Summaries of Access to Information Act Completed Requests

March 2013

Table 1: Summaries of Access to Information Act Completed Requests
Request NumberSummaryDispositionPages Released
A-2010-00541Briefing notes for meetings between the Minister and/or Deputy Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Colombian government officials. Timeframe: 2009.Disclosed in part630
A-2010-00546Briefing notes for meetings between the Minister and/or Deputy Ministers of Foreign Affairs with Ecuadorian government officials. Timeframe: 2008 and 2009.Disclosed in part461
A-2010-00547Briefing notes for meetings between the Minister and/or Deputy Ministers of Foreign Affairs with Peruvian government officials. Timeframe: 2008 and 2009.Disclosed in part567
A-2010-00550Documents pertaining to the projected and actual costs of the G8/G20 Summits on June 25 to 27, 2010. Specifically, the initial budget and all proceeding and supplementary budgets.Disclosed in part156
A-2010-01636Documents pertaining to the DFAIT funded project by the National Endowment of Democracy (dated 2008-12-01; 2010-02-24; 2010-09-29).Disclosed in part308
A-2010-01638All records related to the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), 9th round of negotiations in Lucerne, Switzerland. Timeframe: May 1, 2010 to August 15, 2010.Disclosed in part655
A-2010-01640All records related to the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), 10th round of negotiations in Washington DC. Timeframe: June 20, 2010 to October 1, 2010.Disclosed in part719
A-2010-01863Records from the Canadian Embassy in Caracas or Foreign Affairs and International Trade in Ottawa containing discussion of the Venezuelan law, approved by the Venezuelan Congress December 21, 2010. Timeframe: December 1, 2010 to January 30, 2011.Disclosed in part287
A-2010-01873Any written products on the negotiations in Kabul in 2005 on a detainee transfer MOU or arrangement.Disclosed in part242
A-2011-00491All records including briefing notes, emails and reports in the office of the Minister and/or Deputy Minister related to the April 2011 prison break at Sarpoza prison in Afghanistan.Disclosed in part38
A-2011-00786All communications plans, strategies, branding, guidelines and/or directives prepared by the department pertaining to the planning and execution the 2010, G8 and G20 summits organized by the Government of Canada. Timeframe: January 1, 2010 August 1, 2010.Disclosed in part270
A-2011-01215All briefing material prepared in preparation for the Minister's visit to Libya in October 2011 including the Minister's Briefing Book for this trip. Timeframe: since August 1, 2011.Disclosed in part113
A-2011-01987Ministerial memos, briefings and diplomatic notes related to 'diplomatic assurance' arrangements between the government of Canada and Egypt, Algeria and Morocco. Timeframe: 2006 to March 27, 2012.Disclosed in part9
A-2011-02001A copy of a list from the department’s document tracking system for Briefing Notes, Deck Presentations, and Memorandums submitted to the Minister of Foreign Affairs. Timeframe: July 1 to 31, 2011.Disclosed in part8
A-2011-02038All materials that led to the creation of Bill C-26 (Act to amend the International Boundary Waters Act that led to the inclusion of Clause 14 in Bill C-383).Disclosed in part115
A-2011-02039All material related to the commitment in the November 20, 2008 speech from the Throne to introduce legislation to ban the inter-basin transfer of water in Canada until January 31, 2012.Disclosed in part115
A-2011-02067All final versions, as well as all emails including attachments, relating to briefing notes for Israel trip taking place on or around the week of January 30, 2012.Disclosed in part140
A-2011-02110All briefing material, agendas, speaking notes and cost estimates, related to the Trade Minister’s visit to Libya in January/February 2012. Timeframe: December 1, 2011 to February 8, 2012.Disclosed in part133
A-2011-02147Records containing discussion of Suncorp Energy's activities in Libya, including any communications between Suncorp Energy representatives and DFAIT in Ottawa and Tripoli. Timeframe: 2010.Disclosed in part57
A-2011-02363All briefing notes prepared for/given to/provided to/sent to Minister Baird for his trip to Israel. Timeframe: January 1, 2012 – March 7, 2012.Disclosed in part140
A-2011-02465Documents relating to Minister Baird's participation in the February 23, 2012, international conference on Somalia held in London, England.Disclosed in part109
A-2012-00092Any reports on NGO Protection produced by the Andean Unit for Democratic Governance.Disclosed in part38
A-2012-000932010 country reports produced by the Andean Unit for Democratic Governance.Disclosed in part27
A-2012-00363Reports, emails, briefing notes prepared by or for ADMs, DM and Ministers of DFAIT which demonstrate discussions and or negotiations with the US on the Action Plan on Perimeter Security and Economic Competitiveness. Timeframe: December 1, 2011 to May 18, 2012.Disclosed in part21
A-2012-00592All records related to the signing, ratification, or implementation by Canada of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA). Timeframe: July 1, 2011 to June 1, 2012.Disclosed in part286
A-2012-00644A list from the Department’s document tracking system for Briefing Notes, Deck Presentations, and Memorandums submitted to the Minister. Timeframe: April 1, 2012 to May 31, 2012.Disclosed in part16
A-2012-00821Correspondence between International Cooperation Minister's office and DFAIT RE: High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness, that took place in Seoul, South Korea. All correspondence on the same between the embassy in Seoul and DFAIT. Timeframe: November 29, 2011 to December 1, 2011.Disclosed in part209
A-2012-00829All briefing notes, backgrounders and memos regarding Paraguayan president Fernando Lugo, specifically regarding his 2008 election and his removal from power in June 2012.Disclosed in part141
A-2012-01433All Security contracts regarding Canada's Operations in Afghanistan in 2011 and 2012.Nothing disclosed (exemption)0
A-2012-01464The job title and telephone number, including extension number, of every person involved with the delivery of Canada’s immigration program at every Canadian overseas mission.Disclosed in part491
A-2012-01480Records containing discussion of Guatemalan mining policy. Timeframe: October 1, 2011 to August 1, 2012.Disclosed in part21
A-2012-01718All briefing notes, memoranda, guest list and correspondences related to a February 2012, reception in Paris hosted by Jean-Pierre Blackburn.Disclosed in part464
A-2012-01742The briefing book prepared for Minister Baird for his trip to the Middle East in August.Disclosed in part34
A-2012-01967Research papers, policy papers, reports and briefing notes concerning a possible free trade deal, or free trade negotiations with China. Timeframe: January 2012 to October 2012.Disclosed in part30
A-2012-02042Schedules and expense receipts for Gordon Campbell, High Commissioner to the United Kingdom. Timeframe: June 2012 to September 2012.Disclosed in part422
A-2012-02076Briefing notes for the Minister and records regarding the reduction of costs resulting from the sharing of embassy space with the UK.Disclosed in part104
A-2012-02113All records including emails, communications plans, talking points and briefing notes to the Minister and/or his staff regarding Ang San Suu Kyi's trip to the United States in September 2012.Disclosed in part23
A-2012-02114All records to and from Ang San Suu Kyi and her representative about her trip to the United States in September 2012.Disclosed in part13
A-2012-02223Documents related to GoC involvement in Libya stabilization efforts. Timeframe: September 2011 to October 10, 2012.Disclosed in part67
A-2012-02333Copy of all DFAIT annual human rights reports pertaining to Kazakhstan.Disclosed in part26
A-2012-02357All records of Margaret Skok (former Canadian Ambassador to Kazakhstan) request for clarification sent to the Kazakh Ministry of Foreign Affairs in May 2009.Nothing disclosed (exemption)0
A-2012-02432Any guide, procedure, directive or operational document related to the application of the Canada–France Youth Mobility Agreement and a copy of a guide published by DFAIT in 2010.Disclosed in part94
A-2012-02449Briefing notes, memoranda and question period notes prepared for the deputy minister of International Trade, the minister of International Trade, or the Minister’s office. Timeframe: September 2012.Disclosed in part50
A-2012-02495All communications created in the period July 1, 2009 to December 31, 2009, between Canada's embassy in Damascus, Syria and DFAIT headquarters in Ottawa on the issue of Canada sponsoring refugees from Iraq who have fled to Syria.Does not exist0
A-2012-02609All reports, memos, and correspondence related to official stakeholders' participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership round of negotiations in Auckland, New Zealand. Timeframe: December 3 to 12, 2012.Disclosed in part60
A-2012-02647All records related to Netanyahu’s “red line” with respect to Iran from his address to the United Nations on Thursday, September 27, 2012. Timeframe: September 1, 2012 to December 14, 2012.Disclosed in part96
A-2012-02661All records related to Terrance Nelson’s trip to Iran in October 2012. Timeframe: January 1, 2012 to December 14, 2012.Disclosed in part97
A-2012-02662All records related to Canada’s application for a seat at the East Asian Summit from January 1, 2012 to December 14, 2012.Nothing disclosed (exemption)0
A-2012-027422012 communications/correspondence from the US Government and industries on having Canada end, or phase out their supply management protection systems. Include DFAIT exchanges with PCO/PMO and Agriculture Canada.Disclosed in part29
A-2012-02884All emails of Zhamilya Rizatayeva. Timeframe: September 1, 2010 to January 16, 2013.Disclosed in part63
A-2012-02887All emails of G. Aitkuzhanova Timeframe: June 1, 2010 to January 16, 2013.Disclosed in part2
A-2012-02896All briefing notes regarding CETA from October 1st 2012 to December 31st 2012.Disclosed in part109
A-2012-02919Copies of all submissions to DFAIT on the possible addition of Colombia to the Automatic Firearms Country Control List received in response to a web-based consultation announced by DFAIT in October 2012.Disclosed in part6
A-2012-02922Copies of all supplemental import permits permitting the importation of yogurt that were issued by the Minister for International Trade between October 31, 2011 and October 31, 2012.Disclosed in part389
A-2012-03047Obtain a complete copy of all QP notes and memoranda including questions and answers for different files for Minister John Baird. Period: January 1 to 8, 2013.Disclosed in part4
A-2012-03051Obtain a complete copy of all QP notes and memoranda, and all correspondence, letters and emails sent to or received by John Baird or his Deputy Minister on the crisis in Mali. Period: January 1 to 15, 2013.Does not exist0
A-2012-03052Obtain a complete copy of all QP notes and memoranda including questions and answers for different files for Minister John Baird. Period: January 18 to 24, 2013.All disclosed14
A-2012-03054Obtain a complete copy of all documents showing all the bad debts due to the Department of Foreign Affairs by firms, companies, people and agencies. Period: each of the following years: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012.Disclosed in part18
A-2012-03065Obtain a complete copy of all QP notes and memoranda that refer to Mali. Period: January 16 to 29, 2013.Disclosed in part8
A-2012-03088Records of all travel, accommodation and hospitality costs and expenses - including receipts - for John Baird for the January 2013 United States Presidential Inauguration in Washington, D.C.Disclosed in part10
A-2012-03091Records of all costs, expenses and contracts incurred by the Embassy of Canada in Washington, D.C, for the January 2013 United States Presidential Inauguration.All disclosed1
A-2012-03092List/summary of all construction at the Embassy of Canada in Washington, D.C. Timeframe: November 15, 2012 to February 5, 2013.Disclosed in part1
A-2012-03100Product number 01365-2012: Actin Memo: Whether to seek the position of chair of the Executive Committee, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees' governing body.Disclosed in part4
A-2012-03102Product number 01305-2012: Action Memo: Canada's controlled engagement policy with Iran.Disclosed in part8
A-2012-03103Product number 01301-2012: Info memo: Israeli withdrawal from the UN Human Rights Council.Disclosed in part4
A-2012-03104Product number 01289-2012: Action Memo: Engagement with Sub-Saharan African Countries.Disclosed in part9
A-2012-03105Product number 01249-2012: Action Memo: Zimbabwe.Disclosed in part26
A-2012-03106Product number 01226-2012: Action Memo: Recommendation for response to US regarding a UNAMI and UNHCR funding appeal and the resettling of Camp New Iraq and Camp Hurriya residents in Canada.Disclosed in part5
A-2012-03109Product number 01112-2012: Action Memo: Steps for Managing World Ice Hockey Championship in Minsk, Belarus in 2014.Disclosed in part4
A-2012-03112Product Number 01093-2012: Meeting note: Meeting with Nigerian FM Ashiru.Disclosed in part5
A-2012-03120Product Number: 00858-2012: Meeting Note: Meeting with Sheldon Clare, President and Canada’s National Firearms Association.Disclosed in part4
A-2012-03121Product Number: 00822-2012: Action Memo: Recommending private sector appointments to APEC's Policy Partnership on Food Security (PPFS).All disclosed6
A-2012-03122Product Number: 00820-2012: Action Memo: GPSF 10-080: Strategic Stakeholder Engagement in Exploration.All disclosed2
A-2012-03123Product Number: 00815-2012: Action memo: Export of firearms to government officials in Egypt.Disclosed in part6
A-2012-03124Product Number: 00802-2012: Info Memo: Inquiry regarding missing and murdered Aboriginal Women by the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women.Disclosed in part4
A-2012-03126Product Number 00687-2012: Action Memo: Commemoration of the Armenian genocide: 2012 annual statement and impact on Canada-Turkey relations.Disclosed in part5
A-2012-03127Product Number 00526-2012: Info Memo: Second Afghan announcement of the Detention Facility in Parwan.Disclosed in part4
A-2012-03132Briefing product no. 02335-2012: Information memorandum: Update on Omar Khadr.Disclosed in part7
A-2012-03133Briefing product no. 02331-2012 and 02025-2012: Meeting notes: MINA meeting with Canadian members of the Syrian Opposition.Disclosed in part7
A-2012-03135Briefing product no. 02298-2012 and 02037-2012: Action memorandum: Medical support for Imprisoned Ukrainian Opposition figures. Also Briefing product no. 02036-2012: Action memo: Government of Canada observation of Ms. Tymoshenko's Appeal Process.Disclosed in part11
A-2012-03137Briefing product no. 02265-2012: Info memorandum: Iran Candidacy for Arms Trade Treaty Vice-Presidency.Disclosed in part4
A-2012-03142Briefing product no. 02227-2012: Action memo: Appointment of a Canadian Envoy to the Organization of Islamic Co-operation.Disclosed in part3
A-2012-03145Briefing product no. 02059-2012: Meeting note: MINA call to FM Lavrov on June 15 at 9:30.Disclosed in part4
A-2012-03147Briefing product no. 01966-2012: Info memo: Twentieth session of the UN Human Rights Council.Disclosed in part4
A-2012-03153Briefing product no. 01828-2012: Meeting Note: MINA would like to call the IOC President Jacques Rogge.. .regarding the IOC's rejection of Israel's request for a special tribute to Israelis slain at the 1972 Olympic Games.Disclosed in part4
A-2012-03154Briefing product no 01851-2012: Meeting note: MINA will be attending Africa Day.Disclosed in part3
A-2012-03156Briefing product nos. 01777-2012 and 01550-2012: Info memo: Update on the Pebble Mine Project (Alaska).Disclosed in part10
A-2012-03157Briefing product no. 01698-2012: Info memo: Filing of continental shelf submission by Denmark regarding the Labrador Sea in June 2012.All disclosed4
A-2012-03161Briefing product no. 01492-2012: Action memo: Letter to EU High Representative Catherine Ashton.Disclosed in part4
A-2012-03162Briefing product no. 01433-2012: Info memo: Canada-funded international mechanisms could be used to compensate victims of an oil spill cause by tankers carrying Iranian Oil.Disclosed in part4
A-2012-03164Document dated 21 December 2011 by William W. Hogan titled: "Overview of the Electricity System in the Province of Ontario".All disclosed50
A-2012-03175Pauline Marois to Scotland in January 2013.Disclosed in part2
A-2012-03188Notes 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 25, 2012 to February 3, 2013.All disclosed46
A-2012-03189All records, including emails, briefing notes, minutes, and correspondence, related to the appointment of an ambassador to the Office of Religious Freedom. Timeframe: December 1, 2011 to February 3, 2013.All disclosed10
A-2012-03194All policies, guidelines and operational procedures concerning the disclosure, direct or indirect, to foreign governments of personal information of refugees, including refugee claimants.Does not exist0
A-2012-03223All documents indicating the number of complaints or reports of the various types of physical, sexual and verbal harassment cases involving public servants in your department for each of the following years: 2005 to February 9, 2013.All disclosed1
A-2012-03224All briefing notes and memos prepared within DFAIT for the minister that relate to the attack on a gas plant in Algeria and possible Canadian involvement in the attack. Timeframe: January 18, 2013 to February 13, 2013.Does not exist0
A-2012-03225All documents showing the total money spent and the number of public servants in your department per year who took training on physical, sexual and verbal harassment for each of the following years: 2005 to 2013.All disclosed1
A-2012-03245Statistical records indicating the number of Canadians convicted of child sex offences overseas. Breakdown as follows: - Number of cases per year worldwide (for the years 2007-2013) - Number of cases in each country for the time period.All disclosed1
A-2012-03261All communications from the Minister’s Office and/or the department regarding the Christian Crossroads Communications organization. Period: January 28, 2013 to February 21, 2013.Does not exist0
A-2012-03262Records indicating the names of the business delegation who accompanied the Prime Minister Harper and Trade Minister Fast at the November 4-9, 2012 trip to India.Disclosed in part2
A-2012-03265List of all access to information requests received. Timeframe: September 1, 2012 to October 31, 2012.Disclosed in part21
A-2012-03266List of all access to information requests received. Timeframe: June 1, 2012 to August 31, 2012.Disclosed in part37
A-2012-03268Briefing notes on the suspension of the Investment Cooperation Program. Timeframe: May 31, 2012 to October 31, 2012.Does not exist0
A-2012-03269Question period cards on the Investment Cooperation Program. Timeframe: May 31, 2012 to October 31, 2012.Does not exist0
A-2012-03272Briefing notes prepared for the Minister of Foreign Affairs that relate to the 2012 Public Accounts. Timeframe: September 1, 2012 to November 9, 2012.Does not exist0
A-2012-03281Briefing notes prepared for the Minister of Foreign Affairs that relate to the 2011-2012 Departmental Performance Report. Timeframe: September 1, 2012 to November 9, 2012All disclosed5
A-2012-03285Real Estate listing agreements from the Physical Resources bureau. Timeframe: January 1, 2012 to June 30, 2012.Disclosed in part27
A-2012-03286Real Estate listing agreements from the Physical Resources bureau. Timeframe: July 1, 2012 to January 31, 2013.Disclosed in part46
A-2012-03314Mandate letter provided to the new head of the Office of Religious Freedom.Does not exist0
A-2012-03325The standing offers for the contracts I have attached with this document. I would like to know who made the request and when.Disclosed in part89
A-2012-03365Documentation which indicates all appointments Term and Casual employees by this institution in the NCR under the terms of the Public Service Employment Act. Timeframe: February 2013.Disclosed in part1
A-2012-03375Confidential Memo IMO-1104, dated 3 December 1999. An information memo for the Minister of Foreign Affairs on the action plan for Canada's second year on the UN Security Council.Does not exist0
A-2012-03484All question period material for the Minister of International Trade. Timeframe: February 4 to 8, 2013.Does not exist0