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

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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
2018-001371Briefing Note2018-19 DEPARTMENTAL PLAN (FOR APPROVAL)Management Sector
2018-001848Briefing NotePROPOSED CELEBRATIONS OF JUSTICE CANADA'S 150TH ANNIVERSARY (FOR INFORMATION)Communications
2018-001955Briefing NoteBRIEFING BINDER FOR TRIP TO BOSTON AND THE HAGUE - MARCH 5-9 (FOR INFORMATION)Policy Sector
2018-001956Briefing NoteMEETING WITH DR. CATHERINE ZAHN AND LORI SPADORCIA FROM CENTRE FOR ADDICTION AND MENTAL HEALTH - MARCH 26, 2018 (FOR INFORMATION)Policy Sector
2018-002283Briefing NoteFUNDING TO VICTIM JUSTICE NETWORK (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-002284Briefing NoteFUNDING TO DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY, SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-002515Briefing NoteCONTRIBUTION AGREEMENTS WITH PROVINCES RESPECTING THE INDIGENOUS COURTWORK PROGRAM (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-002527Briefing NoteCRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM REVIEW - THANK YOU LETTER TO VIDEO VIGNETTE PARTICIPANTS (FOR SIGNATURE)Policy Sector
2018-002957Briefing NoteLITIGATION REPORTING SYSTEM (FOR INFORMATION)Public Safety, Defence and Immigration
2018-003072Briefing NoteMEETING WITH WORLD REFUGEE COUNCIL TO DISCUSS ACCESS TO FROZEN ASSETS IN RESPONDING TO FORCED MIGRATION (FOR INFORMATION)Business and Regulatory Law
2018-003235Briefing NoteFIRST QUARTER APPROVAL FOR THE 2018-2019 TRAVEL, HOSPITALITY, CONFERENCE AND EVENT EXPENDITURES (THCEE) (FOR SIGNATURE)Management Sector
2018-003465Briefing NoteFUNDING TO WINNIPEG POLICE SERVICE - VICTIM SERVICES UNDER THE VICTIMS FUND (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-003466Briefing NoteFUNDING TO METRO VANCOUVER ABORIGINAL EXECUTIVE COUNCIL (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-003533Briefing NoteCANADIAN CENTRE FOR JUSTICE STATISTICS: PUBLICATION RELEASES IN MARCH 2018 (FOR INFORMATION)Policy Sector
2018-003681Briefing NoteFUNDING TO VERNON WOMEN'S TRANSITION HOUSE SOCIETY (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-003683Briefing NoteFUNDING TO MAPLE RIDGE PITT MEADOWS COMMUNITY SERVICES (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-003684Briefing NoteFUNDING TO VANCOUVER CHILD AND YOUTH ADVOCACY CENTRE SOCIETY (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-003685Briefing NoteFUNDING TO CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION AND COUNSELLING SOCIETY OF GREATER VICTORIA (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-003687Briefing NoteFUNDING TO KOOTENAY BOUNDARY COMMUNITY SERVICES CO-OPERATIVE (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-003690Briefing NoteFUNDING TO PACE (PROVIDING ASSISTANCE, COUNSELLING AND EDUCATION) (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-003696Briefing NoteFUNDING TO SHELDON KENNEDY CHILD ADVOCACY CENTRE (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-003697Briefing NoteFUNDING TO SASKATCHEWAN HEALTH AUTHORITY (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-003698Briefing NoteFUNDING TO SNOWFLAKE PLACE FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH INC. (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-003701Briefing NoteFUNDING TO CHILD WITNESS CENTRE OF WATERLOO REGION (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-003702Briefing NoteFUNDING TO WINDSOR ESSEX CHILD/YOUTH ADVOCACY CENTRE (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-003704Briefing NoteFUNDING TO THE CHILD ADVOCACY CENTRE OF SIMCOE/MUSKOKA (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-003706Briefing NoteFUNDING TO THE LONDON FAMILY COURT CLINIC (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-003710Briefing NoteFUNDING TO KOALA PLACE (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-003711Briefing NoteFUNDING TO ALGONQUIN CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-003718Briefing NoteFUNDING TO FAMILY PLUS/LIFE SOLUTION (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-003719Briefing NoteFUNDING TO IWK HEALTH CENTRE (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-003797Briefing NoteCANADIAN JUDICIAL COUNCIL - STUDY LEAVE PROGRAM (FOR SIGNATURE)Public Law & Legislative Services Sector
2018-003813Briefing NoteUPDATE ON OUTSTANDING REQUESTS FOR SUPERIOR COURT JUDGES (FOR INFORMATION)Public Law & Legislative Services Sector
2018-003922Briefing NoteTRAVEL AND HOSPITALITY CONFERENCE EVENT EXPENDITURE (THCEE) ONE-OFF REQUEST: APPROVAL FOR THE NATIONAL ACTION COMMITTEE ANNUAL SUMMIT: APRIL 17 - 18, 2018 (FOR SIGNATURE)Policy Sector
2018-003956Briefing NoteTHE KAPYONG BARRACKS DISPOSAL AND ONGOING NEGOTIATIONS WITH TREATY ONE FIRST NATIONS (FOR INFORMATION)Aboriginal Affairs
2018-004009Briefing NoteSOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS IN THE NAME OF THE ASSISTANT DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL, LITIGATION (FOR INFORMATION)National Litigation Sector
2018-004068Briefing NoteSTATUTES REPEAL ACT, PUBLICATION OF NOTICE IN THE CANADA GAZETTE, PART 1 (FOR SIGNATURE)Public Law & Legislative Services Sector
2018-004102Briefing Note[REDACTED]Public Safety, Defence and Immigration
2018-004292Briefing NoteCANADA'S THIRD UNIVERSAL PERIODIC REVIEW REPORT - FINAL DRAFT (FOR INFORMATION)Public Law & Legislative Services Sector
2018-004319Briefing NoteCHANGE IN TITLE FROM SENIOR JUDGE TO CHIEF JUSTICE (FOR INFORMATION)Public Law & Legislative Services Sector
2018-004321Briefing NoteCORRESPONDENCE TO JURISDICTIONS ON UNIFIED FAMILY COURT FUNDING (FOR SIGNATURE)Public Law & Legislative Services Sector
2018-004369Briefing NoteMEETING WITH THE CHIEF JUSTICE RICHARD WAGNER MAY 29 (FOR INFORMATION)Public Law & Legislative Services Sector
2018-004388Briefing NoteINSTITUTE FOR RESEARCH ON PUBLIC POLICY REPORT: INTERPRETING CANADA'S MEDICAL ASSISTANCE IN DYING LEGISLATION (FOR SIGNATURE)Policy Sector
2018-004406Briefing NoteFUNDING TO GREATER SUDBURY POLICE SERVICE (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-004407Briefing NoteFUNDING TO UNIVERSITÉ DU QUÉBEC À CHICOUTIMI (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-004414Briefing Note2018-19 MAIN ESTIMATES - PAGE PROOFS (FOR INFORMATION)Management Sector
2018-004462SpeechSPEECH FOR THE MINISTER - SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY CENTRE FOR DIALOGUE - MARCH 16 (FOR INFORMATION)Communications
2018-004468Briefing NoteMEETING WITH PAUL-MATTHIEU GRONDIN, BÂTONNIER OF THE BARREAU DU QUÉBEC - MAY 8 (FOR INFORMATION)Public Law & Legislative Services Sector
2018-004479Briefing NoteFUNDING TO PRIDE TORONTO (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-004480Briefing NoteFUNDING TO VANCOUVER ABORIGINAL TRANSFORMATIVE JUSTICE SERVICES SOCIETY (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-004514Briefing NoteREPLY LETTER TO THE STANDING JOINT COMMITTEE FOR THE SCRUTINY OF REGULATIONS - TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT OF THE FEDERAL OMBUDSMAN FOR VICTIMS OF CRIME (FOR INFORMATION)Policy Sector
2018-004521Briefing NoteMISCELLANEOUS STATUTE LAW AMENDMENT ACT, 2019, PROPOSALS FROM THE STANDING JOINT COMMITTEE FOR THE SCRUTINY OF REGULATIONS (FOR SIGNATURE)Public Law & Legislative Services Sector
2018-004570Briefing NoteMINISTER OF JUSTICE NATIONAL YOUTH JUSTICE POLICING AWARD (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-004734OtherC-46 - ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS FROM SENATEPolicy Sector
2018-004741Briefing NoteFUNDING TO KWADACHA NATION (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-004814Briefing NoteFUNDING TO WISH DROP-IN CENTRE SOCIETY (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-004892Briefing NoteFUNDING TO THUNDERBIRD INC. (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-004933Briefing NoteINTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS PRIZE AWARDED TO SYLVIE MCCALLUM-ROUGERIE, COUNSEL IN THE HUMAN RIGHTS LAW SECTION (FOR INFORMATION)Public Law & Legislative Services Sector
2018-004944Briefing NoteFUNDING TO BOOST CHILD AND YOUTH ADVOCACY CENTRES (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-005040OtherCONSTITUTIONAL CHALLENGES TO MMP CASES BEING TRACKED BY THE DEPARTMENT (FOR INFORMATION)Policy Sector
2018-005047Briefing NoteFUNDING TO LES FEMMES MICHIF OTIPEMISIWAK (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-005257Briefing NoteCONTINUED PARTICIPATION OF THE AGC IN THE REFERENCE RE: THE INTERPRETATION OF THE SCOPE OF S. 32 OF THE PENSION BENEFITS ACT, 1997 (FOR INFORMATION)National Litigation Sector
2018-005271Briefing NoteFUNDING TO LEVEL. CHANGING LIVES THROUGH LAW (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-005293OtherTRIP TO MOROCCO APRIL 2-4, 2018 - BINDER (FOR INFORMATION)Policy Sector
2018-005472Briefing NoteHEALTH CANADA CANNABIS REGULATIONS CONSULTATION SUMMARY RELEASE (MARCH 19, 2018) (FOR INFORMATION)Policy Sector
2018-005481Briefing NoteCANADIAN CENTRE FOR JUSTICE STATISTICS: PUBLICATION RELEASES IN APRIL 2018 (FOR INFORMATION)Policy Sector
2018-005489Talking PointsTALKING POINTS FOR Q&A SESSION: RECONCILIATION IN BC: WHEN DO WE GET TO THE HARD STUFF? MARCH 15, 2018Business and Regulatory Law
2018-005557Briefing NoteRECOGNITION OF RIGHTS FRAMEWORK: PROPOSED APPROACH FOR THE MINISTERIAL ENGAGEMENT (FOR APPROVAL)Review of Laws and Policies Secretariat
2018-005695Briefing NoteCITY OF WEST KELOWNA V. BLACK CROW HERBALS ASSOCIATION ET AL (BLACK CROW) (FOR APPROVAL)National Litigation Sector
2018-005722Briefing NoteASSEMBLY OF FIRST NATIONS - CANADA MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING ON JOINT PRIORITIES LEADERS MEETING (FOR INFORMATION)Aboriginal Affairs
2018-005775Briefing NoteLETTER FROM ECOJUSTICE REQUESTING AN EMERGENCY ORDER FOR THE SOUTHERN RESIDENT KILLER WHALES UNDER SECTION 80 OF THE SPECIES AT RISK ACT (FOR INFORMATION)Business and Regulatory Law
2018-005814Briefing NoteMINISTERIAL RESULTS TABLE - OVERREPRESENTATION OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLE IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-005847Briefing NoteMINISTER'S ATTENDANCE AT THE 35TH CONSTITUTIONAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE LAW CONFERENCE (FOR APPROVAL)Public Law & Legislative Services Sector
2018-005866Talking PointsMEETING WITH KERRY SIMMONS, PRESIDENT OF CANADIAN BAR ASSOCIATION - MARCH 22 (FOR INFORMATION)Public Law & Legislative Services Sector
2018-005869Briefing NoteBRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT CORPORATION V. CANADA, 2018 BCCA 47 (FOR APPROVAL)National Litigation Sector
2018-006111Briefing NoteJ.W. AND REO LAW CORPORATION V ATTORNEY GENERAL OF CANADA, THE CHIEF ADJUDICATOR, - IRS ADJUDICATION SECRETARIAT, AND THE ASSEMBLY OF FIRST NATIONS, SCC NO. 37725 (FOR INFORMATION)National Litigation Sector
2018-006124Briefing NoteMEETING WITH CHIEF MARILYN SLETT OF HEILTSUK NATION (FOR INFORMATION)Aboriginal Affairs
2018-006171Talking PointsMEETING WITH PS MARCO MENDICINO AND CAC/CYAC NATIONAL NETWORK (FOR INFORMATION)Policy Sector
- List of Briefing Documents Addressed to the Deputy Minister
NumberTypeTitleSector
2017-020131Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - CLASSIFICATION ACTION REQUESTS AFFECTING LC AND LP POSITIONS Management Sector
2018-002329Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - CREATION OF A NEW LC-01, MANAGER AND SENIOR COUNSEL, TRANSPORT CANADA LEGAL SERVICES UNIT, BUSINESS AND REGULATORY LAW PORTFOLIOManagement Sector
2018-003016Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - SPECIMEN SIGNATURE CARD AUTHORIZATIONManagement Sector
2018-003125Deck / PresentationBRIEFING MATERIAL FOR THE DEPUTY MINISTER - COORDINATING COMMITTEE OF DEPUTY MINISTERS (CCDM) MEETING - MARCH 28, 2018Policy Sector
2018-003233Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - APPROVAL OF THE FIRST QUARTER (Q1) AND 2018-2019 ANNUAL TRAVEL, HOSPITALITY, CONFERENCE AND EVENT EXPENDITURES (THCEE) Management Sector
2018-003344Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - PERFORMANCE PAY FOR THE LP-01 TO LP-03 FY 2017-2018Management Sector
2018-003485Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - PUBLICATIONS TO BE RELEASED IN APRIL 2018Policy Sector
2018-003490Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - MEETING WITH DENIS STEVENS, ASSISTANT SECRETARY, INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS, SECURITY AND JUSTICE - MARCH 22, 2018Management Sector
2018-003572SpeechSPEAKING POINTS FOR THE DEPUTY MINISTER - CANADIAN JUDICIAL COUNCIL CONFERENCE - APRIL 5, 2018Public Law & Legislative Services Sector
2018-003807Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - LC ACTING EXTENSION IN THE NATIONAL LITIGATION SECTOR National Litigation Sector
2018-003834Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - LC ACTING EXTENSION IN THE LEGAL PRACTICES SECTOR Management Sector
2018-003952Briefing Note[REDACTED]National Litigation Sector
2018-003953Briefing NoteBRIEFING MATERIAL FOR THE DEPUTY MINISTER - CONFERENCE ON CO-OPERATION BETWEEN NATIONAL PROSECUTING AUTHORITIES AND NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS - MARCH 15, 2018Public Safety, Defence and Immigration
2018-004342SpeechBRIEFING MATERIAL FOR THE DEPUTY MINISTER - DEPUTY MINISTER SEMINAR SERIES - MARCH 16, 2018Management Sector
2018-004348SpeechOPENING REMARKS FOR THE DEPUTY MINISTER - ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON WOMEN AT JUSTICE, THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR VISIBLE MINORITIES AT JUSTICE, AND THE WORKPLACE BRANCH'S WELLNESS EVENT - MARCH 8, 2018Management Sector
2018-004458Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH THE GOVERNMENT OF QUÉBEC ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE INDIGENOUS JUSTICE PROGRAM FOR 2017-2022 Policy Sector
2018-004470Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - LEGAL AGENT APPOINTMENTNational Litigation Sector
2018-004467Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - [REDACTED]Central Agencies
2018-004546OtherBRIEFING MATERIAL FOR THE DEPUTY MINISTER - UPDATE ON REQUESTS FOR DIRECTION UNDER THE INDIAN RESIDENTIAL SCHOOLS SETTLEMENT AGREEMENTAboriginal Affairs
2018-004729ReportsJUSTICE CANADA'S INFORMATION MANAGEMENTAND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PLAN 2018-21 Management Sector
2018-004732Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - APPROVAL FOR PAYMENT OF MEETING PROFESSIONALS INTERNATIONAL (MPI) MEMBERSHIP FEEPolicy Sector
2018-004806OtherBRIEFING MATERIAL FOR THE DEPUTY MINISTER - MEETING OF THE DEPUTY MINISTER COMMITTEE ON LITIGATION MANAGEMENT - APRIL 30, 2018National Litigation Sector
2018-004824Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - PLANNING OPTIONS FOR THE MEETING OF FEDERAL-PROVINCIAL-TERRITORIAL DEPUTY MINISTERS IN JUNE 2018Policy Sector
2018-004963Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - LC ACTING EXTENSION IN THE PUBLIC SAFETY DEFENCE AND IMMIGRATION PORTFOLIOManagement Sector
2018-004970Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - EX ACTING EXTENSION IN THE POLICY SECTOR Policy Sector
2018-004973Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER- DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL FOR CANADA'S PUBLIC POLICY FORUM (PPF)Policy Sector
2018-005077Briefing NoteBRIEFING MATERIAL FOR THE DEPUTY MINISTER - DEPUTY MINISTERS OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ON MODERN TREATY IMPLEMENTATION - MARCH 21, 2018Aboriginal Affairs
2018-005104Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - MONTHLY UPDATES TO CANADA.CA RESULTS WEBSITEPolicy Sector
2018-005219Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - MEETING OF THE COORDINATING COMMITTEE OF DEPUTY MINISTERS - MARCH 21, 2018Policy Sector
2018-005222Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - APPROVAL TO GRANT ADDITIONAL MANAGEMENT LEAVEBusiness and Regulatory Law
2018-005305Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - LC ACTING EXTENSION IN THE NATIONAL LITIGATION SECTOR Management Sector
2018-005955Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - DEPUTY HEAD CERTIFICATION OF EMPLOYEE-REQUESTED RELOCATIONNational Litigation Sector
2018-006155Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - DM APPROVAL FOR ADDITIONAL MANAGEMENT LEAVENational Litigation Sector
2018-006328Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - PUBLIC REPORTING ON THE GOVERNMENT RESPONSES TO THE TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION COMMISSION'S CALLS TO ACTIONPolicy Sector
- List of Briefing Documents Addressed to the Associate Deputy Minister
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