Summaries of Access to Information Act Completed Requests

July 2013

Table 1: Summaries of Access to Information Act Completed Requests
Request NumberSummaryDispositionPages Released
A-2010-01979
(Former DFAIT)
All records regarding legal concerns within the Department of Foreign Affairs over intervening in Kosovo between Ottawa and New York Office. Timeframe: June 1998 to March 1999.Disclosed in part361
A-2011-00531
(Former CIDA)
Copy of correspondence (including via email) and agreements between CIDA and its partners regarding project number S065129-001 "Bibiani-Ahnwiaso-Bekwai District Assembly Development Project" (Ghana), as well any assessments of the merits of the project.Disclosed in part97
A-2011-01286
(Former DFAIT)
Briefing notes, reports, memos, or QP notes related to Minister Ed Fast's trip to Washington in October 2011. Timeframe: August 15, 2011 to October 8, 2011.Disclosed in part188
A-2012-00246
(Former DFAIT)
All 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-2012-00248
(Former DFAIT)
All briefing notes and memorandums that were transmitted to or prepared for the Minister of Foreign Affairs. Timeframe: March 26, 2012 to April 23, 2012.Disclosed in part214
A-2012-00456
(Former CIDA)
Several documents regarding CIDA Development programs in Mali. Requesting the 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005, 2010 and most current version for each of the following documents:
1 Country Development Program Framework (DPF);
2 Annual Country Report;
3 Spending (SAP) Reports;
4 Any Mali program level evaluations (past 5 years only);
5 Management Statement of Results (MSR)
Disclosed in part244
A-2012-00569
(Former CIDA)
All briefing material prepared for the Minister's appearance at the House of Commons Committee on Foreign Affairs on December 4, 2012.Disclosed in part328
A-2012-00643
(Former CIDA)
Copy of all documents held by CIDA from January 1st, 2010 to date (15 January 2013), meaning what are the companies who benefited from CIDA funding, including for implementation and coordination of projects funded by Canadian funds in Haiti; since January 2010 and also what are the NGOs who have benefited from funding from CIDA in Haiti. Including the names of companies and NGOs, the amount granted by CIDA, the date of the year and the reason for each funding.Disclosed in part247
A-2012-00694
(Former CIDA)
Records concerning international aid to Haiti submitted to the Minister produced between October 1st, 2012 and January 1st, 2013.Disclosed in part112
A-2012-00741
(Former CIDA)
Minister Fantino's appearance at the meeting of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development December 4, 2012 for the period of October 1, 2012 to December 31, 2012.Disclosed in part328
A-2012-00746
(Former CIDA)
D1213W20 T-24297 legal Information - Legal Cases - Regular Updates of Litigation Cases Involving CIDA; D0855W20 T-23222 AMER Haiti Strategy.Nothing disclosed
(exemption)
0
A-2012-00748
(Former CIDA)
D1204W20 T-24230 SPPB Israel – Potential Memorandum of Understanding with Israel; D1210W0 T-24268 SPPB Establishing CIDA as Innovation Leader: A Potential Collaboration between CIDA and Grand Challengers Canada; D1156W20 T-24109 SPPB Musoka Initiative.Disclosed in part39
A-2012-00750
(Former CIDA)
D1059W20 T-23950 CFO; D1088W20 T-24007 MGPB New Executive Director for the Global Fund to Fights Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria; D1002W20 T-23724 CAE I – Internal Audit of Strategy and Business Planning; D1127W20 T-24069 WCS - Monthly Report – October 2012.Disclosed in part44
A-2012-00764
(Former CIDA)
Information about the "Strategic investment envelope" available to Minister Bev Oda. This fund appears to be a personal slush fund, and I would like to know how much this strategic investment envelope amounts to, what are the rules.Disclosed in part56
A-2012-00792
(Former CIDA)
The contents of dockets: D0993W2012, D1097W2012, D1143W2012, D1241W2012, D0974W2012.Disclosed in part166
A-2012-00793
(Former CIDA)
All reports prepared by Senator Pierre-Hugues Boisvenu on the subject of Haiti.Disclosed in part8
A-2012-00822
(Former CIDA)
All reports, emails, memos, letters and evaluation grids in link with the subventions requests applications to the NGO, but excluding reports on the results of funded projects, submitted by "FH Canada" (Food for the Hungry)Disclosed in part177
A-2012-00846
(Former CIDA)
All emails exchanges by Leslie Norton and Stephen Salewicz between July 4, 2012 and Oct. 31, 2012, on the subject of the Sahel matching fund program.Disclosed in part17
A-2012-00848
(Former CIDA)
Memo to the Minister: Docket D0993W2012, T-23633: Information — Haiti — Response to Senator Boisvenu's report on Haiti.Disclosed in part6
A-2012-00852
(Former CIDA)
Memo to the Minister: Docket D1241W2012, T-24346: Letter to the Prime Minister on November 2012 visit to Haiti.Nothing disclosed
(excluded)
0
A-2012-00853
(Former CIDA)
Memo to the Minister: Docket D1155W2012, T-24127: Indonesia Way Forward.Disclosed in part7
A-2012-00855
(Former CIDA)
Memo to the Minister: Docket M0872W2012, T-20146: Congo — Fight against impunity and support to survivors of sexual violence.Disclosed in part23
A-2012-00856
(Former CIDA)
Memo to the Minister: Docket M1012W2012, T-23704: West Bank Gaza— United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) — Emergency Appeal 2012.Disclosed in part10
A-2012-00857
(Former CIDA)
Memo to the Minister: Docket D1111W2012, T-24066: Information — Palestinian Statehood bid — options paper.Disclosed in part12
A-2012-00863
(Former CIDA)
Memo to the Minister: Docket D0723W2012, T-22847: MOU between the Government of Canada and the Aga Khan Development Network.Disclosed in part13
A-2012-00868
(Former CIDA)
Memo to the Minister: Docket D1124W2012, T-23985: Information — Update on the 1st Annual Progress Report (FY2011-2012) on Canada's National Action plan for the implementation of the UN Security Council Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security.Disclosed in part3
A-2012-00873
(Former CIDA)
Memo to the Minister: Docket D1100W2012, T-24002: Information: Update on CIDA's current financial position, and memo to the Minister: Docket D1138W2012, T-24035: Information: Quarterly Financial Report for the Quarter Ended Sept. 30, 2012.Disclosed in part25
A-2012-01466
(Former DFAIT)
All memorandums and briefing notes to the minister responsible concerning the new CFIA measures and regulations regarding Canadian ice wine. Timeframe: January 1, 2012 to July 30, 2012.Disclosed in part3
A-2012-01955
(Former DFAIT)
Any documents, prepared pertaining to Canada’s supply-management system in the dairy and poultry sectors in the context of TPP and CETA. Timeframe: January 1, 2012 to September 25, 2012.Disclosed in part157
A-2012-02944
(Former DFAIT)
Provide travel/transportation details for Minister from Amman, Jordan to Tel Aviv in August 2012. Include itinerary and travel/transport considerations.Disclosed in part25
A-2012-02945
(Former DFAIT)
All documents related to Minister's travel from Amman, Jordan, to Tel Aviv in August 2012.Disclosed in part27
A-2012-03098
(Former DFAIT)
Product Number 01391-2012: Action Memo: UN Supervision Mission in Syria (UNSMIS).Nothing disclosed
(excluded)
0
A-2012-03125
(Former DFAIT)
Product Number 00726-2012: Action Memo: An Outreach Strategy for Canada's Arctic Council Chairship (2013-2015).
Product Number 00636-2012: Action Memo: A Programme for Canada's Arctic Council Chairmanship (2013-2015).
Disclosed in part16
A-2012-03128
(Former DFAIT)
Product Number: 00481-2012: Info Memo: Withdrawing GPSF 11 041 — Community-based peace-building and conflict transformation program in Samangan Province, Afghanistan.Disclosed in part4
A-2012-03130
(Former DFAIT)
Briefing Product Number: 02458-2012: Action memorandum: Use of CIDA's International Assistance Envelope holdback to meet Canada's 2012 G8 commitments.Nothing disclosed
(excluded)
0
A-2012-03141
(Former DFAIT)
Briefing Product Number: 02500-2012: Action memorandum: Amendment of sanctions on Syria under the Special Economic Measures Act.Nothing disclosed
(excluded)
0
A-2012-03144
(Former DFAIT)
Briefing Product Number: 02097-2012: Action memorandum: Concurrence to redesignate U.S. pre-clearance areas at Toronto's Pearson International Airport.Disclosed in part1
A-2012-03150
(Former DFAIT)
Briefing Product Number: 01901-2012: Action memo: Delegation of authority to the Department of National Defence for the negotiation of a treaty-level agreement with Singapore.Nothing disclosed
(excluded)
0
A-2012-03151
(Former DFAIT)
Briefing Product Number: 01899-2012: Action memo: Delegation of authority to the Department of National Defence for the negotiation of a treaty-level agreement with Japan.Nothing disclosed
(excluded)
0
A-2012-03152
(Former DFAIT)
Briefing Product Number: 01896-2012: Action memo: International Child Abductions.Nothing disclosed
(excluded)
0
A-2012-03155
(Former DFAIT)
Briefing Product Number: 01778-2012: Action memo: Amendment to the Export Control List.Nothing disclosed
(excluded)
0
A-2012-03158
(Former DFAIT)
Briefing Product Number: 01672-2012: Info memo: Canada-EU Strategic Partnership Agreement negotiations.Nothing disclosed
(excluded)
0
A-2012-03160
(Former DFAIT)
Briefing Product Number: 01635-2012: Action memo: Justice for Victims of Terrorism Act.Nothing disclosed
(excluded)
0
A-2012-03267
(Former DFAIT)
List of delegates, briefing notes and Canada's formal statement for the Sixth session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime. Timeframe: October 15 to 19, 2012.Disclosed in part64
A-2012-03271
(Former DFAIT)
Briefing notes prepared for the Minister of Foreign Affairs that relate to the supplementary estimates B. Timeframe: September 1, 2012 to November 9, 2012.Nothing disclosed
(excluded)
0
A-2012-03320
(Former DFAIT)
Final briefing notes to the minister and deputy minister of International Trade related to the Beyond the Border initiative. Timeframe: July 11, 2012 to February 22, 2013.Nothing disclosed
(excluded)
0
A-2012-03321
(Former DFAIT)
Correspondence related to the HISPANET initiative by DFAIT. Timeframe: 2006 to February 27, 2013.Disclosed in part135
A-2012-03501
(Former DFAIT)
All documents regarding potential labour issues, legality, wage or salary issues or information otherwise pertaining to the working conditions or remuneration or legal status of interns at Canadian Missions abroad.Disclosed in part14
A-2012-03538
(Former DFAIT)
Any emails sent or received by New York Consul General John Prato containing the words "Nexen" or "Petronas". Timeframe: July 23, 2012 to December 7, 2012.Disclosed in part97
A-2012-03544
(Former DFAIT)
Provide 2012, 2013 and projected 2013-14 activities and costs of the Canadian US embassy in its advocacy program, and a list of 2012, 2013 professional contracts by the Canadian US embassy for advocacy activities.Disclosed in part134
A-2012-03561
(Former DFAIT)
Records regarding meetings between Canadian public officials and these two employees of the Embassy of the Democratic Republic of Congo: Alison Minga Mabi and Dala F. Peng.Disclosed in part104
A-2013-00001
(Former CIDA)
All reports, post-mordums, briefing notes, and contracts associated with Project Number A032833-002; Colombia : Training Polices and Military on International Humanitarian Law and Children's Rights. No drafts.Nothing disclosed
(exemption)
0
A-2013-00002
(Former CIDA)
All of CIDA's reporting activities, regarding this monitoring and due diligence on the ground in the five countries (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Mali, Sudan, and Tanzania).Disclosed in part45
A-2013-00013
(Former CIDA)
Memo to the President: T-23484: Communications in the field memo. Exclude Cabinet confidence.Disclosed in part6
A-2013-00018
(Former CIDA)
All emails sent and received at the VP level and above, regarding the merger of CIDA with the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, including attachments. Please limit the dates to March 18, 2013 to March 29, 2013 inclusive.Disclosed in part122
A-2013-00019
(Former CIDA)
All emails sent and received at the Vice President level and above regarding the merger of CIDA with the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, including email attachments. Please limit the dates to March 30, 2013 to April 5, 2013 incl.Disclosed in part8
A-2013-00095
(Former DFAIT)
Product Number 00135-2013: Briefing Book: Cancelled MSFA’s visit to Haiti. Timeframe: January 31 to February 3, 2013.Disclosed in part38
A-2013-00096
(Former DFAIT)
Product Number 00113-2013: Meeting Note: MSFA will have a courtesy call with H.E. Tuncay Babali, Turkish Ambassador to Canada.Disclosed in part4
A-2013-00099
(Former DFAIT)
Product Number 03538-2012: Meeting Note: MSFA will have a lunch with Central and South America heads of mission.
Product Number 03539-2012: Meeting Note: Luncheon with the Resident Heads of Mission of the Caribbean Community.
Disclosed in part14
A-2013-00102
(Former DFAIT)
Product Number 03310-2012: Meeting Note: Minister Ablonczy meets with Haiti’s ambassador to Canada.Disclosed in part8
A-2013-00120
(Former CIDA)
All records, including but not limited to emails, PINS, and handwritten notes, regarding the processing of Access to Information request A-2012-00732.All disclosed79
A-2013-00159
(Former CIDA)
Agency-wide knowledge strategyAll disclosed15
A-2013-00169
(Former CIDA)
The most recent country strategies for Sudan, South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo.Disclosed in part9
A-2013-00170
(Former CIDA)
The most recent records that detail the value of items and cash committed and disbursed for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, as per CIDA's May 28, 2013 news release "Canada provides Humanitarian assistance in Sudan".Disclosed in part13
A-2013-00189
(Former DFAIT)
All briefing notes received by International Trade Minister Ed Fast and his Deputy Minister. Timeframe: January 2013 to March 25, 2013.Disclosed in part19
A-2013-00195
(Former DFAIT)
All emails, BlackBerry PINs, and texts, sent or received by Deputy Minister Morris Rosenberg with the words “Iran”, “Iraq”, and “UAE”. Timeframe: January 1, 2013 to April 10, 2013.Disclosed in part51
A-2013-00320
(Former DFAIT)
All memos and reports prepared for Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird in advance of his trip to Cuba in February 2013 concerning the arrest and detention of Canadian businessmen as part of Cuba's "anti-corruption" campaign.Disclosed in part34
A-2013-00345
(Former DFAIT)
Briefing notes or memoranda prepared for the DM of International trade on Canada's trade balance. Timeframe: September 1, 2012 to January 16, 2013.All disclosed10
A-2013-00461
(Former DFAIT)
All records concerning current U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and climate change / global warming / greenhouse gases. Timeframe: October 1, 2012 to April 29, 2013.Disclosed in part7
A-2013-00467
(Former DFAIT)
Lists of recipients and the amounts of grants they received under the Arts Promotion Program. Timeframe: 1993 to 2009.All disclosed239
A-2013-00526
(Former DFAIT)
The costs and nature associated with the nine DFAIT consular visits made to Aaron Yoon, a Canadian detained in Mauritania. Timeframe December 2011 and May 1, 2013.Disclosed in part35
A-2013-00538
(Former DFAIT)
Meeting & minute notes between Minister Baird and any parliamentary secretary or delegates from either Syria or the Syrian opposition forces. Timeframe: March 13, 2013 to May 15, 2013.Disclosed in part23
A-2013-00710
(Former DFAIT)
Briefing notes or memoranda prepared for the DM of International Trade on the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal — List of recommended candidates.All disclosed10
A-2013-00716
(Former DFAIT)
List of grants paid. Timeframe: April 01, 2012 to March 31, 2013.
List of grants payable. Timeframe: March 31, 2013.
Does not exist0
A-2013-00717
(Former DFAIT)
Provide the salaries paid to Canadians who trained Brazilian security officials in preparation of the 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2016 Summer Olympics as well as all incidentals and per diems (if any) incurred by the Canadian staff.Disclosed in part1
A-2013-00726
(Former DFAIT)
All call-ups/contracts processed by this institution in the NCR under the terms of the Any Standing Offer or Supply Arrangement for Temporary Help Services. Timeframe: May 2013.Disclosed in part88
A-2013-00779
(Former DFAIT)
Briefing notes or memoranda prepared for the DM of International Trade in 2012 and/or 2013 on recommended outcalls and international trade.Does not exist0
A-2013-00787
(Former DFAIT)
All records sent, received or in the possession of the Embassy of Canada to the DRC in Kinshasa and DFAIT RE: Canadian Ambassador to the DRC, the University of Ottawa, references to the Devonshire Initiative. Timeframe: January 1, 2007 to June 6, 2013.All disclosed26
A-2013-00802Annual overview provided by the deputy head to the minister at the onset of the 2013-2014 FY of the types of contracts that may be issued to former PS in receipt of a PSSA pension.All disclosed2
A-2013-00816Briefing notes or memoranda prepared for the DM of international trade in 2012 and/or 2013 on implementation of the Supreme Court of Canada decision Desrochers vs. Canada.Does not exist0
A-2013-00828Memos, briefing notes, emails and reports related to the case of navy spy Jeffrey Delisle. Timeframe: May 26, 2013 to June 20, 2013.Does not exist0
A-2013-00872List of briefing notes to the Minister pertaining to permit authorizations for exemptions to freezing or blocking assets in Iran and Syria and briefing notes to the Minister, pertaining to SEMA/UN Syria. Timeframe: 2011 to 2013.Disclosed in part14