Summaries of Access to Information Act Completed Requests

November 2012

Table 1: Summaries of Access to Information Act Completed Requests
Request NumberSummaryDispositionPages Released
A-2010-01631Records from the Embassy in San Jose and Foreign Affairs and International Trade Offices in Ottawa containing discussion of Infinito Gold's Las Crucitas mine. TImeframe: November 24, 2010 to December 15, 2010.Disclosed in part145
A-2010-01632For the DFAIT funded project by the instituto de Defensa Legal in Lima Peru; materials containing discussion of DFAIT's decision to fund the project and materials discussing details of the project itself. Timeframe: September 12, 2009 and June 21, 2010.Disclosed in part589
A-2011-00924Memos, reports and meeting notes from the Canadian Embassy in Syria on the conditions in Syria that reflect the Assad regime and/or opposition critics.Disclosed in part154
A-2011-01356All reports, memos, briefing material, communications products and correspondence related to Canada's position on the construction of Israeli settlements in the West Bank and/or East Jerusalem. Timeframe: 2008.Disclosed in part151
A-2011-01514QP notes, briefing notes, reports, memos (including drafts) regarding Ahmed Wali Karzai. Timeframe: 2007.Disclosed in part24
A-2011-01567Copy of all documents and analysis comparing the Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement with trade agreements Panama negotiated with other countries.Disclosed in part68
A-2011-01850All briefing material, reports, action memos and communications products prepared for the trade minister’s trip to Japan, Indonesia and China in September and October 2011. Limit to products prepared between August 15, 2011 to November 15, 2011.Disclosed in part604
A-2011-01964Notes of the interdepartmental post-hardship committee; list of those missions qualifying as high-risk, as well as the number of personnel receiving benefits (R&R and leave). Timeframe: January 1, 2010 to January 24, 2012.Disclosed in part115
A-2011-01971Access to any threat assessments, reports or otherwise, that have been prepared concerning Iran. Timeframe: September 1, 2011 to January 24, 2012.Disclosed in part27
A-2011-02010All documents regarding the Ministerial approval process for Grants and Contribution Awards. Timeframe: January 1, 2011 to January 1, 2012.Disclosed in part436
A-2011-02202Emails sent and received by Priya Sinha. Timeframe: January 19 to 21, 2012.Disclosed in part89
A-2012-00250Obtain a complete copy of all complaints sent to the Department of Foreign Affairs regarding embassies/diplomats. Period: May 18, 2011 to April 27, 2012.Disclosed in part22
A-2012-00372Records pertaining to the trip by parliamentary secretary of foreign affairs, Bob Dechert to Windsor, Ontario and Detroit, Michigan, regarding the issue known as the Windsor Hum. Time period: April 6 to 20, 2012.Disclosed in part196
A-2012-00673Funds allocated to the CEACS for a project entitled Migrating Memories.Does not exist0
A-2012-00708All emails of S. Millar (Ambassador) - Embassy of Canada - Astana, Kazakhstan. Timeframe: January 1, 2012 to June 21, 2012.Disclosed in part53
A-2012-00709All emails of S. Basadur – Embassy of Canada, Astana Kazakhstan . Timeframe: January 1, 2012 to June 21, 2012.Disclosed in part40
A-2012-00711Access all emails of C. Coolen – Embassy of Canada, Astana Kazakhstan  Timeframe: January 1, 2012 to June 21, 2012.Disclosed in part49
A-2012-00712Access all emails of A. Webb – Embassy of Canada, Astana Kazakhstan  Timeframe: January 1, 2012 to June 21, 2012.Disclosed in part65
A-2012-00728All emails from the Corporate Social Responsibility and Counsellor for the Extractive Sector. Timeframe: January 1, 2012 to June, 21, 2012.Disclosed in part157
A-2012-01136All receipts and itineraries for Minister Fast's international and domestic travel trips. Timeframe: March 2, 2012 to June 1, 2012.Disclosed in part293
A-2012-01138All receipts and itineraries for Minister Fast's international and domestic travel. Timeframe: June 1, 2011 to September 1, 2011.Disclosed in part281
A-2012-01140Receipts and itineraries for Minister Fast's international and domestic travel Timeframe: December 1, 2011 to March 1, 2012.Disclosed in part245
A-2012-01267Travel and hospitality expenses for the Parliamentary Secretary for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. TImeframe: January 23 to 29, 2011.Disclosed in part29
A-2012-01328Memos and briefing notes that were prepared or sent to Minister Ed Fast. Timeframe: June 9 to 16, 2012.Disclosed in part40
A-2012-01448Complete copy of all QP notes, memorandums and other briefings that were prepared by or sent to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, John Baird, or his deputy minister. Period: July 16 to 31, 2012.Disclosed in part55
A-2012-01449Complete copy of all QP notes, memorandums and other briefings that were prepared by or sent to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, John Baird, or his deputy minister. Period: July 1 to 15, 2012.Disclosed in part256
A-2012-01465Final versions of all briefing notes to the minister and deputy minister related to the ‘Beyond the Border’ initiative. Timeframe: September 1, 2011 to July 11, 2012.Disclosed in part22
A-2012-01539Meeting note for USS meeting with US Security Coordinator Lt.-Gen. Michael Moeller. BPTS product number 01393-2011.Disclosed in part11
A-2012-01540Action Memorandum for the minister for the 11th and 12th quarterly reports to Parliament on Canada's engagement in Afghanistan. BPTS product number 01342-2011.Disclosed in part73
A-2012-01541Info memorandum to the Minister providing an update on Iran sanctions. BPTS product number 01317-2011.Disclosed in part10
A-2012-01546Action memos for the Minister on Weapons of mass destruction free zone in the Middle East. BPTS product numbers 00525-2011 and 02231-2011.Disclosed in part8
A-2012-01550Project Initiation authorization for a project in the Sahel region (CTCBP 2011-406). BPTS product number 02275-2011.Disclosed in part2
A-2012-01551Project Initiation authorization for a project in the Horn of Africa (CTCBP 2011-405). BPTS product number 02274-2011.Disclosed in part2
A-2012-01552Project Initiation authorization for a project on countering violent extremism in Balochistan's Madrassa system (CTCBP 2011-401). BPTS product number 02273-2011.Disclosed in part2
A-2012-01556Information memo for the Minister on Bolivia's denunciation of the UN 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs. BPTS product number 2038-2011.Disclosed in part4
A-2012-01557Action memo for the Minister on the formation of a Palestinian interim government. BPTS product number 01761-2011.Disclosed in part14
A-2012-01558Briefing notes and memoranda prepared for the Minister and Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs. Timeframe: drafted March 1, 2012 to July 31, 2012.Disclosed in part37
A-2012-01574Records to identify 3 examples of internal communication and files related to the media strategy or rationale associated with the terminology "branding" and its variants such as "brand image".Does not exist0
A-2012-01600All email correspondence, BlackBerry PINs, text messages and voicemail messages sent or received by Marc Tessier that include references to access to information requests.  Timeframe: September 1 to 30, 2011.Disclosed in part10
A-2012-01604Email correspondence, BlackBerry PINs, text messages and voicemail messages sent or received by Marc Tessier that include references to access to information requests. Timeframe: December 1 to 11, 2011.Disclosed in part15
A-2012-01605Email correspondence, BlackBerry PINs, text messages and voicemail messages sent or received by Marc Tessier that include references to access to information requests. Timeframe: December 12 to 15, 2011.Disclosed in part3
A-2012-01674Records related to criminal incidents involving staff members at Canadian embassies, Canadian consulates, and Canadian High Commissions overseas located outside Canada. Period: January 1, 2006 to August 30, 2012.Does not exist0
A-2012-01708Briefing notes and reports related to the evacuation of Canadians from Egypt between October 2011 and February of 2011. Include final costing, analysis of efficiency & recommendations for future evacuations. Timeframe: October 1, 2011 to January 1, 2012.Does not exist0
A-2012-01719All receipts submitted by Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Ambassador and Permanent Delegate of Canada to UNESCO, to support hospitality expenses. Timeframe: February 21, 2012 to March 16, 2012.Disclosed in part112
A-2012-01738All records on the Aga Khan/Aga Khan Foundation of Canada and redevelopment of Ottawa's waterfront.Disclosed in part23
A-2012-01743All receipts, itineraries and briefing material for Deepak Obhrai's visit to Burma and Indonesia. Timeframe: March, 2012 to April 2012.Disclosed in part48
A-2012-01757The two most recent Annual Human Rights reports originating from the Canadian embassy in Bogota, Colombia.Disclosed in part42
A-2012-01759All memos and reports pertaining to Canada's position toward Quebec's «La politique internationale du Québec. La force de l'action concertée» published in 2006.Disclosed in part32
A-2012-01784Provide any briefing/incident reports/correspondence related to (alleged) wrongdoing/interference/inappropriate behavior of Iranian diplomats in Canada. Timeframe: January 1, 2011 to September 10, 2012.Disclosed in part41
A-2012-01788Reports and/or statistics related to defection of diplomats/family/staff from Arab Spring countries (Tunisia, Syria, Egypt, Yemen, etc.).Does not exist0
A-2012-01907All documents conducted by or on behalf of Foreign Minsiter Lawrence Cannon or on behalf of officers of the Department regarding the receipt of funding by the Ara Israeli organization Mada Al-Carmel from the IDRC. Timeframe: January 1, 2010 to Sept. 30/10Does not exist0
A-2012-01976Records relating to the change of the hardship level of Mumbai, India from Level V to Level IV.Disclosed in part93
A-2012-02014Complete copy of the most recent QP notes and memorandums on Omar Khadr that were created by or sent to the Minister of Foreign Affairs. Period: September 1, 2012 to October 3, 2012.Does not exist0
A-2012-02019Callups/Contracts- NCR- for THS - under any Standing Offer or Supply Arrangements. Timeframe: September 2012.Disclosed in part53
A-2012-02052Supply Arrangement and Standing Offer callups issued in the NCR. Timeframe: April 2012 to August 2012.Disclosed in part152
A-2012-02054Obtain the number and type of formal complaints lodged with the National Contact Point for the OECD guidelines and with the Office of the CSR Counsellor. Period: 2008 to October 15, 2012.All disclosed137
A-2012-02055Complete copy of all the records your department—including Foreign Affairs and International Trade—has that show the costs of the Office of the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Counsellor for the Extractive Sector.All disclosed1
A-2012-02071Records regarding the appreciation of the Canadian dollar during mid-2012.Does not exist0
A-2012-02091Records held by the Armenian desk on the monument to honour the slain Turkish diplomat, Colonel Attila Altikat.Disclosed in part24
A-2012-02111Costs, including travel, accommodation, meals, transportation and all other costs related to the Governor General's trip to Afghanistan on Thursday, November 4, 2010.Does not exist0
A-2012-02112Costs - travel, accommodation, meals, transportation and all other costs related to the Governor General's trip to Malaysia, Vietnam and Singapore  Timeframe: November 13 to 22, 2011.Disclosed in part10
A-2012-02119All records including briefing notes, memorandums and emails related to the phone call between Prime Minister Netanyahu and President Obama. Timeframe: September 11, 2012.Does not exist0
A-2012-02121All records including briefing notes/memorandum/communications plans on Canada’s opposition to banning chrysotile and its impact on EU trade (CETA) negotiations.Does not exist0
A-2012-02122Briefing notes/memorandum/communications plans/talking points related to the government’s decision to not stop efforts to ban chrysotile in the Rotterdam Convention.Does not exist0
A-2012-02155Progress Report One related to Project title "OPCW-CWF Assistance to Libya. Which was to be submitted by September 30, 2012.Disclosed in part10
A-2012-02157Expense reports, including receipts, submitted by a commissioner or staff from the International Joint Commission. Timeframe: January  2011.Does not exist0
A-2012-02158List of all contracts, including recipient, date and total value, issued by the International Joint Commission since January 1, 2011.Does not exist0
A-2012-02176Correspondence between DFAIT and the Deptartment of Justice, the Dept artment of National Defence or Correctional Services Canada concerning the case of Omar Khadr. Timeframe: May 25, 2012 to October 25, 2010.Does not exist0
A-2012-02222Records of all travel and hospitality costs and expenses for Minister Baird Timeframe: September 20 to 27, 2011, November 16 to 23, 2011, January 20 to February 12, 2012 and from March 6 to 11, 2012.Disclosed in part128
A-2012-02252Final versions of briefing notes received by upper management (Director General level and above) regarding XL Foods and the E.coli outbreak. Timeframe: September 1, 2012 to October 30, 2012.Disclosed in part2
A-2012-02254All records regarding Yana Gorelik's arrest, detainment and subsequent release from Israeli prison this year. Timeframe: September 1, 2012 to October 16, 2012.Disclosed in part41
A-2012-02279Documentation which indicates All Appointments Term and Casual employees by this institution in the NCR. Timeframe: October 2012.All disclosed2