Summaries of Access to Information Act Completed Requests

December 2013

Table 1: Summaries of Access to Information Act Completed Requests
Request NumberSummaryDispositionPages Released
A-2011-00101
(Former DFAIT)
Records regarding Canada's position and/or decision to participate militarily in Afghanistan. Specifically, records that include Canada-US relations with DND. Timeframe: November 24 to 30, 2001.Disclosed in part175
A-2011-00104
(Former DFAIT)
Records regarding Canada's position and/or decision to participate militarily in Afghan from January 16 to 31, 2002. Specifically records that include Canada-US relations and with DND.Disclosed in part46
A-2011-01070
(Former DFAIT)
Official reports from the Canadian Embassy in Tokyo, the post-earthquake nuclear related developments reports and the earthquake and tsunami reports from DFAIT headquarters, the nuclear emergency advice to HQ.Disclosed in part492
A-2011-01591
(Former DFAIT)
All records regarding a Canadian international trade branding strategy. Timeframe: July 1, 2011 to November 28, 2011.Disclosed in part248
A-2011-02197
(Former DFAIT)
Emails sent and received by David J. Angell. Timeframe: January 19 to 21, 2012.Disclosed in part542
A-2011-02199
(Former DFAIT)
Emails sent and received by Kirsten Hillman. Timeframe: January 19 to 21, 2012.Disclosed in part100
A-2012-01335
(Former DFAIT)
Internal and external briefing notes on the department’s reactions the requests of our NATO allies and the United States to maintain military troops in Afghanistan. Timeframe: September 1, 2010 to December 20, 2010.Does not exist0
A-2012-02256
(Former DFAIT)
Phase 2 for A-2012-00710 - 24 emails of C. Peters - Embassy of Canada, Astana Kazakhstan. Timeframe: January 1, 2012 to June 21, 2012.Disclosed in part29
A-2012-02315
(Former DFAIT)
Records that pertain to requests made by the government of the People's Republic of China to freeze the assets their citizens living, whether as dual citizens or otherwise, in Canada. Timeframe: January 2007 to October 30, 2012.Disclosed in part53
A-2012-02335
(Former DFAIT)
Canada's participation in the OSCE Summit from November 30, 2010 to December 3, 2010 in Astana, Kazakhstan.Disclosed in part43
A-2012-02361
(Former DFAIT)
All records regarding the Minister of Foreign Affairs participation in the OSCE summit held in Astana, Kazakhstan. Timeframe: November 30, 2010 to December3, 2010.Disclosed in part37
A-2012-02590
(Former DFAIT)
All records related to the deportation of the Chinese and human smuggling.  Timeframe: 1998 to 2003.Disclosed in part47
A-2012-02698
(Former DFAIT)
All documents regarding Ferid Imam and Maiwan Yar who were believed to have gone missing in the Waziristan region of Pakistan. Timeframe: 2007 and 2012.Nothing disclosed
(exemption)
0
A-2012-02914
(Former DFAIT)
A-2012-00717: All e-mail of Kerry Buck - Political Director and Assistant Deputy Minister –Timeframe: January 1, 2012 to June 21, 2012.Disclosed in part76
A-2012-02918
(Former DFAIT)
All records pertaining to consideration of the inclusion of Colombia on the Automatic Firearms Country Control List. Timeframe: September 1, 2012 to January 18, 2013.Disclosed in part235
A-2012-03099
(Former DFAIT)
Product number 01438-2012: Meeting Note: MINA tentatively scheduled to meet with MGen. Cochavi, Israel's head of military intelligence on April 30.Disclosed in part11
A-2013-00156
(Former DFAIT)
All emails sent and received at the Assistant Deputy Minister level and above regarding the merger of CIDA with the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade. Timeframe: March 18, 2013 to April 9, 2013.Disclosed in part59
A-2013-00197
(Former DFAIT)
Memoranda, talking points, question period notes sent to/from the Assistant Deputy Minister level and above regarding Minister of Foreign Affairs John Baird’s Spring 2013 trip to the Middle East. Timeframe: November 1, 2012 to April 10,2013.Disclosed in part4
A-2013-00324
(Former DFAIT)
Briefing notes: 00303-2013,00283-2013, 00258-2013.Disclosed in part10
A-2013-00801Briefing notes and correspondenceon Canada’s military support to France during the conflict in Mali. Timeframe: March 15, 2012, to April 1, 2013.Disclosed in part160
A-2013-00913List of all IT contracts awarded in connection with information processing services and theprocurement of goods. For goods, which brand was purchased. Timeframe: Since January 2006.Disclosed in part403
A-2013-01102Project documents of Secure Tenure and Safe Space for Widows (S064049001) and Land Administration Program (A031898001) projects.Disclosed in part360
A-2013-01127All records regarding goods and gifts brought on the international trade ministerial trip to Kenya and South Africa in March 2010.Disclosed in part24
A-2013-01128Briefing notes or memoranda prepared for the DM of International trade on Canpotex-Amicus file. Timeframe: September 1, 2012 to January 16, 2013.Disclosed in part6
A-2013-01140Briefing Notes: 00645-2013: Canada-China FIPA 00542-2013: Canada-China FIPA update  00456-2013: Info memo for the minister 00281-2013: Proposals concerning the Investment Canada Act 00141-2013: Canada-China FIPA – Status.Disclosed in part9
A-2013-01143Briefing Notes: 00269-2013: DMT will meet with German Ambassador Werner Wnendt… 00122-2013: DMT will attend the EU Heads of Mission luncheon.Disclosed in part39
A-2013-01219All briefing notes, memos, QP notes and communications products prepared for the Deputy Ministers or Ministers regarding entry into the East Asia Summit and the ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting Plus (ADMM+). Timeframe: September 2010 to August 9, 2013.Disclosed in part21
A-2013-01264All documents related to a review of the West Bank and Gaza development program. Timeframe: November 1, 2012 to August 14, 2013.Disclosed in part119
A-2013-01270BN for DMT — Product #00650-2013 — Meeting with Stephen Poloz, President, EDC.Disclosed in part4
A-2013-01277BN for DMT — Product #00122-2013 — DMT will attend the EU Heads of Mission Luncheon on January 16, 2013.Disclosed in part28
A-2013-01308BN for MINA — Product #00449-2013 — Ending the Practice of Early Forced Marriage: Strategic Action Plan 2013/14.Disclosed in part11
A-2013-01309BN for MINA — Product #00432-2013 — Canada's Engagement in the Community of Democracies.Disclosed in part5
A-2013-01321BN for MINA— Product #03517-2012 — Proposed Amendment to the Automatic Firearms Country Control List.Disclosed in part6
A-2013-01326BN forDM (Foreign Affairs) — Product #00723 — Request from Clerk, PCO, to update colleagues on Keystone Pipeline on March 6, 2013.Disclosed in part2
A-2013-01343Briefing notes prepared for or sent to the Minister of Foreign Affairs. Timeframe: July 1 to August 10, 2013.Disclosed in part6
A-2013-01609MINA briefing note 02235-2012 – Human rights - Iran.Disclosed in part4
A-2013-01614MINA briefing note 02988-2012 – US detention Parwan.Disclosed in part4
A-2013-01617MINA briefing note 02227-2012 – Monitoring.Disclosed in part2
A-2013-01618MINA briefing note 02226-2012 – Parwan Update.Disclosed in part4
A-2013-01631Winning contract for THS SA Client Reference No: 14-76801 – Stream 1 – Mailroom Clerk Intermediate published August 6, 2013 and a copy of Maplesoft's bidsubmission for this contract.Disclosed in part78
A-2013-01723The DFATD (then CIDA) sole-sourced contract awarded DEVEX dated October 26, 2012 and reference number 7059296.All disclosed5
A-2013-01727Records regarding any and all employee-initiated complaints against Pamela Wallin during her time as Consul General in New York City. Timeframe: January 1, 2002 to January 1, 2007.Nothing disclosed
(exemption)
0
A-2013-01735Briefing notes and costs associated with the merger of CIDA and DFAIT. Timeframe: June, 2013 to August, 2013.Disclosed in part88
A-2013-01742Reportsor studies on Canadian Energy Exports originating from the Canada-China joint working group.Does not exist0
A-2013-01746Briefing book (products) for Minister John Baird specifically with mention of Tarek Loubani, John Greyson and Egypt. Timeframe: August 2013 to October 2013.Disclosed in part4
A-2013-01824Emails received by and emanating from the office of the chief of staff of the Minister of Foreign Affairs on the Canadian citizens arrested in Egypt (Tarek Loubani and John Greyson). Timeframe: August 15, 2013 to October 15, 2013.Does not exist0
A-2013-01838All QP notes, notices and memor and ums prepared for or sent to the Minister of Foreign Affairs or his office. Timeframe: September 23, 2013 to October 17, 2013.Disclosed in part106
A-2013-01885All costs associated with the Canadian government's efforts on behalf of John Greyson and Tarek Loubani and their subsequent return to Canada.Does not exist0
A-2013-01888Voluntary Sector Fund - Project S64060-001/002 - Bamboo Laminates Micro-Enterprise for Southeast Nepal Executing Agency/Partner Organisation: Habitat for Humanity Canada.Disclosed in part15
A-2013-01898All briefing and transition books for new Minister of La Francophonie. Timeframe: July 10, 2013 to July 31, 2013.Disclosed in part192
A-2013-01912Pamphlets, memos, and listings of Canadian businesses who participated in the most recent trade mission to Peru, particularly, of those businesses operating inthe natural resource industry.Disclosed in part12
A-2013-01919HQ, final versions of any quarterly or annual reports produced by Corporate Security for the previous 4 years and final versions of annual budgets with itemized or categorized expenditures.All disclosed4
A-2013-01947All written assurances received by the (CGPA) from the Government of Canada regarding its implementation of the “Right of Appeal” treaty commitment in the Canada-EU (CETA) or regarding other aspects of the CETA implementation.Disclosed in part2
A-2013-01949Any documents pertaining to the pre-release by Statistics Canada to Trade officials of economic data such as export and GDP figures before the official public release of the data. Timeframe: January 1, 2013 to November 4, 2013.All disclosed56
A-2013-01958For each Canadian embassy, the amount per year for the rental, purchase and sale of residences, houses, condos, apartments or other properties in which Canadian diplomats live while abroad. Timeframe: 2005 to 2013.Disclosed in part193
A-2013-01977All email of Nora Villarreal, containing one or more of the terms listed in Appendix "A”. Timeframe: April 2009 to November 6, 2013.Disclosed in part4
A-2013-01983All Message Event Proposals for the October 23, 2013 press conference of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Quartet Representative Tony Blair.All disclosed4
A-2013-01986Documentation which indicates all appointments Term and Casual employees by thisinstitution in the NCR under the terms of the Public Service Employment Act. Timeframe: October 2013.All disclosed2
A-2013-02008All records related to Canada’s potential withdrawal from the Inter-parliamentary Union. Timeframe: August, 2012 to November 8, 2013.Does not exist0
A-2013-02012All records related to the former CIDA's reduction of base funding for Partners for Development as part of 2012 budget cuts. Timeframe: January, 2012 to November 8, 2013.Does not exist0
A-2013-02014Briefing notes, emails, memos, deck presentations, minutes, and reports, related to the review of Canada's long-term engagement strategy with Haiti.  Timeframe: February 2013 to November 2013.Disclosed in part40
A-2013-02032Final versions of all briefing notes and presentations provided to the Minister of Foreign Affairs or the Minister of State (Foreign Affairs and Consular) in 2012 regarding the Fukushima nuclear accident.Disclosed in part8
A-2013-02034Assessments, studies, report and statistics or presentations related to safety standards for nuclear reactors. Timeframe: January 1, 2012 to November 1, 2013.Does not exist0
A-2013-02046Final versions of all reports and briefings including monitoring, evaluation and performance reports related to UNFPA grant A035190-001. Timeframe: January 1,2008 to November 14, 2013.Disclosed in part38
A-2013-02052List showing the number of all renovation projects for DFATD and their total cost, broken down by fiscal year. Timeframe: 2009–10 to 2013–14.All disclosed1
A-2013-02067Lettersent by International Trade Minister Ed Fast to the Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association.Disclosed in part2
A-2013-02093All templates, manuals, guidelines or other documents used within the department for the production of briefing notes and/or memoranda.All disclosed25
A-2013-02095Records which relate to the creation or amendment of any departmental orgovernment-wide template, manual, or guidelines for the production (and/ortraining of staff in the production) of briefing note and/or memoranda.All disclosed21
A-2013-02110USB keys purchased by your department. Timeframe: 2005 to November 2013.All disclosed5
A-2013-02113The distribution list held by the Client Relations Unit (ISIF).Does not exist0
A-2013-02115Internal audit of Jean-PierreBlackburn, Ambassador to UNESCO. Timeframe: Since February 8, 2012.Does not exist0
A-2013-02119Information Memo for DM (Trade) – Anti-Leak Strategy – Doc #1388-2013.Disclosed in part1
A-2013-02196All correspondence between department officials and the Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages on the subject of John Baird’s business cards. Timeframe: October 8, 2013 to November 29, 2013.Does not exist0
A-2013-02273All documents and correspondence related to Cameco’s communications with GuySaint-Jacques, Ambassador to China, in June 2013.Does not exist0