Summaries of Access to Information Act Completed Requests

July 2012

Table 1: Summaries of Access to Information Act Completed Requests
Request NumberSummaryDispositionPages
A-2010-02083Copy of the Department’s computerized document tracking system for Briefing Notes, Deck Presentations, and Memorandums submitted to the Minister. Timeframe: February 13 to 19, 2011.Disclosed in part3
A-2011-00099Records regarding Canada's position and/or decision to participate militarily in Afghanistan. Specifically, records that include Canada-US relations and interdepartmentally with DND if possible. Timeframe: September 27 to 30, 2001.Disclosed in part40
A-2011-00292How much money has DFAIT spent in Tunisia since the beginning of 2011? How was the money spent and under which program? Who was the service provider?Disclosed in part126
A-2011-00931Records concerning the Canada-European Union CETA negotiations and the proposals made by the EU for increased intellectual property protection applicable to the pharmaceutical companies. Timeframe: January 1, 2010 to August 26, 2011.Disclosed in part206
A-2011-01068Briefing materials provided to the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs on the subject of China. Timeframe: May 2011 to September 15, 2011.Disclosed in part16
A-2011-01139Records related to the purchase, export and/or use of a Canadian-made drone or unmanned aerial vehicle to Libya in 2011.Disclosed in part193
A-2011-01198Research papers, policy papers, reports and Briefing Notes that demonstrate changes to, or the evolution of, DFAIT's Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) policy concerning Chinese investment in Canada. Timeframe: January 2005 to October 2011.Disclosed in part187
A-2011-01472Briefing material prepared for the Minister of Foreign Affairs for the Commonwealth Summit relating to Human Rights. Timeframe: June 1, 2011 to November 16, 2011.Disclosed in part381
A-2011-01503All records, including QP notes, Briefing Notes, reports, memos (including drafts), regarding the provision of arms to the Afghan National Army and/or Afghan National Police. Timeframe: 2007.Does not exist0
A-2011-01613Briefing materials created since July 1, 2011 for the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs on the subject of consular services.Disclosed in part39
A-2011-01623Records regarding refugee returnees (including those whose refugee claims were denied, ineligible or excluded) to Sri Lanka, including but not limited to, records related to initial or subsequent assessments or records from Colombo on refugee returnees.Disclosed in part4
A-2011-01818Briefing Notes and memos prepared for the Minister of Foreign Affairs for his November 2011 trip to Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates.Disclosed in part265
A-2011-01853Briefing material, reports, action memos and communications products prepared for the Minister of Foreign Affairs trip to the UAE and Kuwait in November 2011. Timeframe: October 15, 2011 and December 15, 2011.Disclosed in part265
A-2011-01877Any Department analyses related to the economic impact of the Russian Federation's decision to impose a ban on importing harp seal pelts. Timeframe: December 18, 2011 to January 16, 2012.Disclosed in part2
A-2011-02062Correspondences 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. Timeframe: January 1, 2009 to July 1, 2009.Disclosed in part57
A-2011-02063Correspondences 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. Timeframe: July 1, 2009 to January 1, 2010.Disclosed in part33
A-2011-02066All draft and final versions of all emails, including attachments, relating to Briefing Notes for the 2012 World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland.Disclosed in part123
A-2011-02076Records, including but not limited to emails (including attachments), Briefing Notes, reports and decks, relating to the October 2011 Commonwealth meeting in Australia, that refer to war crime in Sri Lanka. Timeframe: October 1, 2011 to November 5, 2011.Disclosed in part11
A-2011-02077Records, including but not limited to emails, Briefing Notes, reports and decks, relating to the October 2011 Commonwealth meeting in Australia, that refer to a Commonwealth human rights commissioner. Timeframe: October 1, 2011 to November 15, 2011.Disclosed in part11
A-2011-02078Records, including but not limited to emails (including attachments), Briefing Notes, reports and decks, relating to the October 2011 Commonwealth meeting in Australia that refer to gay rights. Timeframe: October 1, 2011 to November 15, 2011.Disclosed in part6
A-2011-02079All records relating to the October 2011 Commonwealth meeting in Australia that refer to the report put forward by the Eminent Persons Group of recommended reforms (or any variation thereof). Timeframe: October 1, 2011 to November 15, 2011.Disclosed in part9
A-2011-02109Post-visit reports, minutes, memos and other assessments related to the Trade Minister’s visit to Libya in January/February 2012.Disclosed in part17
A-2011-02198Emails sent and received by Christopher Gibbins for January 19 to 21, 2012.Disclosed in part24
A-2011-02223Obtain all memos and briefing notes since November 2009 on problems with the construction and/or renovation of the Canadian Embassy in Haiti.Does not exist0
A-2012-00083Documents containing discussion of the Afghanistan Mines Protection (security) Unit. Timeframe: 2010.Does not exist0
A-2012-00084Documents containing discussion of the Afghanistan Mines Protection (security) Unit. Timeframe: 2011.Does not exist0
A-2012-00085Documents containing discussion of the Afghanistan Mines Protection (security) Unit. Timeframe: 2009.Does not exist0
A-2012-00087Documents containing discussion of Afghanistan's mining policy and Ministry of Mines. Timeframe: 2010.Does not exist0
A-2012-00089Documents containing discussion of Afghanistan's mining policy and Ministry of Mines. Timeframe: 2008.Does not exist0
A-2012-00090Documents containing discussion of Afghanistan's mining policy and Ministry of Mines. Timeframe: 2007.Does not exist0
A-2012-00157Emails held by the Director General (Afghanistan Task Force) on the Dahla Dam.Does not exist0
A-2012-00158Emails held by the Director (Gulf and Maghreb relations), Deputy Director (Libya and Tunisia), Director (Libya Task Force), and senior desk officer (Libya) with mention of Edis Zagorac.All disclosed12
A-2012-00213Lists of contracts awarded to advertising firms or agencies for the following years: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 to April 19.Disclosed in part140
A-2012-00226Results and analysis of the online survey into the National Holocaust Monument.All disclosed30
A-2012-00279Briefing Notes, Memoranda, and speaking notes sent to or from the Assistant Deputy Minister level and above regarding the dispute with the United States over recognition of the Northwest Passage as domestic waters. Timeframe: January 2012 to April 30, 2012.Does not exist0
A-2012-00317Communications to the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade from the forestry sector regarding free trade negotiations, including but not limited to initiatives with China and the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement. Timeframe:  June 2011 to April 27, 2012.Disclosed in part15
A-2012-00346Records prepared for the Chief of Protocol of Canada concerning Prime Ministers, Foreign Ministers, Presidents, Deputy Prime Ministers, Deputy Foreign Ministers, or Deputy Presidents for international visits to Canada.Disclosed in part85
A-2012-00347Records concerning the Canadian Libyan Council. Timeframe: August 1, 2011 to May 4, 2012.Disclosed in part9
A-2012-00357Final drafts of Briefing Notes, memos, presentations concerning Sandra McCardell and her official functions. Timeframe: July 1, 2011 to May 4, 2012.Does not exist0
A-2012-00358Final drafts of Briefing Notes, memos, presentations concerning Glenn Davidson and his official functions in Syria. Timeframe: July 1, 2011 to May 4, 2012.Does not exist0
A-2012-00397Copies of all submissions made by the provinces and territories in response to DFAIT Consultations on Possible Negotiations for a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement with Japan.Disclosed in part5
A-2012-004451) All documents provided in file A-2011-01046: removal of two works by Alfred Pellan from the lobby of 125 Sussex
2) Art collection: annual cost of conservation
3) Art collection: number of works not exhibited
Disclosed in part119
A-2012-00468Copies of all submissions regarding intellectual property or life sciences provided in response to the DFAIT Consultations on Possible Negotiations for a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement with Japan.Disclosed in part7
A-2012-00469Copies of all submissions by stakeholders in the forestry sector, or those that discuss the forestry sector, provided in response to the DFAIT Consultations on Possible Negotiations for a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement with Japan.Disclosed in part7
A-2012-00512Information on the termination of the Agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of the USSR for the Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments dated November 20, 1989.Nothing disclosed (excluded)0
A-2012-00524Complete copies of briefing notes, memorandums and QP notes prepared for or forwarded to Canada’s minister of Foreign Affairs. Period: May 18 to 26, 2012.Disclosed in part8
A-2012-00582Documentation which indicates all appointments term and casual employees by this institution in the NCR under the terms of the Public Service Employment Act. Timeframe: May 2012.All disclosed2
A-2012-00596Obtain a copy of each invoice paid to the firm Profac for all types of work performed by that company in the building at 125 Sussex Drive. Period: 2011 and 2012.Does not exist0
A-2012-00622Obtain a copy of any records showing all money that your department has paid to caterers for food for each of the following years: from 2000 to 2012.All disclosed1
A-2012-00642A copy of a list from the Department’s document tracking system for documents produced by the Non-proliferation, Arms Control and Disarmament Branch regarding the “Convention on Cluster Munitions”. Timeframe: January 1, 2012 to May 31, 2012.Does not exist0
A-2012-00643A copy of a list from the Department’s document tracking system for documents produced by the Non-proliferation, Arms Control and Disarmament Branch regarding the “Convention on Cluster Munitions”. Timeframe: September 1, 2011 to December 31, 2011.Does not exist0
A-2012-00645A copy of a list from the Department’s document tracking system for Briefing Notes, Deck Presentations, and Memorandums on the topic of “Office of Religions Freedom”. Timeframe: January 1, 2012 to May 31, 2012.Does not exist0
A-2012-00646List of all access to information requests received for the period of January 1, 2012 to May 31, 2012.Disclosed in part34
A-2012-00682DFAIT statistics on Canadians injured or killed or victims of crime. Timeframe: 2006 to 2012.All disclosed4
A-2012-00684All records related to a meeting between Minister John Baird and MPA-Canada (including the MPAA) in October 2011.Disclosed in part57
A-2012-00707Any information pertaining to all methods of funding and contributions made to Davie Yards Inc. and all its previous legal entities. Timeframe: January 1, 2010 to June 19, 2012.Does not exist0
A-2012-00719All emails of Keith Christie - Assistant Deputy Minister, Global Issues Branch – (613) 944-2273. Timeframe: January 1, 2012 to June 21, 2012.Does not exist0
A-2012-007971. Documents describing matching funds the DFAINT gave to the North American Shia Ithna-Asheri Muslim Communities (NASIMCO), for charity expenditures overseas. Timeframe: 2011-12 and 2012-13 FY.
2. Documents describing any request by NASIMCO to DFAIT for matching funds, whereby the request was refused. Timeframe: 2011-12 and 2012-13 FY.
Does not exist0