Completed Access to Information Requests for 2015

Summaries of Completed ATIA requests for January 2015

Request Number Request Summary Status of Completed Request Pages Disclosed
A-2014-00202 Please provide the following briefing notes by CTS record number:

CTS-090263 “Meeting with Chair of the Commission for Public Complaints against the RCMP”

CTS-090434 “Bill C-520 amendments”

CTS-090865 “Project Overview – Setting the Commissioner’s Strategic Priorities”

CTS-090872 “Metadata and Privacy: a Technical and Legal Overview”

CTS-090881 “Preparation for August 18th meeting with the Canada Revenue Agency”

CTS-090888 “Summary of the Supreme Court decision R. v. Quesnelle

CTS-090931 “Overview of the Citizen Lab’s Telecommunications Transparency Project”

CTS-091027 “Responses to MP questions on disclosures to authorities by TSPs”

CTS-091029 “Work by other federal/provincial/territorial offices on national security”

CTS-091038 “2013-2014 OPC Survey of Canadian Businesses on Privacy-Related Issues”

CTS-091040 “Online Behavioural Advertising (OBA) Follow Up Project”

CTS-091119 “Overview of the Security Intelligence Review Committee’s (SIRC) 2013-2014 Annual Report”
Disclosed in part 33
A-2014-00214 Please provide a list of all briefing notes prepared for Privacy Commissioner Daniel Therrien in December, 2014 All disclosed 1
A-2014-00215 Please provide a list of all Privacy Breaches reported the Office of the Privacy Commissioner under the Privacy Act during December 2014.  Please also identify which breaches have a report completed. All disclosed 1
A-2014-00216 Please provide the following memorandums to the commissioner (by CTS Record Number):

CTS 090177 "BN - Cover note for Cyber Security Issue Paper"

CTS 090865 "Strategic Privacy Priorities Cover Memo+Note"

CTS 091114 "Briefing Note - Bill C-43 (Amending CSIS Act)"

CTS 091125 "Briefing Note - Bill C-43 (Budget Omnibus Bill)"

CTS 091139 "Legal memo - Analysis of Rogers Communications Inc. case"
Disclosed in part 33

Summaries of Completed ATIA Requests for February 2015

Request Number Request Summary Status of Completed Request Pages Disclosed
A-2014-00158 Any and all records including but not limited to memos, written notes, presentations, emails, reports & correspondence prepared for or by Privacy Commissioner Daniel Therrien concerning the OPC's investigation into the RCMP's use of warrantless requests for Canadians' personal information and the OPC's subsequent report on same from August 1, 2014 to November 1, 2014 Disclosed in part 376
A-2014-00210 All emails, memos, backgrounders, meeting notes and any records related to the meeting held on December 10, 2014, between the Privacy Commissioner Daniel Therrien, his staff and members of the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association. This should include any record created pre and post meeting. Disclosed in part 103
A-2014-00225 Not including the Asia-Pacific Privacy Authorities or related meeting, all notes, presentations, memoranda and other documents created in preparation for any meeting in Vancouver in November or December 2014 between the OPC and any provincial or territorial privacy commissioner or ombudsman or any provincial or territorial commissioner's office or ombudsman's office. Does not exist 0
A-2014-00234 The Commissioner's schedule for June 5-30, 2014 Disclosed in part 26
A-2014-00235 The Commissioner's schedule for July 2014 Disclosed in part 31
A-2014-00236 The Commissioner's schedule for August 2014 Disclosed in part 31
A-2014-00237 The Commissioner's schedule for September 2014 Disclosed in part 30
A-2014-00238 The Commissioner's schedule for October 2014 Disclosed in part 31
A-2014-00239 The Commissioner's schedule for November 2014 Disclosed in part 30
A-2014-00240 The Commissioner's schedule for December 2014 Disclosed in part 31

Summaries of Completed ATIA Requests for March 2015

Request Number Request Summary Status of Completed Request Pages Disclosed
A-2014-00159 All "Privacy Breach Review Checklists" compiled by the Office (for both Privacy Act and PIPEDA) from August 1, 2014 to November 1, 2014. Disclosed in part 68
A-2014-00223 A list of briefing books and memoranda that were created, prepared, or forwarded to the Commissioner from June 6, 2014 to September 30, 2014. Disclosed in part 6
A-2014-00224 All notes, presentations, memoranda and other documents created by the OPC in preparation for the 42nd Asia-Pacific Privacy Authorities (APPA) Forum or in preparation for meetings held in Vancouver before, during or after the APPA Forum. Disclosed in part 36
A-2014-00228 All preliminary drafts of the "issues backgrounders" distributed in anticipation of the OPC's consultations in January and February 2015. All Disclosed 43
A-2014-00229 All notes, memoranda and internal presentations related to the issues backgrounders and generated prior to the backgrounders' release. All Disclosed 138
A-2014-00230 All internal OPC emails related to the issues backgrounders and dated prior to the backgrounders' release. All Disclosed 285
A-2014-00250 Please provide the following Privacy Act Breach reports : PA-037178, PA-037180, PA-037190, PA-037200, PA-037204, PA-037208, PA-037209, PA-037229, PA-037257, PA-037262. Disclosed in part 34
A-2014-00251 A list of all briefing notes and/or memorandums that were created or provided to the Privacy Commissioner from January 20, 2015 to February 20, 2015. Disclosed in part 2

Summaries of Completed ATIA Requests for April 2015

Request Number Request Summary Status of Completed Request Pages Disclosed
A-2014-00258 Copy of a June 2013 letter from the OPC that highlights the office’s concerns with the new security screening policy for federal public servants. Disclosed in part 2
A-2014-00262 Please provide all Temporary Help Services (THS) Supply Arrangement (SA) and Standing Offer (SO) call-ups issued in the National Capital Region for the months of October 2014 and November 2014. No records exist 0
A-2014-00263 Please provide all ProServices contracts issued in the National Capital Region for the months of October 2014 and November 2014. Disclosed in part 26
A-2014-00264 Please provide all Task Based 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 October 2014 and November 2014. All Disclosed 2

Summaries of Completed ATIA Requests for May 2015

Request Number Request Summary Status of Completed Request Pages Disclosed
A-2014-00227 All meeting materials, preparation committee documents and Commissioner Therrien’s  conference binder for the October 28-29, 2014, annual meeting of the Federal, Provincial and Territorial Privacy and Information Ombudspersons and Commissioners. Disclosed in part 1284
A-2014-00259 Copies of all correspondence, letters, briefing notes from May 2014 to March 24, 2015, regarding the new security screening policy for all current and new federal government employees which requires the fingerprinting and credit checks. Disclosed in part 80
A-2015-00010 Statement of merit criteria used for the appointment of the Privacy Commissioner, Ad Hoc since 2007; all documents regarding the language requirement for the position of Privacy Commissioner, Ad Hoc; and any document regarding the second language evaluation of the current Privacy Commissioner, Ad Hoc, David Loukidelis. Disclosed in part 4
A-2015-00012

Copy of the following briefing note:

Update on Use of UAVs in Canada (2014)

Disclosed in part 7
A-2015-00013

Copies of the following briefing notes:

Big Date and Privacy;
Summary of the Interim progress report on big data;

Meeting with the Minister of Industry Canada

Disclosed in part 36
A-2015-00014

Copies of the following briefing notes:

Interchange OPC-IK ICO;
Obama breach Notification Act;
Forthcoming counter-terrorism legislation;

Background on forthcoming counter-terrorism legislation

Disclosed in part 30
A-2015-00016

Copies of the following briefing notes:

Legislative Analysis C-44 - October 2014;

Legislative Analysis - C-51 - Anti-Terrorism Act, 2015 - February 2015

Disclosed in part 18
A-2015-00018

Copies of the following briefing notes:

Legislative Analysis – Bill C-32 – Victims Bill of Rights Summary;
Legislative Analysis – Bill C-26 – Tougher Penalties for Child Predators Act;

Note – Statement on Anti-terror legislation

Disclosed in part 13

Summaries of Completed ATIA Requests for June 2015

Request Number Request Summary Status of Completed Request Pages Disclosed
A-2014-00265 A copy of all correspondence (letters, faxes, emails, memos, notes to file, etc.) between Treasury Board of Canada (or any other Government Office) and the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada with respect to Treasury Board's Standard on Security Screening that took effect on October 20, 2014. Disclosed in part 224
A-2015-00011

Copies of the following briefing notes:

  • Memo Bill C-26 Child Predators Act;
  • Legislative Analysis Bill C-26 Tougher Penalties for Child Predators Act;
  • Memo Bill C-26 and evidence regarding sex offenders;
  • Legislative Analysis Bill S-2 Protecting victims from Sex Offenders Act;
  • Legal memo - Research regarding use of survey evidence in Canadian Laws.
Disclosed in part 14
A-2015-00017

Copies of the following briefing notes:

  • Response to Google re joint international letter;
  • Response to Nokia re joint international letter for app marketplaces
Disclosed in part 12
A-2015-00055 A list of all breaches reported to the Office of the Privacy Commissioner from other government departments from July 1st, 2014 to May 19, 2015. This list should include reports of lost and/or stolen equipment. All Disclosed 6

Summaries of Completed ATIA Requests for July 2015

Request Number Request Summary Status of Completed Request Pages Disclosed
A-2015-00054
  1. All correspondence, emails, findings, reports, briefing notes, memos, minutes of meetings, complaints and other documentation received, sent or retained internally in relation to Personnel Security Screening at the Canada Revenue Agency between January 1, 2011 and May 13, 2015;
  2. All correspondence, emails, findings, reports, briefing notes, memos, minutes of meetings, complaints and other documentation received, sent or retained internally in relation to Bill C-92 of the 34th Parliament, 3rd Session and the use of taxpayer information to supervise, evaluate or discipline CRA employees.
Disclosed in part 254
A-2015-00062 All information regarding the creation, classification, staffing and appointment of the Special Advisor position within the LSPRTA branch. This should include, but not be limited to, the statement of merit criteria and the justification for a non-advertised process. Disclosed in part 46
A-2015-00073 Please provide all Task Based Professional Services (TSPS) and Task Based Informatics Professional Services (TBIPS) Supply Arrangement (SA) contracts and Standing Offer (SO) callups issued in the National Capital Region for the months of December 2014, January, February and March 2015.  Our ideal method to receive these files would be on CD, and our second choice would be on paper. Disclosed in part 26
A-2015-00074 Please provide all Temporary Help Services (THS) Supply Arrangement (SA) and Standing Offer (SO) callups issued in the National Capital Region for the months of December 2014, January, February and March 2015.  Our ideal method to receive these files would be on CD, and our second choice would be on paper. Disclosed in part 6
A-2015-00075 Please provide all ProServices contracts issued in the National Capital Region for the months of December 2014, January, February and March 2015.  Our ideal method to receive these files would be on CD, and our second choice would be on paper. Disclosed in part 41
A-2015-00076 A list of all OPC employees All Disclosed 6

Summaries of Completed ATIA Requests for August 2015

Request Number Request Summary Status of Completed Request Pages Disclosed
A-2015-00139 Please provide all Task Based Professional Services (TSPS) and Task Based Informatics Professional Services (TBIPS) Supply Arrangement (SA) contracts and Standing Offer (SO) callups issued in the National Capital Region for the months of April and May 2015. Please provide copies of contracts and callups, but omit records of general nature. No records 0
A-2015-00140 Please provide all Temporary Help Services (THS) Supply Arrangement (SA) and Standing Offer (SO) callups issued in the National Capital Region for the months of April and May 2015. Please provide copies of contracts and callups but omit records of general nature. No records 0
A-2015-00141 Please provide all ProServices contracts issued in the National Capital Region for the months of April and May 2015. Please provide copies of contracts and callups but omit records of general nature. No records 0

Summaries of Completed ATIA Requests for September 2015

Request Number Request Summary Status of Completed Request Pages Disclosed
A-2015-00067 Copies of the all correspondence and reports included in the following Privacy Act breach files: PA-035757, PA-037056, PA-037145, PA-037204, PA-037257, PA-037262, PA-037628 et PA-040396 Disclosed in part 170
A-2015-00068 Copies of the all correspondence and reports included in the following Privacy Act breach files:  PA-035862, PA-035926, PA-036206, PA-036875, PA-036882, PA-036969, PA-037190, PA-037255, PA-037313, PA-037418, PA-037432, PA-037464, PA-037471, PA-037473, PA-037572, PA-037598, PA-037708, PA-037721, PA-040261, PA-040399, PA-040553 Disclosed in part 312
A-2015-00069 Copies of the all correspondence and reports included in the following Privacy Act breach files: PA-035549, PA-035593, PA-305869, PA-035870, PA-035871, PA-035963, PA-036117, PA-036274, PA-037209, PA-037251, PA-037264, PA-037267, PA-037356, PA-037362, PA-037739, PA-037863, PA-039633, PA-039673, PA-040004, PA-040160, PA-040161, PA-040539 Disclosed in part 218
A-2015-00070 Copies of the all correspondence and reports included in the following Privacy Act breach files: PA-035972, PA-036097, PA-036886, PA-036902, PA-036977, PA-036984, PA-037122, PA-038207, PA-038449, PA- 038487, PA-038488, PA-039150, PA-040018, PA-040148, PA-040165, PA-040166, PA-040218, PA-040219, PA-040325 Disclosed in part 284
A-2015-00145 Briefing Note: “NDP Motion to disclose warranties disclosure” Disclosed in part 3
A-2015-00146 Briefing Note: “Professional privacy organizations” Disclosed in part 2
A-2015-00147 Briefing Note: “Request from Google Canada for meeting with OPC” Disclosed in part 2
A-2015-00148 Briefing Note: “OPC Civil society discussion” Disclosed in part 4
A-2015-00149 Briefing Note: “Proposed Parliamentary Affairs Two-Year Initiative to promote Privacy in Parliament” Disclosed in part 5
A-2015-00150 Briefing Note: “2014 GPEN Privacy Sweep Communications Strategy” Disclosed in part 71
A-2015-00151 Briefing Note: “Communications materials for the release of the 2014 GPEN Sweep results” Disclosed in part 18
A-2015-00154 Briefing Note: “Meeting with John Knubley” Disclosed in part 4
A-2015-00155 Briefing Note: “OPC Technical and Legal Analysis on Metadata” Disclosed in part 18
A-2015-00157 Briefing Note: “International activities re policy and norm development” Disclosed in part 3
A-2015-00160 Briefing Note: “Responses to MP questions on disclosures to authorities by TSPs” All disclosed 9
A-2015-00171 A list of complaints submitted to the OPC about Ashley Madison or Avid Life Media Disclosed in part 2
A-2015-00172 All reports or briefing notes about the anonymous internet network "i2p" or the "invisible internet project" or the "dark net", between the dates of Jan 1 2005 and Aug 19, 2015 Does not exist 0

Summaries of Completed ATIA Requests for October 2015

Request Number Request Summary Status of Completed Request Pages Disclosed
A-2015-00112 All records related to the development and posting of Transparency Reporting Guidelines. The guidelines were posted by Industry Canada, Spectrum Management and Telecommunications on June 30, 2015. All records would include drafts of guidelines, meetings, correspondence, memorandum, briefing notes and email. Disclosed in part 454
A-2015-00152 Briefing Note: “PIPEDA Briefing Book” Disclosed in part 48
A-2015-00153 Briefing Note:  “Access Requests and Telcos “ Disclosed in part 11
A-2015-00153 Briefing Note: “International info sharing and capacity building” Disclosed in part 6
A-2015-00158 Briefing Note: “International Initiatives Strategy“ Disclosed in part 12
A-2015-00159 Briefing Note: “Meeting with John Knubley, Industry Canada – September 22, 2014” Disclosed in part 47

Summaries of Completed ATIA Requests for November 2015

Request Number Request Summary Status of Completed Request Pages Disclosed
A-2015-00049 To obtain a complete copy of all letters and correspondence of the Privacy Commissioner on any subject for the period of January 20, 2015 to present, May 15, 2015.  Exclude emails, but include attachments such as letters, reports, studies, analyses, and surveys.  Exclude thank you letters, internal OPC correspondence, complaints, and public documents. Disclosed in part 195
A-2015-00065 A report which includes the type of complaints under the Privacy Act regarding Public Safety Canada and all Privacy Impact Assessment submissions involving the Office of the Privacy Commissioner and Public Safety Canada; include correspondence and media monitoring summaries; timeframe January 1, 2010 to present. Disclosed in part 759
A-2015-00170 Copies of all formal correspondence sent or received between the OPC (the Commissioner, A/Commissioner and Assistant Commissioner) and the Canadian Security Intelligence Service between December 1, 2013 and August 31, 2015. Disclosed in part 6
A-2015-00192 Please provide a list of all briefing notes, memos or related documents prepared for the commissioner in August 2015. Disclosed in part 2
A-2015-00193 Please provide a list of all briefing notes, memos or related documents prepared for the commissioner in September 2015. Disclosed in part 2

Summaries of Completed ATIA Requests for December 2015

Request Number Request Summary Status of Completed Request Pages Disclosed
A-2015-00210 Memos / briefing notes from Feb. 1, 2015 to the present (Nov 20, 2015) concerning the privacy implications of vehicle telematics (the use of telecommunications and data processing technologies in automobiles). Disclosed in part 12
A-2015-00211 Memos / briefing notes from Aug 1, 2015 to the present concerning the hack of AshleyMadison.com. Disclosed in part 6
A-2015-00212 List of contracts, including those for legal services, over $10,000 issued in fiscal year 2014-2015; the list should include the supplier name, address and the total amount of the contract. Disclosed in part 9
A-2015-00215 Provide number of privacy complaints which were received by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner in each of the following years and which remain outstanding as of December 3rd, 2015 (Timeframe: 2004-2014). All disclosed 7
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