Summaries of Access to Information Act Completed Requests

April 2013

Table 1: Summaries of Access to Information Act Completed Requests
Request NumberSummaryDispositionPages Released
A-2011-02159All reports (mid-year, end of the year progress etc.) of the Pan-European oil sands team/strategy. Timeframe: August 2010 to February 10, 2012.Disclosed in part63
A-2011-02163All meeting agendas and minutes/notes involving the Pan-European oil sands advocacy team/strategy. Timeframe: January 2011 to February 10, 2012.Disclosed in part32
A-2011-02201Emails sent and received by Sheryne Morcos Morin. Timeframe: January 19, 20 and 21, 2012.Disclosed in part174
A-2012-00246All directives detailing precautions to be taken when using Blackberries, phones, email and internet while accompanying the Prime Minister on his February 2012 trip to China. Timeframe: September 2011 to March 2012.Disclosed in part33
A-2012-00264All records relating to the provisions of Bill C-32 (Copyright Modernization Act) and Bill C-11 (Copyright Modernization Act) that pertain to private commercial radio broadcasters. Timeframe: January 1, 2009 to March 15, 2012.Disclosed in part207
A-2012-00275Briefing notes, memoranda, and speaking notes sent to or from the assistant deputy minister level and above regarding the Prime Minister's visit to China in February 2012.Disclosed in part8
A-2012-00450All briefing notes prepared for/provided to/sent to the minister on the topic of PetroCanada/Suncor and Libya.Disclosed in part84
A-2012-00726All emails of Renetta Siemens – Director General – (613) 992-7825. Timeframe: January 1, 2012 to June 21, 2012.Disclosed in part78
A-2012-01639Copies of all briefing notes, including memoranda that were created or sent to the Minister of Foreign Affairs. Timeframe: August 10, 2012 to August 28, 2012.Disclosed in part181
A-2012-02105Briefings provided to Minister Baird in the two months prior to his September 2012 announcement that Canada would be severing ties with Iran.Nothing disclosed (excluded)0
A-2012-02272Reports, briefing notes and other similar documents related to a loss listed in the 2011 Public Accounts of Canada document ( of $2,200,000 for "Fraud involving immigration revenue".Disclosed in part22
A-2012-02274List of the number and type of investigations conducted by Corporate Security of the Department of Foreign Affairs of Canada. Timeframe: January 1, 2009 to November 2, 2012.Disclosed in part7
A-2012-02330Full text of emails together with all attachments including all reports and documentation referred therein from Marie Kenny - Director (613) 944-7646 for period January 1, 2012 to June 21, 2012.Disclosed in part19
A-2012-02404All the details about the imported cheese tarrif, that caused the kosher chalav yisrael or cholov yiroel cheese to go up in price, and how exactly the price went down not long after the increase, who brought it about, which organizations, which MP's etc.Disclosed in part39
A-2012-02451Briefing 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: October 2012.Disclosed in part40
A-2012-02577Briefing notes, presentations, and reports regarding the Association of Southeast Asian Nations regional forum workshop in Seoul regarding conflict in cyberspace. January 1, 2012 to December 4, 2012.Disclosed in part21
A-2012-02608All records related to the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement Consulting Group. This includes all records on the creation of the group, membership, and activities.Disclosed in part58
A-2012-02768Information related to submissions made by the Brewers Association of Canada and all other subsidiaries, affiliates or trade names associated, in regards to the CETA agreement and negotiation thereof.All disclosed10
A-2012-02839Records of all communications of receipt of this request between DFAIT and the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. Timeframe: March 1, 2012, to January 10, 2013.Disclosed in part19
A-2012-02928A list of all briefing notes and memoranda prepared for the DM of International Trade. Timeframe: September 1, 2012 to January 16, 2013.Disclosed in part2
A-2012-02989All emails and BlackBerry PINs sent or received by the deputy minister of International Trade regarding the Trans-Pacific Partnership free-trade negotiations. Timeframe: December 1 to 31, 2012.Disclosed in part12
A-2012-02994All records prepared for the Honourable Ed Fast’s visit to Burma (Myanmar) the time, date, location and nature of all government business conducted by the Minister; all staff and any guests who accompanied him.Disclosed in part142
A-2012-03026All records involving the case of Mohammed and Sultan Kohail. Timeframe: May 26, 2010 and January 30, 2013.Disclosed in part94
A-2012-03048All documents indicating all types of incidents involving criminal offences committed by Canadian diplomats abroad. Timeframe: January 1, 2006 to January 29, 2013.Disclosed in part13
A-2012-03049A list of all briefing notes and mémorandums created for minister of foreign Affairs of Canada. Timeframe: January 7 to 29, 2013.Disclosed in part6
A-2012-03050Copies of all QP notes and memoranda, on different issues for Minister John Baird. Timeframe: January 25 to 29, 2013.Disclosed in part26
A-2012-03095Product Number: 00093-2012: Action Memo: Core funding request by the Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute (Canada Office).Disclosed in part77
A-2012-03096Product Number: 00433-2012: Info Memo: Decision of the UN Committee Against Torture in the case of XXX.Disclosed in part2
A-2012-03097Product number 01400-2012: Info Memo: DFAIT's 2012-13 Supplementary Estimates A.Nothing disclosed (excluded)0
A-2012-03107Product number 01166-2012: Action Memo: Focus group testing of images on the new Canadian electronic passport (ePassport).Disclosed in part5
A-2012-03110Product number 0110-2012: Action Memo: Introduction of the proposed Prohibiting Cluster Munitions Act.Nothing disclosed (excluded)0
A-2012-03111Product number 01094-2012: Info Memo: Budget 2012.Disclosed in part3
A-2012-03115Product Number 00982-2012: Info Memo: Situation update on 3 GPSF projects in Haiti.Disclosed in part4
A-2012-03134Briefing product no. 02319-2012: Information memorandum: Follow-up to the Summit of the Americas.Disclosed in part11
A-2012-03139Briefing product no. 02227-2012: Info memorandum: Afghanistan: Completion of monitoring operations in Kandahar.Disclosed in part3
A-2012-03140Briefing product no. 02226-2012: Info memorandum: Afghanistan: Six-month update on Canadian-transferred detainees in Parwan.Disclosed in part4
A-2012-03159Briefing product no. 01640-2012: Action memo: Proposed amendment to the Automatic Firearms Country Control List.Disclosed in part13
A-2012-03184All material related to the foreign affairs minister’s meeting with non-resident ambassadors accredited to Canada in Washington DC in January 2013, as well as follow-up notes. Timeframe: December 1, 2012 to February 8, 2013.Disclosed in part20
A-2012-03218All records regarding security of Canadian mining and resource based companies in Mali (including Bamako), Algeria, Niger, Nigeria, Chad, Libya, Mauritania, Burkina Faso, Morocco and or Tunisia. Timeframe: December 1, 2012 to February 4, 2013.Disclosed in part71
A-2012-03221All records related to an audit of Canadian projects in Afghanistan. Limit to records. Timeframe: April 1, 2011 to December 31, 2012.Does not exist0
A-2012-03263List from the department's document tracking system for Briefing Notes, Deck Presentations, and Memorandums submitted to the Minister of Foreign Affairs. Timeframe: June 1 to 15, 2012.Disclosed in part1
A-2012-03264List from the department's document tracking system for Briefing Notes, Deck Presentations, and Memorandums submitted to the Minister of Foreign Affairs. Timeframe: September 1 to 15, 2012.All disclosed1
A-2012-03284Approvals and all major property activities for the property at 196 Soldiers PI, Buffalo NY. Timeframe: January 31, 2010 - June 30, 2010.Disclosed in part83
A-2012-03364All Callups/Contracts processed by this institution in the NCR under the terms of the Any Standing Offer or Supply Arrangement for Temporary Help Services during the period: February 2013.Disclosed in part44
A-2012-03370Request for access to confidential information concerning: - Innvest Real Estate Investment Trust; - Innvest Hotels GP XV Ltd. (NEQ: 1167046607); and - 3530094 Canada Inc. (NEQ: 1148102990) carrying on business as Hôtel Delta Centre.Does not exist0
A-2012-03376Audit results from ECIB Verification Team on companies Burnabrae Farms, L.H. Gray & Son Limited or Gray ridge Eggs Inc relating to shell eggs in Ontario. Timeframe: January 31, 2010 to March 15, 2013.Does not exist0
A-2012-03378Final version of Canada-India Nucleur Cooperation Agreement.All disclosed45
A-2012-03383Documents prepared for the Minister or Deputy Minister concerning the establishment of an annex at the Canadian Embassy in Senegal. Timeframe: 2010 and 2011.Does not exist0
A-2012-03469All documents held by the Department concerning the availability or non-availability of automatic external defibrillators (AEDs) in various locations (Headquarters/ missions/regional offices), for use by both employees and visitors.All disclosed26
A-2012-03481List of Briefing Notes, Deck Presentations, and Memorandums submitted to Minister Baird. Timeframe: January 1 to 15, 2013.Disclosed in part2
A-2012-03482List of Briefing Notes, Deck Presentations, and Memorandums submitted to Minister Baird. Timeframe: January 16 to 31, 2013.Disclosed in part2
A-2012-03483All question period material for the Minister of Foreign Affairs. Timeframe: February 4 to 8, 2013.All disclosed3
A-2012-03514Emails or other correspondence sent or received by the office of the minister of foreign affairs concerning Nathan Jacobson. Timeframe: January 1, 2006 to March 5, 2013.Disclosed in part11
A-2012-03519Any emails exchanges between Minister John Baird and Nathan Jacobson from the date of his appointment to March 5, 2013.Does not exist0
A-2013-00097Product Number 00061-2013: Meeting Note: Meeting with the Right Honourable Michaelle Jean.Nothing disclosed (Potential Exclusion)0
A-2013-00155All records used to brief Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird on the Canadian International Development Agency and/or merger of DFAIT and CIDA. Timeframe: September 1, 2012 to April 9, 2013.Does not exist0