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Search the summaries of completed Access to Information (ATI) requests to find information about ATI requests previously made to the Government of Canada. If you find a summary of interest, you can request a copy of the records at no cost. For additional information, please see the “About Access to Information Requests” webpage.

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Found 110 record(s)

Req # A-2018-00262

Pursuant to Canada's Access to Information Act, I request the following information: Copies of departmental documents and emails pertaining to the decisions to obtain 'individual-level financial transactions data' and social insurance numbers from Canadian financial institutions to develop a 'new institutional personal information bank'. This would include documents/emails recommending the collection of this data and the documents approving the collection of this data. It would include documents and emails to/from elected officials. The period covers from October 1, 2015 to 31 October, 2018 and documents related to the decisions made only whether it's ADM, DM or Ministerial level.

Organization: Statistics Canada

260 page(s)
April 2019

Req # A-2018-00270

Regarding the new institutional personal information bank study, I request the following: All records relating to the study design including: its purpose and objectives; selection criteria for determining who is eligble to participate; detailed methodology such as access to bill payments, cash withdrawals from ATMS, credit card payments, electronic money transfers, account balances and any other financial data; the research questions; associated ethics approval and informed consent process; and other related matters.

Organization: Statistics Canada

92 page(s)
April 2019

Req # A-2018-00282

We are seeking data on the following non-competitive solicitation including all emails, requests for information, quotations etc.: Contract Reference Number: C-2018-2019-Q1-00011 Procurement Identification Number: 10375 Vendor Name: PAYSTATION INC - Mississauga Contact Date: 2018-04-06 Economic Object Code: 1283 Description of work: Purchase of Informatics Equipment Contract Period Start Date: 2018-04-06 Contract Period End Date or Delivery Date: 2018-07-05 Contract Value: $129,943.22 Original Contract Value: $129,943.22 Amendment Value: $0.00 Comments: Computer Equipment and Accessories Commodity Type: Good Commodity Code: 43210000 Country of Origin: CA Solicitation Procedure: Tranditional Non-Competitive Limited Tendering Reason: None Derogation: None Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business Incidental Indicator: No Intellectual Property Indicator: No IP Terms in Contract Potential for Commercial Exploitation: No Former Public Servant in receipt of a PSSA Pension: No Instrument Type: Contract Agreement Type: WTO-AGP/NAFTA/CFTA/CCFTA/CCoFTA/CHFTA/CPaFTA/CPFTA/CKFTA Reporting Period: 2018-2019-Q1 Organization: Statistics Canada

Organization: Statistics Canada

60 page(s)
April 2019

Req # A-2018-00339

Please provide copy of any letters, emails, notes or communications from Statistics Canada to Transunion since June 1, 2017 until today requesting personal credit files of Canadians going back 15 years, and any specific communications requesting that Transunion not disclose the release of these files to Canadians.

Organization: Statistics Canada

50 page(s)
April 2019

Req # A-2018-00389

Emails and other correspondence composed by and Stats Can communication staff on and after October 26, with regards to media requests about a proposed data collection project involving financial transactions data from Canada's nine largest financial institutions.

Organization: Statistics Canada

117 page(s)
April 2019

Req # A-2018-01296

Please provide a copy of the questionnaire recently sent by Statistics Canada to law enforcement agencies requesting feedback on the quality and drawbacks of currently available firearms data and/or statistics.

Organization: Statistics Canada

36 page(s)
April 2019

Req # A-2018-00390

The project description for any data collection projects since 2015 in which customer data of mobile phone operators in Canada were transferred to Stats Canada. Please provide the name of the mobile phone operators; any correspondence between Stats Can and the participating mobile phone companies; the number of records transferred from each/any mobile phone operator to Statistics Canada; and the fieldnames for the records.

Organization: Statistics Canada

54 page(s)
April 2019

Req # A-2018-00392

The project description for a 2017-2018 data collection project from the credit bureau TransUnion of Canada Inc. Please provide any correspondence between Stats Can and TransUnion; the number of records transferred by TransUnion to Stats Can; and the fieldnames for the records.

Organization: Statistics Canada

30 page(s)
April 2019

Req # A-2018-01252

Briefing note number OCS20180636 from November 30, 2018, titled Release of Physical Flow Account on Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Organization: Statistics Canada

5 page(s)
April 2019

Req # A-2018-01315

I would like to get the following information: the number of veterans hired in the public service from 2000 to 2018, the number of veterans who applied, the number of applications that were not accepted, and the retention rate of the veterans who were hired.

Organization: Statistics Canada

0 page(s)
April 2019

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