Summary of briefing document titles prepared for the Minister, the Deputy Minister and the Associate Deputy Minister - January 2018

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The briefing material titles listed below were prepared for the Minister, the Deputy Minister and the Associate Deputy Minister of Justice. The lists are generated at the end of each month and are a snapshot in time of records created for that month. In keeping with the spirit of the Access to Information Act, the briefing material titles that would be exempted pursuant to the Act are redacted. Briefing material titles relating to Cabinet Confidences do not appear on the list. If you find a title of interest, you may make an Access to Information Request in order to obtain the records.

Beginning in July 2019, the titles of briefing materials prepared for the Minister, Deputy Minister, and Associate Deputy Minister of Justice are now published by the Department exclusively through the Open Government Portal.

- List of Briefing Documents Addressed to the Minister
NumberTypeTitleSector
2017-013339Briefing NoteLETTER TO DR. DIRK HUYER, CHIEF CORONER FOR ONTARIO: RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING REPLICA AND LOW VELOCITY FIREARMS (FOR SIGNATURE)Policy Sector
2017-016699Briefing NotePRIVACY ACT REFORM DISCUSSION PAPER (FOR APPROVAL)Public Law & Legislative Services Sector
2017-019278Briefing Note[REDACTED]Public Law & Legislative Services Sector
2017-019641Briefing Note[REDACTED]Public Law & Legislative Services Sector
2017-020047Briefing NoteFUNDING TO THE VANCOUVER CULTURAL HEALING ABORIGINAL COMMUNITY POLICING CENTRE SOCIETY (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2017-020095Briefing NoteHEAD OF DELEGATION FOR CANADA'S THIRD UNIVERSAL PERIODIC REVIEW AT THE UNITED NATIONS, GENEVA (FOR APPROVAL)Public Law & Legislative Services Sector
2017-020257Briefing NoteNATIONAL COUNCIL OF CANADIAN MUSLIMS ET AL V. THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF QUÉBEC (FOR APPROVAL)National Litigation Sector
2017-020304Briefing NoteCITY OF HAMILTON V. FLOYD (FOR APPROVAL)National Litigation Sector
2017-020321Briefing NoteORPHAN WELL ASSOCIATION AND ALBERTA ENERGY REGULATOR V. GRANT THORNTON LTD. (FOR APPROVAL)National Litigation Sector
2017-020552Briefing NoteFINAL REPORT OF KPMG LLP ON THE REVIEW OF THE SOCIAL SECURITY TRIBUNAL OF CANADA FOR EMPLOYMENT AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT CANADA (ESDC) (FOR APPROVAL)Business and Regulatory Law
2017-020561Briefing NoteSUB-COMMITTEE ON THE USE OF DEPUTY JUDGES IN THE PROVINCIAL SUPERIOR COURTS (FOR INFORMATION)Public Law & Legislative Services Sector
2018-000049Briefing NoteCOUNCIL OF THE FEDERATION REPORT ON CANNABIS LEGALIZATION AND REGULATION (FOR INFORMATION)Policy Sector
2018-000075Briefing NoteREQUEST FOR FUNDING BY INTERVENER IN LAMB AND TRUCHON LITIGATION (FOR INFORMATION)National Litigation Sector
2018-000231Briefing NoteMEETING WITH THE HONOURABLE SCOTT FRASER, MINISTER OF INDIGENOUS RELATIONS AND RECONCILIATION FOR BRITISH COLUMBIA (FOR INFORMATION)Aboriginal Affairs
2018-000334Briefing Note2017-18 SUPPLEMENTARY ESTIMATES (C) (FOR INFORMATION)Management Sector
2018-000387Briefing NoteR. V. MORRISON (FOR APPROVAL)National Litigation Sector
2018-000494Briefing NoteAMENDMENTS TO THE AGREEMENT WITH SASKATCHEWAN RESPECTING THE INDIGENOUS COURTWORK PROGRAM (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-000572Briefing NotePROACTIVE DISCLOSURE OF CONTRACTS FOR LEGAL SERVICES AND LEGAL AGENT APPOINTMENTS, 3RD QUARTER, FISCAL YEAR 2017-2018 (FOR INFORMATION)National Litigation Sector
2018-000576SpeechSPEECH FOR THE MINISTER AT BETH ISRAEL EVENT (JANUARY 18, 2018) (FOR INFORMATION)Communications
2018-000581Briefing NoteFUNDING TO VERNON WOMEN'S TRANSITION HOUSE SOCIETY (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-000583Briefing NoteFUNDING TO THE CHILDREN'S AID SOCIETY OF OTTAWA (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-000584Briefing NoteFUNDING TO KOOTENAY BOUNDARY COMMUNITY SERVICES CO-OPERATIVE (FOR APPROVAL) Policy Sector
2018-000588Briefing NoteFUNDING TO BOOST CHILD & YOUTH ADVOCACY CENTRE (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-000616MemorandumHONOURABLE JORDAN BROWN, MINISTER OF JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY, AND ATTORNEY GENERAL OF PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND (FOR SIGNATURE)Policy Sector
2018-000621Briefing NoteMEETING WITH JAMEY MILLS, REGIONAL EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT - PSAC (FOR INFORMATION)Management Sector
2018-000625Briefing NoteMEETING WITH [REDACTED], VANCOUVER-GRANVILLE CONSTITUENT (FOR INFORMATION)Aboriginal Affairs
2018-000705Briefing NotePUBLICATION OF "WHAT WE HEARD" REPORT ON DEFERRED PROSECUTION AGREEMENTS (FOR APPROVAL) Policy Sector
2018-000755Briefing NoteUPDATED LETTER TO MIKE FARNWORTH, BC MINISTER OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND SOLICITOR GENERAL AND DAVID EBY, BC ATTORNEY GENERAL, REGARDING CANNABIS (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-000785Briefing NoteINTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR THE UNIFICATION OF PRIVATE LAW (UNIDROIT), PAYMENT OF CANADA'S 2018 ANNUAL CONTRIBUTION (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-000881SpeechBILL C-365 (FIREFIGHTING EQUIPMENT) - (SECOND READING)Policy Sector
2018-001019Briefing NoteCANADIAN CENTRE FOR JUSTICE STATISTICS: PUBLICATION RELEASES IN FEBRUARY 2018 (FOR INFORMATION)Policy Sector
2018-001066Briefing NoteMEETING WITH SENATOR KIM PATE ON THE OVERREPRESENTATION OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM AND MANDATORY MINIMUM PENALTIES (FOR INFORMATION)Policy Sector
2018-001095Briefing Note2018-19 INTERIM ESTIMATES - PAGE PROOFS (FOR INFORMATION)Management Sector
2018-001177MemorandumBILL C-262 - UNITED NATIONS DECLARATION ON THE RIGHTS OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES ACTAN ACT TO ENSURE THAT THE LAWS OF CANADA ARE IN HARMONY WITH THE UNITED NATIONS DECLARATION ON THE RIGHTS OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLESAboriginal Affairs
2018-001250Question Period NoteQP NOTE - JUSTICE ACCOMPLISHMENTS Policy Sector
2018-001251Briefing NoteMEETING WITH MINISTER JOLY[REDACTED]- JANUARY 30, 2018 (FOR INFORMATION)Public Law & Legislative Services Sector
2018-001501Briefing NoteCONTRACTS WITH FORMER PUBLIC SERVANTS - FISCAL YEAR 2017-2018, THIRD QUARTER (FOR INFORMATION) Management Sector
2018-001604Briefing NoteWHAT WE HEARD REPORT - TRANSFORMING CANADA'S CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM: A REPORT ON PROVINCIAL AND TERRITORIAL STAKEHOLDER CONSULTATIONS (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-001677Briefing NoteMEETING WITH SENATOR DANIEL CHRISTMAS AND SENATOR MURRAY SINCLAIR ON FEBRUARY 1, 2018 (FOR INFORMATION)Policy Sector
- List of Briefing Documents Addressed to the Deputy Minister
NumberTypeTitleSector
2017-017191Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - CLASSIFICATION ACTION REQUESTS AFFECTING LC AND LP POSITIONSManagement Sector
2017-019527Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - SOFTWOOD LUMBER INTERNATIONAL LITIGATION AND TIMINGPublic Law & Legislative Services Sector
2017-019891Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - SPECIAL DEPLOYMENT LC-02 - BUSINESS AND REGULATORY LAW PORTFOLIOBusiness and Regulatory Law
2017-020113Talking PointsSPEAKING POINTS FOR THE DEPUTY MINISTER - CORE SPEECH ON THE VISION PROJECTCommunications
2017-020118Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - INVENTORY OF JUSTICE RELATED ISSUES BY PROVINCE/TERRITORYPolicy Sector
2017-020209OtherDRAFT INTERVIEW QUESTIONS - DEPUTY MINISTER VISION PROJECT VIDEOCommunications
2017-020251Briefing NoteBRIEFING MATERIAL FOR THE DEPUTY MINISTER - DEPUTY MINISTERS TASK FORCE RECONCILIATION MEETING - JANUARY 15, 2018Review of Laws and Policies Secretariat
2017-020351Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - LETTERS TO PROVINCIAL AND TERRITORIAL DEPUTY MINISTERS REQUESTING SUGGESTIONS FOR APPOINTMENTS OR REAPPOINTMENTS TO THE ADVISORY GROUP ON PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL LAWPublic Law & Legislative Services Sector
2017-020377Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - CREATION OF 2 LP-03 SENIOR COUNSEL POSITIONS IN CENTRAL AGENCIES PORTFOLIOManagement Sector
2017-020431Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR THE VENICE COMMISSIONPublic Law & Legislative Services Sector
2017-020460Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - MEETING WITH ROGER BILODEAU - JANUARY 22, 2018Public Law & Legislative Services Sector
2017-020473Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - RECOMMENDATION ON A PROPOSED INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE PROGRAMLegal Practices Sector
2017-020476Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - RESEARCH AND STATISITICS DIVISION: PUBLICATION RELEASE IN FEBRUARY 2018Policy Sector
2018-000005Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - CALL WITH THE NEW DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL OF ONTARIO, PAUL BONIFERRO - JANUARY 15, 2018Policy Sector
2018-000324Briefing NoteTRAVEL, HOSPITALITY, CONFERENCE AND EVENT EXPENDITURE (THCEE) - ANNUAL ALL-STAFF MEETING OF THE NORTHERN REGIONAL OFFICENational Litigation Sector
2018-000378Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - SPECIMEN SIGNATURE CARD AUTHORIZATIONManagement Sector
2018-000383Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - REQUESTS FOR RETROACTIVE LEGAL ASSISTANCE AND INDEMNIFICATIONNational Litigation Sector
2018-000478Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - APPOINTMENT OF DEPUTY MINISTER'S NOMINEE FOR CLASSIFICATION GRIEVANCESManagement Sector
2018-000518Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - BRITISH COLUMBIA FIRST NATIONS HEALTH COUNCIL PROPOSAL FOR MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS TRANSFORMATIONPolicy Sector
2018-000571Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - PROACTIVE DISCLOSURE OF CONTRACTS FOR LEGAL SERVICES AND LEGAL AGENT APPOINTMENTS, 3RD QUARTER (OCTOBER-DECEMBER 2017) FOR FISCAL YEAR 2017-2018National Litigation Sector
2018-000603Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY UNDER THE VALUES AND ETHICS CODE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, FOR FORMAL HARASSMENT COMPLAINTS, AND FOR DISCLOSURE OF WRONGDOINGManagement Sector
2018-000676Briefing NoteTRAVEL, HOSPITALITY, CONFERENCE AND EVENT EXPENDITURES (THCEE) - MEETINGS OF THE FEDERAL/PROVINCIAL/TERRITORIAL COORDINATING COMMITTEE OF SENIOR OFFICIALS AND WORKING GROUPS - APRIL 9-13, 2018 - VICTORIAPolicy Sector
2018-000688Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - DEPUTY MINISTER CERTIFICATION OF EMPLOYEE-REQUESTED RELOCATION -[REDACTED]Central Agencies
2018-000735Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - REFERENCE TO THE QUEBEC COURT OF APPEAL REGARDING THE JURISDICTION OF THE COURT OF QUEBECNational Litigation Sector
2018-000759OtherMATERIAL FOR THE DEPUTY MINISTER - ORIENTATION SESSION FOR NEWLY PROMOTED DIRECTORS AND ASSISTANT DIRECTORS OF LEGAL SERVICE UNITS - JANUARY 25, 2018Public Safety, Defence and Immigration
2018-000798Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - FEBRUARY 2018 MEETING OF THE FEDERAL-PROVINCIAL-TERRITORIAL DEPUTY MINISTERS RESPONSIBLE FOR JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY: CONFERENCE DOCUMENT ON CANNABIS AND DRUG-IMPAIRED DRIVINGPolicy Sector
2018-000824Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - CLARITY 2018Policy Sector
2018-000838Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - FEBRUARY 2018 MEETING OF FEDERAL-PROVINCIAL-TERRITORIAL DEPUTY MINISTERS RESPONSABLE FOR JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY: PROPOSED DELEGATION LISTPolicy Sector
2018-000846Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS IN THE NAME OF THE ASSISTANT DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL LITIGATIONNational Litigation Sector
2018-000942OtherMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - MEETING WITH THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF THE ASSEMBLY OF FIRST NATIONS, DR. PAULETTE TREMBLAY - JANUARY 31, 2018Review of Laws and Policies Secretariat
2018-001112Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - UPDATE ON PHOENIX LITIGATIONCentral Agencies
2018-001143Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - FEBRURY 2018 MEETING OF THE FPT DEPUTY MINISTERS RESPONSIBLE FOR JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY: CONFERENCE DOCUMENT ON THE OVERREPRESENTATION OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMPolicy Sector
2018-001159Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - LUNCHEON WITH SENIOR UNITED KINGDOM NATIONAL SECURITY OFFICIALS - JANUARY 29, 2018Policy Sector
2018-001237Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - MEETING WITH THE NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISOR - JANUARY 22, 2018Public Safety, Defence and Immigration
2018-001372MemorandumBRIEFING MATERIAL FOR THE DEPUTY MINISTER - DISCUSSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENTS AND REGULATORY REVIEWSBusiness and Regulatory Law
2018-001394Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - REPLY TO THE STANDING JOINT COMMITTEE FOR THE SCRUTINY OF REGULATIONS CONCERNING AMENDMENTS TO THE REGULATIONS PRESCRIBING EXCLUSIONS FROM CERTAIN DEFINITIONS OF THE CRIMINAL CODEPolicy Sector
2018-001474Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - LITIGATION AND SETTLEMENT UPDATES IN GOTTFRIEDSON AND MCLEANNational Litigation Sector
2018-001544Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - AD HOC DEPUTY MINISTER TASK FORCE ON RECONCILIATION MEETING - JANUARY 30, 2018Review of Laws and Policies Secretariat
2018-001559OtherBRIEFING MATERIAL FOR THE DEPUTY MINISTER - DEPUTY MINISTER COMMITTEE ON LITIGATION MEETING - FEBRUARY 20, 2018National Litigation Sector
2018-001561Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - FEBRUARY 2018 MEETING OF FEDERAL-PROVINCIAL-TERRITORIAL DEPUTY MINISTERS RESPONSABLE FOR JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY: CONFERENCE DOCUMENT ON MINIMUM LEVELS OF AFFORDABLE SERVICES NEEDED TO ADDRESS BREAKDOWNPolicy Sector
2018-001679OtherFEBRUARY 2018 MEETING OF THE FEDERAL-PROVINCIAL-TERRITORIAL DEPUTY MINISTERS RESPONSIBLE FOR JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY - CONFERENCE DOCUMENT ON THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM REVIEWPolicy Sector
- List of Briefing Documents Addressed to the Associate Deputy Minister
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