Summaries of Access to Information Act Completed Requests

April 2014

Table 1: Summaries of Access to Information Act Completed Requests
Request NumberSummaryDispositionPages Released
A-2013-03228Copies of all draft and final quality assurance reports worked on after January 1, 2014 by each of the following individuals: Ethier, France; Luong, Robert; Ruvalcaba, Jorge-Manuel.Does not exist0
A-2013-03185All studies, reports, analyses on the origins and nature of the "Windsor Hum", including studies by Dr. Peter Brown of the University of Western Ontario, Dr. Colin Novak of the University of Windsor, etc. Timeframe: January 1, 2013 to March 25, 2014.Nothing disclosed (exemption)0
A-2013-03177Copy of the 5 year review of the "Building the Canadian Advantage: A Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Strategy for the Canadian International Extractive Sector" (2009).Does not exist0
A-2013-03157Copies of the following two documents:  (1) International Experience Class (IEC) program Standard Operating Procedures (2) Assignment list for all FS and EX positions at headquarters and overseas.All disclosed21
A-2013-03094Reports, briefings, emails and other information related to incidents of alleged wrongdoing, criminal activity or misbehaviour by Canadian diplomats or their family members posted abroad. Timeframe: January 1, 2012 to December 31, 2012.Disclosed in part40
A-2013-03086Product #00691-2013 for MINA Mar 4, 2013.Disclosed in part4
A-2013-03085Product #00433-2013 for MINA Feb 6, 2013.All disclosed5
A-2013-03080Product #01988-2013 for MINA May 28, 2013.Disclosed in part3
A-2013-03079Product #01723-2013 for MINA July 2, 2013.Disclosed in part4
A-2013-03078Product #01265-2013 for MINA May 10, 2013.Disclosed in part2
A-2013-03076Product #01666-2013 for MINA May 24, 2013.Disclosed in part5
A-2013-03071All records related to the cost of the delegation who attended Cardinal Lacroix's elevation ceremony on February 22, 2014. Costs should include but not be limited to; hotel, transportation, meals.Disclosed in part82
A-2013-03055The June 6, 2013 purchase of a subscription to the periodical Blacklock's Reporter on the account Chris.Colfe@acdi-cida.gc.ca, including use, distribution, storage, citation of articles or any content by paper or other means.Disclosed in part18
A-2013-03022Document showing the number of internal/external investigations conducted to discover leaks of confidential, secret or top secret information/documents to journalists by federal government employees. Period: January 1, 2005, to December 31, 2014 All disclosed1
A-2013-03009E-mails to the office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs about the two paintings by Alfred Pellan removed from the lobby of the Lester B. Pearson Building in June 2011. Period: January 1 to December 31, 2013Disclosed in part2
A-2013-03005Correspondence from MPs to the Minister of CIDA/DFAIT, as well as the Minister's response to the MPs, regarding the Muskoka initiative. Timeframe: October 1, 2011 to December 31, 2011.Disclosed in part65
A-2013-02978Lists/documents containing information for 'Permit requests for fund transfers from Iran according Special Economic Measures for Iran. Timeframe: January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013.Does not exist0
A-2013-02906Most recent draft of any Arctic Council agreement on oil pollution prevention.Nothing disclosed (exemption)0
A-2013-02857All final version documents related to doc. no. 02466-2013: briefing note for MINT: Request for authority to sign exchange letters to establish a streamlined arbitration process with the US.Disclosed in part29
A-2013-02855All records related to doc. no. 02674-2013: briefing note for MINT: Trans-Pacific Partnership.Disclosed in part3
A-2013-02845Records related to doc. no. 0624-2013: briefing note for DMT: Pharmaceutical patents in the CETA and TPP.Does not exist0
A-2013-02844All records related to doc. no. 02399-2013: briefing note for DMT: Meeting with Postmedia News Inc.Disclosed in part23
A-2013-02842All records related to doc. no. 03055-2013: briefing note for DMT: Canada-EU CETA Critical Path.Disclosed in part3
A-2013-02837Final records related to annual federal-provincial-territorial meeting of Deputy Ministers responsible for trade. Timeframe: January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013.Disclosed in part2
A-2013-02830All records related to DMT's meeting with the Canadian Defence and Foreign Affairs Institute on Sept. 23, 2013.Disclosed in part126
A-2013-02828Provide copies of all documents regarding funding provided to the Alberta Council for Global Cooperation’s “Top 30 Under 30”. Timeframe: January 1, 2013 to February 11, 2014.Disclosed in part48
A-2013-02760All communications with the Commissioner's office and all communications to/from the Deputy Minister on the Commissioner's August 2013 report pertaining to an investigation into Mr. John Baird's unilingual business cards. Timeframe: September 1, 2013 to January 31, 2014.Nothing disclosed (exemption)0
A-2013-02718Final version of all records related to Palestinian FM Al-Malki’s 2013 visit to Canada.Disclosed in part35
A-2013-02716All updates prepared for MINA on the PAFSO labour dispute. Timeframe: January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013.Disclosed in part4
A-2013-02713All briefing notes, memos, reports and presentations prepared for MINA related to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.Disclosed in part33
A-2013-02703All records related to a behavioural survey on Corporate social responsibility referenced in product number 01579-2013.Disclosed in part20
A-2013-02696A list of all briefing notes, memos, presentations and reports addressed to the Foreign Affairs Minister in December 2013.Disclosed in part4
A-2013-02636Copies of records of meetings between members of the Iranian opposition and the minister or members of the Canadian government. Timeframe: June 1, 2013 to January 1, 2014.Does not exist0
A-2013-02553The description of project objectives, main activities, budget, and the countries where they take place that are funded by START. Timeframe: January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013. Disclosed in part77
A-2013-02370All records related to the request by Costa Rica to DOJ for any information about the alleged transfer of funds to the Oscar Arias Foundation by Canadian mining company Infinito Gold.Disclosed in part42
A-2013-02355Final versions of briefing products, advisory opinions, consultations and memoranda of understanding with consultees relating to requests to export to North Korea, Timeframe: January 1, 2008 to December 23, 2013.Disclosed in part118
A-2013-02334Briefing notes to the Minister from the ORF, memos, reports from the ORF concerning violations of religious freedoms and interventions and assistance procedures of the ORF to assist religious figures coming to Canada. Timeframe: January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013.Disclosed in part26
A-2013-02293All investigation reports leading to penalties for inappropriate use of electronic devices, as well as the number of cases identified during this period. Period: January 1, 2009, to December 31, 2013Disclosed in part1
A-2013-02228Records contained in A-2005-00295 concerning the subject of aircraft allegedly controlled by the US CIA in Canada. Reprocess the file mindful of the passage of time and new processing standards stemming from court decisions on ATI. Timeframe: November 15, 2005 to December 22, 2005.Disclosed in part446
A-2013-02070Documents related to consideration around resuming diplomatic/bilateral relations with Iran, including re-opening the embassy in Tehran and allowing Iranian diplomats to be accredited to serve in Canada. Timeframe: March 1, 2013 to November 18, 2013.Does not exist0
A-2013-02013Records related to the former CIDA’s consolidation of youth-oriented programming as part of its 2012 budget reduction commitments. Timeframe: January 1, 2012 to November 8, 2013.Disclosed in part73
A-2013-01610A copy of MINA briefing note 03033-2012 – Chemical Weapons.Nothing disclosed (excluded)0
A-2013-01328BN for DM (Foreign Affairs) — Product #00289-2013 — Meeting with Serge Dupont, DM of NRCAN, Bob Hamilton, DM of Environment, and Christine Hogan, Foreign and Defence Policy Advisor, PCO.Disclosed in part6
A-2013-01224Briefing material, reports, memos, emails, and minutes related to Trade Minister Ed Fast’s meeting with European Union Trade Commissioner Karel de Gucht in February 2013, and follow up notes. Timeframe: December 1, 2012 to August 9, 2013.Disclosed in part73
A-2013-01212Briefing notes, memos, analyses surrounding START Director General Marie Gervais-Vidricaire’s testimony in front of the Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights on May 6, 2013 including draft versions of the testimony.Disclosed in part79
A-2013-01152Records and documents related to the communication(s)/meeting(s) between representatives of BP Canada Energy Group and DFAIT, including John Baird and Simon Kennedy, on May 27, 2013 (Communication reports 13957-277477 and 13957-277487).Disclosed in part39
A-2013-01118All exchanges and meeting records with Kevin McArthur, President, CEO, Tahoe Resources or his managers or their representatives, or lawyers on the Guatemala Tahoe Escobal mining plans. Timeframe: June 1, 2012 to July 30, 2013.Disclosed in part20
A-2013-00729
DFAIT
All records in possession of DFAIT regarding Ms. Gregory’s statement, including reports of meetings, notes of meetings, briefing notes.Disclosed in part16
A-2013-00629
DFAIT
All communications regarding Consular Agency of Canada in Oaxaca, concerning the activities of Canadian mining firm, Fortuna Silver Mines Inc., as well as its subsidiary in Mexico, Compania Minera Cuzcatlan S.A. de C.V. Timeframe: January 1, 2012 to December 31, 2013.Disclosed in part6
A-2013-00083
DFAIT
All records related to Project #A035413-001 Housing Action Project (Champ de Mars).Disclosed in part128
A-2012-03287
DFAIT
All records on the public web-based consultations held in October 2012 and on the intra/inter-departmental consultation processes...regarding the addition of Colombia to the AFCCL (Automatic Firearms Country Control List).Disclosed in part256
A-2012-02920
DFAIT
Briefing Notes for the Canada/China FIPA (Foreign Investment Promotion Agreement) for the Minister, ministerial office staff, and Deputy Minister. Timeframe:  January 2011 to January 28, 2013.Disclosed in part47
A-2012-02450
DFAIT
I would like copies of emails and presentation decks sent or received by the deputy minister of International Trade regarding the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Timeframe: September 1, 2012 to September 30, 2012.Disclosed in part27
A-2012-02410
DFAIT
All documents discussing a possible meeting in Korea between the artist Psy and any Canadian official(s). Timeframe: January 1, 2012 until October 1, 2012. Disclosed in part28
A-2012-01685
DFAIT
Provide external correspondence from interest groups such as The Canadian Bar Association, Amnesty International etc. regarding the possible return to Canada of Omar Khadr. Timeframe: January 1, 2010 to September 4, 2012.Disclosed in part71
A-2012-01656
DFAIT
Records related to policy documents, discussion papers, memorandums and/or briefing notes discussing the issue of the use of internet filtering technology (Netsweeper) in the Middle East countries.Disclosed in part205
A-2012-00498
DFAIT
Copies of various contracts.Disclosed in part108
A-2012-00491
DFAIT
Statistical report showing CIDA’s disbursements in Latin America, as well as all project and country program evaluations, annual country reports and planned disbursements. Timeframe: January 1, 2005 to October 22, 2012.Disclosed in part1263
A-2012-00351
DFAIT
Memos, briefing notes and presentations concerning changes to Canada's involvement in the United States International Traffic in Arms Regulations. Timeframe: July 1, 2011 to May 4, 2012.Disclosed in part33
A-2012-00048
DFAIT
All materials analyzing the performance of the Haiti Task Force. Timeframe: September 13, 2011 to April 5, 2012.Does not exist0
A-2011-02203
DFAIT
Emails sent and received by Marie-Josee Charbonneau for January 19, 20 and 21, 2012.Disclosed in part210
A-2011-01534
DFAIT
Obtain copies of complete results of deliverables of three contracts.Disclosed in part451
A-2011-01498
DFAIT
All records concerning the provision of arms to the Libyan rebels and the Libyan National Transitional Council (NTC). Timeframe: January 2011 to November 18, 2011.Disclosed in part290
A-2011-01450
DFAIT
All records analysed by former deputy minister Len Edwards regarding a possible expansion of Canada’s military role in the UN mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUC). Timeframe: January 1, 2010 to April 30, 2010.Disclosed in part82
A-2011-01216
DFAIT
All briefing material in preparation for the Minister's visit to Libya in June 2011 including the Minister's Briefing Book for this trip. Timeframe: April 1, 2011 to October 19, 2011.Disclosed in part166
A-2011-00548
DFAIT
Briefing notes, including memorandums, Mercury list with subject “Briefing”, for Minister John Baird, and QP notes prepared or submitted to John Baird, Minister of Foreign Affairs, or his deputy minister. Period: June 20 to July 15, 2011Disclosed in part801
A-2011-00355
DFAIT
Proposals & contracts over $100,000. Timeframe: January 1, 2009 to December 31, 2009.Disclosed in part94
A-2011-00149
DFAIT
Briefing notes: T-15968, T-15969, T-15975, T-15559.Disclosed in part192