Summaries of Access to Information Act Completed Requests

December 2012

Table 1: Summaries of Access to Information Act Completed Requests
Request NumberSummaryDispositionPages Released
A-2010-02087Copies of all documents for the Canada-Venezuela FIPA signed July 1, 1996.Disclosed in part927
A-2011-00358Briefing notes prepared by or transmitted from Canada's High Commission in Pakistan related to the case of Beverly Gisebrecht, also known as Khadija Abdul Qahaar. Timeframe: November 01, 2008 to June 08, 2011Disclosed in part136
A-2011-00359Emails from/to/cc'd to former DC Consular Affairs Michael Welsh.  RE: Beverly Giesbrecht. Including references to Canadian High Commission in Pakistan & Pakistani officials or their representatives. Timeframe: November 1, 2008 to June 8, 2011.Disclosed in part48
A-2011-00367Emails from, to, or cc'd to Patrica Fortier (DG Consular Operations Bureau), related to the Beverly Giesbrecht case (Khadija Abdul Qahaar).  Also emails that references Canada's High Commission in Pakistan or Pakistani officals. Timeframe: November 1, 2008 to June 8, 2011.Disclosed in part43
A-2011-00817Internal reports and briefing notes dealing with Ahmed Wali Karzai and his role in the affairs of Southern Afghanistan in which Mr. Ahmed Wali Karzai is the main focus of the documents.  Timeframe: 2008 to 2011.Disclosed in part189
A-2011-00964All records, wherein Canada's oil sands and the word "ethical " are discussed. Timeframe: January 1, 2008 to September 2011.Disclosed in part20
A-2011-01180All records relating to Corporation Participation Ciudadana project funded by DFAIT (listed in proactive disclosure, 2011-01-13).Disclosed in part581
A-2011-01278All correspondence, internal and external of staff of the High Commission of Canada in the United Kingdom related to the European Fuel Quality Directive. Timeframe: October 16 to 21, 2011.Disclosed in part109
A-2011-01287Copies of communications prepared for the Minister, Minister of State (Americas) and Parliamentary Secretary to the Foreign Minister in advance of trips to the UN in New York in 2010.  Timeframe: July 20, 2010 to September 28, 2010.Disclosed in part1223
A-2011-01510Memos, reports, communications to Deputy Minister and/or Minister regarding poppy eradication efforts made by DFAIT in Afghanistan. Timeframe: 2011.Disclosed in part4
A-2011-01515QP notes, briefing notes, reports, memos regarding Ahmed Wali Karzai. Exclude emails. Timeframe: 2008.Disclosed in part30
A-2011-01916Documents and/or briefing notes fot the minister of trade leading up to the 9th round of Canada - EU free trade talks. Timeframe: June 2011 to October 20, 2011.Disclosed in part6
A-2011-02148Records containing discussion of Suncorp Energy's activities in Libya, including any communications between Suncorp Energy representatives and DFAIT in Ottawa and Tripoli. Timeframe: 2009.Disclosed in part117
A-2011-02424Reports, memos and briefing notes regarding the Canadian Embassy in Beijing's use of Sina Weibo (aka Chinese Twitter). Finals only or latest drafts.  Timeframe: August 22, 2011 to March 14, 2012.Disclosed in part146
A-2011-02510Information regarding case 2011-02-MAU reviewed by the Corporate Social Responsibility Counsellor. Timeframe: March 1, 2010 to March 31, 2012.Disclosed in part456
A-2012-00051Records in regards to Ambassador McCardell's (Libya) conduct and expenses.All disclosed1
A-2012-00179Briefing note  BPTS:02384-2011 relating to munitions.Disclosed in part5
A-2012-00273Briefing notes, memoranda, and speaking notes sent to or from the assistant deputy minister level and above regarding Minister Baird's attendance at the Friends of Syria meetings. Timeframe: March and April 2012.Disclosed in part10
A-2012-00284Briefing notes, memoranda, and speaking notes sent to or from the assistant deputy minister level and above regarding Talisman's operations in Peru. Timeframe: January 2012 to April 30, 2012.All disclosed3
A-2012-00338Correspondence and memos from the Director General, South, Southeast & Oceania on the subject of the Padma Bridge project in Bangladesh. Timeframe: November 2011 to May 8, 2012.Disclosed in part24
A-2012-00354Memos, briefing notes and presentations concerning a Canada-India CEO Forum. Timeframe: January 1, 2007 to May 4, 2012.Disclosed in part84
A-2012-00581All callups / contracts processed by DFAIT in the NCR under the terms of the any standing offer or supply arrangement for temporary help services. Timeframe: May 2012.Disclosed in part38
A-2012-00717All emaisl of Kerry Buck - Political Director and Assistant Deputy Minister – (613) 944-2616 . Timeframe: January 1, 2012 to June 21, 2012.Disclosed in part243
A-2012-00718All emails of Sue Butchart. Timeframe: January 1, 2012 to June 21, 2012.Disclosed in part122
A-2012-00723All emails of David J Rodgers – Special Advisor to the Director General – (613) 996-3970 Timeframe: January 1, 2012 to June 21, 2012.Disclosed in part25
A-2012-00774All memoranda, briefing notes, analysis or observations that the following Canadian missions Belgium, Spain, Italy, Germany and France may be producing about privacy and data protection initiatives in their regions. Timeframe: July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012.Does not exist0
A-2012-00918BPTS: 2218-2011, 00967-2012, 00820-2012, 00815-2012 and 00516-2012.Disclosed in part22
A-2012-01327Memos and briefing notes that were prepared or sent to Minister Ed Fast. Timeframe: June 1 to 8, 2012.Disclosed in part89 
A-2012-01572Records of 3 examples to identify internal government communication related to the strategy or rationale associated with the creation and use of portable and customized signage.All disclosed10
A-2012-01576Records to identify 3 examples about how Canadian embassies used Vancouver 2010 to communicate a Canadian brand.All disclosed22
A-2012-01577Records to identify 3 examples of cases where DFAIT personnel were concerned about compliance with the Federal Identity Program (FIP).All disclosed12
A-2012-01578Records to identify 3 examples from Canadain embassies of their media analysis associated with a media event.All disclosed31
A-2012-01580Records to identify 3 examples of a variety of advocacy plans from the New York Cousul General with respect to promoting the presence of high profile Canadians.All disclosed0
A-2012-01598Copies of all email correspondence, BlackBerry PINs, text messages and voicemail messages sent or received by Marc Tessier that include references to access to information requests. Timeframe: July 1 to 31, 2011.Disclosed in part18
A-2012-01601Copies of all email correspondence, BlackBerry PINs, text messages and voicemail messages sent or received by Marc Tessier that include references to access to information requests. Timeframe: Octgober 1 to 31, 2011.Disclosed in part28
A-2012-01602Copies of all email correspondence, BlackBerry PINs, text messages and voicemail messages sent or received by Marc Tessier that include references to access to information requests. Timeframe: November 1 to 15, 2011.Disclosed in part103
A-2012-01603Copies of all email correspondence, BlackBerry PINs, text messages and voicemail messages sent or received by Marc Tessier that include references to access to information requests. Timeframe: November 16 to 30, 2011.Disclosed in part59
A-2012-01642All records, including, emails, lists, jpegs of art, invoices, decks, briefing notes, communications plans, letters, MCs; on the subject of the deaccession of low-value artworks that include sexual or political content. Timeframe: January 1, 2010 to August 27, 2012.Disclosed in part260
A-2012-01653The briefing document for the trip of the foreign affairs minister to Myanmar (Burma) in March 2012.Disclosed in part27
A-2012-01655All drafts of the statement by the department responding the conviction and sentencing in Moscow of the Russian music group, Pussy Riot.Disclosed in part18
A-2012-01709Briefing notes and correspondence to the Minister related to the resignation of Kofi Annan as Peace Envoy to Syria on August 2, 2012.Disclosed in part11
A-2012-01710Briefing notes and correspondence to the Minister related to Russia joining the World Trade Organization (WTO) on August 22nd, 2012. Timeframe: June 1, 2012 to September 5, 2012.Disclosed in part19
A-2012-01734All records (except emails) held by START officials about Canadian Relief for Syria. Timeframe: January 1, 2012 to September 11, 2012.Disclosed in part13
A-2012-01909All reports, lists, invoices, receipts, contracts, briefing notes and memos on the sale of artwork at HQ and missions. Timeframe: January 2009 to September 20, 2012.Disclosed in part224
A-2012-02074Provide briefing notes/decks to the Minister on Canada - UAE relations in run-up to meeting with UAE bilateral visit/meeting September 18, 2012. Timeframe: August 18, 2012 to September 18, 2012.Disclosed in part9
A-2012-02115All records including briefing notes, emails and memorandum to the Minister about the US congress Human Rights Bill (the so called “Magnitsky Bill”) Timeframe: January 1, 2012 to October 22, 2012.Disclosed in part93
A-2012-02118All correspondence related to risk assessments to Minister Baird related to diplomatic and/or property in all posts in the Middle East following the killing of US diplomats  in Benghazi including J. Christopher Stevens on September 11th, 2012.Disclosed in part8
A-2012-02123All records including communications plans, talking points and briefing notes related to the case of Fatemeh Derakhshandeh Torsarvandan.Disclosed in part13
A-2012-02207Records prepared by Minister John Baird and his staff regarding the mergers of the Canadian and British embassies in the last year.Disclosed in part14
A-2012-022573 emails sent to Christiane Babin (from Lee, Elizabeth - Date 17/07/2012 1:04pm, From St-Onge, Josee - Date 17/07/2012 12:13pm and From Lessard, Josée IDA - Date 03/02/2012 1:31pm)All disclosed8
A-2012-02271Copies of unilateral undertakings by Canada to the Member States of the European Union in relation to the transfer of PNP data (Passenger Name Record data), as referenced in the offical Journal of the European Union.Does not exist0
A-2012-02277All callups / contracts processed by DFAIT in the NCR under the terms of the any standing offer or supply arrangement for temporary help services. Timeframe: October 2012.Disclosed in part20 
A-2012-02278DFAIT's START: a list of projects including a brief description of each project. Timeframe: Fiscal years 2009-presentDisclosed in part25
A-2012-02338All records regarding the meeting on or about December 8, 2011 between David Mallette and a U.S. Energy officer.Does not exist0
A-2012-02348Access to all records of Margaret Skok’s (former Canadian Ambassador to Kazakhstan) meeting with vice-speaker Mukhambet Kopeev on or about September 8, 2009.Does not exist0
A-2012-02353Records RE: all policies of DFAIT on precluding or circumscribing cooperation or assistance in foreign investigations in cases where fundamental human rights norms are disregarded or where the foreign investigation or prosecution is politically motivated.Does not exist0
A-2012-02384The section of the report on Canada-based staff housing abroad (also known as the Mercer Report) concerning the Port of Spain Mission.Disclosed in part1
A-2012-02390Most current job descriptions - with classifications and job titles - of all positions held in the Parliamentary Affairs division.All disclosed0
A-2012-02412Detailed Revenues of Donors within DCD Bureau in regards to the 2012 GCWCC and detailed Revenues and Expenses related to 2012 GCWCC special events organized by DCD.All disclosed9
A-2012-02413Detailed Revenues and expenses related to the 2012 GCWCC International Food Fair.Disclosed in part6
A-2012-02442Copies of emails sent or received by the deputy minister of International Trade regarding the Canada-EU free trade negotiations (Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement – CETA). Timeframe: August 1 to August 31, 2012.Does not exist0
A-2012-02443Copies of emails sent or received by the deputy minister of International Trade regarding the Canada-EU free trade negotiations (Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement – CETA). Timeframe: September 1 to 30, 2012.Disclosed in part3
A-2012-02444Copies of emails sent or received by the deputy minister of International Trade regarding the Canada-EU free trade negotiations (Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement – CETA). Timeframe: October 1 to 31, 2012.Disclosed in part2
A-2012-02457Copies of all email, briefing notes and correspondences directed to the minister of foreign affairs office related a planned University of Ottawa conference on Afghanistan that was slated to take place on Nov. 14, 2012 and was subsequently cancelled.Disclosed in part7
A-2012-02466Two emails from the Director General, Europe-Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada for the period January 1, 2012 to June 21, 2012.Disclosed in part7
A-2012-02483All records pertaining to the policies or procedures under which the CBSA is to share information or evidence with, or treat information or evidence provided by or originating from certain countries covered by the Europe and Eurasia Bureau.Does not exist0
A-2012-02484All records pertaining to the policies or procedures under which the CBSA is to share information or evidence with, or treat information or evidence provided by or originating from certain countries covered by the Latin America and Caribbean Bureau.Does not exist0
A-2012-02485Access to all records pertaining to the policies or procedures under which the CBSA is to share information or evidence with, or treat information or evidence provided by or originating from certain countries covered by the North Asia Bureau.Does not exist0
A-2012-02486All records pertaining to the policies or procedures under which the CBSA is to share information or evidence with, or treat information or evidence provided by or originating from certain countries covered by the Middle East and Maghreb Bureau.Does not exist0
A-2012-02487All records pertaining to the policies or procedures under which the CBSA is to share information or evidence with, or treat information or evidence provided by or originating from certain countries covered by the South, Southeast Asia and Oceania Bureau.Does not exist0
A-2012-02493All post-mortem, post-visit analyses and/or summaries provided by Canda's embassy in Damascus, Syria to DFAIT HQ in Ottawa, pertaining to the visit of Immigration Minister Jason Kenney on May 19, 2009.Does not exist 0
A-2012-02494All communications between Canada's embassy in Damascus, Syria, and DFAIT headquarters in Ottawa pertaining to the planned visit of Immigration Minister Jason Kenney, on May 19, 2009.Does not exist0
A-2012-02554Provide a spreadsheet of the THS contracts/callups - Stream 5 Professional Services. Timeframe: January 2011 to October 2012.All disclosed8
A-2012-02586All callups/contracts processed by this institution in the National Capital Region under the terms of the Any Standing Offer or Supply Arrangement for Temporary Help Services. Timeframe: November 2012.Disclosed in part25
A-2012-02587Documents which indicates all appointments term and casual employees by this institution in the NCR. Timeframe: November 2012.All disclosed1
A-2011-01715All records outlining details and annual costs of DFAIT internet site for fiscal years 09/10, 10/11, 11/12 and statistics of hits and visits.Disclosed in part448
A-2012-01478Copies of briefing notes and Questions and answers (Q&As) submitted to the Minister or Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs concerning the Ivory Coast. Timeframe: January 1, 2010 to December 31, 2011.Disclosed in part83