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Completed Access to Information Requests

March 2011

Request Number Request Summary Status of Completed Request Number of Pages Disclosed
A-2010-00028 All correspondence between Canada Post Corporation and Indian and Northern Affairs Canada by way of letter or email concerning the Food and Mail Program during the period of January 1, 2003 to December 31, 2005. Disclosed in part 3,679
A-2010-00213 Records related to the declaration as surplus of lands known as the Kapyong Barracks and the Married Officers Housing located near the barracks on Kenaston Blvd. in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and the sale or transfer of those lands to other federal institutions or to Canada Lands Corporation from the period January 1, 2001 to the present time. Include INAC's participation related to the Treaty Land Entitlement Committee of Manitoba regarding this subject. Disclosed in part 190
A-2010-00452 All INAC records regarding the book Beyond the Indian Act: Restoring Aboriginal Property Rights (McGill-Queen's University Press, 2010), including but not limited to its proposal for the creation of a First Nations Property Ownership Act. Timeframe: March 1, 2010 until the day this request is processed. Limit to the executive offices and director generals. Disclosed in part 63
A-2010-00601 All correspondence, including emails, between Luc Ladouceur, Coordinator of Food Mail Program and Fred Hill, Manager of Northern Food Security regarding the Food Mail Program during the period of January 1, 2000 to December 31, 2005. Disclosed in part 15,183
A-2010-00604 Time sheets provided for billing purposes by N12 Consulting for the contractor {…} working on their behalf for the Enterprise Resources Planning and Related Systems (financial systems group, OASIS team) for the period of January 1, 2008 until October 31, 2009 Disclosed in part 10
A-2010-01526 Environmental Compliance Audit(s) from June 28/2008 to June 28/2010 regarding the Northern Contaminated Site Program. All disclosed 72
A-2010-01748 1. The agreement(s) made between the Government of Canada and the Government of British Columbia in 1962, by way of exchange of letters, in relation to provision of child welfare services to Indian communities by the Government of British Columbia; and,

2. Any subsequent agreements made between the Government of Canada and the Government of British Columbia in relation to provision of child welfare services to status Indians and/or Indian communities by the Government of British Columbia.

Records dating from January 1, 1962 to December 31, 1996 (inclusive) and includes all agreements, contracts, or memoranda of understanding in Indian and Northern Affairs Canada's custody or control.
Disclosed in part 27
A-2010-01865 First Nation Infrastructure Investment Plan ("FNIP"), for each and all B.C. First Nations - for 2010/11 FY; 2011/12 FY; 2012/2013 FY; 2013/14 and 2014/15 FY, which Ms. Wilson has testified to the Senate Committee is information that will be made available to the public. All disclosed 17
A-2010-02182 Results or the scoping exercise done by: Deloitte and Touche, re: Gitwangak Band on Jan 31, 2010 - March 31, 2010. Disclosed in part 9
A-2010-02305 Documents, including memos, briefing notes, media lines, talking points, QP Cards, correspondence, e-mails, Blackberry PINs, Q&A, etc., regarding the use of Twitter by INAC staff since January 2009. Disclosed in part 80
A-2010-02307 Contracts and contractual documents (standing offers, supply arrangements, etc) for insurance and risk management since October 1, 2006. The list should include file number, subject matter, date of documents, firm, expiry date, provisions for renewal and dollar value. Disclosed in part 28
A-2010-02351 Documents pertaining to St. Patrick's orphanage in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, relating to the operation of the residence, the ownership and administration of the institution. Disclosed in part 5
A-2010-02352 Call-ups for speechwriting services issued under Standing Offers (SO) between Nov. 1, 2009 and Sept. 1, 2010 for three suppliers, namely, Stiff Sentences, Heather Marshall, and Craig Steenburgh and Associates. The current SO are #20-08-6023; the previous SO# 20-3-6121 expired in 2010. Disclosed in part 29
A-2010-02481 Studies, commentary and follow-up documentation done by department officials on the salaries paid to native chief Deborah Robinson and councillors from the Acadia band from March 2000 when then Indian Affairs Minister Robert Nault stated regarding the financial payments, "I'm prepared to look at other structures that will improve our accountability and our financial management". The time period is from March 9, 2000 to present. Disclosed in part 18
A-2010-02542 Pessamit Band Council Resolution:
BCR #085-2010-105
BCR #085-2010-107
BCR #085-2010-108
Nothing disclosed (exempted) 0
A-2010-02567 Summary of the urban aboriginal strategy projects funded per designated city - the date and length of funding, recipient of funding, project file number, brief project description, and costs of the projects from January 1, 2007 until present.

Include source(s) of funding for urban aboriginal strategy projects from inside the department, as well as the specifics of other federal, provincial, municipal or other funding sources.

Include evaluations to date or underway of the urban aboriginal strategy and its future after its proposed 2012 end date.
Disclosed in part 347
A-2010-02632 Records (e.g. reports, compilations, documents, databases, inputs, notes, etc...) of the Hot Spot Binder (also referred to as Hotspot Reporting System) that monitor issues and matters considered "risks" such as civil unrests or conflicts within First Nations communities, produced by the Emergency Management Assistance Program and/or the Operations Management Branch of INAC. Its reference can also provide information on the summaries and analysis of case files.

The timeframe for this request is from August 1, 2010 to January 31, 2011.
All disclosed 240
A-2010-02730 Information on all contracts, grants or expenditures that were directly or indirectly related to the Canadian seal hunt for the years 2009 and 2010 including the total amounts of all such expenditures, the proportion of which was related to seal hunt related activities and supporting materials that show a breakdown of costs, where available. Disclosed in part 6
A-2010-02749 Details on remuneration for all First Nation Band Council members in Canada for 2009-10 (band population, total DIAND grants and contributions, then salary, honorarium, other remuneration, travel/per diems for chiefs and councillors followed by a total column). Disclosed in part 11
A-2010-02778 Contracts awarded in 2010 for Professional Services Online (PS Online). All disclosed 1
A-2010-02782 Reports, memos, audits, assessments, evaluations, reviews, or other similar such records of evaluation and assessment documents that:

1. Assess or evaluate INAC’s Special Education Program;

2. Compare INAC’s Special Education Program to provincial standards and/or to the special education services provided to non-First Nations people by the provincial or territorial governments; or

3. Assess or evaluate the sufficiency of funding for INAC’s Special Education Program.

This request is limited to documents created since January 1, 2002.
All disclosed 55
A-2010-02784 Data collected pursuant to recommendations of 2007 SEP evaluation:

1. Aggregate data related to the Special Education Program collected using the new reporting requirements and performance measurement strategy discussed above;

2. Any records (e.g. reports, memos, etc.) which use that data to answer or evaluate the five questions identified in the SEP Evaluation (see Formative Evaluation of the Department of Indian and Northern Affairs Canada. See first recommendation.), such as whether “the program (is) providing the services needed by those students?”; and

3. The record(s)/data referred to in the following paragraph of the 2009 Update: “The AFN-INAC SEP Working Group produced a comprehensive list that identifies the demand of HCSE per province. Data also provides information on costing.”

This request is limited to documents created since January 1, 2007.
Disclosed in part 130
A-2010-02785 1. The yearly budgets for the Special Education Program;

2. The yearly breakdown of the Special Education Program budged by province; and

3. The yearly special education funding formula allocation in Ontario by First Nation.

This request is limited to documents created since January 1, 2005.
All disclosed 15
A-2010-02842 The Entire Report "The Cost of Government in Small Size Municipalities" - Elias Karagiannis, January 2004 and The Enitre Report "An Approach To Costing Core Government For First Nations" - Allan Maslove, June 2008. Nothing disclosed (exempted) 0
A-2010-02845 Documents indicating all term and casual employee appointments by this institution in the National Capital Region under the terms of the Public Service Employment Act during the period of February 2011. Specifically: name of person appointed, job class, rank and level, date of appointment, term of appointment or completion date. Disclosed in part 1

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