Completed Access to Information Requests

This page contains a list of Access to Information requests completed by Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC). All requests related to ESDC, Service Canada, Labour, and the Canada Employment Insurance Commission are processed by ESDC and are included in this list. The list contains completed requests, including those where no records were found and requests where records were all exempted or all excluded. The list is provided in chronological order by year, month and request number. Please note that requests that are uniquely of interest to the requestor and contain primarily personal information of the requestor are not included.

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2015

  • January 2015
    Summaries of access to information requests completed in January 2015
    Request Number Summary of Request Disposition Number of Pages Disclosed
    A-2012-00619 The contract signed between the federal government and Equifax Canada (and/or Equifax Inc.) regarding credit protection services offered to Canada Student Loan Program participants whose personal information was on the external hard drive lost by or stolen from Human Resources and Skills Development Canada. Disclosed in part 23
    A-2012-00620 The contract signed between Equifax and the Department of Human Resources and Skills Development Canada regarding the 583,000 individuals that were part of the Canada Student Loans Program and that were affected by the Department's loss of their personal information. Disclosed in part 23
    A-2012-00633 Copy of all purchase orders, invoices, or other written agreements made between Human Resources and Skills Development Canada and Equifax Canada relating to credit and identity protection services or "flags" relating to this privacy breach incident, and, if applicable on the date this Access to Information and Privacy search is conducted, any such documents made between Human Resources and Skills Development Canada and any other credit bureaus or financial institutions. Disclosed in part 23
    A-2013-00136 All written and typed notes, final drafts of investigative summaries and/or updates, and audio recordings created by security officers in the National Capital region in regards to an administrative investigation into the loss of a portable hard drive with Canada Student Loan information. Exclude cabinet confidences and records originating from other departments. Disclosed in part 151
    A-2013-00720
    1. The total operating budget (Canadian dollars) for your department for the following fiscal years:
      1. 2009-2010
      2. 2010-2011
      3. 2011-2012
      4. 2012-2013
      5. 2013-2014
      1. The total financial reduction to your department as a result of the Strategic and Operation Review (Canadian dollars)?
      2. What was the total reduction in Full time equivalent positions to your department as a result of the Strategic and Operating Review?
    2. What was the financial reduction to your department as a result of the Strategic and Operating Review (Canadian dollars) in each of the following fiscal years:
      1. 2010-2011
      2. 2011-2012
      3. 2012-2013
      4. 2013-2014
      1. List all programs and services provided by your department.
      2. List the financial reduction (in Canadian dollars and percentages) to each program and service listed in 4a as a result of the Strategic and Operating Review.
      3. The financial reduction for the programs and services listed in 3b distributed uniformly
    3. Guiding criteria or evidence used to make the determination as to which program or service received a financial reduction under the Strategic and Operating Review?
    Disclosed in part 1
    A-2014-00044 Research report from the Strategic Policy and Research Branch: An analysis of Employment Insurance cross - subsidies among firms. Nothing disclosed (exemption) 0
    A-2014-00117 The list of names and contact information for the officers processing the Labour Market Opinion Applications and the manuals, directives or instructions that they use to render their decisions.
    Timeframe: April 1, 2013 to present for manuals, directives and instructions.
    Disclosed in part 550
    A-2014-00120 We are writing to kindly request from your office the most recent manual to assess Labour Market Opinion applications and the recently issued directives as well as the questions and answers addressed to/answered by Service Canada's Business Expertise Unit regarding the Labour Market Opinion process. Disclosed in part 451
    A-2014-00129 A complete copy of all research and analyses resulting from each contract awarded by your department to the following firms:
    • 9813-13-0013 Institute for the Future
    • 9813-13-0011 Shaping Tomorrow limited
    • 9612-13-0001 Prism Economics Analysis
    • 9134-13-0043 Gross Gilroy Inc.
    • 9134-13-0041 Data Probe Economic Consulting inc.
    • 8149-13-0002 Norman Coté Consulting
    • 7605-13-0006 Sussex Circle.
    All disclosed 238
    A-2014-00150 All correspondence between Sunwing Airlines regarding Labour Market Opinion and Temporary Foreign Worker Program and the department from April 1, 2014 to May 13, 2014. Exclude cabinet confidences. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00156 All records in Minister’s Office about McDonald’s use of Temporary Foreign Worker Program from March 1, 2014 to May 10, 2014. Exclude cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 45
    A-2014-00411 A copy of the most current version of the Temporary Foreign Worker Manual. Disclosed in part 328
    A-2014-00416 A copy of the most recent and updated version of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program Manual. Disclosed in part 328
    A-2014-00459 A copy of contract G9671-120009/001/XL-000 Computers – Software – Micros - Other Disclosed in part 16
    A-2014-00507 Copy of all Employment and Social Development Canada - Temporary Foreign Worker Program Bulletins, Internal Memorandum, Internal Policies, Internal Manuals, and Guidelines since January 2014. Disclosed in part 322
    A-2014-00539 Most recent / current instructions and procedures on 'notes to files' for Labour Market Opinion/Labour Market Impact Assessment applications. Disclosed in part 29
    A-2014-00540 Most recent departmental organizational chart, as well as organizational chart for areas responsible for the Temporary Foreign Worker Program. Disclosed in part 12
    A-2014-00548 Correspondence from provinces on labour standards contraventions and occupational health and safety contraventions involving provincially regulated employers of temporary foreign workers, from 2008 to 2013. Disclosed in part 20
    A-2014-00553 A complete copy of any instructions, manuals and training materials provided to Service Canada officers for assessing Labour Market Opinion applications in light of the most recent changes announced June 20, 2014. Disclosed in part 322
    A-2014-00590 Copies of the 19 preselected emails described in the enclosed list (obtained from a previous request). Disclosed in part 146
    A-2014-00592 Copies of the 14 preselected emails described in the enclosed list (obtained from a previous request). Disclosed in part 52
    A-2014-00604 Copies of all instructions, guidelines, and examples provided by Employment and Social Development Canada for the purposes of interpreting:
    • what is a violation of Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulation R200 (5) (d);
    • what is a violation of Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulation 203 (1) (e) (i); and;
    • what is a reasonable justification in Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulation 203 (1.1) (d), R203 (1.1)(e), and R203 (1.1) (f)
    Provided to program officers who process Labour Market Impact Assessments.
    Disclosed in part 1
    A-2014-00646 Employment and Social Development Canada Manual - Foreign Worker Operational Guidelines (Labour Market Opinion) and Bulletins. Disclosed in part 329
    A-2014-00665 A copy of the directives (issued between June 20, 2014 and November 4, 2014) used by Employment and Social Development Canada to calculate the cap for low skilled workers. All disclosed 8
    A-2014-00669 Number of Labour Market Impact Assessment applications by occupation (NOC code); and number of positions sought by occupation (digit NOC code) in those applications. Geography: Canada; and by province; and by Census metropolitan area (CMA) or region (CMA preferred); dates: 2002 until the most recent year available. All disclosed 529
    A-2014-00671 Copies of memorandums, instructions, formal directives or guidelines or 'direction' provided by Employment and Social Development Canada Foreign Worker Section (located in Gatineau) to the Service Canada Foreign Worker offices in Vancouver, Edmonton, Toronto, and Saint John, New Brunswick from June 2014 to November 2014 about wage requirements for Labour Market Impact Assessments including directions received during the recent past concerning prevailing wage requirements. All disclosed 11
    A-2014-00674 A copy of the email that was sent from Salam Touma to Saya Cramb on 14 August 2014 at 4:39 pm EST as well as the enclosure. Disclosed in part 276
    A-2014-00698 The operational guide for the Temporary Foreign Worker Program. Disclosed in part 262
    A-2014-00699 A copy of all briefing notes to the Assistant Deputy Ministers - and/or Executive Heads that relate to the Social Security Tribunal from November 1, 2013 until November 19, 2014. Disclosed in part 15
    A-2014-00701 I would like to make a request for all checklists and internal directives pertaining to the processing of Labour Market Impact Assessments since June 20, 2014. Disclosed in part 177
    A-2014-00734 Copies of preselected emails described in the enclosed list (obtained from a previous request – Jason Rainville). Disclosed in part 38
    A-2014-00739 Copies of all policies, directives, bulletins and guidelines of the terms "Labour Shortage" and "Prevailing Wage" of the Ontario Office of Service Canada Foreign Worker Section. Disclosed in part 9
    A-2014-00759 A list of final versions of briefing notes prepared for the minister responsible for Service Canada from September 1, 2014 to November 28, 2014. Exclude cabinet confidence. Disclosed in part 3
    A-2014-00769 Copies of all documents, including e-mails, backgrounders, contracts, memos, media lines, Q As, briefing notes, funding agreements, PowerPoint presentations, deliverables, audits, etc. regarding the funding provided to Environmental Defence that was listed in their 2014 Annual Report. (http://environmentaldefence.ca/reports/2014-annual-report). Disclosed in part 40
    A-2014-00780 Please provide copies of all the policies (directives/bulletins/guidelines/internal rules) of the terms “Labour Shortage” and “Prevailing Wage” of the Vancouver, Edmonton and Toronto Offices of Service Canada Foreign Worker Section. These policies might be in-house regional policies developed and used by Service Canada in each region. Disclosed in part 9
    A-2014-00782 A copy of any contract or agreement the Social Security Tribunal has entered into with an outside firm hired to come up with a backlog strategy. Disclosed in part 12
    A-2014-00798 A list of all emails sent or received by Sue Foster, previous Director General, Policy, Quality and Appeals Directorate, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada. Timeframe: from January 1, 2012 to December 31, 2012. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00799 A copy of all emails sent or received by Sue Foster, previous Director General, Policy, Quality and Appeals Directorate, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada. Timeframe: from January 1, 2012 to December 31, 2012. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00800 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 August 2014 and September 2014. Disclosed in part 98
    A-2014-00805 Copies of documents providing
    1. the total number of Employment Insurance claimants in NOC 0711 (Construction Managers) for the province of Ontario
    2. total Employment Insurance claims for all occupations in Ontario for the following periods:
      1. Jan to Dec 2012 (12 months)
      2. Jan to Dec 2013 (12 months)
      3. Jan to Oct 2014 (10 months)
    All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00810 In 2011, 151 055 positive Labour Market Opinion positions were issued. Provide the statistics for:
    1. the number of requests of Labour Market Opinion positions,
    2. number of Labour Market Opinion positions approved,
    3. number of Labour Market Opinion positions that were declined/refused for each Service Canada office in Canada per national occupational classification.
    All disclosed 31
    A-2014-00811 In 2012, 202 510 positive Labour Market Opinion positions were issued. Please provide the statistics for:
    1. the number of requests of Labour Market Opinion positions,
    2. number of Labour Market Opinion positions approved,
    3. number of Labour Market Opinion positions that were declined/refused for each Service Canada office in Canada per national occupational classification.
    All disclosed 31
    A-2014-00818 At Employment and Social Development Canada, how many federal public service employees working in Ottawa-Gatineau took sick leave for the following dates: December 23, 2013, December 27, 2013, April 17, 2014, April 22, 2014, June 30, 2014, November 10, 2014, and November 28, 2014. All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00820 Obtain a complete copy of all documents that include statistics or other data held by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada showing the total amount of money recovered by your internal and external employees following Employment Insurance fraud for each year from 2007 to December 16, 2014. All disclosed 2
    A-2014-00822 All internal analysis a Harris/Decima public opinion survey "Canadians' Views of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program" delivered in June 2014, includes all analysis produced by the Privy Council Office or any other government department. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00826 A copy of any contract or agreement the Social Security Tribunal has entered into with an outside firm hired to come up with a backlog strategy. Disclosed in part 12
    A-2014-00827 Obtain a complete copy of all documents that include statistics or other data held by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada showing the total amount of money recovered by your internal and external employees following Employment Insurance fraud for each year from 2007 to December 8, 2014. All disclosed 2
    A-2014-00839 The list of all contracts awarded by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada to external computer consultants for each of the following years: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 to date, December 27, 2014. All disclosed 46
    A-2014-00842 The list of all contracts awarded by your department to external suppliers for computer equipment for each of the following years: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 to date, December 27, 2014. All disclosed 43

2014

  • December 2014
    Request Number Summary of Request Disposition Number of Pages Disclosed
    A-2012-00551 All reports and briefing materials (prepared for ADM and upper levels) regarding violations of the Treasury Board policies and guidelines for security regarding the storage of personal information from 2012. Please exclude cabinet confidences and records originating from other departments. Nothing disclosed 0
    A-2013-00583 All documents related to the Labour Market Opinion issued for Canadian Natural Resources Limited in Alberta for the period of January 1, 2012, to December 16, 2013 Disclosed in part 1530
    A-2013-00840
    1. Any and all applications made by Ryerson University for a reduced premium rate under the Employment Insurance Premium Reduction Program (and any predecessor) from 1973 to the present for employees at Ryerson University;
    2. Any and all correspondence between the Employment Insurance Premium Reduction Program (and any predecessor program) and Ryerson University from 1973 to the present relating to the employees at Ryerson University;
    3. Any additional information, documentary or otherwise, pertaining to reduced premium rates accorded Ryerson University from 1973 to the present, relating to the employees at Ryerson University.
    Disclosed in part 1474
    A-2014-00143 All directives and memos to staff regarding enforcement of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program during the time period from January 1, 2014 to the present (May 28, 2014). Disclosed in part 15
    A-2014-00157 All records about CD Howe reported on Temporary Foreign Worker Program released April 24, 2014, from April 24, 2014 to May 12, 2014. Exclude cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 742
    A-2014-00241
    1. Copy of the Temporary Foreign Worker Manual or any portion of it that is not currently available on the ESDC website
    2. Copy of Internal Bulletins for the Temporary Foreign Worker Program unit.
    Disclosed in part 381
    A-2014-00303

    All briefing notes listed below:

    2013 HR-NHQ 009051 ISSD
    2013 HR-NHQ 015076 ISSD
    2013 HR-NHQ 016212 CFOB
    2013 HR-NHQ 016801 Corporate Secretariat
    2013 HR-MSBU 005461 ISSD
    2013 HR-NHQ 014252 ISSD
    2013 HR-NHQ 009542 ISSD
    2013 HR-NHQ 027916 ISSD
    2013 HR-NHQ 033938 ISSD
    2012 HR-MSBU 005722 ISSD
    2012 HR-NHQ 022492 ISSD
    Disclosed in part 122
    A-2014-00304

    Internal directives, memorandums, and training manuals regarding the Employment and Social Development Canada EMP5594

    Schedule C - Employer Transition Form, created on or after April 1, 2014.

    Disclosed in part 192
    A-2014-00457

    For summer 2012, 2013 and 2014 in Quebec:

    1. a list of the organizations that applied to Canada Summer Jobs for a subsidy;
    2. a list of the organizations that received a subsidy; and
    3. a list by environment sector.
    All disclosed 1797
    A-2014-00492 Copies of any instructions, operational directives, or internal communications that provide detailed clarification on calculating the CAP for low wage category positions including details of who is considered to be a temporary foreign worker for the purposes of CAP calculation. Copy of the most recent version of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program manual. Any instructions, operational directives, or internal communications that provide detailed clarification on how to assess a Labour Market Impact Assessment application where multiple work locations are indicated. Disclosed in part 286
    A-2014-00541 Most recent / current instructions and procedures on 'Signatures' on Labour Market Opinion / Labour Market Impact Assessments applications - updated information since January 2006 memo approved by Nadine Heaslip. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00542 Procedures related to Labour Market Opinion/ Labour Market Impact Assessments processing for Live-In Caregivers from the period of January 2013 to present. Disclosed in part 35
    A-2014-00562 All Operational Directives, high skilled occupations under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program, including assessment of Labour Market Impact Assessments and Transition Plans June 1, 2014 to present. Operational Directives for all reforms to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program from April 1, 2014 to present. Disclosed in part 60
    A-2014-00568 Copy of the Memorandum to the Minister of Employment and Social Development Canada (file number 2014 HR-NHQ 012888) about the Suspension of Open Labour Market Opinions in the Food Service Industry. Disclosed in part 311
    A-2014-00582 Copy of ESDC's or Service Canada's "Inspection Policy Manual". Nothing disclosed (exemption) 0
    A-2014-00583 Copy of Operational Directives, Policy Directives, Operational Bulletins or any other policy guidelines from ESDC that is used by officers for the issuance of Labour Market Impact Assessments at Agar Place in Saint John, New Brunswick for forming or making Labour Market Impact Assessments opinions in the Federal Skills Trade Program or the Federal Skilled Worker Program. Disclosed in part 128
    A-2014-00587 Regional list of Service Canada officers processing Employer Compliance Review or Integrity Review, with their phone numbers and email addresses included. All disclosed 12
    A-2014-00606

    With regard to the Enabling Accessibility Fund, as distributed by Employment and Social Development Canada, provide the following information:

    1. By constituency, a list of recipients that were approved grants for Fiscal Year 2013 - 2014;
    2. By constituency, a list of recipients that were approved contributions for Fiscal Year 2013 - 2014;
    3. A count, by constituency, of rejected grants for Fiscal Year 2013 - 2014;
    4. A count, by constituency, of rejected contributions of Fiscal Year 2013 - 2014;
    5. From the beginning of the program to the present (October 22, 2014), a list of the following dates:
      1. all calls for proposals
      2. deadlines for the calls, and
      3. the dates when the decisions were made of when to call for proposals and their deadlines.
    Disclosed in part 231
    A-2014-00609

    For each month of the most recently available year provide:

    • the number of claimants of regular Employment Insurance benefits in each economic region.
    • the total dollar amount of Employment Insurance payments for regular EI benefits in each economic region.
    • the number of claimants "Working While on Claim" in each economic region.
    • the total dollar amount of Employment Insurance payments for those "Working While on Claim" for each economic region.
    All disclosed 5
    A-2014-00642 For the period of September 1, 2013 to the present (October 29, 2014), all briefing notes provided to Scott Armstrong, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Employment and Social Development, for the preparation of his review of the Employment Insurance processing system in the fall of 2013, as well as memos, reports and correspondence from Mr. Armstrong to Minister Jason Kenney on his findings. Disclosed in part 35
    A-2014-00643 A list of the Ministerial briefing notes generated between September 6, 2014, and October 30, 2014 for the Minister of Employment and Social Development. Exclude cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 16
    A-2014-00649 The number of workers for which employers were issued positive Labour Market Impact Assessments of Labour Market Opinions and positions in the construction industry (NAICS Industry Code 23) by gender for Canada and Alberta annually from 2005 to 2013 (inclusive).
    The number of workers for which employers were issued positive Labour Market Impact Assessments or Labour Market Opinions and positions in the trades, transport and equipment operator's occupations (National Occupational Classification Code 7) by four-digit NOC Code and by gender for Canada and Alberta annually from 2005 to 2013 (inclusive).
    All disclosed 23
    A-2014-00652
    1. The number of Labour Market Impact Assessments issued by Service Canada Centre for Specialization in St. John, New Brunswick for Specialist Physician positions (NOC 3111), in Toronto and in Ontario since June 20, 2014.
    2. The number of Labour Market Impact Assessments issued by Service Canada in Ontario region for Biologists and Related Scientist positions (NOC 2121), in Toronto and in Ontario since June 20, 2014.
    All disclosed 2
    A-2014-00656
    1. The number of payments and corresponding amounts paid outside Canada under the Canada old age pension or any other federal statute in December 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013, by destination country.
    2. The total amounts deducted at source in the same periods.
    3. The number of files and amounts for which no deductions at source have been made.
    4. The length of Canadian residency required to receive the old age pension in 1970, 1980, 1990, 2000 and 2010.
    5. I would also like to know whether or not the taxpayers involved are required to produce a tax return to establish their length of residency.
    All disclosed 3
    A-2014-00660 All records related to a $5,000 for settlement of claim for possible abuse of authority, as mentioned in 2014 Public Accounts, vol. iii. Disclosed in part 23
    A-2014-00661

    A complete copy of each contract-related deliverable, that is, analyses, studies, surveys, assessments, audits or other reports resulting from each of the deliverables:

    • Ernst & Young, reference number 100002127
    • TNS Canadian Facts, reference number 100002754
    Disclosed in part 155
    A-2014-00662 A copy of the latest or most recent policy/directive about the concept "labour shortage" by Employment and Social Development Canada Foreign Worker Section. Disclosed in part 3
    A-2014-00664 Copies of all bulletins; directives; policies; program guidelines/manuals; agreements; correspondence; and questionnaires relating to advertising and lay-offs that are currently being used by officers in the processing of Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) applications being submitted by employers. Disclosed in part 15
    A-2014-00666 Copies of memorandum, instructions, formal directive or guidelines or 'direction' provided by Employment and Social Development Canada Foreign Worker Section (Gatineau) to the Service Canada Foreign Worker offices in Vancouver, Edmonton, Toronto, and Saint John, New Brunswick from June 2014 to November 2014 about Schedule C - Employer Transition Plans for Labour Market Impact Assessments (including directions received during the recent past concerning content of or requirements to comply with Employer Transition Plans. All disclosed 19
    A-2014-00667 A blank copy of the Electronic Claimant's E-Report (E-report Questions and Answers) which a person needs to fill up bi-weekly in order to claim unemployment insurance. All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00668 List of briefing notes prepared for the Minister of Employment and Social Development Canada or Deputy Minister (excluding Associate Deputy Minister) in the month of September 2014. Exclude cabinet confidence. Disclosed in part 13
    A-2014-00670

    A complete copy of each contract-related deliverable, that is, analyses, studies, surveys, assessments, audits or other reports resulting from each of the deliverables:

    Lean Agility Inc. 100001440
    University of Ottawa 7500-13-0013
    Details Ltd. 100001742
    IAG Consulting 8252-13-0013
    IAG Consulting 100002398
    Disclosed in part 148
    A-2014-00675 Copies of all Temporary Foreign Worker Program Bulletins, directives and internal policies that are currently in effect regarding the assessment of Labour Market Impact Assessment applications and transition plan requirements and assessment. All disclosed 19
    A-2014-00676 A copy of the most recent Bulletin or Directive of foreign based employers, published by the Foreign Worker Section of Employment and Social Development Canada. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00677 A copy of the most recent Recruitment Directive of the Foreign Worker Section of Employment and Social Development Canada. All disclosed 7
    A-2014-00678 A copy of the most recent Transition Plan Operational Directive published by the Foreign Worker Section of Employment and Social Development Canada. All disclosed 10
    A-2014-00683 All Labour Market Impact Assessments or Labour Market Opinions applied for by HD Mining since January 1, 2013, to the present (November 13, 2014), all emails and memorandums from and/or to ADMs and up regarding HD Mining since January 1, 2013 to the present (November 13, 2014). Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00688 Copies of the most recent policies (bulletins, directives or any other term used) given to officers about the calculation of the cap in LMIAs. All disclosed 9
    A-2014-00691 All final briefing notes provided to Minister Jason Kenney's office regarding all LMO's issued to NS Irving Shipyard and also any briefing notes regarding the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy between January 2013 and present (November 17, 2014). Disclosed in part 7
    A-2014-00692

    A complete copy of the studies, research, assessments, analyses or other deliverables resulting from the following contracts:

    Public Policy Forum 9871-13-0004
    Torben Drewes 9109-13-0020
    John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy - Department of Economics - Queen's University 9109-13-0010
    Uniform Law Conference of Canada 8008-13-0010
    All disclosed 398
    A-2014-00694 All witness statements, orders and directions issued by Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Officer Kim Mordaunt from May 2014 to present, and OHS Officer Dominico Lacobellis from 2013 to present. Disclosed in part 5
    A-2014-00697

    The number of positive and negative Labour Market Opinions issued by Employment and Social Development Canada from its Alberta, British Columbia, and Ontario offices during the period January 1, 2014 to June 19, 2014. The number of positive and negative Labour Market Impact Assessments issued by Service Canada from its Alberta, British Columbia and Ontario offices during the period June 20, 2014 to November 20, 2014 for each of the following streams:

    • Academic;
    • Federal Skilled Worker Program;
    • Federal Skilled Trades Program;
    • Medical Doctors and Registered Nurses; and
    • all other National Occupational Classification (NOC) codes which do not fall within the streams mentioned in (a) to (d) above.
    All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00700 From April 1, 2013 to present (November 19, 2014) any records that would demonstrate if Employment and Social Development Canada has received any demands for performance of duty that refer to any legal action or a judicial remedy that would result in a mandamus application in relation to the Social Security Tribunal, and if any mandamus applications have been initiated against Employment and Social Development Canada that refer to the Social Security Tribunal. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00703 Reports sent to the Minister and Deputy Minister about Canada Mortgage & Housing Corporation, between September 1, 2014, and November 19, 2014. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00707

    Copies of documents providing a) the total number of Employment Insurance claimants in NOC 7312 (Heavy Duty mechanics) for the province of British Columbia b) total Employment Insurance claims for all occupations in British Columbia for the following periods:

    • January - December 2012 (12 months)
    • January - December 2013 (12 months)
    • January - October 2014 (10 months)
    All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00712

    Copies of documents providing a) the total number of Employment Insurance claimants in NOC 9211 (Supervisor Mineral & Metal Processing) for the province of Alberta for the following periods b) total Employment Insurance claimants for all occupations in Alberta for the following periods:

    • January - December 2012 (12 months)
    • January - December 2013 (12 months)
    • January - October 2014 (10 months)
    All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00717 Copies of all Business Expertise Consultant concurrence requests and responses in the Western Region from August 1, 2014 to November 1, 2014. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00719 Privacy and Information Security Submission on the Evaluation of the Canada Pension Plan Retirement Pension and Survivor Benefits. All disclosed 30
    A-2014-00720 A copy of every e-mail from Karen Rine in 2014 titled "Bi-Weekly SOS Report". All disclosed 36
    A-2014-00722 All data on the number of recipients in each regional county municipality in the Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine region for 2012, 2013 and 2014, and the total amounts of benefits paid. All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00724 Administrative Data Analysis and Document Review of Workplace Information and Research Activities - Technical Report. All disclosed 58
    A-2014-00726 Summative Evaluation of the Extension of Employment Insurance Regular Benefits for Long Tenured Workers. All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00727 A copy of the information sharing agreement between the Province of Saskatchewan and Employment Social Development Canada with respect to the Foreign Worker Recruitment and Immigration Services Act of Saskatchewan as it relates to Labour Market Impact Assessment applications from Saskatchewan employers and third parties. Nothing disclosed (exemption) 0
    A-2014-00728 A copy of the Inspections Policy Manual for the Temporary Foreign Worker Program. Nothing disclosed (exemption) 0
    A-2014-00730 Most current and active contact List/Information of Employment and Social Development Canada's TFWP Officers. Please include phone numbers, email, and fax numbers of the "Program Officers", "Service Officers" Team Leader", "Service Manager", "Senior Development Officer", "Executive Assistant", "Senior Manager" "Business Expertise Manager", "Business Expertise Consultants", "Business Consultant Advisors" and "Manager Operations" in Western Canada Region (AB, BC, SK, and MB). All disclosed 18
    A-2014-00733 A copy of formal instructions, formal directives, and/or formal guidelines provided from Employment and Social Development Canada's (ESDC)'s Foreign Worker section (Gatineau) to the Service Canada Foreign Worker offices in Vancouver, Edmonton, Toronto and Saint John, New Brunswick from 10 May 2014 to 24 November 2014. Disclosed in part 72
    A-2014-00742 A list of all emails sent and received at the following email address from September 1, 2014 to October 30, 2014 colin.s.james@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca. Exclude cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 58
    A-2014-00753 All information and documents, including digital documents and emails, provided to the minister responsible for the Social Security Tribunal regarding the publication or ban on publication of Social Security Tribunal decisions. Search scope: the last 12 months. All disclosed 13
    A-2014-00754 All information and documents provided to any journalist except Guillaume Bourgault-Côté regarding the Social Security Tribunal. Search scope: the last four months. Include emails. Disclosed in part 73
    A-2014-00756 All responses to parliamentary questions, submitted by NDP or Liberal Party members of Parliament, provided by Employment and Social Development Canada or the Social Security Tribunal regarding the Social Security Tribunal (last 12 months). All disclosed 148
    A-2014-00758

    Canada Pension Plan Disability:

    1. A provincial breakdown of the number of reconsideration appeals that are received each year since 2000 to present (December 1, 2014) by Employment and Skills Development Canada.
    2. A provincial breakdown of how many claims are denied after the request for reconsideration each year since 2000 to present (December 1, 2014) by Employment and Skills Development Canada.
    All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00766 All Call-ups against Standing Offers for Temporary Help Services requested by and for Employment and Social Development Canada within the National Capital Region, for the period of August 1, 2014 to November 30, 2014 inclusive. All disclosed 58
    A-2014-00773

    Copies of documents providing a) the total number of Employment Insurance claimants in NOC 8255 (Supervisor Landscaping) for the province of Alberta for the following periods and b) total Employment Insurance claims for all occupations in Alberta for the following periods:

    • Jan to Dec 2012
    • Jan to Dec 2013
    • Jan to Oct 2014
    All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00775

    Copies of documents providing a) the total number of Employment Insurance claimants in NOC 2174 (Computer Programmer) for the province of Alberta for the following periods and b) total Employment Insurance claims for all occupations in Alberta for the following periods:

    • Jan to Dec 2012
    • Jan to Dec 2013
    • Jan to Oct 2014
    All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00777

    Copies of documents providing a) the total number of Employment Insurance claimants in NOC 6322 (Cook) for the province of Alberta for the following periods and b) total Employment Insurance claims for all occupations in Alberta for the following periods:

    • Jan to Dec 2012
    • Jan to Dec 2013
    • Jan to Oct 2014
    All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00779

    Copies of documents providing a) the total number of Employment Insurance claimants in NOC 0911 (Manufacturing Manager) for the province of Ontario for the following periods and b) total Employment Insurance claims for all occupations in Ontario for the following periods:

    • Jan to Dec 2012
    • Jan to Dec 2013
    • Jan to Oct 2014
    All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00783

    Copies of documents providing a) the total number of Employment Insurance claimants in NOC 0013 (Senior Manager Other Services) for the province of Ontario for the following periods and b) total Employment Insurance claims for all occupations in Ontario for the following periods:

    • Jan to Dec 2012
    • Jan to Dec 2013
    • Jan to Oct 2014
    All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00786

    Copies of documents providing a) the total number of Employment Insurance claimants in NOC 7321 (Automotive Technician) for the province of Alberta for the following periods and b) total Employment Insurance claims for all occupations in Alberta for the following periods:

    • Jan to Dec 2012
    • Jan to Dec 2013
    • Jan to Oct 2014
    All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00788

    Copies of documents providing a) the total number of Employment Insurance claimants in NOC 6251 (Butchers) for the province of Alberta for the following periods and b) total Employment Insurance claims for all occupations in Alberta for the following periods:

    • Jan to Dec 2012
    • Jan to Dec 2013
    • Jan to Oct 2014
    All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00789 Copies of all personnel lists of Service Canada’s Foreign Worker Offices including regional advisors and labour market analysts for each of these offices as well as Compliance Audit officers contained in any format or any other documents showing the names, appointments, phone numbers and email addresses of Service Canada Foreign Worker Offices in the following 4 locations: Vancouver, Edmonton, Toronto, Saint John (New Brunswick). Please include the names of all personnel the officers, team leaders, researchers, directors, BE advisors, clerks, etc. All disclosed 32
  • November 2014
    Request Number Summary of Request Disposition Number of Pages Disclosed
    A-2013-00540 All emails, letters and other means of communication sent between the Ministry of Employment and Social Development and the provincial and/or territorial governments related to the Canada Job Grant, from March 1, 2013 to October 31, 2013. Exclude cabinet confidences Disclosed in part 210
    A-2013-00849 Briefing book and accompanying notes for Minister Jason Kenney and his delegation's trip to study employment/skills strategies from March 9th, 2014 to March 15, 2014 in Germany and the United Kingdom. Disclosed in part 158
    A-2014-00088 Copies of documents, excluding e-mails, dealing with the awarding of any contracts regarding the Development a national, entry-to-practice examination for the counselling profession by The Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association. Disclosed in part 49
    A-2014-00151 All correspondence between Sunwing Airlines regarding Labour Market Opinions and Temporary Foreign Worker Program and the department from Oct. 28, 2013 to March 31, 2014. Exclude cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 46
    A-2014-00271 All documents, briefing notes, reports (all versions) and correspondence between the Minister, the Deputy Minister and the Assistant Deputy Minister from May 1, 2013 to May 31, 2014 regarding the project Développer des pratiques innovantes en ACE: main-d'œuvre en contexte linguistique minoritaire submitted to the Adult Learning, Literacy and Essential Skills Program (ALLESP). Disclosed in part 49
    A-2014-00272 All documents, briefing notes, reports (all versions) and correspondence between the Minister, the Deputy Minister and the Assistant Deputy Minister from May 1, 2013 to May 31, 2014 regarding the Adult Learning, Literacy and Essential Skills Program (ALLESP). Disclosed in part 259
    A-2014-00353 Reports/recommendations made by Labour Program health and safety officer(s) and response in regards to deaths of RCMP officers in Mayerthorpe, Alberta in March 2005. Disclosed in part 47
    A-2014-00379 Effective June 20, 2014, the Government has increased the Labour Market Impact Assessment fee under the TFWP reform from $275 to $1,000 due to 'substantial increase in cost of delivery'. The formal proposal and decision records consisting of the following are requested.
    1. Rational underlying the 363% fee increase;
    2. Detailed break-up of costs justifying the increase, including costs if any towards incremental staff, or additional overtime payments if staff not hired, incremental capital resource deployments to support new LMIA process;
    3. Other related or unrelated government programs the new fee may be subsidizing;
    4. Other options that were proposed aside of the option to impose a 363% fee increase;
    5. Other influences on the decision, such as inputs from Citizenship and Immigration Canada, and Prime Minister's Office.
    Nothing Disclosed (Excluded) 0
    A-2014-00409 Minister Briefing note: 2014 HR-NHQ 011307 Disclosed in part 5
    A-2014-00430 A list of all the e-mails received and sent for Ketiwe Nyanyiwa (ketiwe.nyanyiwa@servicecanada.gc.ca) for the period of 1 July to 25 August, 2014 and exclude cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 3
    A-2014-00460 The complete contact information for the employers (name, telephone, email of contact person submitting job postings for employers) submitting job postings on job bank for the months of June, July and August 2014. Disclosed in part 42
    A-2014-00471 A list of all emails received and sent from this email address in the months of May and June 2014: Steven.West@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca. Exclude cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 15
    A-2014-00472 A list of all emails received sent from this email address in the month of March and April 2014: colin.s.james@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca Exclude cabinet confidences Disclosed in part 108
    A-2014-00473 A list of all emails received and sent from this email address in the month of March and April 2014: Steven.West@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca Exclude cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 3
    A-2014-00474 A list of all emails received and sent from this email address in the month of May and June 2014: colin.s.james@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca Exclude cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 16
    A-2014-00486 All Temporary Foreign Worker Unit officer phone lists, corresponding names and positions in the possession of ESDC and Service Canada. All Disclosed 11
    A-2014-00490 Agency recommendations, grants awarded for 2014–2015 and 2013–2014 by organization and all emails, briefing notes, PowerPoint presentations, internal correspondence and reports related to the analysis of the HPS projects for the region serviced by the “Agence de la santé et des services sociaux de Laval”. Disclosed in part 211
    A-2014-00494 A complete copies of all the monthly Labour Market Opinion and Labour Market Impact Assessment application approval and refusal rates processed by each office in each region across Canada from 2014 January 01 until 2014 September 17. All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00497 Number of Labour Market Impact Assessments issued to Sunwing Airlines for foreign commercial pilots from December 1, 2013 to September 15, 2014. All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00501 Number of Long Haul Truck Driver positions approved on Labour Market Impact Assessment (former Labour Market Opinion) since January 2005 separated by province. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00505 Copy of the Labour Market Impact Assessment revocation directive. Nothing disclosed (exemption) 0
    A-2014-00516 All policy manuals for 2014, directives, e-mails (June 20, 2014 to September 22, 2014) from NHQ pertaining to Owner / Operator Labour Market Impact Assessments. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00518 Since January 1, 1995:
    • A list of all the companies that applied under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program in the Greater Victoria Area. This would include Victoria and the surrounding municipalities.
    • The number of foreign workers that each application would like to bring into Canada, the application date and the date the application was accepted or approved.
    Disclosed in part 66
    A-2014-00529 Requesting the overtime offered and worked in each province in Employment Insurance Processing across the country from August 1, 2013 to July 31, 2014. The overtime strategy for each province for the winter and summer peaks covered by this timeframe (breakdown for CR04/PM01/PM02/PM03). All disclosed 33
    A-2014-00536 Procedures related to Labour Market Opinions / Labour Market Impact Assessment processing for agricultural workers, from the period of January 2010 to present. Disclosed in part 14
    A-2014-00554 A printout of email subject headers (Phase 1) in the email records of Matthew Wong for the period September 1, 2014 to September 30, 2014 and exclude cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 37
    A-2014-00555 List of all reports, studies completed by or for the Strategic Policy and Research Branch since July 8, 2014. All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00557 A printout of the email subject headers (Phase 1) in the email records of Susan Gaind for the period of September 1, 2014 to September 30, 2014, and please exclude cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 9
    A-2014-00559 The number of temporary foreign workers in Nova Scotia who have moved away to other provinces, from August 2011 to August 2014. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00560
    1. A provincial breakdown of the number of applications for Canada Pension Plan disability benefits received each year since 2000 to present.
    2. A provincial breakdown of the number of claims denied after the first application each year since 2000 to present.
    3. A provincial breakdown of the number of claims denied after the request for reconsideration each year since 2000 to present.
    4. A provincial breakdown of the number of claims denied at reconsideration proceed to Social Security Tribunal since April 2, 2013 to present.
    5. The average length of adjudication and or processing time that an applicant has to wait in each regional adjudication area until a decision is made, since 2000 to present.
    6. The average length of adjudication and or processing time that an applicant has to wait in each regional adjudication area until a decision is made on their appeal for reconsideration?
    All Disclosed 4
    A-2014-00563 With regard to the Social Security Tribunal Regulation 16, how many dispute resolution processes the Tribunal has requested in the General Division of the Income Security Division, how many has the Minister requested, how many have applicants requested and how many resulted in a resolution between the parties. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00564 With regard to the Social Security Tribunal Regulation 17, how many settlement conferences has the Tribunal requested in the General Division of the Income Security Division, how many have the Minister requested, how many have applicants requested and how many resulted in a settlement between the parties. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00566 A copy of any policies or procedures, memos, letters, emails or any other form of written record that the Social Security Tribunal (SST), General Division, Income Security Division has that refers to key service indicators. A copy of any policies or procedures, memos, letters, emails or any other form of written record related to the number of, or measure of, the case loads of Tribunal Members at the SST, General Division, Income Security Division. Disclosed in part 132
    A-2014-00567 The number of requests to the Social Security Tribunal, General Division, Income Security Division for an expedited hearing on the basis of financial hardship and the number that have been granted to date. A copy of any policies or procedures, memos, letters, emails or any other form of written record that the Social Security Tribunal, General Division, Income Security Division has to assist Tribunal Members in deciding to accept requests for an expedited hearing on the basis of financial hardship. Disclosed in part 4
    A-2014-00569 A list showing the number of employers that were subject to an Employer Compliance Review (ECR) from 10 May 2014 until 30 September 2014. How many failed the ECR during the same period. All disclosed 2
    A-2014-00570 Copies of all emails received and sent from the following email address from 1 September 2014 to 30 September 2014: colin.s.james@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca. Exclude cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 35
    A-2014-00571 Print-outs of all the emails received and sent for Sebastien Paulin (sebastien.paulin@servicecanada.gc.ca) for the period of 1 September 2013 to 30 November 2013. Exclude cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 21
    A-2014-00572 A copy of Employment and Social Development Canada`s Intelligence Directive as mentioned in the Memorandum to the Minister of ESDC file number 2014 HR-NHQ 012888 Nothing Disclosed (exemption) 0
    A-2014-00573 A copy of checklist used by the triage team of the Labour Market Opinion processing centres of Service Canada in Vancouver and Edmonton to assess the completeness of Labour Market Impact Assessment applications. All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00574 A copy of the latest prevailing wage directive from ESDC and Service Canada that is used for the issuance of Labour Market Impact Assessments. All disclosed 3
    A-2014-00575 Print-outs of all the emails received and sent by Terena Olsen (terena.olsen@servicecanada.gc.ca) for the period of 1 September 2013 to 30 November 2013. Exclude cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 7
    A-2014-00576 Copies of records providing the number of LMO or Labour Market Impact Assessment refusals, approvals and returned applications for the following months: May 2014, June 2014, July 2014, August 2014 and September 2014 for the Service Canada offices in Vancouver, Edmonton, Toronto and Saint John (New Brunswick). All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00577 A copy of the Labour Market Impact Assessment checklist used by Service Canada Foreign Worker Section/LMO processing centres in Edmonton and Vancouver when assessing Labour Market Impact Assessments. All disclosed 5
    A-2014-00578
    1. An explanation of how cases are assigned to Tribunal Members of the Social Security Tribunal, General Division, Income Security Division.
    2. Copies of any policies, procedures, memos, letters or any other form of written record that the Social Security Tribunal has that refers to how cases are assigned to Tribunal Members of the Social Security Tribunal, General Division, Income Security Division.
    All disclosed 112
    A-2014-00579 Copies of all emails (sent and received) for the following email address from 1 September 2014 to 30 September 2014: michelle.poliquin@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca. Exclude cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 51
    A-2014-00580 Copies of all emails sent and received at the following email address from 1 August 2014 to 31 August 2014: michelle.poliquin@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca. Exclude cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 28
    A-2014-00581 A print-out of all emails, sent and received, for Michel Bertin (michel.bertin@servicecanada.gc.ca) for the period of 1 September 2013 to 30 November 2013. Exclude cabinet confidences. All disclosed 2
    A-2014-00584 A copy of MI Directive (refusal to process due to ongoing investigation) from ESDC that is used for the issuance of Labour Market Impact Assessments (LMIA). Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00585 Print-outs of all the emails received and sent for Carol Forrest (carol.forrest@servicecanada.gc.ca) for the period of 1 September 2013 to 30 November 2013. Exclude cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 2
    A-2014-00588 Print-outs of all the emails, received and sent, for Lisa Smith (lisa.smith@servicecanada.gc.ca) for the period of 1 August 2013 to 30 September 2013. Exclude cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 1
    A-2014-00589 Provide printouts of the 22 emails that were highlighted in pink and described in the enclosed list. Please provide a copy of the emails themselves. Disclosed in part 116
    A-2014-00594 Provide a printout of all the emails received and sent for Pratima Sookwa (pratima.sookwa@servicecanada.gc.ca) for the period of 21 June 2014 to 30 September 2014. Exclude cabinet confidences Disclosed in part 32
    A-2014-00595 Provide a printout of all the emails sent and received for Carolyn J. Stephenson (carolyn.stephenson@servicecanada.gc.ca) for the period of 1 August 2014 to 30 September 2014. Exclude cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 21
    A-2014-00597 All communications (emails, letters, memos) sent between July 1, 2014 and present (October 20, 2014), involving director generals and ADM Kin Choi regarding a media ATIP request about investigations at 875 Heron Road, Ottawa, Ontario. Disclosed in part 54
    A-2014-00600 All briefing materials prepared for the Minister and Deputy Minister since October 1, 2014, on the Parliamentary Budget Office's recent report on the jobs impact of recent enhancements to EI for small businesses. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00601 All records in the CPP adjudication that refers what constitutes a valid contribution to Canada Pension Plan in a given year. A copy of all regulations, legislation, policies or guidelines that the CPP adjudication uses to decide what constitutes a valid contribution. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00607
    1. The number of applications received for assessment by the National Committee on Accreditation (NCA) from graduates of Nottingham Trent University (distance learning program) in Nottingham, the United Kingdom.
    2. The academic performance of the applicants indicated above (i.e. overall over 50%);
    3. The recommendation issued by the NCA on these files (i.e. NCA exams, or courses to be taken at a Canadian university or both).
    The reference period for the report should be July 1, 2012 to October 1, 2014. I do not want any names, just the figures. For example it could be a chart as attached.
    Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00612 All Temporary Help Services (THS) Supply Arrangement (SA) and Standing Offer (SO) call-ups issued to AIM, MAXSYS, LANNICK, QMR, ArTEMP, CALIAN, DARE HUMAN RESOURCES, COPEM CONSULTING, RAYMOND CHABOT GRANT THORTON, SAMSON, LANDSDOWNE TECHNOLOGIES, AND TURTLE ISLAND, for services provided within the National Capital Region for the month of April 2014, May 2014, June 2014 and July 2014. Disclosed in part 10
    A-2014-00615 Number of mushroom farms in Canada that have been approved for a Labour Market Opinion (LMO) or Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) during the period of April 1, 2014 until September 15, 2014. The number of vacancies under each NOC Code that have been approved. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00621 From April 2014 to date, a copy of all question period cards (House cards) prepared for the Minister on the issue of the protection of interns or the remuneration of interns. All disclosed 9
    A-2014-00622 From April 2014 to date, all audits performed relating to the use of interns in any organization under federal jurisdiction. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00623 From October 2013 to March 2014, all ministerial briefing notes relating to the use of interns, the legislation of internships (provincially and federally), the rights of interns or the remuneration of interns. Toutes les notes d'information, préparées entre octobre 2013 et mars 2014, sur l'emploi de stagiaires et les lois qui régissent les stages ou la rémunération de stagiaires. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00624 From October 2013 to March 2014, a copy of all question period cards (House cards) prepared for the minister on the issue of the protection of interns or the remuneration of interns. All disclosed 10
    A-2014-00625 From October 2013 to March 2014, all audits performed relating to the use of interns in any organization under federal jurisdiction. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00626 From April 2013 to September 2013, all ministerial briefing notes relating to the use of interns, the legislation of internships (provincially and federally) the rights of interns or the remuneration of interns. All disclosed 13
    A-2014-00627 From April 2013 to September 2013, a copy of all question period cards (House cards) prepared for the minister on the issue of the protection of interns or the remuneration of interns. All disclosed 3
    A-2014-00628 From April 2013 to September 2013, all audits performed relating to the use of interns in any organisation under federal jurisdiction. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00629 From October 2012 to March 2013, all ministerial briefing notes relating to the use of interns, the legislation of internships (provincially and federally), the rights of interns or the remuneration of interns. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00630 From October 2012 to March 2013, a copy of all question period cards (House cards) prepared for the minister on the issue of the protection of interns or the remuneration of interns. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00631 From October 2012 to March 2013, all audits performed relating to the use of interns in any organization under federal jurisdiction. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00632 From April 2012 to September 2012, all ministerial briefing notes relating to the use of interns, the legislation of internships (provincially and federally), the rights of interns or the remuneration of interns. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00633 From April 2012 to September 2012, a copy of all question period cards (House cards) prepared for the minister on the issue of the protection of interns or the remuneration of interns. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00634 From April 2012 to September 2012, all audits performed relating to the use of interns in any organization under federal jurisdiction. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00647 All lists of the names of salaried employees of the following businesses: Asplundh Canada ULC, Arboriculture de Beauce Inc., J.J.L. Déboisement Inc. and Les Entreprises d`émondage L.D.L. Inc. following the lockout of September 17, 2014. The request was made by Ms. Isabelle Côté of the Employment Insurance Processing Centre (1-888-536-5633, ext. 574). The first list named the locked-out workers and the second list named the salaried employees who worked during the lockout. Disclosed in part 29
  • October 2014
    Request Number Summary of Request Disposition Number of Pages Disclosed
    A-2013-00691 Split by open LMOs and closed LMOs by province and by month, a list of the employers by province for 2013, including information on all employers approved for an LMO for 2013 by province Disclosed in part 604
    A-2013-00729 Any and all information that contributed to the decision to issue LMOs
    to Teck Coal, the dates that the requests were made to ESDC, the number of LMOs issued and their date(s) of issue, any and all correspondence pertaining to the issuance of LMOs and any correspondence between ESDC and Teck Coal following the issuance of LMOs.
    Disclosed in part 1675
    A-2013-00789 Complete copy of the following briefing notes:
    1. Provincial legislation regarding union financial transparency – December 11, 2013;
    2. Trip Report for Ministerial Mission to Colombia and Mexico – December 13, 2013;
    3. Termination of Employment Provisions in Part 3 of the Canada Labour Code – December 5, 2013;
    4. Aveos: Update on Restructuring and Potential Impacts on the Wage Earner Protection Program – November 22, 2013;
    5. Meeting with Brent Rathgeber, Member of Parliament for Edmonton-St. Albert on November 21, 2013 – November 19, 2013;
    6. Response to the Request from Ornge for an exemption from parts 1 and 2 of the Canada Labour Code (CLC) – November 15, 2013;
    7. Briefing package for Ministerial Mission to Colombia and Mexico – November 6, 2013;
    8. Meeting with the Canadian Bankers Association – October 23, 2013;
    9. Meeting with the Canadian Bankers Association, September 25, 2013 – September 25, 2013;
    10. Union certification Method: Card Check - August 27, 2013.
    Disclosed in part 439
    A-2014-00135 From January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013: all directives and memos to staff regarding enforcement of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program Disclosed in part 59
    A-2014-00168 All emails and briefing notes relating to a contract with Statistics Canada (as shown in the Globe and mail) regarding a survey of employers between January 1, 2014 and the present. Exclude cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 34
    A-2014-00169 All emails and briefing notes relating to a contract with Statistics Canada Canada (as shown in the Globe and mail) regarding a survey of employers,
    between January 1, 2012 and December 31, 2012. Exclude cabinet confidences.
    All disclosed 22
    A-2014-00170 All emails and briefing notes relating to a contract with Statistics Canada regarding a survey of employers (as shown in the Globe and Mail), between January 1, 2013 and December 31, 2013 Exclude cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 28
    A-2014-00248 Records related to the LMOissued to the following employers between 1 January 2014 and today:
    Kidco Construction (Calgary, Alberta), Kvill Enterprises Ltd. o/a Subway (Jasper, Alberta), Alberta Treasury Branches ATB Financial (Edmonton, Alberta), MDS Aero (Ottawa, Ontario), Zytech Building Systems Inc. (Calgary, Alberta), Moulin de Provence (Ottawa, Ontario), SITEL Moncton Client Logic (Moncton, New Brunswick), Ganongs Bros (St Stephens, New Brunswick), McCain Foods (Canada) (Florenceville, New Brunswick), Canaccord Capital Corporation (Vancouver, British Columbia).
    Disclosed in part 492
    A-2014-00315 Minister Briefing note 2014 HR-NHQ 003068 All disclosed 25
    A-2014-00316 Minister Briefing note 2014 HR-NHQ 007688 Nothing Disclosed (all exempted) 0
    A-2014-00319 Minister Briefing note 2014 HR-NHQ 001861 Disclosed in part 6
    A-2014-00339 Minister Briefing note 2014 HR-MSBU 001701 Disclosed in part 44
    A-2014-00341 All contracts awarded between April 1, 2013 and July 10, 2014, that refer to the following services:All Translation and Interpretation (Simultaneous/Consecutive/Whispered Translation) Services; and All Audio Visual Services. These Audio Visual Services could include audio visual equipment rental, audio visual resources, rental of simultaneous interpretation equipment and simultaneous interpretation services. Disclosed in part 162
    A-2014-00358 A complete copy of all internal training materials, operational directives, protocols, and manuals related to Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) applications, including Transition Plans, valid from June 20, 2014 to present. Disclosed in part 250
    A-2014-00389 2014 instructions/procedures from Social Security Tribunal regarding accepting /rejecting CPP disability benefit claims, or other benefit claim programs. Provide the specific guidelines for not hearing benefit claims' appeals; and for hearing claims; and the numbers of those not heard, those heard, those accepted, and not accepted.

    Provide 2014 records on the impact the SST is having in dealing with benefit claims, including disability claims, and on the impact SST is having in reducing the number of successful benefit applications.
    Disclosed in part 14
    A-2014-00395 From August 1, 2013, all correspondence and documentation regarding the publication Blacklock's Reporter also known as Blacklock's and Blacklocks.ca, including the distribution and use of contents by paper, electronic or other means via the October 23, 2013 purchase of a subscription in the name of Ugo Therien. Disclosed in part 285
    A-2014-00397
    1. A copy of all applications and LMOs that were issued prior to September 1, 2010 to the University of British Columbia for medical residents.
    2. Documents detailing HRSDC's reasons/rationale to waive the requirement of an LMO for foreign medical residents and Medical Research fellows completing their training or research in Canada, as detailed in CIC Operational Bulletin 230. Provide the notes of conversations; notes and minutes of meetings, and any other documentation, from, for or between ESDC, BC University, Health Ministry and any other person or institution regarding the shortage of skilled workers capable of filling medical resident positions in BC.
    Disclosed in part 596
    A-2014-00402 All records relating to funding decision delivered April 2014 on the “Links Employability Program” run by Leave Out Violence in Halifax. Including but not limited to: Application, scoring criteria, emails proposal analysis, cost
    analysis, descriptions of how program relates to national, regional and local priorities.
    Disclosed in part 148
    A-2014-00414 In regards to Two Pillars Construction (Alberta) ltd, please provide:
    1.The "LMO - Higher-Skilled Occupation" or any such similar application(s) made by or on behalf of the company
    2. All documents, records, and information attached to, included with or provided in connection with the application(s) referred to in point #1 above.
    3. All correspondence sent by Employment and Social Development Canada to this company or its agent(s) in connection with the application(s)
    referred to in point #1 above.
    4. The "LMO - Lower Skilled Occupation" or any such similar application(s) made by or on behalf of the company
    5. All documents, records, information attached to or included with or provided in connection with the applications referred in point #4 above.
    6. All correspondence sent by Employment and Social Development Canada or any office or individual acting on its behalf or its agent(s) in connection with the application(s) referred to in point #4 above
    Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00417 A printout of all the e-mails received and sent for Howard Jones
    (howard.Jones@servicecanada.gc.ca) for the period 1 July to 25 August 2014 and excluding cabinet confidences.
    Disclosed in part 33
    A-2014-00420 Information regarding a Grant that is with Ancaster Community Services, authorized by Benita Yau regarding the New Horizons for Seniors Program Grant.
    1. All documentation that was submitted to NHSP/ Grantor and that was required for eligibility, as per Section E.
    2. The breakdown and details of how the grant was scored in order to be granted such funds.
    3. All correspondence associated to this grant including all emails, phone conversations, mail, etc.
    4. A record of all signing authorities on this particular grant CSGC file number 12348926.
    5. The date that a midseason report was requested, or if a phone conversation occurred and what was communicated (all parties).
    Disclosed in part 127
    A-2014-00421 A printout of all the e-mails received and sent for Sogol Alavi (sogol.alavi@servicecanada.gc.ca) for the period: 1 July to 25 August 2014 and excluding cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 81
    A-2014-00422 A printout of all the e-mails received and sent for Patricia Brum
    (patricia.brum@servicecanada.gc.ca) for the period 1 July to 25 August 2014 and excluding cabinet confidences.
    Disclosed in part 10
    A-2014-00423 A printout of all the e-mails received and sent for Monica Kington (monica.kington@servicecanada.gc.ca) for the 1 July to 25 August 2014 and excluding cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 11
    A-2014-00425 A printout of all the e-mails received and sent for Colin James (colin.s.james@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca) for the period 1 July to 25 August 2014 and excluding cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 53
    A-2014-00428 A printout of all the e-mails received and sent for Ian Gillespie (ian.gillespie@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca) for the period 1 July to 25 August 2014 and excluding cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 71
    A-2014-00432 A printout of all the e-mails received and sent for Bill Shena (bill.shena@servicecanada.gc.ca) for the period of 1 July to 25 August 2014 and excluding cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 17
    A-2014-00433 A printout of all the e-mails received and sent for Auditi Seal (auditi.seal@servicecanada.gc.ca) for the period 1 July to 25 August 2014 and excluding cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 13
    A-2014-00434 A printout of all the e-mails received and sent for Saya Cramb (saya.cramb@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca) for the period 1 July to 25 August 2014 and excluding cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 12
    A-2014-00435 A printout of all the e-mails received and sent for Steven West (steven.west@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca) for the period 1 July to 25 August 2014 and excluding cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 15
    A-2014-00452 A list of all organizations/companies that used the temporary foreign worker program to hire an employee to work in Ontario from January 2012 to the present. In addition to the organization name, provide the occupations (NOC code) sought at the time of application. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00456 Provide copies of all documents, including e-mails, backgrounders, contracts, memos, media lines, Q&As, briefing notes, funding agreements, PowerPoint presentations, deliverables, audits, etc. regarding the funding provided to the Tides Canada Foundation that was listed in their 2013 Annual Report. Disclosed in part 71
    A-2014-00461 Provide copies of all operational directives or policies or any form of written guidance given to officers about how to evaluate or assess the Transition Plans (also known as Transition Plans or form EMP 5594) used in Labour Market Impact Assessments. All disclosed 19
    A-2014-00464 Please provide a copy of the most recent report from ESDC or the TWG based on the methodology (as referenced in the BN Labour shortages in Canada) showing which occupations have skills or labour shortages nationally and provincially. All disclosed 15
    A-2014-00465 Please provide a list of ESDC participants of the intra-departmental Technical Working Group (TWG) as referenced in the briefing note “Labour shortages in Canada”. All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00466 Please provide a copy of the plan and/or methodology referenced to in the briefing note "Labour shortages in Canada Tracking ID 2013 HR NHQ 027563 folder 610535" All disclosed 28
    A-2014-00467 Copies of instructions, formal directives, guidelines, or direction (including emails) provided by Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)'s Foreign Worker Section to the Service Canada Foreign Worker offices across Canada, from June 1, 2014, to present regarding Transition Plans for high-wage positions. Disclosed in part 27
    A-2014-00475 A printout of all emails received at this email address and sent from this email address in the month of March and April 2014: Sogol.alavi@servicecanada.gc.ca. Excluding cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 5
    A-2014-00476 The results/report of the Client Satisfaction Survey which was awarded under the 2010-2011 Canada Student Loans Program (CSLP) Client Satisfaction Survey. All disclosed 151
    A-2014-00478 A list of all contracts awarded via Task and Solutions Professional Services and Task-Based Informatics Professional Services, to the companies: AIM, MAXSYS, LANNICK, QMR, ArTEMP, CALIAN, DARE HUMAN RESOURCES, COPEM CONSULTING, RAYMOND CHABOT GRANT THORTON, SAMSON, LANDSDOWNE TECHNOLOGIES and TURTLE ISLAND for services provided within the NCR for the months of April, May, June and July 2014. All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00479 All Temporary Help Services (THS) Supply Arrangement (SA) and Standing Offer (SO) callups issued in the Western Region, specifically the city of Calgary, the Pacific Region, specifically for Vancouver, the Greater Toronto Area and the National Capital Region for the months of April, May, June and July 2014. Disclosed in part 37
    A-2014-00480 The most recent Annual Threat and Risk Assessment for the Canada Student Loan Program completed as part of the contract awarded to Resolve Corporation, now operating under Davidson and Henderson. Disclosed in part 12
    A-2014-00481 A copy the Privacy Impact Assessment for the Canada Student Loan Program completed as part of the contract awarded to Resolve Corporation, now operating under Davidson and Henderson. Disclosed in part 37
    A-2014-00482 A copy of the email entitled: 'FW: new labour shortage policy.
    A printout of the e-mail, showing the text or body of the e-mail, list of recipients, the name of the sender as well as a printout of any enclosures/attachments.
    Disclosed in part 2
    A-2014-00485 Impact Study of Dispute Prevention Program, including any draft or interim version if final version not yet complete. Disclosed in part 210
    A-2014-00488 Copies of all Labour Market Opinion applications that were approved by the department since 1 Jan 2011 for national occupation code 0011 (Legislators). Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00496 All documents related to analysis of public opinion polls or surveys not commissioned by the government on the Temporary Foreign Worker Program, including any ministerial briefing materials, from June 1, 2014 to the date of receipt of request (September 19, 2014). Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00502 Copy of most current "Non standard" occupation sectors list as designated by NHQ. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00503 Copy of most current Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) Quality Assurance Manual. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00504 Copy of ESDC due diligence list re: Temporary Foreign Worker Program. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00509 A copy of all documents related to Labour Market Opinions and Accelerated Labour Market Opinions under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program for (a) Bot Ferrovial Nipigon Joint Venture
    (b) all employers responsible for hydroelectric construction projects in the census district of Thunder Bay since January 1, 2011.
    Disclosed in part 131
    A-2014-00511 The number of LMOs issued for live-in caregivers for June, July, August 2014. Disclosed in part 36
    A-2014-00522 All Labour Market Opinions (LMOs) or Labour Market Impact Assessments (LMIAs) from June 1, 2013 to present held by Facebook, Inc. Disclosed in part 32
    A-2014-00530 -A list of all Service Canada Call Centres and Employment Insurance or Canada Pension Plan/Old Age Security processing centres that have been closed since January 1, 2006 and those that have been opened
    since January 1, 2006.
    -The number of full-time employees who answer phones in the Service Canada call centres for each of the fiscal years 2006 to 2014
    -The number of calls received by Service Canada's EI help centre for each of the fiscal years 2006 to 2014.
    -The percentage of callers who request to speak to an operator for each of the fiscal years 2006 to 2014.
    -The percentage of callers who receive a message saying the 'call volume is high and we are unable to transfer your call' for each of the fiscal years 2006 to 2014.
    -All emails, internal correspondence, memos, briefing notes, concerning cuts to Service Canada call centre employees from 2005 to 2014. (Only records sent to or from the DM of ESDC, as well as those to or from the Minister of ESDC).
    All disclosed 9
    A-2014-00533 For the period of October 2013 to September 2014, the Statistics showing number of LMIA applications, approval rates, number of incomplete applications, and processing times broken down monthly for each processing center in the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (Saint John, Montreal, Toronto, Edmonton, Vancouver). All disclosed 4
    A-2014-00535 Procedures related to LMO/LMIA processing for foreign physicians, from the period of January 2010 to present. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00537 Most recent / current instructions and procedures on LMO/LMIA decision reconsideration. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00538 Most recent / current instructions and procedures on hiring foreign graduates. Does not exist 0
  • September 2014
    Request Number Summary of Reques Disposition Number of Pages Disclosed
    A-2014-00018 A list of all employers with approved labour market opinions for 2013 under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program. Please include the number of TFWs approved for each employer, the location of employment, and the NOC skill codes for each position. Disclosed in part 1007
    A-2014-00020 Obtain deliverables (complete copy) of all the research projects conducted by the following firm: Environics Analytics Group Ltd. $25,000 Disclosed in part 4
    A-2014-00436 A list that contains the number of applications received, number of refusals and number of approvals for each NOC from January 1, 2012 to December 31, 2012. If a LMO request was not received for a specific NOC. Separated by province. All disclosed 80
    A-2014-00439 All correspondence, including emails, between Merit Canada and the department, between January 1, 2014 and March 31, 2014. Disclosed in part 6
    A-2014-00440 All correspondence, including emails, between Merit Canada and the department, between April 1, 2014 and July 31, 2014. Disclosed in part 5
    A-2014-00441 All records, including hand-written notes, agenda, minutes, backgrounders, related to meeting as per lobbyist registry involving Merit Canada and Jason Kenney on or around May 13, 2014. All disclosed 22
    A-2014-00431 A printout of all the e-mails received and sent for Christine Millar (christine.millar@servicecanada.gc.ca) for the period of July 1 to 25 August 2014 and excluding cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 11
    A-2014-00429 A printout of all the e-mails received and sent for Susan Gaind (susan.gaind@servicecanada.gc.ca) for the period of July 1 to 25 August 2014 and excluding cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 7
    A-2014-00427 A printout of all the e-mails received and sent for Jason Rainville (jason.rainville@servicecanada.gc.ca) for the period 1 July to 25 August 2014 and excluding cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 16
    A-2014-00426 A printout of all the e-mails received and sent for Vincent Dong (vincent.dong@servicecanada.gc.ca) for the period 1 July to 25 August 2014 and excluding cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 13
    A-2014-00424 Copies of all Operational Directives and Policy Directives for the Labour Market Impact Assessment by Employment and Social Development from 1 June 2014 to 30 July 2014. Disclosed in part 55
    A-2014-00413 A copy of the Operational Directives of the Temporary Foreign Worker program reforms from June 26, 2014 until present. Disclosed in part 91
    A-2014-00412 A list of all the companies and businesses that submitted applications to bring in TFW to be employed in Victoria, British Columbia. Also, a copy of the application(s) made by McDonald's Canada or the franchise owner to bring in TFW's to work at McDonald's restaurants in Victoria, British Columbia. (July 1, 2014 to July 31, 2014) Disclosed in part 1
    A-2014-00410 Average CPP Survivor's Pension and number of recipients broken down by male and female. Also, average CPP Survivor's Pension and number of recipients, broken down by male and female and by age, under 35, 35-39, 39-44, (and combined as 35-44), 45-49, 50-54 (and combined as 45-54), 55-64, 65-69 and 70 and over. All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00404 Number of all the positive LMO's issued to Saipem Canada over the past five years, broken down by year, by NOC title and region. All disclosed 2
    A-2014-00399 Research report from the Strategic Policy and Research Branch, "How do labour costs impact Canada's competitiveness?" All disclosed 22
    A-2014-00398 Information related to foreign commercial pilots working for Sunwing Airlines: Date Range: Approvals from December 1, 2013 onward. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00396 Clarification: Please exclude cabinet confidences. Original request: I am seeking documents held by the department concerning the future of the Therese Casgrain Volunteer Award. I am seeking the documents for the period of September 1, 2010, to December 31, 2010. All disclosed 15
    A-2014-00385

    A copy of all correspondence on the subject of the Alberta Pilot Project for Temporary Foreign Workers and ATCO Ltd., "Single Point", or ATCO I-Teck (or I-Tech) Business Solutions, January 1, 2010 - June 20, 2014 for any National Occupation Classification, including but not limited to Power Line Technicians, Linemen, Servicemen, Electrical Technologists, or Power Systems Electricians, with a copy of all information and correspondence related to work site, rate of pay, working conditions, accommodations and other benefits, records of advertising the positions to Canadians, and records of efforts to train and recruit Canadians. Timeline: January 1, 2010 - June 20, 2014.

    Disclosed in part 144
    A-2014-00384

    A copy of all Labour Market Opinions (LMOs) issued to ATCO, "Single Point", or ATCO I-Teck (or I-Tech) Business Solutions, January 1, 2006 - June 20, 2014 for any National Occupation Classification, including but

    not limited to Power Line Technicians, Linemen, Servicemen, Electrical Technologists, or Power Systems Electricians, with a copy of all information and correspondence related to work site, rate of pay, working conditions, accommodations and other benefits, records of advertising the positions to Canadians, and records of efforts to train and recruit Canadians. Timeline: January 1, 2006 - June 20, 2014.
    Disclosed in part 171
    A-2014-00374
    1. Human Resources Strategy/Plan (2013-2014 & 2014/2015);
    2. Annual Learning, Training and Development strategies/plans (for 2012-2013, 2013/14 & 2014/2015);
    3. Annual Reports on Learning, Training and Development (for 2012-2013, 2013/2014 & 2014/2015);
    4. Annual Expenditures on Learning and Development for 2012/2013 and 2013/2014. In addition to total expenditures, it is requested that the expenditures to be further broken out by discretionary learning, required/mandatory learning and functional/professional communities.
    All disclosed 92
    A-2014-00372 Please provide copies of all the reports that contain the number of applications received, number of refusals and returned LMO requests as well as the associated NOC codes for Labour Market Opinion (LMO) requests at each foreign worker office of Service Canada for 2012 as well as the final number (total) of all approved or positive LMO for 2012 (1 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012). Please exclude all NOC for which no LMO requests were received. All disclosed 70
    A-2014-00370 Copy of all instructions and guidelines, provided by Employment and Social Development Canada Head office for the implementation of the new Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) rules that came into effect on Friday 20 June 2014 to present. Timeframe: April 1, 2014 to July 12, 2014. Disclosed in part 53
    A-2014-00365 The Overhauling the Temporary Foreign Worker Program report states on page 9 that 1,455 employers had a workforce composed of 30 to 50 percent of temporary foreign workers. Please provide a list of these 1,455 employers, number of Temporary Foreign Workers they each employed, and location of employer - the city, if possible. Disclosed in part 13
    A-2014-00345 We require the Operational Directives for transitional plans for higher skilled occupations for the Temporary Foreign Workers. All disclosed 10
    A-2014-00344 We require the Operational Directives dated June 26, 2014 on Temporary Foreign Worker reforms. Disclosed in part 50
    A-2014-00342 Provide a list of the 12,162 employers who used the Temporary Foreign Worker Program in 2013, as cited on page 9 of "Overhauling the Temporary Foreign Worker Program" WP-191-06-14E. Disclosed in part 130
    A-2014-00338 Minister Briefing note 2014 HR-MSBU 000642 Disclosed in part 19
    A-2014-00335 Minister Briefing note 2014 HR-MSBU 001061 Disclosed in part 14
    A-2014-00334 Minister Briefing note 2014 HR-MSBU 001881 Disclosed in part 5
    A-2014-00332 Minister Briefing note 2014 HR-NHQ 007095 Disclosed in part 1
    A-2014-00329 Minister Briefing note 2014 SC-CAMS 000061 Disclosed in part 11
    A-2014-00326

    Minister Briefing note 2014 HR-MSBU 000941

    Disclosed in part 3
    A-2014-00325 Minister Briefing note 2014 HR-MSBU 000501 Disclosed in part 5
    A-2014-00324 Minister Briefing note 2014 HR-MSBU 001882 All disclosed 6
    A-2014-00314 Minister Briefing note 2013 HR-MSBU 008185 All disclosed 342
    A-2014-00297 A list of all employers (names) in Canada that applied and received a positive labour market opinion (LMO) in the TFW program from March 1, 2014 to present. Disclosed in part 163
    A-2014-00291 A printout of all e-mails received and sent for Bill Shena (Ontario region) (bill.sheena@servicecanada.gc.ca) for the period 1 May to 31 June 2014 and please exclude cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 20
    A-2014-00257 All records generated from January 1, 2013 to June 14, 2014 regarding the need for reliable labour market survey information. Exclude records to be matters of cabinet confidence. Disclosed in part 84
    A-2014-00229 A list of all positive Labour Market Opinions (LMO) on file for McDonald's franchise restaurants / McDonald's Inc. under NOC 6641 (Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related occupations) in Alberta and British Columbia. The period requested is from 2002 to the present. List should include specific criteria's such as name, address, phone number etc. Disclosed in part 76
    A-2014-00200 All briefing materials created since July 1, 2013 for the Minister and/or Deputy Minister on pilot projects under ALLESP (Adult Learning and Essential Skills Program) to test elements of a Social Impact Bond Model. Disclosed in part 7
    A-2014-00191 A copy of the list of Canada Summer Jobs activities, as approved by MPs, sorted by riding of the activity (2013-2014). The list must include the sponsor's name, address and type (not-for-profit, private sector or public sector), and the number of positions and the amount recommended.  All disclosed 744
    A-2014-00144 All directives to staff regarding the processing of Labour Market Opinions during the last six months. All disclosed 25
    A-2014-00142 All correspondence from Conservative Members of Parliament regarding the Temporary Foreign Worker Program, during the time period from January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013. Disclosed in part 171
    A-2014-00138 All correspondence from Conservative Members of Parliament regarding the Temporary Foreign Worker Program, during the time period from January 1, 2007 to December 31, 2007. Disclosed in part 107
    A-2014-00099 A copy of formal instructions, formal directives or formal guidelines provided from Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)'s Foreign Worker section (located in Gatineau) to the Service Canada Foreign Worker offices in Vancouver, Edmonton, Toronto and Saint John new Brunswick from 1 Jan 2014 to 10 May 2014, including from Mr. Steven West, Mr. Colin Spencer, Mr. Alexis Conrad (but not limited to them). Disclosed in part 35
    A-2012-00621 Any other contracts that HRSDC has with Equifax in Canada or Equifax in the United States since 2006 (Aside from the contract between Equifax and HRSDC regarding the 583,000 individuals that were part of the Canada Student Loan Program and that were affected by the Department's loss of personal information). Disclosed in part 39
    A-2012-00397 A spreadsheet of HRSDC Weekly activity report on Occupational Health and Safety activities in all regions. Date: between 2009 to present. Disclosed in part 897
    A-2014-00458 The current seniority list for all unionized employees of PSAC UNE Local 00210 AKA LOCALBGN/Rates 00210 Metro Toronto Passport Office/Metro Toronto Passport Office - NT. It must include employees full names, years of service, date hired with the Federal Public Service, current E/D, Pay list and Class. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00462 Any statistics on the number of PEI residents who have loans from the Canada Student Loans program, as well as the number of people who are on repayment assistance (RAP and RAP-PD) and the number of clients in default. (past five fiscal years). All disclosed 1
  • August 2014
    Request Number Summary of Request Disposition Number of Pages Disclosed
    A--00040 The analysis template for the HPS projects provided by the Health and Social Services agency of Laval. Disclosed in part 8
    A--00068 Copy of briefing notes cited below. Please exclude records considered to be matters of cabinet confidence, subject to third party consultations, or have been made public.

    COO'S:

    • -SC-CAMS 002102
    • SC-CAMS 000141

    CFOB:

    • HR-MSBU 000761

    Learning:

    • HR-NHQ 030275
    • HR-NHQ 001161

    SPR:

    • HR-NHQ 002081
    • HR-MSBU 000501

    SEB:

    • HR-NHQ 001611
    • HR-MSBU 008184
    • HR-MSBU 000442
    • HR-MSBU 000401
    Disclosed in part 379
    A--00081 Copy of all documents held under the name of the company "Les Grains Lac Superieus Ltee" including the jurisdiction decision, and in a more general way, all working procedures used to determine if a company falls under federal jurisdiction. Disclosed in part 4
    A--00101 Please provide copies of documents on the database of Employment and Social Development Canada or Service Canada showing the list of officers at the Foreign Worker Offices of Service Canada whom have assessed labour Market Opinions (LMOs) by the number of LMOs, decisions approved and decisions refused between 1 Jan and 10 May . Please provide this list for Vancouver, Edmonton, Toronto and Saint John (NB). Disclosed in part 270
    A--00104 Please provide copies of formal instructions, formal directives or formal guidelines given to foreign worker officers located at the Service Canada Foreign Worker offices of Vancouver, Edmonton, Toronto and Saint John (NB) about the definition of labour market shortage of how to measure labour market shortage. Disclosed in part 6
    A--00133 All memorandums of understanding with other government departments and agencies regarding sharing of information related to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program. Disclosed in part 11
    A--00134 All correspondence from Conservative Members of Parliament regarding the Temporary Foreign Worker Program, during the time period from January 1, to December 31, . Disclosed in part 65
    A--00136 All correspondence from Conservative Members of Parliament regarding the Temporary Foreign Worker Program, during the time period from January 1, to December 31, . Disclosed in part 74
    A--00137 All correspondence from Conservative Members of Parliament regarding the Temporary Foreign Worker Program, during the time period from January 1, to December 31, . Disclosed in part 45
    A--00139 All correspondence from Conservative Members of Parliament regarding the Temporary Foreign Worker Program, during the time period from January 1, to December 31, . Disclosed in part 74
    A--00140 All correspondence from Conservative Members of Parliament regarding the Temporary Foreign WorkerProgram, during the time period from January 1, to December 31, . Disclosed in part 38
    A--00141 All correspondence from Conservative Members of Parliament regarding the Temporary Foreign Worker Program, during the time period from January 1, to December 31, . Disclosed in part 30
    A--00158 All records (including handwritten notes) related to meeting with Minister Kenney and CFIB rep(s) on May 7, . Please exclude cabinet confidences. All disclosed 20
    A--00202 Please provide a printout of all the documents on the CDS Index at Service Canada (on Intranet). The information will be held by Sogol Alavi, Western Region. Disclosed in part 83
    A--00206 Please provide a list showing the projected vacancies for the 4-digit NOC 6221 (Network Technician) in Ontario for , , , as well as any other records showing projected vacancies over this period. Does not exist 0
    A--00216 Please provide a list showing the projected vacancies for the 4-digit NOC 7312 (Heavy duty mechanic) in the Province of British Columbia for , , and as well as any other records showing projected vacancies over this period. Clarification: only a list is required. Does not exist
    A--00218 Please provide a list showing the projected vacancies for the 4-digit NOC 2141 (Industrial Engineer) in the Province of Ontario for , , and as well as any other records showing projected vacancies over this period. Does not exist
    A--00222 Please provide copies of instructions, formal directives or guidelines or 'direction' provided by Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)'s Foreign Worker Section (located in Gatineau) to the Service Canada Foreign Worker offices in Vancouver, Edmonton, Toronto and Saint John New Brunswick from October to 4 June about recruitment methods for LMO's including the 'direction received during the recent past concerning recruitment methods'. Disclosed in part 32
    A--00230 A list of all positive Labour Market Opinions (LMO) on file for Tim Horton's franchise restaurants / the TDL Group Corp under NOC 6641 in Alberta and British Columbia. The period requested is from to the present. For each of the positive LMOs, the list should include the following information:
    • employer name
    • employer address
    • employer phone number
    • restaurant address
    • number of confirmed LMOs
    • date of LMO confirmation
    • the number of positions approved for each LMO
    • whether a third party company was used and if so the name
    • the gender of the worker
    • the nationality of the worker
    • the country of residence of the foreign worker at time of application
    Does not exist 122
    A--00231 A list of all positive Labour Market Opinions (LMO) on file for Subway franchise restaurants / Doctor's Associates Inc. under NOC in Alberta and British Columbia. The period requested is from 2002 to the present. For each of the positive LMOs the list should include the following information:
    • employer name
    • employer address
    • employer phone number
    • restaurant address
    • number of confirmed LMOs
    • date of LMO confirmation
    • the number of positions approved for each LMO
    • whether a third party company was used and if so the name
    • the gender of the worker
    • the nationality of the worker
    • the country of residence of the foreign worker at time of application
    Disclosed in part 73
    A--00253 I request a list of the public sector employers that received approved Accelerated Labour Market Opinions (ALMOs) and Labour Market Opinions (LMOs) in British Columbia under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program. Specifically referring to the employers named in the Public Sector Employers Act. Time frame is January 1, 2014 - June 17, 2014. Does not exist 0
    A--00256 Obtain a complete copy of all documents held by your Department allowing me to see the list of Briefing notes and memorandums created or transmitted to the Service Canada or ESDC Minister for the period of May 1st to June 18th (include the CCM Mercury list) Exclude Cabinet confidence. Disclosed in part 16
    A--00259 I would like to access a list of briefing notes prepared for the Minister and Deputy Minister for the period of April 11, to June 14, . Please exclude records considered to be matters of cabinet confidence. Disclosed in part 23
    A--00263 Information or guidance, that exist in the department, on how employers seeking an LMO can meet the requirement to include job duties in job advertisements listed on the Job Bank website . For example, the current template that employers use for the Job Bank website does not include a section, in the fillable form template, whereby job duties can be entered. With the introduction of the requirement to include job duties in July , there must have been discussion or dialog with the the Job Bank website site developers for a future site development to include a job duties category, or on an interim location to enter the required information. Does not exist 0
    A--00265 The number of positive LMOs issued to Saipem Canada for the Husky Energy Sunrise project in Fort McMurray in the last 5 years. Our request includes the numbers broken down by year and NOC titles. Would you also indicate whether Saipem Canada has brought temporary foreign workers through the Alberta Pilot for Occupation-Specific Work Permits, and if so, how many work permits have been issued for this project in the past 5 years. Please break that number down by year and NOC title. Does not exist 0
    A--00283 I am seeking a full copy of the assessment guidelines provided to Service Canada Officers when assessing Labour Market Impact Assessment applications. For clarity I am seeking the instructional guide that the officers used in assessing the applications. I need the information and guide provided to the officers as it relates to the new rules effective June 20, . Disclosed in part 50
    A--00285 Please provide a list of all policy documents on the policy documents (direction given to officers, bulletins, guidelines, etc) of Service Canada on the Western Territories that was placed on the intranet from 1 June to 30 June . All disclosed 16
    A--00287 A complete copy of any instructions, manuals and training materials provided to Service Canada officers for assessing Labour Market Opinion applications in light of the most recent changes announced June 20, . Disclosed in part 50
    A--00289 A printout of the e-mails subject headers (Phase 1) in the email records of Christine Millar for the period 1 May to 31 June and please exclude cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 12
    A--00290 A printout of the e-mails subject headers (Phase 1) in the email records of Susan Gaind for the period 1 May to 31 June and please exclude cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 20
    A--00292 A printout of the e-mails subject headers (Phase 1) in the email records of Matthew Wong for the period 1 May to 31 June and please exclude cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 27
    A--00293 A printout of the e-mails subject headers (Phase 1) in the email records of Ketiwe Nyanyiwa for the period 1 May to 31 June and please exclude cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 21
    A--00299 Gini Bethell emails explaining her departure, with all government people, such as DG's that were under her authority when she left Service Canada : Patrice Rondeau, Guylaine Montplaisir, Lucie Kempferr, Lorne Sundby, Ron Prosper, Mustafa Zomo, etc. Gini Bethell emails with Linda Lizotte-MacPherson regarding her position with the Government of Canada, from to . Disclosed in part 2
    A--00305 A copy of the out of court settlement in the litigation case of the Attorney-General of Canada vs Canadian National, Province of Quebec, Montreal district, 500-17-026797-053. Document containing the details of the $75 000 settlement and the payments carried out. Does not exist 0
    A--00317 Minister Briefing note HR-MSBU 002161 All disclosed 5
    A--00318 Minister Briefing note HR-NHQ 005601 Nothing disclosed (exemption) 0
    A--00320 Minister Briefing note HR-NHQ 003602 All disclosed 4
    A--00321 Minister Briefing note HR-NHQ 001886 All disclosed 19
    A--00322 Minister Briefing note HR-NHQ 009249 All disclosed 6
    A--00327 Minister Briefing note HR-NHQ 005225 All disclosed 2
    A--00333 Minister Briefing note HR-NHQ 008744 Disclosed in part 2
    A--00336 Minister Briefing note HR-NHQ 004721 All disclosed 11
    A--00337 Minister Briefing note HR-MSBU 001381 All disclosed 3
    A--00343 We require the Operational Directives for refusal to process applications for Labour Market Initiative Assessment where the annual rate of unemployment is above 6% in Accommodation, Food Services and Retail Trade Sector. All disclosed 6
    A--00346 We require the Operational Directives for refusal to process LMIA above the cap of low wage Temporary Foreign Workers. All disclosed 7
    A--00347 For the period to , provide the number of temporary foreign worker positions on positive labour market opinions for businesses with 1-4 employees, and for businesses with 5-9 employees. All disclosed 1
    A--00348 Reports generated from investigations carried out by (Labour Programs) health and safety officer Michael O'Donnell at 875 Heron Road, Ottawa, Ontario between December and present. Does not exist 0
    A--00349 Information from the Department of ESDC regarding policies and procedures and statistics surrounding the recently announced Social Security Tribunal.
    1. Number of appeals that are currently waiting to be heard at the General Division Income Security Section of the Social Security Tribunal.
    2. Number of appeals that have been heard by the General Division and Appeal Division at the Income Security Section CPP Social Security Tribunal in 2013 and 2014.
    3. How many General Division appeals have been heard at the Income Security Division of the Social Security Tribunal?
    4. How many Appeal Division appeals have been heard at the Income Security Division of the Social Security Tribunal?
    5. Number of appeals that are currently waiting to be heard at the Appeal's Division Income Security Section of the Social Security Tribunal?
    6. How many appeals have been heard in person? How many in person appeals were allowed and how many were dismissed?
    7. How many appeals have been heard using video-teleconference? How many video-teleconference appeals were allowed and how many were dismissed?
    8. How many appeals have been heard using tele-conference? How many tele-conference appeals were allowed and how many were dismissed?
    9. How many appeals have been heard using written question and answer format? How many of these type of appeals were allowed and how many were dismissed?
    10. How many appeals have been summarily dismissed?
    11. How many appeals have been heard on the basis of the documents filed? or on the record? How many have been allowed and how many have been dismissed?
    12. How many appeals has Canada Pension Plan settled before a hearing was held?
    All disclosed 4
    A--00352 Reports filed by ESDC (HRSDC) Health and Safety officer(s) regarding Bates Building at 109 Sparks Street, Ottawa, Ontario between and present. Does not exist 0
    A--00354 Complaints filed regarding asbestos at 875 Heron Road between December and present. Disclosed in part 14
    A--00361 Please provide a list showing the annual full-time employment for the 4-digit NOC 7312 (Heavy Duty Mechanic) in the Province of British Columbia (BC) between Jan-Dec , Jan-Dec . Does not exist 0
    A--00362 Briefing notes, reports, meeting minutes, communication and memos from CIC-ESDC-CBSA TFWP directors' working group, from to present. Does not exist 0
    A--00363 List showing how many cases have been rejected because the foreign worker did not have the required qualifications / education / certification / licensing for the job, from to . Does not exist 0
    A--00364 The 'Overhauling the Temporary Foreign Worker Program' report, states on page 9 that 1,123 employers had a workforce composed of 50 percent or more of temporary foreign workers. Please provide a list of theses 1,123 employers, number of Temporary Foreign Workers they each employed, and location of employer - the city, if possible. Disclosed in part 16
    A--00369 A copy of the original publiservice posting for the selection process -CSD-IA-ONT-21039, as published on October 30, . Also provide each subsequent modification to this posting and the publication date of each modification. All disclosed 30
    A--00371 Please provide copies of records that show the annual salary for the 4-digit NOC 7312 (Heavy Duty Mechanic) in the Province of British Columbia (BC) between Jan-Dec , Jan-Dec . Does not exist 0
    A--00373 Copy of the Bi-annual report named "Office of client satisfaction" covering the period from October to March . All disclosed 18
    A--00382 From January to December , emails between Ginette Bethell (Gini Bethell) and Patrice Rondeau, Guylaine Montplaisir, Lucie Kempferr, Lorne Sundby, Ron Prosper and Mustafa Zomo entitled departure or depart. All emails from Gini Bethell with Linda Lizotte-MacPherson regarding her employment with Shared Services Canada. Disclosed in part 5
    A--00388 Please forward all documentation pertaining to your PSAB Target and Spend for calendar year . Please include a copy of your PSAB Performance Report. Does not exist 2
    A--00391 A list of the employers referenced in the ESDC publication, Overhauling the Temporary Foreign Worker Program: Putting Canadians First. "For example, of the 12,162 employers who used the TFWP in , 2,578 employers have a workforce of over 30 per cent temporary foreign workers. Perhaps most striking, 1,123 employers have a workforce composed of 50 percent or more temporary foreign workers. Please provide the names/geographical location (province and region if available) of the 12,162 employers referenced in the ESDC publication, and the names/geographical location (province and region if available) of the employers with over 30 per cent temporary foreign workers, and the names/geographical location (province and region if available) of the 1,123 employers with a workforce of 50 per cent or more temporary foreign workers. Disclosed in part 172
    A--00393 For the last five fiscal years (, , , and ), organized by year: Item 1 to 5 - summary document that was provided to TBS to respond to similar questions will be acceptable.
    1. The number of departures of Labour Affairs Officers, organized by region.
    2. The reason for each Labour Affairs Officer departure, also organized by region.
    3. The number of vacant Labour Affairs Officer positions by region.
    4. The amount of time that each position remained vacant, organized by region.
    5. The amount of time between each position becoming vacant and being filled, organized by region.

      The remaining items:
    6. The number of competitions and/or advertisements held to hire a Labour Affairs Officer, and the number of job openings for each competition and/or advertisement, organized by region.
    7. The number of applicants for each competition and/or advertisement listed above, organized by region.
    8. The number of qualified applicants for each competition and/or advertisement listed above.
    9. If, based on competitions and/or advertisements, a 'pool' of qualified candidates has ever been created, the number of applicants who are in that pool.
    10. The number of offers given to a qualified applicant that were rejected, organized by region.
    11. The number of positions which were advertised but which were not filled within six months, organized by region.
    12. Copies of exit interviews conducted with departing Labour Affairs Officers.
    Disclosed in part 9
  • July 2014
    Request Number Summary of Request Disposition Number of Pages Disclosed
    A-2013-00754 A copy of the following briefing notes to the Minister:
    2013 HR-NHQ 029294 and 2013 HR-MSBU 0098001.
    Disclosed in part 6
    A-2014-00016 A list of all employers with approved labour market opinions for 2014 under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program. Include the number of TFWs approved for each employer, the location of employment, and the NOC skill codes for each position. Disclosed in part 338
    A-2014-00033 Salary ranges for inbound/outbound customer service telephone type roles. Most of this information is available on Job Bank. Timeframe: 2013. All disclosed 398
    A-2014-00056 Reports, briefing notes, memos, emails attachments, discussing "involuntary part-time" work or workers, and/or the rise of part-time work/workers. Timeframe: June 26, 2013 to May 1st, 2014. Exclude Cabinet Confidences. Disclosed in part 49
    A-2014-00084 Copies of all corporate policies, instructions or directives via letter, fax, or email, sent from the national office in Gatineau of ESDC Foreign worker to officers in regional offices of Service Canada about labour market opinions for truck drivers. Timeframe: Nov 1, 2013 to May 31, 2014 Disclosed in part 60
    A-2014-00092 Copies of formal instructions, formal directives or formal guidelines given, distributed, or formulated by ESDC Foreign Worker Section and/or Service Canada Foreign Worker offices located Vancouver Edmonton
    Toronto and Saint John (NB) about Labour market Opinions (LMOs) for Truck Drivers. Timeframe: December 1, 2013 to May 10, 2014.
    Disclosed in part 58
    A-2014-00103 List showing the number of employer compliance reviews completed between Jan 1, 2014 and May 10, 2014, including the number of employer that failed the reviews and number of employers that passed the review. All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00111 Labour Market Opinions related to the following three McDonald's restaurants. 980 Pandora Ave., Victoria, B.C. - V8V 3P3
    1200 Douglas St., Victoria, B.C. - V8W 2E5
    1644 Hillside Ave., Victoria, B.C. - V8T 2C5
    Disclosed in part 393
    A-2014-00115 Public documents advising that Labour Market Opinions (LMOs) may be issued for less than prevailing wage rates for the lower-skilled National Occupational Code (NOCs), and Codes for which these LMOs were issued. All disclosed 16
    A-2014-00148 All records in DM/Associate DM's office about season air carrier(s) use of TFWP and/or LMO. Timeframe: April 1, 2014 to May 13, 2014. Exclude cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 15
    A-2014-00160 A list of employers that have come under employer compliance reviews and the outcome of those reviews, broken down by year and province, from 2008 to 2013. Disclosed in part 46
    A-2014-00161 A list of employers whose LMOs or A-LMOs were revoked or suspended, broken down by year and province, from 2008 to 2013. Include reason for revocation or suspension. Disclosed in part 7
    A-2014-00171 Briefing notes to the Minister detailing the expected impact of departmental spending cuts. Timeframe: January 1, 2011 to December 31, 2011. Exclude cabinet confidences. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00173 Briefing notes to the Minister detailing the expected impact of departmental spending cuts. Timeframe: January 1, 2011 to December 31, 2011. Exclude cabinet confidences. All disclosed 5
    A-2014-00174 Briefing notes to the Minister detailing the expected impact of departmental spending cuts. Timeframe: January 1, 2012 to December 31, 2012. Exclude cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 10
    A-2014-00175 Briefing notes to the Minister regarding the Temporary Foreign Worker Program. Timeframe: January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013. Exclude cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 19
    A-2014-00177 Briefing notes to the Minister regarding the Temporary Foreign Worker Program. Timeframe: January 1, 2012 to December 31, 2012. Exclude cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 37
    A-2014-00181 Briefing notes prepared for the Minister regarding the Social Security Tribunal. Timeframe: January 1, 2014 to the present. Exclude cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 51
    A-2014-00182 Briefing notes to the Minister regarding the staffing of the Integrity Program. Timeframe: January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013. Exclude cabinet confidences. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00203 A copy of the document dated December 6, 2013 named "Guidance on Ongoing Recruitment and Targeted Recruitment.” All disclosed 2
    A-2014-00204 A list showing the total number of EI claimants for the 4-digit NOC6221 (Technical Sales Representative) in the province of Ontario between January - December 2012, January - December 2013 and for January - May 2014; as well as a list showing the total number of EI claimants in the province of Ontario for the years 2012, 2013 and January - May 2014. All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00205 A list showing the annual full-time employment for the 4-digit NOC6221 (Technical Sales Representative) in Ontario between January - December 2012, January - December 2013 and for January - May 2014; as well as a list showing the annual growth in total employment in Ontario for the years 2011, 2012, 2013 and January - May 2014. All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00207 A list showing the annual salary for the 4-digit NOC 6221 in Ontario between January - December 2012, January - December 2013 and for January - May 2014 as well as a list showing the annual salary for all occupations in the province of Ontario for the years 2011, 2012, 2013 and January - May 2014. All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00208 Records that show the projected vacancies for the 4-digit NOC 2281 (Network Technician) in the province of Alberta for 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 as well as any other records showing projected vacancies over this period. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00209 A list showing the annual full-time employment for the 4-digit NOC 7321 (heavy duty mechanic) in the Province of British Columbia (BC) between January - December 2012, January - December 2013, and for January - May 2014 as well as a list showing the annual total employment in BC for the years 2011, 2012, 2013, and January - May 2014. All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00210 A list showing the annual full-time employment for the 4-digit NOC 2281 in the province of Alberta between January - December 2012, January - December 2013, and for January - May 2014 as well as a list showing the annual growth in total employment in Alberta for the years 2011, 2012, 2013, and January - May 2014. All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00211 A list showing the total number of EI claimants for the 4-digit NOC 2281 in the province of Alberta between January - December 2012, January - December 2013 and for January - May 2014; as well as a list showing the total number of EI claimants in the province of Alberta for the years 2012, 2013 and January - May 2014. All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00213 Records that show the total number of EI claimants for the 4-digit NOC 7312 (heavy duty mechanic) in the Province of British Columbia (BC), Census districts of Central Kootenay, Central Okanagan, Columbia Shuschawp; East Kootenay, Kootenay-Boundary, North Okanagan, Okanagan Similkameen between January - December 2012, January - December 2013 and for January - May 2014; as well as records showing the total number of EI claimants in BC and the above mentioned census districts for the years 2012, 2013 and January - May 2014. All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00214 A list showing the annual salary for the 4-digit NOC 2281 (Network Technician) in the province of Alberta between January - December 2012, January - December 2013 and for January - May 2014 as well as a list showing the annual salary for all occupations in the province of Alberta for the years 2011, 2012, 2013 and January - May 2014. All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00215 A list showing the annual salary for the 4-digit NOC 7321 (Heavy Duty Mechanic) in the Province of British Columbia (BC) between January - December 2012, January - December 2013 and for January - May 2014 as well as a list showing the annual salary for all occupations in BC for the years 2011,2012, 2013 and January - May 2014. All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00217 A list showing the annual salary for the 4-digit NOC 2141 (Industrial Engineer) in Ontario between January - December 2012, January - December 2013, and for January - May 2014 as well as records showing the annual salary for all occupations in Ontario for the years 2011, 2012, 2013 and January – May 2014. All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00219 A list showing the annual full-time employment for the 4-digit NOC 2141 (Industrial Engineer) in the Province of Ontario between January - December 2012, January - December 2013 and for January – May 2014 as well as records showing the annual total employment in Ontario for the years 2011, 2012, 2013 and January - May 2014. All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00220 A list showing the total number of EI claimants for the 4-digit NOC 2141 (Industrial Engineer) in the Province of Ontario (ON), Census districts of Toronto, Peel Regional Municipality, Durham Regional Municipality, Halton Regional Municipality between January - December 2012, January - December 2013 and for January - May 2014; as well as records showing the total number of EI claimants in Ontario and the above
    mentioned census districts for the years 2012, 2013 and January - May 2014.
    All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00221 A list showing the total number of EI claimants for the 4-digit NOC 6315 (cleaning supervisor) in the Province of Alberta as well as census districts of Alberta: Medicine Hat, Lethbridge, Clresholm, Hanna, Startmore, Calgary, Wainright, Red Deer, Rocky Mountain House, Lloydminster, Edmonton, Cold Lake, Whitecourt, Hinton, Canmore, Fort McMurray, Slave Lake, Grande Cache, Grande Prairie, between January - December 2012, January - December 2013, and for January - May 2014; as well as records showing the total number of EI claimants in AB and the above mentioned census districts for the years 2012, 2013 and January - May 2014. All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00223 A printout of all the documents on the intranet of W-T (Western Territories) under the file/folder/heading: 'Operational Guidance'. Disclosed in part 100
    A-2014-00224 A list showing the annual salary for the 4-digit NOC 6315 (Cleaning Supervisor) in the Province of Alberta (AB) between January - December 2012, January - December 2013 and for January - May 2014 as well as a list showing the annual salary for all occupations in AB for the years 2011, 2012, 2013 and January - May 2014." All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00225 A list showing the projected vacancies for the 4-digit NOC 6315 (Cleaning Supervisor) in the Province of Alberta for 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 as well as any other records showing projected vacancies over this period. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00226 A list showing the annual full-time employment for the 4-digit NOC 6315 (Cleaning Supervisor) in the Province of Alberta (AB) between January - December 2012, January - December 2013 and for January - May 2014 as well as a list showing the annual total employment in AB for the years 2011, 2012, 2013, and January - May 2014. All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00228 Final versions of two Social Security Tribunal guidance documents governing the process of adjudication, in both English and French: Guidelines-Forms of Hearing and Standard Wording-Reasons for Form of Hearing Decisions. All disclosed 22
    A-2014-00233 Statistics and information on Labour Market Opinions issued for live-in caregivers for March, April, and May 2014. Disclosed in part 42
    A-2014-00244 A list of industrial sectors that are covered by the Federal Contractors Program. All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00245 Provide Labour Market Opinions (LMOs) issued to Villa Care, applications for LMOs and information related to their processing. Disclosed in part 12
    A-2014-00262 Information on LMOs that were refused, since July 2013, where all or part of the reasons for refusal included statements that recruitment and advertising did not contain information about the duties of the job. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00267 The number of positive LMOs issued to Sunwing and Canjet Airlines in the last 5 years. All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00270 All versions of the recommendation report for the project “ Développer des pratiques innovantes en ACE: main-d'oeuvre en contexte linguistique minoritaire”, submitted to the Adult Learning, Literacy and Essential Skills Program (ALLESP) Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00273 A list of all Labour Market Opinions issued May 1, 2012-June 20, 2014 in Alberta by region, for the following National Occupation Classifications. For each Labour Market Opinion, include the region where the LMO applies, the name of the applicant, the wage rate the LMO was approved for, the number of workers covered by the LMO, and the name of the worksite(s) where the LMO applies. NOC 7231 Machinists and Machining and Tooling Inspectors
    NOC 7232 Tool and Die Makers
    NOC 7241 Electricians (Except Industrial and Power Systems)
    NOC 7242 Industrial Electricians
    NOC 7243 Power System Electricians
    NOC 7251 Plumbers
    NOC 7252 Steamfitters, Pipefitters, and Sprinkler System Installers
    NOC 7253 Gas Fitters
    NOC 7264 Ironworkers
    NOC 7265 Welders and Related Machine Operators
    NOC 7271 Carpenters Timeframe: May 1, 2012 - June 20, 2014
    Disclosed in part 15
    A-2014-00281 Names of organizations and number of weeks granted to each of them under the 2014 Canada Summer Jobs Grant in Ville Marie Borough - Montreal. All disclosed 2
    A-2014-00282 A list of employers in Quebec which currently hold a valid labour market opinion (LMO), as well as the total number of valid employee work permits currently bearing the name of each of these employers, for clarity,
    information 'current' as of June 13 2014.
    Disclosed in part 27
    A-2014-00284 A record of the wage rate used to adjudicate Labour Market Opinions, for the following National Occupation Codes, for all Alberta regions: NOC 7231 Machinists and Machining and Tooling Inspectors
    NOC 7232 Tool and Die Makers
    NOC 7241 Electricians (Except Industrial and Power Systems)
    NOC 7242 Industrial Electricians
    NOC 7243 Power System Electricians
    NOC 7251 Plumbers
    NOC 7252 Steamfitters, Pipefitters, and Sprinkler System Installers
    NOC 7253 Gas Fitters
    NOC 7264 Ironworkers
    NOC 7265 Welders and Related Machine Operators
    NOC 7271 Carpenters Timeframe: May 1, 2012 - June 20, 2014
    All disclosed 6
    A-2014-00301 A list of all research reports and studies created by or for the Strategic Policy and Research Branch from March 3, 2014, to July 7, 2014. All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00328 Minister Briefing note 2014 HR-NHQ 005043 All disclosed 26
    A-2014-00330 Minister Briefing note 2014 HR-NHQ 006532 All disclosed 4
    A-2014-00331 Request Text: Minister Briefing note 2014 SC-CAMS 000461 All disclosed 13
  • June 2014
    Request Number Summary of Request Disposition Number of Pages Disclosed
    A-2013-00291 Copy of briefing/transition books prepared for Minister Kenney following his appointment as Minister of Employment and Social Development Canada in July 2014. Disclosed in part 620
    A-2013-00298 Copy of briefing/transition books prepared for Minister Kenney following his appointment as Minister of Employment and Social Development Canada in July 2014. Disclosed in part 620
    A-2013-00306 Copy of briefing/transition books prepared for Minister Kenney following his appointment as Minister of Employment and Social Development Canada in July 2014. Disclosed in part 620
    A-2013-00312 Copy of briefing/transition books prepared for Minister Kenney following his appointment as Minister of Employment and Social Development Canada in July 2014. Disclosed in part 620
    A-2013-00314 Copy of briefing/transition books prepared for Minister Kenney following his appointment as Minister of Employment and Social Development Canada in July 2014. Disclosed in part 620
    A-2013-00318 Copy of briefing/transition books prepared for Minister Kenney following his appointment as Minister of Employment and Social Development Canada in July 2014. Disclosed in part 620
    A-2013-00571 Briefing notes relating to Bills C-377 and C-525. Timeframe: June 2013 to present. Disclosed in part 163
    A-2013-00574 All records on Bills C-377 and/or C-525 prepared for the Minister of Employment and Social Development and/or the Minister of Labour since January 2013. Disclosed in part 221
    A-2013-00598 A copy of the following contract deliverables:
    Alison Knight - 7514-12-0002 (Learning Branch) Loblaws - 7616-12-0006 (Income Security and Social Development Branch Social Research and Demonstration - 7472-09-0005/03 (Learning Branch) PRA - 9094-12-0005 (contract cancelled and replaced by 9134-13-0005 – Strategic Policy and Research) Atlantic Evaluation - 7421-10-0197 (Skills and Employment Branch).
    Disclosed in part 646
    A-2013-00721 With respect to the Enabling Accessibility Fund: Provide documents detailing the criteria used to determine eligibility and:
    • A list of projects approved and their costs, by constituency, between the Fund's 2007 creation and May 2, 2011;
    • A list of projects approved and their costs, by constituency, between May 3, 2011 and the present;
    • A list of rejected projects, by constituency, between the Fund's 2007 creation and May 2, 2011;
    • A list of rejected projects, by constituency, between May 3, 2011 and the present;
    • The definitions of small-size project, mid-size project and large-size project.
    Disclosed in part 1808
    A-2013-00745 A copy of the following briefing notes to the Minister:
    • 2013 HR-MSBU 009782;
    • 2013 HR-NHQ031643, and
    • ;2013 HR-NHQ 031774.
    Disclosed in part 14
    A-2013-00839 Data, research articles, reports, presentations, briefing notes to the Minister and the Minister's Office, and recommendations on Canadian job retention / workforce participation rates and programs for Canadians living with episodic illness / disability to better understand the accumulative disadvantage this population experiences as individuals age with disability for 2013-14. Disclosed in part 16
    A-2014-00005 Any internal policy, communications (directives, guidelines or instructions to employees), and memorandum concerning site inspections by ESDC employees to workplaces that employ temporary foreign workers. Timeframe: June 1, 2013 to April 2, 2014. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00017 List of ministerial briefing notes that were prepared from February 1, 2014 to April 10, 2014. Exclude records considered to be matters of cabinet confidence, subject to third party consultations, or have been made public. All disclosed 30
    A-2014-00036
    • the number of Temporary Foreign Workers collecting Employment Insurance benefits;
    • the number of Temporary Foreign Workers who applied for Employment Insurance but were denied benefits;
    • the total dollar amount paid in Employment Insurance Benefits to Temporary Foreign Workers;
    • the total dollar amount paid in Employment Insurance premiums by Temporary Foreign Workers and their employers.
    Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00063
    • Federal dollars available in 2012 then 2013 to the ESDC "Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities" to Saskatchewan.
    • Federal dollars distributed in 2012 then 2013 through the ESDC 'Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities' to Saskatchewan. Include which organizations/businesses received funding through this program and the amount of funds each received.
    • Federal dollars available nationally in 2012 then 2013 for the Opportunities Program.
    • Federal dollars distributed nationally in 2012 then 2013 for the Opportunities Program.
    All disclosed 3
    A-2014-00065 List of Alberta employers with labour Market Opinions (LMOs) with wages below the prevailing regional wage rates, broken down by national Occupation Code ( listed below), by wage, and by name of region from January 1, 2009 to present.
    • NOC 7231 Machinists and machining and Tooling Inspectors
    • NOC 7232 Tool and Die Makers
    • NOC 7241 Electricians (Except Industrial and Power Systems)
    • NOC 7242 Industrial Electricians
    • NOC 7243 Power System Electricians
    • NOC 7251 Plumbers
    • NOC 7252 Steamfitters, Pipefitters, and Sprinkler System Installers
    • NOC 7253 Gas Fitters
    • NOC 7264 Ironworkers
    • NOC 7265 Welders and Related Machine Operators
    • NOC 7271 Carpenters

    Ensure that the following regions are included and clearly marked:

    • Banff-Jasper-Rocky Mountain House
    • Athabasca-Grande Prairie-Peace River
    • Wood Buffalo-Cold Lake
    • Calgary
    • Edmonton
    • Camrose-Drumheller
    • Red Deer
    • Lethbridge-Medicine Hat
    Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00070 Copy of internal policy memo from January 2014 (approximate date) which informed officers to treat Kijiji and Cragslist as one source in Labour Market Opinion (LMO) request, and Monster.com and Workopolis as one source. All disclosed 2
    A-2014-00071 The number of LMO refusals and approvals for the months of October 2013, November 2013, December 2013, January 2014, February 2014, March 2014 and April 2014 at the Temporary Foreign Worker Offices in Vancouver, Edmonton, Ontario, Saint John (New Brunswick). All disclosed 2
    A-2014-00072 Copies of all of the Department's reports on inspections of workplaces that employ Temporary Foreign Workers, from Dec. 31, 2013 to present. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00074 Prevailing wage Rates (or other wage rates, as used to adjudicate Labour Market Opinions) for the following NOCs requested, by region, January 1, 2009 to March 31, 2014:
    • NOC 7231 Machinists and Machining and Tooling Inspectors
    • NOC 7232 Tool and Die Makers
    • NOC 7241 Electricians (Except Industrial and Power Systems)
    • NOC 7242 Industrial Electricians
    • NOC 7243 Power System Electricians
    • NOC 7251 Plumbers
    • NOC 7252 Steamfitters, Pipefitters, and Sprinkler System Installers
    • NOC 7253 Gas Fitters
    • NOC 7264 Ironworkers
    • NOC 7265 Welders and Related Machine Operators
    • NOC 7271 Carpenters
    All disclosed 98
    A-2014-00085 List of the employers from London, Ontario that have used the Temporary Foreign Worker Program, broken down by year. Include organization address if available. Timeframe: from Jan 1, 2011 to May 9, 2014. Disclosed in part 6
    A-2014-00086 Documents relating to Labour Market Opinion or Accelerated Labour Market Opinion with respect to a job Offer in British Columbia for the Employer Excel Care, Excel Care Nursing Services Inc., or Excel Care Holdings. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00089 Documents, excluding e-mails, regarding the development a national, entry-to-practice examination for the counselling profession. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00093 Copy of a letter or e-mail that was sent from the Attorney General of a province to ESDC in which it was stated that Foreign Nationals may not or should not pay the legal fees for a labour market opinion. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00094 List of approved Labour Market Opinions (LMO) and Refused LMO for the office in Saint John (NB) for each of the following streams ;
    • Academics (University Professors);
    • Federal Skilled Worker Program;
    • Federal Skilled Trades Program;
    • medical Doctors/Specialists or Registered Nurses for the period;
    • Rest of the LMO for all other NOC's that does not fall within the streams mentioned in (a) to (d) above; all for period 1 Jan 2014 - 10 May 2014
    All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00095
    • the total number of work ready EI Claimants in Technical Sales Reps (NOC 6221) nationally for Canada from Jan to Dec 2012 and Jan to Dec 2013;
    • the total number of work ready EI Claimants in Technical Sales Reps (NOC 6221) for Alberta and Ontario for Jan to Dec 2012 and Jan to Dec 2013;
    • total number of Work Ready EI Claimants in Jan to Dec 2012 and Jan to Dec 2013 nationally for Canada;
    • total number of Work Ready EI Claimants from Jan to Dec 2012 and Jan to Dec 2013 in Alberta and Ontario.
    All disclosed 2
    A-2014-00096
    • the total number of work ready EI Claimants in NOC 4163 (Business Development officers) for Canada nationally in 2012 and 2013
    • the total number of work ready EI Claimants in Business Development officers (NOC 4163) for Alberta for Jan to Dec 2012 and Jan 2013 to Dec 2013
    • Total number of Work Ready EI Claimants in Jan to Dec 2012 and Jan to Dec 2013 nationally for Canada
    • Total number of Work Ready EI Claimants from Jan to Dec 2012 and Jan to Dec 2013 in Alberta
    All disclosed 2
    A-2014-00097 The number of vacancies in Business Development Officers (NOC 4163) for Alberta (Source is the jobbank.gc.ca)
    • Jan to Dec 2012 (12 months)
    • Jan to Dec 2013 (12 months)
    • Jan - April 2014 (4 months)
    All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00098 The number of vacancies in Technical Sales Reps (NOC 6221) for Alberta and Ontario from (Source is the jobbank.gc.ca)
    • Jan to Dec 2012 (12 months)
    • Jan to Dec 2013 (12 months)
    • Jan - April 2014 (4 months)
    All disclosed 2
    A-2014-00105 The number of positions for which Labour Market Opinion applications were submitted to Service to the Service Canada office in Alberta from January 1, 2014 to March 31, 2014, the number confirmed (approved), the number refused, the number that were still in progress as of March 21, 2014 and the number withdrawn, cancelled or closed for the NOC codes : 0015, 0631, 0632, 1226, 5254, 6212, 6213, 6241, 6242, 6251, 6252, 6421, 6431, 6435, 6441, 6442, 6443, 6451, 6452, 6453, 6611, 6641, 6661, 6671 and 6672. All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00107 List of employers receiving positive Labour Market Opinions (LMOs) in the Region of Waterloo, Guelph and Wellington County for all National Occupation Classification Codes (NOC). Timeframe: January 1, 2009 to present Disclosed in part 39
    A-2013-00108 The number of positions for which Labour Market Opinion applications were submitted in aggregate to the Service Canada office in British Columbia from January 1, 2014 to March 31, 2014 for each of the eight (8) development regions of British Columbia, the number confirmed (approved), the number refused, the number that were still in progress as of March 31, 2013, and the number withdrawn, cancelled or closed for the following NOC codes (combined); 0015, 0631, 0632, 1226, 5254, 6212, 6213, 6241, 6242, 6251, 6252, 6421, 6431, 6435, 6441, 6442, 6443, 6451, 6452, 6453, 6611, 6641, 6661, 6671 and 6672 All disclosed 1
    A-2013-000109 The number of positions for which Labour Market Opinion applications were submitted to Service to the Service Canada office in British Columbia from January 1, 2014 to March 31, 2014, the number confirmed (approved), the number refused, the number that were still in progress as of March 31, 2014 and the number withdrawn, cancelled or closed for the NOC codes: 0015, 0631, 0632, 1226, 5254, 6212, 6213, 6241, 6242, 6251, 6252, 6421, 6431, 6435, 6441, 6442, 6443, 6451, 6452, 6453, 6611, 6641, 6661, 6671 and 6672. All disclosed 1
    A-2013-00110 Copies of all Purchase orders for the following Information Technology equipment: printers, copiers, PC's, notebooks. Timeframe: January 1, 2014 to March 31, 2014. Disclosed in part 55
    A-2014-00113 Requesting Labour Market Opinions arranged by Global Business Canada. If records are withheld, please list the documents and the reasons for non-disclosure. If documents are available electronically or by CD-ROM this is my preference. Disclosed in part 0
    A-2014-00114 A copy of the excerpt from the TFW Employer's Manual and/or government regulation that allowed for issuing a Labour Market Opinion (LMO) for less than prevailing wage rates for lower-skilled occupations prior to 2013. All disclosed 24
    A-2014-00116 List of employers located in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut that have filed for Labour Market Opinions between January 1, 2013 and May 1, 2014. Disclosed in part 2
    A-2014-00121 The number of LMO refusals, approvals and returned applications for the months of Oct 2013, Nov 2013, Dec 2013, Jan 2014, Feb 2014, March 2014 and April 2014 for foreign worker officers in Vancouver, Edmonton, Ontario and Saint John ( New Brunswick) All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00122 The number of vacancies in NOC 6315 (Cleaning Supervisors) for Alberta (Source is the jobbbank.gc.ca)
    1. Jan to Dec 2012 (12 months)
    2. Jan to Dec 2013 (12 months)
    3. Jan to April 2014 (4 months)
    All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00123
    1. the total number of work ready EI claimants in NOC 6315 (Cleaning Supervisors) for Canada nationally from Jan to Dec 2012 and Jan to Dec 2013
    2. the total number of work ready EI claimants in NOC 6315 Cleaning Supervisor for Alberta for Jan to Dec 2012 and Jan 2013 to Dec 2013
    3. Total number of Work Ready EI Claimants in Jan to Dec 2012 and Jan to Dec 2013 nationally for Canada
    4. Total number of Work Ready EI Claimants from Jan to Dec 2012 and Jan to Dec 2013 in Alberta.
    Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00124 All personnel lists of Service Canada's Foreign Worker Offices including regional advisors and Labour market analysts for each of these offices as well as Compliance Audit officers: Vancouver, Saskatoon, Regina, Edmonton, Toronto, Winnipeg, Edmundston, Fredericton, Saint John, St John's, Moncton, Dartmouth, Charlottetown, Halifax, Montreal. All disclosed 81
    A-2014-00125 Reports related to outcomes mapping or workflow processes of the Canada Student Loans Program (CSLP). Timeframe: January 1, 2010 to December 31, 2012. All disclosed 27
    A-2014-00126 All emails sent to integrity@servicecanada.gc.ca and summaries of calls made to the Service Canada confidential Tip Line (1-866-602-9448 or 1-800-367-5693) since January 1, 2012 related to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program. Nothing disclosed (exemption) 0
    A-2014-00127 List of briefing notes and memos to Minister Kenney for the month of April 2014. Exclude cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 13
    A-2014-00130 For 2011, 2012, and 2013, provide records held by the Department allowing me to see:
    • if the Department has requested from telecommunications companies personal data of their Canadian or foreign subscribers;
    • if yes, indicate under what authority and provide number per year;
    • annual volumes of these requests for 2011, 2012, 2013;
    • total cost per year paid by the Department in 2011, 2012, and 2013 for each request to telecommunications companies for subscriber data
    • total cost paid by the Department for each request to telecommunications companies for Canadian or foreign subscriber data
    Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00131 Documents regarding the preparation of new rules for accelerated or expedited Labour Market Opinions in the period from September 1, 2013 to May 28, 2013. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00146 Briefing notes for the Minister relating to violations of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program by 0860005 B.C. Ltd. Timeframe: January 1, 2010 to present. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00152 All records in the Deputy Minister or Associate Deputy Minister's office about Sunwing's or Canjet's use of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program and/or Labour Market Opinions (LMO). Exclude cabinet confidences. Timeframe: from February 1, 2014 to March 13, 2014. Disclosed in part 17
    A-2014-00153 All records in the Minister's Office about Sunwing's or Canjet's use of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program and/or Labour Market Opinions (LMO). Exclude cabinet confidences. Timeframe: February 1, 2014 to March 31, 2014. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00154 All records in the Minister's Office about Sunwing's or Canjet's use of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program and/or Labour Market Opinions (LMO). Exclude cabinet confidences. Timeframe: April 1, 2014 to May 12, 2014. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00155 All records in the Minister's Office about Sunwing's or Canjet's use of Minister's Office about Sunwing's or Canjet's use of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program and/or Labour Market Opinions (LMO). Exclude cabinet confidences. Timeframe: November 1, 2013 to January 31, 2014. Disclosed in part 34
    A-2014-00172 Briefing notes to the Minister detailing the expected impact of departmental spending cuts. Exclude cabinet confidences. Timeframe: January 1, 2014 to the present. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00180 Briefing notes to the Minister regarding the Social Security Tribunal. Exclude cabinet confidences. Timeframe: from January 1, 2011 to December 31, 2011. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00183 Briefing notes to the Minister regarding the staffing of the Integrity Program. Exclude cabinet confidences. Timeframe: from January 1, 2012 to December 31, 2012. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00184 Briefing notes to the Minister regarding the staffing of the Integrity Program. Exclude cabinet confidences. Timeframe: from January 1, 2014 to May 28, 2014. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00185 Briefing notes to the Minister regarding proactive auto enrollment for Old Age Security benefits. Exclude cabinet confidences. Timeframe: from January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00186 Briefing notes to the Minister regarding proactive auto enrollment for Old Age Security benefits. Exclude cabinet confidences. Timeframe: from January 1, 2014 to May 28, 2014. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00187 Briefing notes to the Minister regarding proactive auto enrollment for Old Age Security benefits. Exclude cabinet confidences. Timeframe: from January 1, 2012 to the December 31, 2012. All disclosed 27
    A-2014-00188 Briefing notes to the Minister regarding the staffing of the Integrity Program. Exclude cabinet confidences. Timeframe: from January 1, 2011 to December 31, 2011. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00199 Update by the Strategic Policy and Research Branch using 2008-2011 data, in the analysis on the income, spending and wealth patterns of Canada's middle class. All disclosed 13
    A-2014-00201 All communications to or from the Minister or Minister of State on the extended period to submit nominations for the Prime Minister's Volunteer Awards, including information on the need for an extension to June 23, 2014. All disclosed 10
  • May 2014
    Request Number Summary of Request Disposition Number of Pages Disclosed
    A-2013-00833 All correspondence between the Minister's office and the department from Feb. 1, 2014 to present, pertaining to an ESDC report on the middle class in Canada from 1993-2007. Disclosed in part 57
    A-2013-00848 Statistics and information on Labour Market Opinions issued for live-in caregivers for Disclosed in part 13
    A-2013-00850 List of employers approved for an LMO for and by province. Disclosed in part 173
    A-2014-00001 All documents, including e-mails, correspondence, contracts, funding agreements, memos, audits, reviews, deliverables, etc. regarding the funding provided to Environmental Defence, as outlined in the lobbyist registration report https://ocl-cal.gc.ca/app/secure/orl/lrrs/do/gvFndg?cid=296305&sMdKy=1375452357886. Disclosed in part 34
    A-2014-00002 List of organizations that have used the temporary foreign worker program to hire an employee to work in Nova Scotia from to the present. In addition to the organization name and contact information, provide the occupations (NOC code) sought at the time of application. Disclosed in part 79
    A-2014-00008 Invoices and other documents showing amounts spent to refit one or more toilets and or showers in the office of the Minister, the Deputy Minister, and/or Assistant Deputy Minsiters. Timeframe : from to . Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00011
    1. For the period 2011-2013, the average and median age of individuals at the time they qualified for the Canada Pension Plan-Disability Benefit (CPP-D)
    2. For the period 2011-2013, the percentage of individuals from British Columbia qualifying for CPP-D who already had Person with Disability ("PWD") Status through British Columbia's Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation (MSDSI).
    All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00014 All correspondence related to the requests for information made by Hill Times staff to the department's media relations branch. Timeframe: to . Disclosed in part 43
    A-2014-00021 Copy of the Interchange Contract between Service Canada and Gini Bethell (CIO) and letter of agreement. All disclosed 9
    A-2014-00022 Email exchanges on the Interchange Contract between the Canada School of the Public Service and Gini Bethell for the following employees: Ms. Lizotte-MacPherson, Ms. Gail Gosselin, Ms. Gini Bethell, and the procurement group. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00025 Records pertaining to Labour Market Opinion applications made by or on behalf of any of the following individuals or entities:

    Standard Industrial Services Inc., Edmonton, Alberta
    Standard Scaffolding Inc., Edmonton, Alberta
    Brocha Systems Ltd., Fort McMurray, Alberta
    Fort McKay Industrial, Fort McMurray, Alberta
    Standard Scaffold Incorporated, Edmonton, Alberta
    Standard Scaffold & Insulation, Edmonton, , Alberta

    Disclosed in part 345
    A-2014-00027 Details about positive Labour Market Opinions (LMO) approved between and :
    1. Number of LMO applications approved for the job title "Construction trade helper, NOC: 7611" in Alberta
    2. Number of LMO applications approved for the job title "Construction Labourer", NOC: 7611 in Alberta
    3. Number of positions that were allowed to hire foreign workers in these two LMO job titles.
    All disclosed 1
    A-2014-00032 The internal script used by program officers in relation to employer verification telephone calls with respect to Labour Market Opinion applications from to present. Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00034 Records relating to anticipated/actual cost of recording hearings before the Social Security Tribunal during the period of to . This may include, but is not limited to the following types of records:policies/guidelines, contracts for services, quotes/invoices for equipment / services, and notes / memoranda/emails. All disclosed 24
    A-2014-00035 All job descriptions in CPP Disability Benefits, Income Security Programs, including addenda, for positions 06164 (Senior Manager Vocational Rehabilitation and Reassessment, Senior Manager Beneficiary Services or any other title attached to this position) and 79798 (Senior Manager Applicant, Senior Manager Disability Medical Adjudication or any other title attached this position) for the period from to . Disclosed in part 42
    A-2014-00038 All documents relating positive Labour Market Opinions (LMOs) and/or Accelerate Labour Market Opinions (ALMOs) for Pacer Foundations Construction Corporation from to present. Time Period: to present () Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00041 Any correspondence (electronic and written) that includes reference to Bill C-377 to and/or from the specific individuals

    I also request any day planners and calendars, electronic or written, that reference Bill C-377 held by the Minister of Labour, as well as the Minister responsible for HRSDC/ESDC, and/or her and his exempt and non-exempt staff

    Timeframe: 2010 to the present

    Disclosed in part 12
    A-2014-00042
    1. Of the 178 appeals heard by the Income Security Section Tribunal Members of the General Division of the SST please advise how many of these appeals were approved, and how many were denied. Please do not include settlements that have been offered by the Canada Pension Plan - but rather the percentages regarding the cases heard by the Social Security Tribunal members.
    2. Of the 67 appeals heard in person by the General Division of the Social Security Tribunal please advise how many were allowed and how many were dismissed.
    3. Of the 82 appeals heard by teleconference by the General Division of the Social Security Tribunal, please advise how many were allowed and how many were dismissed.
    4. Of the 26 appeals heard by videoconference by the General Division of the Social Security Tribunal, please advise how many were allowed and how many were dismissed.
    5. Number of appeals at the General Division of the Social Security Tribunal that were summarily dismissed.
    All disclosed 2
    A-2014-00043 Research report from the Strategic Policy and Research Branch: Assessing recent occupational Labour Market conditions (2013-2014) All disclosed 152
    A-2014-00045 Research report from the Strategic Policy and Research Branch: Consumption: an alternative measure to assess the level of economic well-being of low-income families. All disclosed 53
    A-2014-00046 Research report from the Strategic Policy and Research Branch: Contribution to the HRSD-CIC evidence - based framework for planning immigration levels and mix. All disclosed 34
    A-2014-00047 Research report from the Strategic Policy and Research Branch: What factors are influencing the initial choices of field of study and the labour market outcomes of young adults? All disclosed 55
    A-2014-00048 Research report from the Strategic Policy and Research Branch: Temporary foreign workers and benefits for the Canadian economy. All disclosed 24
    A-2014-00049 Research report from the Strategic Policy and Research Branch: The impact of Canada child Tax benefit and supplements on working families All disclosed 5
    A-2014-00050 Research report from the Strategic Policy and Research Branch: Social Impact Bonds: Pipedream or Game Changer? All disclosed 12
    A-2014-00051 Research report from the Strategic Policy and Research Branch: PISA 2009-Gender differences in performances reading habits and learning strategies All disclosed 87
    A-2014-00052 Research report from the Strategic Policy and Research Branch: Low-waged jobs: A comparison between Canada and US All disclosed 26
    A-2014-00053 Research report from the Strategic Policy and Research Branch: Identifying a set of potential new national/provincial/territorial indicators of current or recent labour market pressures. All disclosed 155
    A-2014-00054 Research report from the Strategic Policy and Research Branch: Having the necessary training to work in occupations that are on the eligible occupations list according to ministerial instructions guarantee success on the Canadian labour market. All disclosed 124
    A-2014-00055 Research report from the Strategic Policy and Research Branch: Factors influencing the medium - and long-term incidence of low income among people with disabilities. All disclosed 18
    A-2014-00057 All documents relating positive Labour Market Opinions (LMOs) and/or Accelerate Labour Market Opinions for Pacer Promec Energy Construction Corporation from to present. Time period: to present. () Does not exist 0
    A-2014-00058 Labour Market Opinions and supporting documentation for Opinions provided by ESDC to O&S Contracting between to present. Does not exist 0
    A-2013-00761 Sampling of Letters from the public generated from to regarding Service Canada's level of service. Please exclude records considered to be matters of cabinet confidence, subject to third-party consultations, or have been made public. Please provide a sample of letters for each month of the year, keeping the search time under five hours. Disclosed in part 330
    A-2013-00756 Copy of the following briefing notes to the Minister:

    HR-NHQ 024193,
    HR-MSBU 010201,
    HR-MSBU 010842.

    Disclosed in part 11
    A-2013-00752 Copy of the following briefing notes to the Minister:

    HR-MSBU 010462,
    HR-NHQ 033193,
    HR-MSBU 010741,
    HR-MSBU 010261.

    Disclosed in part 62
    A-2013-00404 All records related to Bill C-525 provided to the Office of the Labour Minister and all records provided to Deputy Minister of Labour's Office about Bill C-525 dated from , to . Disclosed in part 134
    A-2013-00748 Copy of the following briefing notes to the Minister:

    HR-MSBU 010881,
    HR-NHQ 030297,
    HR-NHQ 033226.

    Disclosed in part 7
    A-2013-00741 All documents filed by the Bank of Nova Scotia with respect to Employment Insurance Premium Reduction Program. Disclosed in part 206
    A-2013-00740 All documents filed by the Royal Bank of Canada with respect to Employment Insurance Premium Reduction Program. Disclosed in part 1361
    A-2013-00734 Concerning the meeting between Merit Canada and the Chief of Staff as per lobbyist registrar # 81784-252435, Communication date :
    • All emails of people (to and from) who participated in this meeting
    • Meeting participants
    • Agenda, minutes, preparatory notes and background reports (final version only),
    • Notes taken during meeting (including handwritten notes).
    Does not exist 0
    A-2013-00733 Concerning the meeting between Merit Canada and Director of Policy as per lobbyist registrar # 81784-261929, Communication date 2013-02-26:
    • All emails of people (to and from) who participated in this meeting
    • Meeting participants
    • Agenda, minutes, preparatory notes and background reports (final version only),
    • Notes taken during meeting (including handwritten notes).
    Does not exist 0
    A-2013-00732 Concerning the meeting between Merit Canada and Director of Policy as per lobbyist registrar # 81784-261929, Communication date 2013-02-26:
    • All emails of people (to and from) who participated in this meeting
    • Meeting participants
    • Agenda, minutes, preparatory notes and background reports (final version only),
    • Notes taken during meeting (including handwritten notes).
    Does not exist 0
    A-2013-00731 Concerning the meeting between Merit Canada, the Chief of Staff and the Director of Policy as per lobbyist registrar # 281784-276632, Communications date 2013-05-28:
    • All emails of people (to and from) who participated in this meeting
    • Meeting participants
    • Agenda, minutes, preparatory notes and background reports (final version only),
    • Notes taken during meeting (including handwritten notes).
    All disclosed 8
    A-2013-00730 Concerning meeting between Merit Canada and the Director of Policy, the Minister of HRSDC and the Director of Communications, as per lobbyist registrar # 281784-265729, Communication date 2013-03-20:
    • All emails of people (to and from) who participated in this meeting
    • Meeting participants
    • Agenda, minutes, preparatory notes and background reports (final version only),
    • Notes taken during meeting (including handwritten notes).
    Does not exist 0
    A-2013-00728 Concerning the meeting between Merit Canada, the Deputy Chief of Staff and the Director of Policy, and as per lobbyist registrar # 281784- 292390, Communication date 2013-09-11:
    • All emails of people (to and from) who participated in this meeting
    • Meeting participants
    • Agenda, minutes, preparatory notes and background reports (final version only),
    • Notes taken during meeting (including handwritten notes).
    Does not exist 0
    A-2013-00617 Briefing notes on "Part II of the Canada Labour Code, Government Employees Compensation Act (GECA), and Related Issues". Disclosed in part 39
    A-2013-00557 Any and all guidance documents governing the process of adjudication by Social Security Tribunal (SST) members. Disclosed in part 88
    A-2013-00546 All emails, internal correspondence, memos, briefing notes, concerning the free trade deal with Europe (CETA) from , to the present. Please limit to records sent to or from the Deputy Minister of Labour, as well as those to or from the Minister of Labour. Disclosed in part 17
    A-2013-00524 All documents related to the Labour Market Opinion issued for Nexen Inc. in Alberta. Disclosed in part 1929
    A-2013-00518 All emails, internal correspondence, PINs, memos, briefing notes, and question period cards provided to the Minister for Labour, concerning Bill C-525 from to the present. Please limit to records sent to or from the Deputy Minister of Labour, as well as those to and from the Minister of Labour. Disclosed in part 99
    A-2013-00493 All briefing notes for the Minister created since on Social Impact Bonds. Disclosed in part 13
    A-2013-00009 All materials relating to the letter to the public IN-476-03-13E/F. Include any documents discussing the possibility of sending a letter to the public defending the government's changes to Employment Insurance program. For the purpose of the search, e-mails are those located in the mailbox of Director, Jay Wakelin and the e-mails exchanged between the DG and the ADM. Disclosed in part 934
    A-2014-00059 All Temporary Help Services (THS) Supply Arrangement (SA) and Standing Offer (SO) callups issued in the Western Region, specifically the city of Calgary, the Pacific Region, specifically for Vancouver and the Greater Toronto Area for the months of to . All disclosed 26
    A-2014-00060 List of the LMO's issued from to for companies of any size, in Calgary, Edmonton, and Vancouver. Disclosed in part 22
    A-2014-00061 Summative evaluation of the Targeted Initiative for Older Workers, including any draft or interim version if final version not yet complete. Nothing disclosed (exemption) 0
    A-2014-00062 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 , , , , , . Disclosed in part 74
    A-2014-00064 Copy of the Human Resources Development Canada Report entitled: "Comparative Toxicity of Permethrin and d-Phenothrin with Pyrethrum" Does not exist 0
  • April 2014
    Request Number Summary of Request Disposition Number of Pages Disclosed
    A-2013-00258

    At the Old Age Security (OAS) Processing Centre in Québec, it is requested that employees process 7 “New Option” cases (Form ISP3041) per day.  I would like to obtain the records on this standard.

    This request concerns only employees who work or have worked for the Québec OAS Office.  Timeframe: to today.

    All disclosed 32
    A-2013-00396

    Briefing notes for the Deputy Minister and Minister, presentations and research papers from to the present with regard to incentives the
    Government is providing the private sector (or any other targeted sector) to engage in impact investments. Please exclude Cabinet confidences.

    Disclosed in part 265
    A-2013-00484

    Latest version of the Employment Insurance Benefits Manual as of .

    Disclosed in part 3654
    A-2013-00635

    All internal or external analysis of the "Skills Initiative Advertising Campaign Evaluation Survey, Spring ", POR #009-13 (raw numbers and methodology report conducted by NRG Research Group), including any Privy Council Office (PCO) analysis, all PowerPoint decks, reports, studies, memos, etc.

    Disclosed in part 154
    A-2013-00655

    Briefing note to Minister Folder ID 588252 (Two-year Forward Regulatory Plan)

    Disclosed in part 23
    A-2013-00665

    Briefing note on "Advice on Activities to support Minister Oliver (pipelines/SFR)", Tracking ID: HR-MSBV
    008261, folder ID: 609565

    Nothing disclosed (excluded) 0
    A-2013-00669

    Briefing note to Minister Folder ID 605030. Student Financial Assistance.

    Disclosed in part 23
    A-2013-00675

    Briefing note to Minister Folder ID 607754. Meeting with Don Drummond.

    Disclosed in part 17
    A-2013-00679

    Briefing note to Minister Folder ID 608118. Two-year Forward Regulatory Plan.

    All disclosed 19
    A-2013-00753

    Please provide a copy of the following briefing notes to the Minister:
    HR-MSBU 008182, HR-MSBU 009324, HR-MSBU 010143.

    All disclosed 239
    A-2013-00793

    All documents related to any Labour Market Opinions ("LMOs") and/or Accelerated Labour Market Opinions ("ALMOs") applied for by (1) Gate Gourmet Canada Inc. and (2) Morayo Services Canada Limited between
    , and .

    Disclosed in part 212
    A-2013-00818

    List of briefing materials and files that have been developed regarding income splitting for families with children under the age of 18 years. Timeframe: to .

    Does not exist 0
    A-2013-00830

    All briefing materials prepared for the Minister since , on a news media report pertaining to an ESDC report on the middle class in Canada from - , including briefing notes, House Cards, memos, PowerPoint decks, etc.

    All disclosed 4
    A-2013-00832

    A list of all research reports and studies created by or for the Strategic Policy and Research Branch since , to date of receipt of this request.

    All disclosed 3
    A-2013-00835

    Copy of all intelligence reports, intelligence evaluations on all topics, held by Service Canada.  Limit the scope of the request to reports/intelligence evaluations  submitted to the Minister/Minister's Office.  Timeframe:  to present.

    Does not exist 0
    A-2013-00836

    ESDC Evaluations:

    • Canada Education Savings Program - Family Savings for Post-Secondary Education;
    • Canada Student Loans Program - Budget Implementation Review;
    • Homelessness Partnering Strategy;
    • Social Development Partnership Program - Leveraging for Impact
    • Labour Market Agreements;

    Audits:

    • Audit of the Implementation of the Code of Conduct;
    • Consultation: Strategic Support for the Benefit Realization Strategy of Deficit Reduction Action Plan (DRAP).
    All disclosed 1
    A-2013-00841

    A copy of all pertinent related documents regarding a New Horizons for Seniors Program grant of $22,200 to the “Association des locataires de MRB Tenants Association” awarded in - .

    Disclosed in part 54
    A-2013-00842
    • Old Age Security (OAS) Operational Procedures
    • Functional Guidance and Procedures manual
    • OAS National Training Packages - Service Canada College
    All disclosed 7
    A-2013-00847

    Statistics and information on Labour Market Opinions issued for live-in caregivers for

    Disclosed in part 22
    A-2013-00851

    Meeting minutes or briefing notes of all meetings between Merit Canada and/or Terrance Oakey and the current Minister of Labour Kellie Leitch and/or the former Minister of Labour Lisa Raitt. Timeframe: to .

    Does not exist 0
    A-2013-00852

    Meeting minutes or briefing notes of all meetings between the Canadian Federation of Independent Business and/or Dan Kelly and/or Catherine Swift and the current Minister of Labour Kellie Leitch and/or the former
    Minister of Labour Lisa Raitt. Timeframe: to .

    All disclosed 2
    A-2013-00854

    A copy of the three most recent organization charts for the ATIP and Privacy Unit at Human Resources and Skill Development Canada.

    Disclosed in part 3
    A-2013-00855

    Briefing notes, minutes, correspondence and records relating to the meeting between the Minister and General David Petraeus and Robert Zoellick, representing the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) Task Force on North America, on or around January 7 or 8, .

    Does not exist 0
    A-2013-00857

    The following information relating to Employment Insurance requests for reconsideration and appeals to the Social Security Tribunal:

    • The number of requests for reconsideration that have been made to the Employment Insurance Commission since .
    • The number of initial decisions that have been upheld by the Employment Insurance Commission since .
    • The number of initial decisions that have been rescinded (overturned or reversed) by the Employment Insurance Commission since .
    • The number of initial decisions that have been amended (modified) or replaced by the Employment Insurance Commission since .
    • The average length of time it takes for a determination to be made by the Employment Insurance Commission after a request for reconsideration has been made.
    • The number of Employment Insurance appeals that are currently pending before the General Division of the Social Security Tribunal.
    • The number of Employment Insurance appeals that have been heard and decided by the General Division of the Social Security Tribunal and the outcomes of those appeals, i.e. the number of decisions of the Employment Insurance Commission that were upheld by the General Division and the number that were overturned/reversed.
    • The number of Employment Insurance appeals that are currently pending before the Appeal Division of the Social Security Tribunal.
    • The number of Employment Insurance appeals that have been heard and decided by the Appeal Division of the Social Security Tribunal and the outcomes of those appeals, i.e. the number of decisions of the General Division that were upheld and the number that were overturned/reversed.
    All disclosed 2
    A-2013-00864

    Impact Study of the Dispute Resolution Program, including any draft or interim version if final version is not yet complete.

    Does not exist 0
    A-2013-00868
    1. List with name, designation and phone number of Temporary Foreign Worker Program units, Western Canada (Vancouver, Edmonton);
    2. Copy of new training manual for Temporary Foreign Worker Program specialist designed as per the new regulations in ;
    3. Copy of Internal Bulletins for Temporary Foreign Worker Program unit;
    4. Number of hours of training given to program specialist and other support team of Temporary Foreign Worker Program units (Western Canada) under new regulations. Timeframe: to ;
    5. Total amount of fees received to date by Temporary Foreign Worker Program units (Western Canada) for the processing of LMO applications since new fee regulations have been imposed;
    6. Record showing the parameters taken into consideration by Temporary Foreign Worker Program specialist/team leader/supervisor for approving and refusing LMO applications;
    7. Total number of LMOs approved from to ;
    8. Total number of LMOs refused from to ;
    9. Number of food counter attendants, long haul truck drivers, cooks, food service supervisors and cashiers that are receiving Employment Insurance regular benefits in the greater Vancouver area, Edmonton and the surrounding area and Calgary and the surrounding area. Timeframe: to .
    All disclosed 69
  • March 2014
    Request Number Summary of Request Disposition Number of Pages Disclosed
    A-2012-00597 Letters and emails sent or received by managers, directors, directors general, and the assistant deputy minister, in the Integrity Services Branch, and by the Deputy Minister and the Minister, regarding the missing hard-drive that contained personal information of Canada Student Loans clients. Timeframe: to . Disclosed in part 2543
    A-2013-00226 Documents on the interpretation and application of paragraphs 14(2) to (7) of the Old Age Security legislation, of sections 13 and 14 of the Regulations and the court decisions Mattina ( ), Ward ( ) and Katz ( ). Search to be limited in the Income Security and Social Development Branch (ISSDB). All records except emails. Timeframe: since . Disclosed in part 491
    A-2013-00496 Documents related to the shipment of US thermal coal from Westshore Terminals Ltd. in British Columbia, including delivery of the coal by train to the terminal, on-site storage and handling of this coal, and its loading onto vessels for export. Disclosed in part 235
    A-2013-00505 Records showing the annual savings that will result from the abolishment of the Social Insurance Number (SIN) card as of . The most recent question period card and most recent memorandum to the Minister on this topic. Timeframe: to . Disclosed in part 19
    A-2013-00515 Records related to the Labour Market Opinion (LMO) issued to Teck Resources Ltd. in British Columbia. Disclosed in part 474
    A-2013-00520 Records related to the Labour Market Opinion (LMO) issued to Sunlife Financial in Ontario. Disclosed in part 329
    A-2013-00522 Records related to the Labour Market Opinion (LMO) issued to Suncor Energy Inc. in Alberta. Disclosed in part 1340
    A-2013-00529 Records related to the Labour Market Opinion (LMO) issued to the Bank of Montreal in Ontario. Disclosed in part 566
    A-2013-00547 Records sent to or from the Minister of Labour or the Deputy Minister of Labour, regarding Canada's Pension system and Pooled Registered Pension Plans. Timeframe: to present. Disclosed in part 55
    A-2013-00550 Minutes of annual bilateral meetings between Canada and Mexico, and with other foreign governments, on the Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program (SAWP) in and . All disclosed 93
    A-2013-00602 Deliverables for the following contracts: Benoit Oostile 9134-12-0046 and Analysis Group 9134-12-0035 All disclosed 344
    A-2013-00604 Deliverables for the following contracts: Plan Calgary 9985-13-0009, ET Jackson 9946-13-0007, ES Tunis 7576-13-0001, Sam Tsembens 7581-12-0040, John Graham 7616-12-0017, Lynne Shaw 7616-12-0018, and Ron Hier 9985-12-0022. Disclosed in part 470
    A-2013-00622 Client comments submitted by way of comment cards, office of client satisfaction, Member of Parliament's (MP) offices, relating to service at the Lawrence Square Service Canada Centre for the last 5 years. Disclosed in part 407
    A-2013-00643 Call ups or contracts for Temporary Help Services (THS) and Task-Based Informatics Professional Service (TBIPS), Standing Offers (SO), and Supply Arrangements (SA) SO. Timeframe: 1st three quarters of . Disclosed in part 244
    A-2013-00708 List of employers receiving positive labour market opinions (LMO) in Windsor-Essex County region for National Occupational Classification (NOC) codes 6, 7, 8 and 9. Timeframe: to present. Disclosed in part 9
    A-2013-00711 Internal directives issued within the last 10 weeks clearly outlining how Service Canada officers are instructed to evaluate Labour Market Opinion (LMO) applications, particularly, when to contact the employer and what questions to ask the employer. Disclosed in part 139
    A-2013-00718 The following briefing notes to the Minister: HR-NHQ 026112 and HR-NHQ 027475. Disclosed in part 12
    A-2013-00719 List of briefing notes provided to the Minister's Office of Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) in . Exclude Cabinet Confidences. Disclosed in part 20
    A-2013-00736 List of Labour Market Opinions (LMO) for hockey players and coaches since . All disclosed 1
    A-2013-00738 List of employers of temporary foreign workers in Prince Edward Island in . Disclosed in part 5
    A-2013-00742 List of suppliers or consultants who were awarded a contract, and who are in receipt of a public service pension. Timeframe: to . All disclosed 1
    A-2013-00743 Bulletins, procedures, directives, instructions, and other documents related to certain aspects of Labour Market Opinions (LMO). All disclosed 45
    A-2013-00744 The following briefing notes to the Minister: HR-NHQ 024193, 2013-NHQ 028999, Gs-Cc 010884, and HR-NHQ-028014. Disclosed in part 65
    A-2013-00746 The following briefing note to the Minister: HR-MSBU 010723. Disclosed in part 13
    A-2013-00747 The following briefing notes to the Minister: HR-MSBU 010541, HR- MSBU 010542, et HR-MSBU 010543. Disclosed in part 29
    A-2013-00749 Records regarding Canadian job retention and workforce participation rates and programs for Canadians living with episodic illness/disability. Timeframe: - Does not exist 0
    A-2013-00750 The following briefing notes to the Minister: HR-MSBU 010401, HR-NHQ 030875, HR-MSBU 010382, and HR-MSBU 010361. Disclosed in part 38
    A-2013-00751 The following briefing notes to the Minister: HR-MSBU 010383, HR-MSBU 010141, and HR-NHQ 031715. Disclosed in part 13
    A-2013-00755 The following briefing notes to the Minister: HR-NHQ 029335, HR-NHQ 030434, et SC-CAMS 002102. Disclosed in part 140
    A-2013-00762 List of employers in Ontario who received a positive Labour Market Opinion (LMO) or a positive Accelerated Labour Market Opinion (ALMO) with an hourly wage of $10.25. Timeframe: to present. Disclosed in part 176
    A-2013-00763 List of employers in Alberta who received a positive Labour Market Opinion (LMO) or a positive Accelerated Labour Market Opinion (ALMO) with an hourly wage of $9.25. Timeframe: to present. All disclosed 1
    A-2013-00764 List of employers in Québec who received a positive Labour Market Opinion (LMO) or a positive Accelerated Labour Market Opinion (ALMO) with an hourly wage of $8.75. Timeframe: to present. Does not exist 0
    A-2013-00765 List of employers in Ontario who received a positive Labour Market Opinion (LMO) or a positive Accelerated Labour Market Opinion (ALMO) with an hourly wage of $8.90. Timeframe: to present. Does not exist 0
    A-2013-00766 List of employers in British Columbia who received a positive Labour Market Opinion (LMO) or a positive Accelerated Labour Market Opinion (ALMO) with an hourly wage of $10.25. Timeframe: , 2012 to present. Disclosed in part 55
    A-2013-00767 List of employers in British Columbia who received a positive Labour Market Opinion (LMO) or a positive Accelerated Labour Market Opinion (ALMO) with an hourly wage of $9.00. Timeframe: to present. Does not exist 0
    A-2013-00768 Records generated between and regarding refugee health services. Exclude Cabinet Confidences. Does not exist 0
    A-2013-00770 The following briefing note to the Minister: HR-NHQ 032662. All disclosed 15
    A-2013-00771 Amount of funding and staff numbers allocated to the following areas in - , - , and - : Service Canada, Labour, the Income Security and Social Development Branch, the Skills and Employment Branch, the Program Operations Branch, and the Trades and Apprenticeship Division. All disclosed 2
    A-2013-00774 List of employers in Saskatchewan who received a positive Labour Market Opinion (LMO) or a positive Accelerated Labour Market Opinion (ALMO) with an hourly wage of $10.00. Timeframe: to present. Disclosed in part 3
    A-2013-00775 List of employers in Manitoba who received a positive Labour Market Opinion (LMO) or a positive Accelerated Labour Market Opinion (ALMO) with an hourly wage of $10.25. Timeframe: to present. Disclosed in part 1
    A-2013-00776 List of employers in Nunavut who received a positive Labour Market Opinion (LMO) or a positive Accelerated Labour Market Opinion (ALMO) with an hourly wage of $11.00. Timeframe: to present. Disclosed in part 1
    A-2013-00777 List of employers in the Northwest Territories who received a positive Labour Market Opinion (LMO) or a positive Accelerated Labour Market Opinion (ALMO) with an hourly wage of $10.00. Timeframe: to present. All disclosed 1
    A-2013-00778 List of employers in Prince Edward Island who received a positive Labour Market Opinion (LMO) or a positive Accelerated Labour Market Opinion (ALMO) with an hourly wage of $10.00. Timeframe: to present. Disclosed in part 1
    A-2013-00779 List of employers in Québec who received a positive Labour Market Opinion (LMO) or a positive Accelerated Labour Market Opinion (ALMO) with an hourly wage of $10.15. Timeframe: to present. Disclosed in part 9
    A-2013-00780 Prevailing wage rates in Alberta for all National Occupational Classification (NOC) codes for the years to . All disclosed 315
    A-2013-00781 List of employers in Alberta who received a positive Labour Market Opinion (LMO) or a positive Accelerated Labour Market Opinion (ALMO) with an hourly wage of $9.05. Timeframe: to present. All disclosed 1
    A-2013-00782 List of employers in Yukon who received a positive Labour Market Opinion (LMO) or a positive Accelerated Labour Market Opinion (ALMO) with an hourly wage of $10.54. Timeframe: to present. Disclosed in part 1
    A-2013-00783 List of employers in Nova Scotia who received a positive Labour Market Opinion (LMO) or a positive Accelerated Labour Market Opinion (ALMO) with an hourly wage of $10.30. Timeframe: to present. Disclosed in part 2
    A-2013-00784 List of employers in New Brunswick who received a positive Labour Market Opinion (LMO) or a positive Accelerated Labour Market Opinion (ALMO) with an hourly wage of $10.00. Timeframe: to present. Disclosed in part 1
    A-2013-00785 List of employers in Nova Scotia who received a positive Labour Market Opinion (LMO) or a positive Accelerated Labour Market Opinion (ALMO) with an hourly wage of $9.80. Timeframe: to present. Does not exist 0
    A-2013-00786 List of employers in Newfoundland and Labrador who received a positive Labour Market Opinion (LMO) or a positive Accelerated Labour Market Opinion (ALMO) with an hourly wage of $10.00. Timeframe: to present. Disclosed in part 2
    A-2013-00792 List of decisions rendered by umpires (Employment Insurance). Timeframe: from to . All disclosed 21
    A-2013-00794 Number of Canadians who have applied under the Federal Income Support for Parents of Missing or Murdered Children since it began, as well as the amount of money provided to eligible families. All disclosed 1
    A-2013-00795 Reports relating to focus groups and research done by the Ipsos Reid Group concerning Employment Insurance. Timeframe: between and . Does not exist 0
    A-2013-00805 Update, using - data, in the analysis on the income, spending and wealth patterns of Canada's middle class. Does not exist 0
    A-2013-00807 Notes from the Minister's Office to the local and regional offices across Canada regarding the changes to the Labour Market Opinion (LMO) process announced on . Timeframe: to present. Does not exist 0
    A-2013-00808 Following the rail tragedy at Lac-Mégantic, provide the number of sickness and regular claims submitted in Regional County Municipality (RCM) of Le Granit. Provide also the number of claims submitted with the reference code 2371-01-2013-832441. All disclosed 1
    A-2013-00809 Number of Hazardous Occurrence investigations for Kent Institution in British Columbia, involving the assault by inmates using bodily fluids against correctional officers in , , , and . Does not exist 0
    A-2013-00810 The number of positive Labour Market Opinions (LMO) issued for National Occupational Classification (NOC) codes C and D in British Columbia every year since . Disclosed in part 332
    A-2013-00812 Records related to the Labour Market Opinion (LMO) or Accelerated Labour Market Opinions (ALMO) issued to Pacer Mamisiwin Corporation since . Disclosed in part 83
    A-2013-00815 Records related to the Labour Market Opinion (LMO) or Accelerated Labour Market Opinions (ALMO) issued to Pacer-Promec Joint Partnership since . Does not exist 0
    A-2013-00816 Records related to the Labour Market Opinion (LMO) or Accelerated Labour Market Opinions (ALMO) issued to Pacer Construction Corporation. Disclosed in part 55
    A-2013-00817 Records related to the Labour Market Opinion (LMO) or Accelerated Labour Market Opinions (ALMO) issued to Construction Promec Inc. Does not exist 0
    A-2013-00828 Statistics surrounding the Social Security Tribunal. All disclosed 2
    A-2013-00829 Records showing the number of investigations conducted each year to discover leaks of confidential, secret or top secret information or documents by public servants to the media. Timeframe: to present. Does not exist 0
  • February 2014
    Request Number Summary of Request Disposition Number of Pages Disclosed
    A-2013-00391 The number of LMO (Labour Market Opinions) applications filed to HRSDC between and . The number of positive LMO's issued by HRSDC between and . A copy of all LMO applications filed on the behalf of Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) between and . A list of employers who have received positive LMO's since . Disclosed in part 1043
    A-2013-00425 An external investigator has evaluated the governance of the Old Age Security Processing Centre in Québec in around or . Provide the investigator's report, all attached records, and all documents that were provided to the investigator. Provide also records held by HRSDC (including Service Canada) managers/directors/executives, deputy ministers, minister, relating to this investigation. Timeframe : to present. Disclosed in part 186
    A-2013-00516 Documents related to the Labour Market Opinion issued for Shoppers Drug Mart in Ontario. Disclosed in part 307
    A-2013-00528 Documents related to the Labour Market Opinion issued for Bank of Nova Scotia in Ontario. Disclosed in part 262
    A-2013-00531 Documents related to the Labour Market Opinion issued for Telus Communications Inc. in British Columbia. Disclosed in part 170
    A-2013-00539 Briefing notes, deck presentations and or memos pertaining to the Canada Job Grant given to the Minister from to . Exclude cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 129
    A-2013-00569 Documentation created after with regard to labour market opinion issuance process, including internal directives, training manuals, and temporary foreign worker manual in its form as of the date of this request. Disclosed in part 917
    A-2013-00620 Provide from , to present, records, including reports, briefing notes, meeting notes, presentation materials, and communication (e-mail messages and other correspondence) notes that compare performance management results, i.e. return to employment, return to school and savings to the EI account, between Aboriginal labour market programs and provincial labour market programs. The specific Aboriginal labour market programs include Aboriginal Human Resource Development Strategy and / Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training Strategy. Disclosed in part 414
    A-2013-00624 A report showing the amounts spent each year since in the context of the Instant Awards Program, divided into the following three categories : 1) I-Boutique; 2) gift certificates; 3) cash All disclosed 1
    A-2013-00627 Personnel lists of Service Canada's Foreign Worker Offices showing the names, appointments, phone numbers, and email addresses of Service Canada Foreign Worker Offices in Vancouver, Saskatoon, Regina, Edmonton, Toronto, Winnipeg, Edmunston, Fredericton, Moncton, Saint John, St. John's, Moncton, Dartmouth, Charlottetown, Halifax, Montreal. All disclosed 12
    A-2013-00628 Reports showing the number of applications received, number of refusals as well as the associated NOC codes for Labour Market Opinion (LMO) requests at each foreign worker office of Service Canada for . All disclosed 59
    A-2013-00629 Documents about the seven indicators that form parts of the Labour Market Conditions Tool used in the formulation of Labour Market Opinions as well as the copies of documents about the Labour Market Conditions Tool. These copies could be from user manuals, e-mails explaining the use of these seven factors by officers, policy documents as well as any other relevant documents. All disclosed 15
    A-2013-00630 Please provide copies of the policy documents or guidelines named "Due Diligence List" as well as the "Third Party Bulletin". Does not exist 0
    A-2013-00633 A list of employers (business name) in Newfoundland and Labrador with approved Accelerated Labour Market Opinions (ALMOs) under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program. Timeframe: to . All disclosed 1
    A-2013-00637 Provide the cost of living adjustment for the CPP, from through . All disclosed 1
    A-2013-00642

    I would like to confirm the bonuses or lumps sum performance awards to all EXs allotted for the years of - - - within the Employment and Social Development, more specifically:

    • - Date the payment was approved/sent
    • - Employee title that received the payment
    • - Salary group and annual salary of the employee that received the payment
    • - The specific financial amount received in bonuses/lump sum performance awards by each person
    • - Reason to why the employee received the amount (which project, performance achieved) in each situation.
    • - Who approved the payment of the bonus/lump sum award in each situation
    Disclosed in part 13
    A-2013-00648 List of briefing notes to Minister of Labour (excluding cabinet confidences) for the month of . All disclosed 2
    A-2013-00649 List of briefing notes to Minister of Labour (excluding cabinet confidences) for the month of . All disclosed 2
    A-2013-00650 List of briefing notes to Minister of Labour (excluding cabinet confidences) for the month of . All disclosed 2
    A-2013-00651 Briefing note to Minister Folder ID 586059 (Australian Program: Earn as you Learn) All disclosed 5
    A-2013-00653 Briefing note to Minister Folder ID 585336 (CSLP alternative payments for loan year - ) Disclosed in part 3
    A-2013-00654 Briefing note to Minister Folder ID 574397 (meeting with Mining Assn of Canada) Disclosed in part 19
    A-2013-00656 Briefing note to Minister Folder ID 595055 "Crisis squeezes income and puts pressure on inequality and in the OECD" All disclosed 10
    A-2013-00657 Briefing note to Minister Folder ID 592298. Meeting with president of Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). All disclosed 13
    A-2013-00658 Briefing note to Minister WebCIMS # SC-CAMS 001042. US Steel Nanticoke. All disclosed 3
    A-2013-00659 Briefing note to Minister Folder ID 600434. Background info on the TFWP. All disclosed 9
    A-2013-00660 Access to Online Government Services Audit and Internal Control, as per note HR-NHQ 026413, folder ID: 609468 All disclosed 33
    A-2013-00661 Briefing note "Preliminary Findings from the Evaluation of the Targeted Initiative for Older Workers," Tracking ID HR-NHQ 029335, Folder ID: 611833 Disclosed in part 77
    A-2013-00662 Briefing note: "What we know about Middle Class in Canada." Tracking ID: HR-NHQ 0267637, folder ID: 610572 All disclosed 26
    A-2013-00663 Briefing note "Labour Shortages in Canada." Tracking ID: HR-NHQ 027563, folder ID: 610535 All disclosed 4
    A-2013-00664 Briefing note "Using Contests to Help Better Inform Student Choice." Tracking ID: HR-NHQ 026973, folder ID: 610014 Disclosed in part 2
    A-2013-00666 Briefing note on "Memo on Temporary Foreign Workers (TWF) Pilots for the Minister of ESDC." Tracking ID: HR-NHQ 029698, folder ID: 612137. Disclosed in part 4
    A-2013-00667 Briefing note on "Early Results of FCR microfinance loans," Tracking ID: HR-MSBU 006105, folder ID: 605425 Disclosed in part 98
    A-2013-00668 Briefing note to Minister Folder ID 603561. EI and Lac Megantic. All disclosed 14
    A-2013-00670 Briefing note to Minister Folder ID HR-PA 004122. Opposition reaction to the creation of the Social Security Tribunal. All disclosed 2
    A-2013-00671 Briefing note to Minister Folder ID 605433. Background info on the Summative Evaluation of the National Child Benefit prior to its release on the website. All disclosed 45
    A-2013-00612 Chapter 13 of the Employment Insurance Benefit Manual. It is an internal document regarding the request for reconsideration and appeals. Disclosed in part 97
    A-2013-00597 I am applying under the Access to Information Act for the following contract deliverables: Noel Excelsor 9813-13-003. All disclosed 88
    A-2013-00594 Provide reviews/assessments/reactions of private members' bills that effect labour relations and employment and worker's safety standards (like Bill C-377, C-525), and review/assessments/reactions of the current omnibus budget bill C-4's labour provisions and their implications. Exclude emails and Cabinet Confidences. Disclosed in part 164
    A-2013-00587 Any bills, invoices, receipts or other documentation submitted to support travel and hospitality expense claims made by the minister of Employment and Social Development Canada, Jason Kenney, from the period to . Disclosed in part 157
    A-2013-00585 Labour Market Opinions and supporting documentation for Opinions provided by ESDC to SunWing Airlines between , to . Disclosed in part 110
    A-2013-00454 Briefing notes, deck presentations and/or memos (with all attachments) given to the Minister of Labour from to . Exclude cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 85
    A-2013-00672 Briefing note to Minister Folder ID 605043. Briefing deck to Minister on youth unemployment and underemployment. All disclosed 61
    A-2013-00673 Briefing note to Minister Folder ID 608978. Estimates of Working income tax benefit's impact on poverty. All disclosed 4
    A-2013-00674 Briefing note to Minister Folder ID 602466. Third release of National Household Survey (NHS). All disclosed 74
    A-2013-00676 Briefing note to Minister Folder ID 609203. Meeting with US Steel Canada. Disclosed in part 5
    A-2013-00677 Briefing note to Minister Folder ID 612137 Memo on Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) Pilots. Disclosed in part 4
    A-2013-00678 Briefing note to Minister. Folder ID 608190 Roundtable with AB coalition for Action on Labour Shortages. All disclosed 19
    A-2013-00680 Briefing note to ADM Folder ID 534719. (Briefing materials for Canada Learning Bond Voucher Outreach program Phase 2) All disclosed 25
    A-2013-00681 Briefing note to Minister Folder ID 611119. TD Economics Jobs in Canada Report. All disclosed 57
    A-2013-00682 Briefing note to Minister Folder ID HR-NHQ 027219 Public Opinion Research Plan. All disclosed 24
    A-2013-00683 Briefing note to Minister Folder ID 612705. Meeting with John Manley. All disclosed 15
    A-2013-00684 Briefing note to Minister Folder ID 612803. Meeting with CEO of CN Rail. Disclosed in part 4
    A-2013-00685 Briefing note: "Recommended recipients of the Prime Minister's Volunteer Awards." Tracking ID: HR-NHQ 028116, folder ID: 610913 Disclosed in part 15
    A-2013-00686 Monthly Labor Market Opinion application approval and refusal rates processed by each office in each region across Canada from to . All disclosed 1
    A-2013-00688 For each of the last five fiscal years ( - , - , - , - , - ), provide the forecasted and actual expenditures (operating budgets) of the Regional Operations and Compliance Directorate of the Labour Program (specifically the Ontario Region). All disclosed 2
    A-2013-00690 Copies of Section 3.5.5.2.7.2 and Section 3.5.5.2.13.1 of the Temporary Foreign Worker Manual. Disclosed in part 1
    A-2013-00692 List of briefing notes for the new Labour Minister, Kelly Leitch. Exclude cabinet confidences. All disclosed 9
    A-2013-00693 The number of positions for which Labour Market Opinion applications were submitted in aggregate to the Service Canada office in British Columbia from to for each of the eight (8) development regions of British Columbia, the number confirmed (approved), the number refused, the number that were still in progress as of and the number withdrawn, cancelled or closed for the following NOC codes (combined): 0015, 0631, 0632, 1226, 5254, 6212, 6213, 6241, 6242, 6251, 6252, 6421, 6431, 6435, 6441, 6442, 6443, 6451, 6452, 6453, 6611, 6641, 6661, 6671 and 6672. All disclosed 1
    A-2013-00694 The number of positions for which Labour Market Opinion applications were submitted to the Service Canada office in British Columbia from to , the number confirmed (approved), the number refused, the number that were still in progress as of and the number withdrawn, cancelled or closed for the NOC codes: 0015, 0631, 0632, 1226, 5254, 6212, 6213, 6241, 6242, 6251, 6252, 6421, 6431, 6435, 6441, 6442, 6443, 6451, 6452, 6453, 6611, 6641, 6661, 6671 and 6672. All disclosed 1
    A-2013-00695 The number of positions for which Labour Market Opinion applications were submitted to the Service Canada office in Alberta from to , the number confirmed (approved), the number refused, the number that were still in progress as of and the number withdrawn, cancelled or closed for the NOC codes: 0015, 0631, 0632, 1226, 5254, 6212, 6213, 6241, 6242, 6251, 6252, 6421, 6431, 6435, 6441, 6442, 6443, 6451, 6452, 6453, 6611, 6641, 6661, 6671 and 6672. All disclosed 1
    A-2013-00696

    The following materials related to all appointments to the Social Security Tribunal:

    1. Copies of the position posting (or postings) for Tribunal members;
    2. A copy of the written assessment form or forms which applicants for appointment to the Social Security Tribunal were asked to complete;
    3. Materials showing who designed the written assessment form or forms and who evaluated the completed written assessments;
    4. Materials showing how many people were found to have filed a successful written assessment;
    5. Materials identifying the number of applicants interviewed;
    6. Materials regarding the identity of the person or persons who made the determination that an applicant should be interviewed;
    7. Materials showing the identity of person or persons who decided that an applicant was qualified and should be included in the pool of candidates to be recommended by the Minister;
    8. Materials relating to ranking in order of preference of the qualified candidates in the pool of candidates whose names were provided to the Minister for his recommendation and materials showing the identity of the person or persons who ranked the candidates;
    9. Materials showing how many candidates were actually appointed from amongst the pool of candidates whose names were sent to the Minister and identified as qualified to be appointed;
    10. The identity of the person or persons who selected from that pool of qualified candidates the candidates who were in fact appointed;
    11. Materials that would identify the criteria used in the selection from the pool of qualified candidates those who were in fact appointed;
    12. Materials that would identify how the ranking of the candidates in the recommended pool of candidates related to the candidates appointed;
    13. Materials that would identify the nature of the process for the candidates that were appointed from the pool of those identified as qualified;
    14. Information regarding whether the person or persons selecting the qualified candidates to be appointed had or had not considered any or all of the following information prior to selection: the written assessments, the evaluation of the written assessments, and the interview results for each of the candidates in the qualified pool.
    Disclosed in part 25
    A-2013-00697 Statistics and information on Labour Market Opinions issued for live-in caregivers for Disclosed in part 13
    A-2013-00698 Statistics and information on Labour Market Opinions issued for live-in caregivers for Disclosed in part 13
    A-2013-00703 List of employers in PEI who submitted an LMO application to hire temporary foreign workers in . Please also include the number of positive and negative LMOs for each business which submitted an LMO application. Disclosed in part 3
    A-2013-00709 Briefing notes prepared for the minister between , and regarding the department's deficit reduction action plan. Exclude Cabinet Confidence, records subject to third-party consultations, and those that have been made public. All disclosed 30
    A-2013-00712 Evaluation of Organization Project Management Capacity Assessment at Employment and Social Development Canada, whether or not the document or draft has been submitted to the Treasury Board Secretariat. Timeframe: All disclosed 10
    A-2013-00714 The number of positions for which Labour Market Opinion applications were submitted in aggregate to the Service Canada office in British Columbia from to for each of the eight (8) development regions of British Columbia, the number confirmed (approved), the number refused, the number that were still in progress as of , and the number withdrawn, cancelled or closed for the following NOC codes (combined): 0015, 0631, 0632, 1226, 5254, 6212, 6213, 6241, 6242, 6251, 6252, 6421, 6431, 6435, 6441, 6442, 6443, 6451, 6452, 6453, 6611, 6641, 6661, 6671 and 6672. All disclosed 1
    A-2013-00715 List of briefing notes to the deputy minister for . Exclude cabinet confidences. All disclosed 17
    A-2013-00716 The number of positions for which Labour Market Opinion applications were submitted to the Service Canada office in Alberta from to , the number confirmed (approved) the number refused, the number that were still in progress as of and the number withdrawn, cancelled or closed for the NOC codes: 0015, 0631, 0632, 1226, 5254, 6212, 6213, 6241, 6242, 6251, 6252, 6421, 6431, 6435, 6441, 6442, 6443, 6451, 6452, 6453, 6611, 6641, 6661, 6671 and 6672. Sample attached. All disclosed 1
    A-2013-00717 The number of positions for which Labour Market Opinion applications were submitted to the Service Canada office in British Columbia from to , the number confirmed (approved), the number refused, the number that were still in progress as of and the number withdrawn, cancelled or closed for the NOC codes: 0015, 0631, 0632, 1226, 5254, 6212, 6213, 6241, 6242, 6251, 6252, 6421, 6431, 6435, 6441, 6442, 6443, 6451, 6452, 6453, 6611, 6641, 6661, 6671 and 6672. All disclosed 1
    A-2013-00722 List of grants under the New Horizons for Seniors Program in the riding of Louis-Hébert. Timeframe: - to - . All disclosed 4
    A-2013-00723 Most recent documentation on "Calculating Income for the Guaranteed Income Supplement, the Allowance and the Allowance for the Survivor" Payment Processing Policy and/or Functional Guidance Procedure. Refer also to SDB-349 GIS: Effect of pension Income Splitting on Old Age Security (OAS) Income - tested benefits. Disclosed in part 94
    A-2013-00725 University of Saskatchewan records to hire Foreign Academic in . Disclosed in part 52
  • January 2014
    Request Number Summary of Request Disposition Number of Pages Disclosed
    A-2013-00397 A list of all employers issued positive Labour Market Opinions (LMOs) by province issued between and present ( ). Disclosed in part 615
    A-2013-00411 Summative Evaluation of the Youth Employment Strategy, including any draft or interim version if final version is not yet complete. All disclosed 1258
    A-2013-00438

    Records held by your Department allowing me to obtain the following information by year, between and :

    • - the number and types of calls received by year by the 1-800-O-Canada telephone line to obtain a variety of sorts of information.
    • - the annual expenses for the 1-800-O-Canada telephone line.
    • - the evolution of the number of employees, broken down by year, working for the 1-800-O-Canada telephone line.
    • - all annual expenses linked to the 1-800-O-Canada telephone line including advertising, etc.
    All disclosed 86
    A-2013-00451 I would like to see all LMO applications processed in the course of by any aviation company in Canada for importing pilots as TFW. Disclosed in part 1433
    A-2013-00452 Briefing notes, deck presentations and memos given to the Minister of ESDC from to . Please exclude cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 78
    A-2013-00513 Copies of any briefing notes prepared for Jason Kenney regarding provincial reaction to the Canada Job Grant program. Timeframe between and . Please exclude cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 123
    A-2013-00514 A copy of an internal government report dated , that surveyed 7000 participants in provincial training programs over a period of 24 months. The report evaluates labour market agreements or Labour Market Agreements. Nothing disclosed (exemption) 0
    A-2013-00527 All documents related to the Labour Market Opinion issued for Canadian National Railway in Ontario. Disclosed in part 55
    A-2013-00530 All documents related to the Labour Market Opinion issued for Bell Canada in Ontario. Disclosed in part 97
    A-2013-00575 A list of the names of employers who applied for LMOs for 'Low Skilled' or NOC C and D workers in Ontario from to present. Disclosed in part 32
    A-2013-00576 List of contracts that were awarded to a firm or firms in order to shed light on the loss of the USB key at Human Resources and Skills Development Canada. Timeframe: between and present ( ). A complete copy of the report or reports that were prepared by the suppliers on this topic. Does not exist 0
    A-2013-00578
    • A) Number of Saskatchewan apprentices who received EI benefits to attend technical training in - , - , - , and - in each of the following trades: Electrician, Carpenter, Plumber, Welder, Industrial Mechanic, Hairstylist, Automotive Service Technician, Agricultural Machinery Technician, Sheet Metal Worker, Truck and Transport Mechanic, Steamfitter-Pipefitter, and Powerline Technician.
    • B) Number of apprentices within all Canadian jurisdictions (provinces and territories) who received EI benefits to attend technical training in - , - , - , and - in each of the trades mentioned above.
    All disclosed 2
    A-2013-00580

    Number of positions on positive Labour Market Opinions issued for Tim Horton's for all of Canada, from to ; and

    Number of positions on positive Labour Market Opinions issued for Tim Hortons for all of Canada by country of citizenship, from to .

    All disclosed 3
    A-2013-00586 Any bills, invoices, receipts or other documentation submitted to support travel and hospitality expense claims made by the Minister of Labour's Chief of Staff. Timeframe: between to . Disclosed in part 6
    A-2013-00588 Documents related to a tribunal decision regarding federally regulated employees at ORNGE. The tribunal ruled on an appeal by federally regulated employees of ORNGE, as noted in the attached Huffington Post article. Does not exist 0
    A-2013-00591 For any office that process Labour Market Opinion applications for the Greater Toronto Area, a list of all processing officers and team leads/ managers with their name, title, direct phone number and their specific e-mail addresses. All disclosed 4
    A-2013-00596 Documents and internal communications related to changes made to the decision making process after the release of the Fall Auditor General's Report on "Planning the Use of Professional Service Contractors". Provide details about what changes were made and how they are being applied. Any internal methodologies, formulas, policy documents being used to help determine an optimal mix of employees and contractors and the assessment of benefits, costs and risks of contractor use. All disclosed 53
    A-2013-00599

    The following contract deliverables:

    Deloitte - 9494-13-0007

    All disclosed 1
    A-2013-00600

    The following contract deliverables:

    Center for Excellence in Communications 9885-12-0007.

    All disclosed 282
    A-2013-00601

    The following contract deliverables:

    Institute for Governance 9073-13-0001.

    Does not exist 0
    A-2013-00603

    The following contract deliverables:

    Forrester Research 7527-13-0009
    AMEC Environment 9590-13-0002

    All disclosed 75
    A-2013-00607 List of all companies in British Columbia who have had their applications for Labour Market Opinions rejected between and present ( ). Disclosed in part 72
    A-2013-00611

    With regard to the Social Security Tribunal's in person Canada Pension Plan Disability General Division hearings:

    Please provide a list of all hearings, their time and location that will be held in Peterborough Ontario or any cities within 150 kilometers of Peterborough during the calendar year .

    Please provide the procedure that members of the public would utilize in order to attend these hearings as observers.

    All disclosed 1
    A-2013-00613 Labor market information specifically statistics on Temporary Foreign Workers by top countries of citizenship and Number of Filipino Temporary Workers by Province in . In addition, please provide the Job/Occupation classification of Filipino Temporary Workers for the same period. Disclosed in part 8
    A-2013-00614

    A list of Service Canada officers who assess LMO applications in the Vancouver office, broken down as follows:

    • - officer's name
    • - # of files assessed by each officer in the period covering .
    • - % of files approved, denied and 'other', by each officer, during that same period of time.
    All disclosed 3
    A-2013-00616

    Copies of the organizational charts for the Income Securities Program, Disability Benefits Division (DBD), Vocational Rehabilitation and Reassessment Coordination Unit, the Reassessment Coordination Unit, the Regional Operation Support Unit, Beneficiary Services Unit and Applicant Services Unit.

    Copies of the job descriptions, statement of merit/qualifications for the Senior Project Officers held during the and .

    Documentation regarding the definition and/or explanations of operation support as it relates to the administration of a regionalized federal program and specifically, as it relates to the regionalized CPP Disability Program.

    Documentation regarding the definition and/or explanations for functional guidance and direction to regional operational sites as it relates to the administration of a regionalized federal program and specifically, as it relates to the regionalized Canada Pension Plan Disability Program.

    Copies of the Business Plans for Income Securities Program at National headquarters between , and .

    All disclosed 24
    A-2013-00618 A list of all briefing notes provided to the Minister's Office and to the Minister of ESDC in . Please exclude cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 32
    A-2013-00619 Contract and related documents which was awarded to Microsoft Licensing GP on . A copy of the Contract #G9330-130035/001/EE between HRSDC and Microsoft Licensing GP. Disclosed in part 79

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