Baird and his Parliamentary Secretary between September 1, 2011 and November 1, 2011.Disclosed in part301
A-2011-01140Briefing notes, reports, research papers, memos, presentations and other briefing material prepared for the minister and/or senior staff about the Libyan Embassy in Ottawa.Disclosed in part25
A-2011-01869Copies of all signed THS Supply Arrangements within the National Capital Region. These copies should include name of the project authority, the resource classification and level, and per diem rate.  Timeframe: January 2011 to October 2011.Disclosed in part294
A-2011-01375List of projects created under the Counter-Terrorism Capacity Building Program, to include the countries and/or partners involved and the costs associated with them. Timeframe: 2009-2011.Disclosed in part4