Summaries of Access to Information Act Completed Requests

August 2012

Table 1: Summaries of Access to Information Act Completed Requests
Request NumberSummaryDispositionPages
A-2010-02401Copy of the Country Strategy Process for Ecuador. Time frame: 2006 to 2010Disclosed in part25
A-2010-02077Records documenting the visit to Havana, Cuba of DFAIT Minister Lloyd Axworthy in January 1997.Disclosed in part447
A-2011-01170Documents, regarding ethical oil and relations withSaudi Arabia. Time frame: June 1, 2011 to October 13, 2011.Disclosed in part0
A-2011-01998Copy of a list from the department’s document tracking system for Briefing Notes, Deck Presentations, and Memorandums submitted to the Minister of Foreign Affairs. Time frame May 2 to 31, 2011.Disclosed in part6
A-2011-01369Reports to provinces related to payments pursuant to section 99 of the Softwood Lumber Products Export Charge Act.All disclosed142
A-2011-01999Copy of a list from the department’s document tracking system for Briefing Notes, Deck Presentations, and Memorandums submitted to the Minister of Foreign Affairs. Time frame: April 1 to 30, 2011.Disclosed in part4
A-2011-02221 (FRENCH)Copy of QP notes memorandums that were created and or sent to the Minister of Foreign Affairs. Time frame: February 12 to 18, 2012.Disclosed in part91
A-2011-02000Copy of a list from the department’s document tracking system for Briefing Notes, Deck Presentations, and Memorandums submitted to the Minister of Foreign Affairs. Time frame: June 1 to 30, 2011.Disclosed in part10
A-2011-02075Records relating to the October 2011, Commonwealth meeting inAustralia, that refer to climate change. Time frame: October 1, 2011toNovember 15, 2011Disclosed in part92
A-2011-02036Copies of all briefing notes, reports, summaries of media content, talking points and correspondence prepared by Minister John Baird and his staff regarding the Office of Religious Freedom. Time frame: November 1, 2011 to February 1, 2012.Disclosed in part46
A-2011-02317Briefing notes, memos, QP notes, talking points, QAs, emails, communication products, advice to the Minister or senior staff and any other departmental and interdepartmental material regarding a social media policy for Canadian Missions. Time frame:March 1, 2011 to March 1, 2012.Disclosed in part510
A-2012-00303The last six quarterly reports on diplomatic incidents of alleged criminal activity/brushes with law/wrongdoing compiled by protocol office.Disclosed in part23
A-2012-00345All records prepared for Jillian Stirk for her transition into Chief Foreign Policy and Diplomacy Officer. Time frame: July 1, 2011 to March 1, 2012.All disclosed45
A-2012-00454All notes (including briefing notes and meeting notes) that were authored by/prepared by or provided by John (JT) Holmes on the topic of Petro Canada/Suncor and Libya.Does not exist0
A-2012-00456All correspondence from Thomas Marr, Gordon Venner, John Holmes, and Jeffrey McLaren that deal with any additional payments, concession fees, bonuses, operational Costs and any other fees or costs — that were paid by Petro Canada/Suncor to Libya.Does not exist0
A-2012-00453All correspondence between Thomas Marr, Gordon Venner, John Holmes, and Jeffrey McLaren that deal in any way with the Exploration and Production Sharing Agreements, the earlier concession agreements, expanding operations and the $500 million dollar bonus.Does not exist0
A-2012-00451Please provide any existing lists and/or breakdowns of any additional payments, concession fees, bonuses, operational Costs and any other fees. Time frame:September 29, 2009 to May 18, 2012.Does not exist0
A-2012-00330Copy of the Contribution Agreement RE: The $10 million fund for the transition to democracy and to help the government get rid of weapons (exclude Drafts) and all email with SNC executive Bruno Picard and DFAIT.Disclosed in part22
A-2012-00455Please provide all of John (JT) Holmes’ correspondences on meeting notes that were prepared on the topic of Petro Canada/Suncor and Libya and on any exploration and petroleum supply agreement with Libya. Time frame:January 1, 2007 to May 18, 2012.Does not exist0
A-2012-00472Copies of 12 specific submissions made in response to the DFAIT Consultations on Potential Free Trade Agreement Negotiations with the Trans-Pacific Partnership Members.Disclosed in part52
A-2012-00268Briefing notes, memoranda, and question period notes sent to/or from the Assistant Deputy Minister level and above regarding the Bo Xilai case and implications for Canada. Time frame: January 2012 to April 30, 2012.Does not exist0
A-2012-00109All emails from Sylvie-Michèle Racicot not requiring external consultations. Time frame: September 9, 2011 to November 28, 2011.Disclosed in part862
A-2012-00444Any reports, briefing notes, backgrounders, memos, or documents that address issues of psychological health for DFAIT officials who have returned to Canada from international missions. Time frame:January 1, 2007 to May 18, 2012.Disclosed in part12
A-2011-02436List of all respondents and responses to the domestic consultations on Canada and the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations launched on December 31, 2011.Disclosed in part462
A-2012-00594All documents, related to announcement by the Prime Minister at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting of the formation of the "Canadian International Institute for Extractive Industries and Development". Time frame: October 27th, 2011.All disclosed76
A-2012-00360All records prepared for the Minister of Foreign Affairs concerning his trip to Israel with Rabbi Chaim Mendelsohn. Time frame: January 1, 2011 to May 4, 2012.Disclosed in part64
A-2012-00088Documents containing discussion of Afghanistan's mining policy and Ministry of Mines. Time frame: 2009.Does not exist0
A-2012-00086Documents containing discussion of Afghanistan's mining policy and Ministry of Mines. Time frame: 2011.Does not exist0
A-2011-02346Copies of all department message event proposals, as well as briefing notes to International Trade Minister, Ed Fast and his Deputy Minister surrounding meeting with his provincial and territorial trade ministers on February 28, 2012 in Ottawa.Disclosed in part135
A-2011-02379Copies of diplomatic notes, letters, draft documents and any other correspondence between the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Kazakhstan and the Embassy of Canada to Kazakhstan. Time frame: 1993 - 1997.Disclosed in part24
A-2012-00776A list of all briefing notes, memoranda, presentations and reports prepared by each of Canada's missions to the European Union, the OECD, the WTO and the UN respecting European privacy and data protection initiatives. Time frame:July 1, 2011to June 30.Disclosed in part3
A-2012-01336Provide copies of all documents, including memos, Briefing Notes, media lines, meeting summaries, e-mails, correspondence, phone logs, BB PINs, dip notes, etc., re: any complaints by the EMB of Saudi Arabia re: activities near their embassy. Timeline: July 1 to 20,  2012.Does not exist0
A-2012-01296Provide copies of all documents, at the Canadian Embassy in Russia, the Consulate in St. Petersburg or sent from either mission regarding the oil sands or ethical oil. Time frame: January 1, 2011 to July 16, 2012.Does not exist0
A-2012-01364All records and correspondence related to an access to information request processed by Environment Canada under the file name 2011-1235.Does not exist0
A-2012-01329All records and correspondence related to an access to information request processed by Environment Canada under the file name 2011-1772.Does not exist0
A-2012-01313Documentation which indicates all appointments term and casual employees by this institution in the NCR under the terms of the Public Service Employment Act. Time frame: June 2012.All disclosed2
A-2012-01298Provide copies of all documents, including memos, briefing notes, talking points, media lines, meeting summaries, e-mails, correspondence, at the Canadian Embassy in Venezuela or sent from the mission RE: the oil sands or ethical oil. Time frame:January 1, 2011toJuly 16, 2012.Does not exist0
A-2012-01295Copies of all documents, including memos, briefing notes, talking points, media lines, meeting summaries, e-mails, correspondence, phone logs, BlackBerry PINs, diplomatic notes, complaints, regarding communications from any foreign government or their representative about the oil sands. Time frame:January 1, 2010 to July 16, 2012.Does not exist0
A-2012-01365All records and correspondence associated with access to information request processed by Natural Resources Canada under the file number DC7040-11-51.Disclosed in part45
A-2012-01406Statistical and financial reports on assets frozen or blocked by Canadian authorities in Iran, Syria and North Korea; under SEM/UN sanctions. Time frame: 2010, 2011, 2012.Does not exist0
A-2012-01413All documents sent to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and/or his parliamentary secretary regarding the Joint Task Force Afghanistan Cenotaph to Our Fallen, which was transported from Kandahar Air Field to Ottawa. Time frame: January 1, 2012toJuly 31, 2012.Does not exist0
A-2012-01370All correspondence resulting from or concerning Florida governor Rick Scott’s week-long trade mission to Canada that is germane to the issue of prison privatization or is concerned with the lobbying interests of GEO Group Inc.Does not exist0
A-2012-01434Trade Minister Ed Fast's briefing notes for a meeting with the Greater Toronto Area Conservative caucus on the proposal to enhance pharmaceutical intellectual property protection in the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA). Time frame: May 2012.Does not exist0
A-2012-01463Documentation which indicates all appointments term and casual employees by this institution in the NCR under the terms of the Public Service Employment Act. Time frame: July 2012.All disclosed1
A-2012-01397Documents produced by the Ministry explaining whether or not the "Persian Gulf" should be called "Persian Gulf", or if it should be called "Arabian Gulf" or "Arab Gulf".Does not exist0
A-2012-01379Provide documents/records related to media/communications strategy around hospitality claims of the High Commissioner to the UK, Gordon Campbell. Time frame:July 10, 2012toJuly 25, 2012.Disclosed in part7
A-2012-01340Diplomatic Corps Service Incident Tracking quarterly reports. Time frame: September 2011 to July 20, 2012.Disclosed in part19
A-2012-01412All contracts processed by this institution in the NCR under the terms of the Any Supply Arrangement for Tasks and Solutions Professional Services (TSPS) during the period: May and June 2012.Disclosed in part22
A-2012-01411All call-ups processed by this institution in the NCR under the terms of the any standing offer for tasks and solutions professional services. Time frame: May and June 2012.Does not exist0
A-2012-01283Travel and hospitality expenses for the Press Secretary to the Minister of International Trade for Vancouver, BC including but not limited to receipts, forms and emails. Time frame: July 10 to 14, 2011.Disclosed in part31
A-2012-01279Travel and hospitality expenses for the Director of Communications and Tour to the Minister of Foreign Affairs for Brazil and Paraguay, including but not limited to receipts, forms and emails. Time frame: June 22 to 30, 2011.Disclosed in part45
A-2012-01275Travel and hospitality expenses for the Director of Communications to the Minister of Foreign Affairs for New York, NY, including but not limited to receipts, forms and emails. Time frame: September 20 to 27, 2011.Disclosed in part27
A-2012-01277Travel and hospitality expenses for the Chief of Staff to the Minister of Foreign Affairs for Washington, DC, including but not limited to receipts, forms and emails. Time frame: August 3 to 6, 2011.Disclosed in part17
A-2012-01312All call-ups/contracts processed by this institution in the NCR under the terms of the Any Standing Offer of Supply Arrangement for Temporary Help Services. Time frame: June 2012Disclosed in part39
A-2012-01447Afghanistan contracts awarded to Tundra Group, Tundra Strategies, TundraMDS, Tundra Rescue and Tundra Academy: value, date of each contract, location of service, service provided; rules, regulations and/or procedures. Time frame: 2001 toAugust 7, 2012.Does not exist0
A-2012-00611Any records, including briefing notes, talking points, memos, and drafts of documents, regarding the arrest in Berlin of Luka Rocco Magnotta and his possible return to Canada. Time frame: June 4 to 7, 2012.Disclosed in part55
A-2012-00804All supply arrangement contracts or call-up contracts under Task and Solutions Based Professional Services Standing Offer for Supply Arrangements. Time frame: January 2011 to May 2012.Disclosed in part75
A-2012-01462All call-ups, contracts processed by this institution in the NCRunder the terms of the Any Standing Offer and/or Supply Arrangement for Temporary Help Services. Time frame: July 2012.Disclosed in part23
A-2012-01344A list of all contracts generated relating to the use of Canada House in London for the 2012 Summer Olympics. Time frame:January 1, 2012toJuly 20, 2012.All disclosed1
A-2012-01423All records related to theMay 25th, 2012 meeting between Research in Motion Limited and Peter McGovern, Assistant Deputy Minister with DFAIT.Does not exist0