Summary of briefing document titles prepared for the Minister, the Deputy Minister and the Associate Deputy Minister - April 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
2017-013339Briefing NoteLETTER TO DR. DIRK HUYER, CHIEF CORONER FOR ONTARIO: RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING REPLICA AND LOW VELOCITY FIREARMS (FOR SIGNATURE)Policy Sector
2017-017510Briefing NoteRESPONSE TO A LETTER FROM YASIR NAQVI, ATTORNEY GENERAL OF ONTARIO, REGARDING CANNABIS (FOR SIGNATURE)Policy Sector
2018-001953Briefing NoteMEETING WITH THE CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF PROVINCIAL COURT JUDGES (FOR INFORMATION)Public Law & Legislative Services Sector
2018-002526Briefing NoteCOMPLETION OF JUSTICE CANADA'S LEGAL ASSESSMENT OF THE OPTIONAL PROTOCOL TO THE CONVENTION AGAINST TORTURE (FOR APPROVAL)Public Law & Legislative Services Sector
2018-003689Briefing NoteFUNDING TO CENTRE FOR CHILD DEVELOPMENT OF THE LOWER MAINLAND (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-003708Briefing NoteFUNDING TO NEO KIDS FOUNDATION (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-003709Briefing NoteFUNDING TO CEDAR CENTRE (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-003713Briefing NoteFUNDING TO CENTRE INTÉGRÉ UNIVERSITAIRE DE SANTÉ ET DE SERVICES SOCIAUX DE LA CAPITALE-NATIONALE- SITE CENTRE JEUNESSE DE QUÉBEC (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-003721Briefing NoteFUNDING TO ARCTIC CHILDREN AND YOUTH FOUNDATION (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-004950Briefing NoteFUNDING TO BRITISH COLUMBIA MINISTRY OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND SOLICITOR GENERAL, COMMUNITY SAFETY AND CRIME PREVENTION BRANCH (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-005302Briefing NoteJUSTICE PROPOSALS: FEDERATION OF SOVEREIGN INDIGENOUS NATIONS, TREATY SIX AND RED EARTH CREE NATION (FOR INFORMATION)Aboriginal Affairs
2018-005458Briefing NoteFUNDING TO THE CENTRE FOR RESEARCH & EDUCATION ON VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN & CHILDREN (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-005667Briefing Note[REDACTED]Public Law & Legislative Services Sector
2018-005674Briefing NoteMATTER OF GIROUARD J. IN THE FEDERAL COURT (FOR INFORMATION)National Litigation Sector
2018-005857Briefing NoteFUNDING TO OPEN DOORS FOR LANARK CHILDREN AND YOUTH (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-005858Briefing NoteFUNDING TO CENTRAL ALBERTA CHILD ADVOCACY CENTRE (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-006200Briefing NoteBRIEFING BINDER FOR THE MINISTER - JOHN F. KENNEDY JR. FORUM, BY THE HARVARD PROJECT ON AMERICAN INDIAN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - APRIL 30 (FOR INFORMATION)Policy Sector
2018-006212Briefing NoteSTANDING JOINT COMMITTEE FOR THE SCRUTINY OF REGULATIONS: INCORPORATION BY REFERENCE (FOR INFORMATION)Public Law & Legislative Services Sector
2018-006359Briefing NoteFUNDING TO THE MINISTER OF JUSTICE NATIONAL YOUTH JUSTICE POLICING AWARD 2018 (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-006444Briefing NoteQUÉBEC ECONOMIC PLAN - A PLAN TO MODERNIZE THE JUSTICE SYSTEM (FOR INFORMATION)Legal Practices Sector
2018-006505Briefing NoteBOUCHARD V. ATTORNEY GENERAL OF CANADA (FOR INFORMATION)National Litigation Sector
2018-006530Briefing NotePUBLICATION OF EVALUATION REPORT ON THE NATIONAL ANTI-DRUG STRATEGY (FOR INFORMATION)Management Sector
2018-006571Briefing NoteINVITATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THE VICTIMS AND SURVIVORS OF CRIME WEEK 2018 FEDERAL SYMPOSIUM (FOR APPROVAL)Policy Sector
2018-006602Briefing NoteFRIVOLOUS PERSONAL PROPERTY SECURITY ACT REGISTRATION (FOR APPROVAL)Tax Law Services
2018-006605CANADIAN HUMAN RIGHTS TRIBUNAL - CERTIFICATE FOR COLLEEN HARRINGTONCabinet & Parliamentary Affairs Unit
2018-006648Briefing NoteRESPONSE TO THE LETTER FROM THE FEDERAL-PROVINCIAL-TERRITORIAL HEADS OF PROSECUTIONS COMMITTEE ON THE NATIONAL INQUIRY INTO MISSING AND MURDERED INDIGENOUS WOMEN AND GIRLS (FOR SIGNATURE)Policy Sector
2018-006736Briefing NotePROACTIVE DISCLOSURE OF CONTRACTS FOR LEGAL SERVICES AND LEGAL AGENT APPOINTMENTS, 4TH QUARTER, FISCAL YEAR 2017-2018 (FOR INFORMATION)National Litigation Sector
2018-006746CANADIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION - PART-TIME MEMBER REAPPOINTMENTCabinet & Parliamentary Affairs Unit
2018-006748SpeechMADD CANADA'S NATIONAL CONFERENCE FOR VICTIMS OF IMPAIRED DRIVING - APRIL 28, 2018 (FOR INFORMATION)Communications
2018-006898SpeechSPEECH FOR PS MARCO MENDICINO - FEDERAL GOVERNMENT'S COMMITMENT - APRIL 11 (FOR INFORMATION)Communications
2018-007130Briefing NoteVICTIMS AND SURVIVORS OF CRIME WEEK 2018: VIP LETTERS OF INVITATION (FOR SIGNATURE)Policy Sector
2018-007230Briefing NoteDELEGATION OF SECTIONS 33 & 34 SALARY EXPENDITURE APPROVAL AUTHORITIES (FOR APPROVAL)Management Sector
2018-007270Briefing NotePOSSIBLE PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL TO DECRIMINALIZE PAYMENT FOR SURROGACY AND GAMETE DONATIONS UNDER THE ASSISTED HUMAN REPRODUCTION ACT (FOR INFORMATION)Business and Regulatory Law
2018-007333Briefing NoteJUSTICE GIROUARD APPLICATION IN THE QUEBEC SUPERIOR COURT (FOR APPROVAL)National Litigation Sector
2018-007353Briefing NoteRIGHT TO BE FORGOTTEN - BACKGROUND AND APPLICATION IN THE CANADIAN CONTEXT (FOR INFORMATION)Public Law & Legislative Services Sector
2018-007357Briefing NoteRECOMMENDATION TO FILE AMICUS CURIAE BRIEFS IN UNITED STATES COURTS (FOR APPROVAL)National Litigation Sector
2018-007389Briefing NoteACTION COMMITTEE ON ACCESS TO JUSTICE IN CIVIL AND FAMILY MATTERS ON APRIL 17/18 (FOR INFORMATION)Policy Sector
2018-007440Briefing NoteMINISTERIAL ATTENDANCE AT THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN JUDGES' CONFERENCE - ARGENTINA (FOR INFORMATION)Policy Sector
2018-007470Briefing NoteCHALLENGE TO VALIDITY OF QUEBEC'S LAWS BY THE BARS OF QUEBEC AND MONTREAL FOR ALLEGED FAILURE OF THE QUEBEC LEGISLATURE TO ENACT STATUTES SIMULTANEOUSLY IN ENGLISH AND FRENCH (FOR INFORMATION)Public Law & Legislative Services Sector
2018-007499MemorandumCANADIAN CENTRE FOR JUSTICE STATISTICS: PUBLICATION RELEASE SCHEDULE MAY 2018 (FOR INFORMATION)Policy Sector
2018-007715Briefing NoteMEETING WITH AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL CANADA (FOR INFORMATION)Public Law & Legislative Services Sector
2018-007997Briefing NoteIGGILLIS HOLDINGS INC. AND IAN GILLIS LEAVE TO APPEAL TO THE SUPREME COURT OF CANADA (FOR APPROVAL)National Litigation Sector
2018-008326Briefing NoteREFERENCE RE: PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT ACT (BC) (FOR APPROVAL)National Litigation Sector
- List of Briefing Documents Addressed to the Deputy Minister
NumberTypeTitleSector
2017-019102Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - CREATION OF A NEW LP-04, GENERAL COUNSEL, TEAM LEADER, CENTRAL AGENCIES PORTFOLIO, FINANCE LEGAL SERVICES UNIT Management Sector
2017-019790Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - FOLLOW UP TO THE MEETING WITH THE JUDGE ADVOCATE GENERALPublic Safety, Defence and Immigration
2018-004071Briefing NoteBRIEFING MATERIAL FOR THE DEPUTY MINISTER - ACTION COMMITTEE ON ACCESS TO JUSTICE IN CIVIL AND FAMILY MATTERS - APRIL 18, 2018Policy Sector
2018-004353OtherBRIEFING MATERIAL FOR THE DEPUTY MINISTER - LAUNCH OF JUSTICE MENTAL HEALTH WEEK ON MAY 7, 2018Communications
2018-004765Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - MEETING WITH PAUL ROCHON - WEEK OF APRIL 9, 2018Public Law & Legislative Services Sector
2018-005054Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - MEETING WITH SUPREME COURT OF CANADA REGISTRAR ROGER BILODEAU - APRIL 6, 2018National Litigation Sector
2018-005096Briefing NoteBRIEFING MATERIAL FOR THE DEPUTY MINISTER - MAJOR PROJECTS DEPUTY MINISTER COMMITTEE MEETING - APRIL 26, 2018Business and Regulatory Law
2018-005319Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - LUNCH WITH CHIEF JUSTICE CRAMPTON, APRIL 10, 2018Public Law & Legislative Services Sector
2018-005840Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT CURRENT ISSUESPublic Safety, Defence and Immigration
2018-005908Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - RESEARCH AND STATISTICS DIVISION (RSD): PUBLICATIONS TO BE RELEASED IN MAY 2018 Policy Sector
2018-005980Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - LC ACTING EXTENSION IN THE NATIONAL LITIGATION SECTOR Management Sector
2018-006062Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON LEGISLATIVE DRAFTING - CANADIAN INSTITUTE FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE (CIAJ) Public Law & Legislative Services Sector
2018-006095Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - SPECIMEN SIGNATURE CARDSManagement Sector
2018-006211MemorandumMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - MEDIUM-TERM PLANNINGPolicy Sector
2018-006392Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - DEPARTMENTAL LIAISON OFFICER - NATIONAL JOINT COUNCILManagement Sector
2018-006429Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - APPROVAL FOR CLASSIFICATION ACTIONS REQUESTS AFFECTING LC POSITIONS - APRIL 2018Management Sector
2018-006440Briefing NoteDEBRIEF OF THE ASSEMBLY OF FIRST NATIONS - CANADA MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING ON JOINT PRIORITIES LEADERS MEETING Aboriginal Affairs
2018-006551Talking PointsTALKING POINTS FOR THE DEPUTY MINISTER - ORIENTATION SESSION FOR NEW JUSTICE EMPLOYEES - APRIL 24, 2018Communications
2018-006569Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - MONTHLY UPDATES TO CANADA.CA/RESULTS WEBSITEPolicy Sector
2018-006592Briefing NoteBRIEFING MATERIAL FOR THE DEPUTY MINISTER - MEETING WITH CHIEF JUSTICES NOËL AND CRAMPTON ON APRIL 10, 2018Public Law & Legislative Services Sector
2018-006674Talking PointsTALKING POINTS FOR THE DEPUTY MINISTER - 5C MEETINGPublic Law & Legislative Services Sector
2018-006711Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - OFFICE OF THE AUDITOR GENERAL AUDIT OF THE NEW CHAMPLAIN BRIDGE PROJECT Internal Audit
2018-006730Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - REQUEST TO APPROVE THE REIMBURSEMENT OF CHARTERED PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTANTS MEMBERSHIP FEES Tax Law Services
2018-006734Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - PROACTIVE DISCLOSURE OF CONTRACTS FOR LEGAL SERVICES AND LEGAL AGENT APPOINTMENTS, 4TH QUARTER (JANUARY-MARCH 2018) FOR FISCAL YEAR 2017-2018National Litigation Sector
2018-006766MemorandumTRAVEL HOSPITALITY CONFERENCE EVENT EXPENDITURE (THCEE) ONE-OFF REQUEST: APPROVAL FOR THE 2018 ANNUAL BRLP SENIOR MANAGEMENT RETREAT MAY 25, 2018Business and Regulatory Law
2018-006855Briefing NoteHOSPITALITY CLAIM - CIVIL LITIGATION SECTION LEARNING DAY - MARCH 29, 2018Management Sector
2018-006960Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - BILL C-75: RECLASSIFICATION AND THE IMPACT ON THE USE OF AGENTS (INCLUDING PARALEGALS) IN SUMMARY CONVICTION PROCEEDINGSPolicy Sector
2018-007014Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - LEGAL AGENT APPOINTMENTNational Litigation Sector
2018-007090Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - FUNDING PRESSURES FOR LEGISLATIVE AND REGULATORY DRAFTING SERVICESPublic Law & Legislative Services Sector
2018-007212Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - E-GOVERNMENTPolicy Sector
2018-007216BRIEFING MATERIAL FOR THE DEPUTY MINISTER - DEPUTY MINISTER TASK FORCE ON RECONCILIATION MEETING - APRIL 19, 2018Review of Laws and Policies Secretariat
2018-007407BRIEFING MATERIAL FOR THE DEPUTY MINISTER - DEPUTY MINISTER AND ASSOCIATE DEPUTY MINISTER VISION VIDEOCommunications
2018-007425Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - APPROVAL OF JUSTICE 150TH ANNIVERSARY GRAPHICCommunications
2018-007484Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - DESIGNATION OF "ANALYST" IN RELATION TO SECTION 258 OF THE CRIMINAL CODE Policy Sector
2018-007667MEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - DIGITAL RIGHTS, GOVERNMENT SERVICE STRATEGY AND PRIVACY REFORMPublic Law & Legislative Services Sector
2018-007752Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - WILLIAMS TREATY LITIGATIONNational Litigation Sector
2018-007951Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - DEPUTY MINISTER CERTIFICATION OF EMPLOYEE-REQUESTED RELOCATIONNational Litigation Sector
2018-008129Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - DEPUTY MINISTERS MEETING WITH THE NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISOR TO DISCUSS MINISTERIAL DIRECTIONS ON INFORMATION SHARINGPublic Safety, Defence and Immigration
2018-008407Briefing NoteMEMORANDUM TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER - LETTER TO THE CLERK - UPDATE ON PROGRESS AND NEXT STEPS FOR THE DEPUTY MINISTERS' TASKFORCE ON RECONCILIATIONReview of Laws and Policies Secretariat
- List of Briefing Documents Addressed to the Associate Deputy Minister
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