Summaries of Access to Information Act Completed Requests

August 2013

Table 1: Summaries of Access to Information Act Completed Requests
Request NumberSummaryDispositionPages Released
A-2011-00100
(Former DFAIT)
Records regarding Canada's position and/or decision to participate militarily in Afghanistan. Specifically, records that include Canada-US relations and interdepartmentally with DND. Timeframe: September 19 to 26, 2001.Disclosed in part156
A-2011-00146
(Former CIDA)
Selected Memos sent to the Minister as per list released under file A-2010-00359.Disclosed in part138
A-2011-00279
(Former CIDA)
Emails, or correspondence within, the following subjects: Brad Trost, Abortion, International Planned Parenthood Federation. Correspondence may include, the communication strategy on those topics correspondence to or from Bev Oda or Margaret Biggs.Disclosed in part309
A-2011-00616
(Former DFAIT)
All letters, notes, memos, and emails between Shelley Whiting, Director for Defence and Security Relations at the Department of Foreign Affairs, Canadian government officials, and the Government of the United States.Disclosed in part81
A-2011-00965
(Former DFAIT)
All records, both draft and final, related to 2011 Spring Report of the Auditor General of Canada.Disclosed in part652
A-2011-00966
(Former DFAIT)
Records, in the possession of Gerald Cossette, regarding the G8 Legacy Fund, Border Infrastructure Fund, Deerhurst Resort, Joseph Klein, Claude Doughty, G8 Local Area Leadership Group, Centennial Centre. Timeframe January 1, 2008 to December 31, 2010.Disclosed in part323
A-2011-01141
(Former DFAIT)
All reports, memos, and briefing material related to the Palestinian Authorities application to the UN for statehood recognition in 2011. Timeframe: January 1, 2011 to November 28, 2011.Disclosed in part360
A-2011-01205
(Former DFAIT)
All reports stemming from interviews with detainees in Afghanistan conducted by Canadian officials, records produced and/or created by the Canadian officials.Disclosed in part362
A-2011-01223
(Former DFAIT)
All records relating to Foreign Minister John Baird's trip to Libya in October 2011. Timeframe: September 1, 2010 and October 20, 2011.All disclosed117
A-2011-01428
(Former DFAIT)
Documents that reflect the nature of the claims made for compensation for lost revenue due to the G8/G20 Toronto summits.Disclosed in part88
A-2011-01621
(Former DFAIT)
All emails from Tony Clement, his chief of staff, or representative to DFAIT officials regarding funding for the G8/G20 received since January 1, 2008.Disclosed in part79
A-2011-01760
(Former DFAIT)
Analysis on effects of XL pipelines on North American economy, oil supply and environment. Briefing Notes to MINA/T RE: Obama/Harper meeting in WSHDC between February and December 2011 and analysis of postponement.Disclosed in part7
A-2011-02104
(Former DFAIT)
All reports, assessments and studies directly related to extending the 2006 Canada-U.S. Softwood Lumber Agreement. Timeframe: produced in 2011 and 2012.Nothing disclosed
(exemption)
0
A-2011-0214
(Former DFAIT)5
Briefing books and reports relating to the Canada-Colombia Human Rights Consultations. Timeframe: 2011.Disclosed in part129
A-2012-00274
(Former DFAIT)
Briefing notes, memoranda, and speaking notes sent to/from the Assistant Deputy Minister level and above regarding the Prime Minister's visit to Thailand, Japan and South Korea in March 2012.Disclosed in part184
A-2012-00507
(Former CIDA)
All reports, memos, briefing notes to President and Minister of International Cooperation regard funding for the Palestinian Authority between June 2010 and June 2012.Disclosed in part300
A-2012-00539
(Former CIDA)
Discussion (minutes) of Policy and Performance Committee meetings from 2010-2012.Disclosed in part40
A-2012-00727
(Former CIDA)
Information related to WFT (World Fisheries Trust) from January 1, 1995 to January 30, 2013.Disclosed in part1,232
A-2012-00734
(Former CIDA)
Studies, evaluations, assessments, memos and briefing notes pertaining to Canadian aid in Haiti produced for the Minister of International Cooperation between July 1, 2012 and present (Jan 31, 2013).Disclosed in part151
A-2012-00742
(Former CIDA)
Decision made public in April 2012 to end bilateral programming for Nepal, Rwanda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Niger, Cambodia, and China; and to reduce and focus bilateral programming in Mozambique, Bolivia, Ethiopia, Tanzania, and Pakistan.Disclosed in part93
A-2012-00743
(Former CIDA)
Briefing notes, memos, deck presentations, minutes, and reports, related to the decision to review Canada's long-term engagement strategy with Haiti. Timeframe: July 2012 to Feb 4, 2013.Disclosed in part42
A-2012-00770
(Former DFAIT)
All expenses relating to the Halifax International Security Forum in 2010 & 2011.Disclosed in part83
A-2012-00809
(Former CIDA)
Records related to Philip Baker's presentation at the Investing in African Mining Indaba on "Mining and Sustainable Development" on Feb 5, 2013.Disclosed in part267
A-2012-00829
(Former CIDA)
All reports, e-mails, memos, letters, and evaluation grids related to applications for funding from the Agency, but excluding reports on the results of funded projects, submitted by "CAUSE Canada" since January 1, 2006.Disclosed in part246
A-2012-00845
(Former CIDA)
All emails from the President's Office sent to, or copied to, members of the Department, between July 4, 2012 and Oct 31, 2012, on the subject of the Sahel matching fund program.Disclosed in part25
A-2012-00859
(Former CIDA)
Memo to the Minister: Docket M1158W2012, T-23515: Afghanistan— CIDA's response to the Afghanistan 2012 consolidated appeal.Disclosed in part11
A-2012-01297
(Former DFAIT)
Provide copies of all communications received by the department from former Liberal MP Borys Wrzesnewskyj. Timeframe: January 1, 2004 to July 16, 2012.Disclosed in part96
A-2012-01534
(Former DFAIT)
All departmental records concerning the organization Canadian Relief for Syria. Timeframe:  May 1, 2012 to August 20, 2012.Disclosed in part480
A-2012-01535
(Former DFAIT)
All briefing notes for the Minister and/or Deputy Minister created concerning the organization Canadian Relief of Syria. Timeframe:  May 1, 2012 to August 16, 2012.Disclosed in part34
A-2012-01571
(Former DFAIT)
All documents prepared or sent to the Minister of Foreign Affairs pertaining to Canadian Relief for Syria. Timeframe: May 1, 2012 and August 20, 2012.Disclosed in part348
A-2012-01584
(Former DFAIT)
RE:Gabriel Resources, Rosia Montana Gold Corp, Euro Gold, European Goldfields, International Goldfields, Carpathian Investments, Carpathian Gold, Ore-Leave Capital & Minera Andes or projects in Romania. Timeframe October 14, 2010 to August 1, 2012.Disclosed in part784
A-2012-01650
(Former DFAIT)
Records related to the decision in August 2012 to reverse funding to Canadian Relief for Syria.Disclosed in part91
A-2012-01671
(Former DFAIT)
Any record including related to the Government of Canada's refusal to unblock the $2 million in aid to Canadian Relief for Syria.Disclosed in part91
A-2012-01704
(Former DFAIT)
All correspondence related to the government's decision to direct $2 million to Canadian Relief for Syria for medical supplies. Timeframe:  July 2012 to September 5, 2012.Disclosed in part543
A-2012-01705
(Former DFAIT)
Briefing notes and correspondence related to any government officials meetings with Canadian Relief for Syria in July of 2012.Does not exist0
A-2012-01735
(Former DFAIT)
All records produced for the Minister and/or his exempt staff on Canadian Relief for Syria. Timeframe:  January 1, 2012 to September 11, 2012.Disclosed in part339
A-2012-01736
(Former DFAIT)
All emails between START officials about Canadian Relief for Syria.  Timeframe:  January 1, 2012 to September 11, 2012.Disclosed in part503
A-2012-01763
(Former DFAIT)
All records and correspondence associated with the meetings between Canadian Energy Pipeline Association and Minister Ed Fast on July 16, 2012.All disclosed8
A-2012-01785
(Former DFAIT)
Provide records related to suspected espionage by Chinese diplomats/agents in Canada. Timeframe: January 1, 2011 to September 10, 2012.Disclosed in part113
A-2012-01789
(Former DFAIT)
All records related to Canada's decision to close embassy in Iran and expel Iranian diplomats from Canada.Disclosed in part193
A-2012-02033
(Former DFAIT)
All records concerning the activities of the fund raising group known as "Canadian Relief for Syria".  Timeframe:  January 1, 2012 to October 9, 2012.Disclosed in part502
A-2012-02061
(Former DFAIT)
All records produced in relation to the awarding of a grant to the organization Canadian Relief for Syria. Timeframe: July 1, 2012, to August 20, 2012.Disclosed in part524
A-2012-02067
(Former DFAIT)
Any record held by the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade that refers or alludes to France's position regarding a referendum on Quebec's independence.Disclosed in part19
A-2012-02208
(Former DFAIT)
All records prepared by the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade regarding the charity "Canadian Relief for Syria". Timeframe: January 1, 2012 to September 11, 2012.Disclosed in part494
A-2012-02339
(Former DFAIT)
All email of David Mallette. Timeframe: April 1, 2009 to June 21, 2012.Disclosed in part162
A-2012-02610
(Former DFAIT)
Agendas, participant's lists and minutes of the interdepartmental meetings on Canada-Brazil relations since 2006.Disclosed in part184
A-2012-02620
(Former DFAIT)
Briefing book and final visit report prepared for the March 2010 visit of Brazilian Deputy Ministers to Canada.Disclosed in part111
A-2012-02838
(Former DFAIT)
All briefing materials prepared for the Minister or Deputy Minister of this request on the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. Timeframe: March 1, 2012 to January 10, 2013.Disclosed in part64
A-2012-03241
(Former DFAIT)
All documents that pertain to the Foreign Affairs Minister Baird's meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on February 8, 2013. Timeframe: February 1 to 11, 2013.Disclosed in part17
A-2012-03318
(Former DFAIT)
All correspondence and briefing notes related any "lessons learned" exercises undertaken by Canada's mission in Cairo. Timeframe: January 1, 2011 to February 22, 2013.Disclosed in part42
A-2012-03545
(Former DFAIT)
Activities and costs of Canada's advocacy campaign program in Europe. Timeframe: 2012, 2013 and projected 2013-14.Disclosed in part25
A-2013-00014
(Former CIDA)
Memo to the President: T-23990: Info – Palestinian Statehood Bid – Options paper.Disclosed in part12
A-2013-00098
(Former DFAIT)
Product Number 03675-2012: Meeting Note: Meeting with Ecuador's Minister Patino in Mexico.Disclosed in part5
A-2013-00243
(Former DFAIT)
Briefing books prepared for Foreign Affairs Minister's attendance at G8 Foreign Affairs meeting in London in April 2013.Disclosed in part56
A-2013-00260
(Former DFAIT)
The report of the internal inquiry conducted in 2012 into the possible conflict-of-interest situation of the former ambassador to Libya, Sandra McArdell, and the depositions, interview notes and/or testimonies of employees of the Canadian Embassy in Tripoli.Disclosed in part26
A-2013-00271
(Former DFAIT)
Any documents pertaining to any meetings with investors by consul Don Wilson. Timeframe:  July 23, 2012 to December 7, 2012.Disclosed in part11
A-2013-00272
(Former DFAIT)
Any emails sent or received by consul Don Wilson containing the words "Nexen" or "Petronas". Timeframe: July 23, 2012 and December 7, 2012.Disclosed in part16
A-2013-00312
(Former DFAIT)
All records pertaining to Bruno Saccomani as well as all records pertaining to the appointment of Canada's ambassador to Jordan. Timeframe: June 1, 2012 to April 21, 2013.Disclosed in part54
A-2013-00339
(Former DFAIT)
Briefing notes or memoranda prepared for the DM of International trade on the annual federal-provincial-territorial meeting of Deputy Ministers responsible for International Trade. Timeframe: September 1, 2012 to January 16, 2013.Disclosed in part90
A-2013-00485
(Former DFAIT)
Information RE: the Minister's decision denying Sofina Foods Inc. for an import allocation under Canada's chicken tariff rate quota.Disclosed in part84
A-2013-00535
(Former DFAIT)
Any records of the presentation entitled "Extracting Value out of Responsible Business Conduct" delivered by Minister Fast at the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PCAD) International Convention.Disclosed in part29
A-2013-00647
(Former DFAIT)
Briefing notes that were drafted or sent to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Timeframe: May 1 to May 22, 2013.Disclosed in part34
A-2013-00648
(Former DFAIT)
Any record showing all expenditures by Pamela Wallin as consul general in New York City.Disclosed in part2,712
A-2013-00714
(Former DFAIT)
All communications between ADM Peter Boehm and DFAIT officials in Canada on all G8-related meetings in London in May of 2013 on the issue of international tax havens.Disclosed in part12
A-2013-00722
(Former DFAIT)
All documents, pertaining Zodiac boat filled with migrants fleeing Libya that left Tripoli on or about 26 March 2011 and drifted in the Mediterranean Sea and intervention by NATO, Canadian Ships or aircraft.Disclosed in part37
A-2013-00746
(Former DFAIT)
Provide all of former consular general Pamela Wallin's expense claims filed during her tenure from 2002 to 2006.Disclosed in part2712
A-2013-00749
(Former DFAIT)
All records related to hospitality expenses for Pamela Wallin, Consul General, United States (New York) for events that took place in 2003.Disclosed in part665
A-2013-00750
(Former DFAIT)
All records related to travel and hospitality expenses for Pamela Wallin, Consul General, United States. Timeframe: January 1, 2004 to July 31, 2004.Disclosed in part511
A-2013-00751
(Former DFAIT)
All records related to travel and hospitality expenses for Pamela Wallin, Consul General, United States. Timeframe: August 1, 2004 to December 31, 2004.Disclosed in part247
A-2013-00752
(Former DFAIT)
All records related to travel and hospitality expenses for Pamela Wallin, Consul General, United States. Timeframe: January 1, 2005 to July 31, 2005.Disclosed in part364
A-2013-00753
(Former DFAIT)
All records related to travel and hospitality expenses for Pamela Wallin, Consul General, New York. Timeframe: August 1, 2005 to December 31, 2005.Disclosed in part168
A-2013-00754
(Former DFAIT)
All records related to travel and hospitality expenses for Pamela Wallin, Consul General, United States (New York) for events. Timeframe: January 1, 2006 to July 31, 2006.Disclosed in part349
A-2013-00791
(Former DFAIT)
All records sent, received or in the possession of the High Commission in Australia. Regarding the Canadian Embassy in the DRC, University of Ottawa, Devonshire initiative. Timeframe: January 1, 2007 to June 13, 2013.Does not exist0
A-2013-00792
(Former DFAIT)
All records in the possession of the High Commission in Australia regarding the University of Ottawa personnel and general dealings in Papua New Guinea. Timeframe: January 1, 2007 to June 13, 2013.Does not exist0
A-2013-00796Provide records on The management, operational and personnel set up of Hangar 11, costs for Hangar 11 since 2008 and any briefing notes and media lines concerning Hangar 11.All disclosed840
A-2013-00893Provide guest log / records for people staying at the official residence of London. Timeframe: January 1, 2012 to June 28, 2013.Disclosed in part2
A-2013-00896All records related to immigration cases involving Egyptians in Canada affiliated or connected to the Muslim Brotherhood. Timeframe: April 2011 to July 3, 2013.Disclosed in part1
A-2013-00898Costs, including travel, accommodation, meals, transportation and all other costs related to the Governor General's working visit to the United Mexican States, Peru and Guatemala. Timeframe: November 30, 2012 to December 7, 2012.All disclosed1
A-2013-00941IMS report showing detailed breakdown of costs for hospitality and operations for the official residence in Brussels. Timeframe: Fiscal year 2012/13.All disclosed10
A-2013-00943IMS report showing detailed breakdown of costs for hospitality and operations for the official residence in Rome. Timeframe: Fiscal year 2012/13.Disclosed in part6
A-2013-00945IMS report showing detailed breakdown of costs for hospitality and operations for the official residence in Tokyo. Timeframe: Fiscal year 2012/13.Disclosed in part13
A-2013-00946IMS report showing detailed breakdown of costs for hospitality and operations for the official residence in Moscow. Timeframe: Fiscal year 2012/13.All disclosed5
A-2013-00949IMS report showing detailed breakdown of costs for hospitality and operations for the official residence in London. Timeframe: Fiscal year 2012/13.Disclosed in part16
A-2013-00950IMS report showing detailed breakdown of costs for hospitality and operations for the official residence in Paris. Timeframe: Fiscal year 2012/13.Disclosed in part18
A-2013-00968All records pertaining to the purchase, stocking, supply, or transportation of Red Bull (energy drink) for the use of the Minister of International Trade. Timeframe: May 1, 2011 to July 10, 2013.Does not exist0
A-2013-00969All records pertaining to the purchase, stocking, supply, or transportation of Diet Pepsi for the use of the Minister of International Trade. Timeframe: January 1, 2010 and June 30, 2011.Does not exist0
A-2013-00979Obtain a detailed list of all contracts awarded to F.K. CROSS MEDIA CONSULTANTS. Timeframe: January 2007 to March 31, 2013.All disclosed56
A-2013-01022Colombia Country Program Evaluation (2012 or 2013).All disclosed77
A-2013-01023Afghanistan Country Program Evaluation (2012 or 2013).Does not exist0
A-2013-01035Receipts, invoices and guest lists detailing travel and hospitality claimed by Pamela Wallin during her entire term as consul general of Canada in New York.Disclosed in part2686
A-2013-01048The Table of Contents for the briefing book for the Minister of Foreign Affairs prepared for the July 2013 cabinet shuffle.Disclosed in part3
A-2013-01052Additional information from previous CIDA A-2013-00002.Does not exist0
A-2013-01056The Table of Contents for the briefing book for the Minister of State (Foreign Affairs and Consular) , prepared for the July 2013 cabinet shuffle.Disclosed in part3
A-2013-01057The Table of Contents for the briefing book for the Minister of International Development prepared for the July 2013 cabinet shuffle.Disclosed in part2
A-2013-01069Information Memorandum on Recommended Outcalls and International Travel - GLE0064, November 15, 2012.Disclosed in part16
A-2013-01095The Correctional Service of Canada was advised by DFAIT in September 2007 that the department had made a mistake regarding the payment of FSD-58.Does not exist0
A-2013-01103The list of "friend and enemy stakeholders" in the transition binder checklist sent by Erica Furtado in the issues management department of the PMO. Please provide any list prepared for the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Trade or Development.Does not exist0
A-2013-01125Records involving the following individuals and/or their ministries/departments; Attorney Generals of Canada, USA, UK, Australia, New Zealand related to the "Quintet" meetings held in Sydney in July 2011, Ottawa in June 2012, Auckland in May 2013.Does not exist0
A-2013-01131Briefing notes or memoranda prepared for the DM of International trade on Canada's crude oil exports. Timeframe: September 1, 2012 to January 16, 2013.All disclosed6
A-2013-01136All Communications from the public received by the Minister's office on a labour dispute involving the Professional Association of Foreign Service Officers. Timeframe: January 1, 2013 to August 1, 2013.Disclosed in part13
A-2013-01139Briefing Note 00636-2013: Status of Cnd-Singapore FTA negotiations 00530-2013: CKFTA Negotiations: Update 00157-2013: Next Steps (2) on CKFTA 00028-2013: Next Steps on CKFTA Negotiations 00568-2013: Cnd's initial tariff offer in the TPP negotiations.Disclosed in part11
A-2013-01151List of any permit requests received for North Korea. Timeframe: August 11, 2011 to August 8, 2013.Does not exist0
A-2013-01153Records related to the communications/meetings between representatives of BP Canada Energy Group and DFAIT on November 18, 2012 (Communication report 13957-200179).Does not exist0
A-2013-01154Records related to the communications/meetings between representatives of BP Canada Energy Group and DFAIT, on November 8, 2012 (Communication report 13957-250472).Does not exist0
A-2013-01204All appointments term and casual employees by this institution in the NCR under the terms of the PSEA Act. Timeframe: June and July 2013.All disclosed3
A-2013-01283BN for MINA — Product #00142-2013 - Report on exploratory discussions with Mexico and the Pacific Alliance.Disclosed in part2