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Summaries of Completed Access to Information Requests

2017 – March

Nothing to Report

2017 – February

Request Number Summary of Request Disposition Number of Pages Disclosed
A-2015-00042 In the official report following the 41st election (2011), which states on page 31 that “Following the 2006 general election, in the course of reviewing information material for these international electors, Elections Canada changed the information provided to more closely respect the text of the legislation by indicating [ ... ]. A visit to Canada cannot be considered a resumption of residence in Canada and does not interrupt the five-year period.” (Emphasis added.) See page 31 of www.elections.ca/res/rep/off/sta_2011/stat_report2011_e.pdf. Please provide any and all records, including (but not limited to) emails, memos, reports and analyses, related to this change listed above, and also, related to the interpretation and enforcement of section 222 (the “five-year rule”) of the Canada Elections Act between 2006 and 2016. Exclude cabinet confidences and any communication with the public but include discussions and decisions regarding the way Elections Canada interprets the five-year rule in general and section 222 in particular. Disclosed in Part 324
A-2016-00056 Provide 2016 internal briefings and reports on avoiding any chances of election voting manipulation, of “rigging” elections. Provide internal 2015, 2016 briefings and reports on avoiding some of the illegal activities/practices associated with the 2015 election (include summary of those being referred to or prosecuted by the Commissioner of Canada Elections). Provide internal 2015, 2016 briefings and reports on anticipated issues in 2019 election planning and in party and candidate practices (limited to illegal activities or practices). Provide internal 2016 briefings and memos defending Elections Canada’s examining and encouraging voter turnout (include responses drafted to Nelson Wiseman's Ottawa Citizen column of October 30, 2016, “Elections Canada should just butt out”). Disclosed in Part 90
A-2016-00058 Request a copy of the election return and any supporting documents for Elaine Allen, a candidate in the riding of Vancouver Centre for the 2015 general election. Disclosed in Part 739
A-2016-00066 Since January 1, 2010, provide copies of 1) all contracts and contractual documents (standing offers, supply arrangements, etc.) for insurance and insurance-related services such as consulting, claims adjustment and training, 2) all insurance policies including AD&D and health benefit policies, 3) any insurance-related service agreements, 4) the Corporate Risk Profile, 5) Management Accountability Framework (MAF) annual assessments of risk management practices, and 6) Integrated Risk Management (IRM) reports. Disclosed in Part 9
A-2016-00067 Provide copies of all documents, including emails, memos, briefing notes, reports, text or instant messages, etc. regarding the Prime Minister's visit to Medicine Hat during the by-election in October 2016, including any documents regarding the implications for the Liberal candidate's spending limit during the by-election. Disclosed in Part 24
A-2016-00069 All emails from Steve Zaluski of the Department of Justice to any employee within Legal Services, since January 1, 2013. No information disclosed (no records exist) 0
A-2016-00081 All records regarding the 2016 election and the win of Donald Trump as President of the United States, from Sept. 1, 2016, to the present day, and the US electoral process. Comments, analysis, observer reports, etc. Disclosed in Part 52
A-2016-00083 Request the fourth quarter of 2016 of the A-2016-00060 access request, i.e. full information on contributions made to leadership contestants, including the name of the contributor, the size of the contribution, the contestant receiving the contribution, and the city and postal code of the contributor. All Disclosed 492

2017 – January

Request Number Summary of Request Disposition Number of Pages Disclosed
A-2016-00013 Provide copies of all documents, including memos, briefing notes, talking points, media lines, emails, PowerPoint presentations, backgrounders, BlackBerry PINs, etc., regarding Chief Electoral Officer Marc Mayrand's appearance before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs on April 21, 2016. Provide only final versions and exclude materials related to the drafting of final documents. Disclosed in Part 279
A-2016-00030 Provide copies of all documents, including memos, briefing notes, talking points, media lines, emails, backgrounders, BlackBerry PINs, etc., regarding Chief Electoral Officer Marc Mayrand's appearance before the House of Commons Special Committee on Electoral Reform on July 7, 2016. Please exclude drafts and provide final documents only. Disclosed in Part 173
A-2016-00034 Any invoices, contracts, documents, emails, purchase orders, memos, letters, statements, etc., regarding the contract that Elections Canada has with Pitney Bowes of Canada Ltd. for Elections Canada's mailing needs, including but not limited to any invoices, purchase orders, contract orders, etc., regarding supplies for Pitney Bowes of Canada Ltd. equipment from January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2015, and from January 1, 2016 to present. Disclosed in Part 652
A-2016-00057 Provide 2016 internal briefings analyzing the effect different (other than first-past-the-post) electoral systems have on Elections Canada, voter turnout, costs and procedures. On that subject, provide 2016 plans underway to prepare for the 2019 federal election, including what administratively must be considered for those options. Include estimated costs for the lead-up and work associated with the 2019 federal election. All Disclosed 81
A-2016-00060 Provide full details on contributions made to Conservative leadership contestants in 2016, including the name of the contributor, the size of the contribution, which contestant the contribution was made to, and the city and postal code of the contributor (i.e., all the data available in Part 2b of the quarterly financial reports, including full contributor information). All Disclosed 154
A-2016-00063 Provide copies of all ProServices contracts issued in the National Capital Region for the months of July, August and September 2016. Disclosed in Part 23
A-2016-00064 Provide copies of all Temporary Help Services (THS) Supply Arrangement (SA) and Standing Offer (SO) call-ups issued in the National Capital Region for the months of July, August and September 2016. No information disclosed (no records exist) 0
A-2016-00065 Provide copies of all Task and Solutions Professional Services (TSPS) and Task-Based Informatics Professional Services (TBIPS) Supply Arrangement (SA) contracts and Standing Offer (SO) call-ups issued in the National Capital Region for the months of July, August and September 2016. No information disclosed (no records exist) 0
A-2016-00071 Provide copies of documentation received from the Liberal party to support the 42nd GE candidate's riding service package. Disclosed in Part 648
A-2016-00074 Provide all records in all fields, including where available, postal code and other geographical indicators associated with any record from the databases, websites or other electronic records, which provide details of election contributions made to political parties and candidates before January 1, 2004. Include digital copies, prepress files or other electronic copies of contribution records for candidates and political parties prior to January 1, 1993, and include all records which were formerly accessible on the Elections Canada website and which are indirectly referenced in the following notice: http://www.elections.ca/maintenancesql.html.

These records should be made available in machine-readable digital format such as .txt or .csv.
All Disclosed 38300
A-2016-00077 Provide in electronic format, copies of all communications of any format after October 19, 2015, which mention choosing the successor to Chief Electoral Officer Marc Mayrand, exchanged between the Office of the Chief Electoral Officer (Elections Canada) and the following offices: the Prime Minister's Office, the Office of the Minister of Democratic Institutions and the Office of the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons. All Disclosed 20
A-2016-00080 Provide copies of official correspondence, memoranda and briefing notes that mention "PP" (short for Pierre Poilièvre) since January 1, 2014. No information disclosed (no records exist) 0

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