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Completed Access to Information Requests: July 2012

Completed Access to Information Requests: July 2012
Request Number Summary of Request Disposition Pages Disclosed
A-2011-00143 Briefing notes for the Deputy Minister July 1, 2011 to September 26, 2011 Disclosed in part 574
A-2011-00183 Briefing materials about the public responses to the October 2007 Joint Finance Canada – Canada Revenue Agency consultation:  Improving the Scientific Research and Experimental Development Tax Incentives Disclosed in part 213
A-2011-00286 Briefing notes:
  • Update Expert Review Panel Research and Development and Final Report, Meeting Canadian Energy Pipeline Association
  • Meeting Representatives Canada Foundation Innovation
  • Communications Plan for Response to Supreme Court of Canada Decision Regarding the Proposed Canadian Securities Act Reference
Disclosed in part 35
A-2012-00011 Records regarding the Budget 2012 commitment to review the political activities of Canadian charities Disclosed in part 272
A-2012-00030 Records relating to the meeting between representatives of Enbridge Incorporated and Finance Canada on October 2011 Disclosed in part 13
A-2012-00032 Briefing notes:
  • Transitional Rules for British Columbia’s Exit from the Harmonized Sales Tax
  • Upcoming Phone Call with (name removed under subsection 19(1) of the Access to Information Act) Regarding the Regulation of Charities
  • Updates on U.S. Tax and Account Reporting Requirements for U.S. Citizens Residing in Canada and on the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)
  • Variable Benefits and Pension Income Splitting
  • Implications of the U.S. congressional Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction’s Failure to Reach an Agreement
  • Provincial and Territorial Briefing Material
  • Document outlining policy framework to promote productivity growth and proposals to improve it
  • Provincial and Territorial Briefing Material
Disclosed in part 193
A-2012-00033 Briefing notes:
  • Update on Maple Group’s Acquisition of TMX Group
  • Next Steps—Canadian Securities Regulator (CSR)
  • Next Steps for a Canadian Securities Regulator
  • Canadian Securities Regulator
Disclosed in part 29
A-2012-00035 Records between the Deputy Minister’s Office, the Tax Policy Branch and the government of British Columbia about the exit from the Harmonized Sales Tax, the HST wind down, and re-implementation of the Provincial Sales Tax Disclosed in part 37
A-2012-00038 Briefing Notes :
  • The average of retirement and labour force participation among older Canadians,
  • Options for a Ministerial Trip to the Middle East (January 29 – February 4)
  • Request for information from the Parliamentary Budget officer regarding the details of the Program Expense Outlook in the 2012 Update of Economic and Fiscal Projections
  • The average of retirement and labour force participation among older Canadians
Disclosed in part 30
A-2012-00048 Briefing notes:
  • Next Steps—Canadian Securities Regulator (CSR)
  • Next Steps for a Canadian Securities Regulator
  • Re-hypothecation practices in Canada
  • Summary of the Financial Action Task Force of South America against Money Laundering (GAFISUD) Plenary in December 2011
Disclosed in part 16
A-2012-00052 Records on tax expenditures as well as evaluations or analytical papers on tax measures considered a tax expenditure as defined in Finance's Tax Expenditures and Evaluations report Disclosed in part 39
A-2012-00054 Briefing notes:
  • Update on Maple Group's Acquisition of TMX Group
  • Objections to the Proposed Incorporation of Rogers Bank
  • G7 Finance Ministers' Conference Call – November 24, 2011, 7 a.m. EST
  • Economic update for DMs' Breakfast
Disclosed in part 44
A-2012-00055 Briefing notes:
  • Request for Finance Canada to participate in a survey conducted by HEC Montréal to assess the impact of audits conducted by the Office of the Auditor General
  • Joint Letters to Municipal Associations on the Gas Tax Fund
  • The average age of retirement and labour force participation among older Canadians
Disclosed in part 66
A-2012-00062 Briefing notes:
  • Volker Rule Update
  • Letter from the  Quebec Minister of Finance) Concerning Over-the Counter (OTC) Derivatives Reform
  • Next steps for a Canadian Securities Regulator
  •  Re-hypothecation practices in Canada
Disclosed in part 26
A-2012-00064 Temporary Help Services , Supply Arrangement, and Standing Offer callups in the National Capital Region October 2011 to March 2012 All disclosed 61
A-2012-00068 List of briefing notes for the Minister and Deputy Minister May 2, 2012 to May 23, 2012 Disclosed in part 7
A-2012-00069 Records showing funds frozen or seized from individuals, terrorist groups, or foreign dictators having funds in Canada Disclosed in part 30
A-2012-00070 Records relating to the winding-up of corporations and subsections 88(1), 88(1.1), 88(2) and 78(2) of the Income Tax Act Does not exist 0
A-2012-00076 List of briefing notes prepared for the Minister and the Deputy Minister May 2, 2012 to May 23, 2012 Disclosed in part 7
A-2012-00084 Briefing note:  Update on Chrysler Disclosed in part 6
A-2012-00085 Comfort letters May 2012 All disclosed 3
A-2012-00094 Records related to the Home Renovation Tax Credit, the Child Fitness Tax Credit, and the Public Transit Tax Credit Disclosed in part 31
A-2012-00098 Deliverables for the contracts :
  • 6014789 Deloitte and Touche LLP
  • 6014790 PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP
  • 6014791 Ernst & Young
  • 6014863 Peter Gusen
  • 6074110166 Nanos Research
  • 6074110241 NRG Research Group
Disclosed in part 484
A-2012-00102 Briefing notes :
  • Elimination of the Penny - Implementation and Communications Plans
  • 2012 Quebec Budget Announcement - Voluntary Retirement Savings Plans
  • Approval of Annual Public Opinion Research Plan for 2012-13
  • Results of 2012 Budget Online Consultations
  • Establishing a Government of Canada account at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for the delivery of a technical assistance
  • Thank You Letters to Israeli and Palestinian Officials
Disclosed in part 71
A-2012-00107 Records relating to the President's Choice Bank Goods and Services Tax/Harmonized Sales Tax audits and assessments by the Canada Revenue Agency Disclosed in part 5
A-2012-00113 Records pertaining to methods of government funding and contributions to Davie Yards Incorporated and all its previous legal entities Disclosed in part 1
A-2012-00116 The total amount of remuneration paid to the Chairman of the Canadian Securities Transition Office Does not exist 0
A-2012-00118 Task and Solutions Based Professional Services Standing Offer for Supply Arrangements and call ups for the National Capital region Disclosed in part 1
A-2012-00119 Records concerning the government's role in mortgage insurance through the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation Disclosed in part 2
A-2012-00124 Records concerning meetings or discussions with Air Canada’s Chief Executive Officer Does not exist 0
A-2012-00126 Records concerning Air Canada's pension plan Disclosed in part 4
A-2012-00136 Records on the impact of open tendering versus restricted tendering procedures on infrastructure project Does not exist 0
A-2012-00137 Records concerning LIBOR and CDOR Does not exist 0
A-2012-00139 List of briefing notes director level or higher from 2007 to 2010 concerning LIBOR and CDOR Does not exist 0
A-2012-00140 Calculations of cost in lost tax revenue from input tax credits by expenditure type Does not exist 0
A-2012-00141 Records pertaining to June 2012 discussions between Air Canada and Finance officials Does not exist 0