Information Requests

Date Department View Response
21 June 2019
National Defence Show

List of projects budgeted in Strong Secure Engaged (SSE).

21 June 2019
Environment and Climate Change Canada Show

Projected GHG emissions for Canada (2016-2030).

14 June 2019
Infrastructure Canada Show

Actual and planned spending for the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Plan (IICP) between 2016-17 and 2028-29, by fiscal year, stream, program name, and department;

Details on funding reallocation (or reprofiling) since the beginning of the IICP.

28 May 2019
Finance Canada Show

1. Provide a list of all fiscal measures announced and/or implemented after Budget 2019, and please indicate whether these measures are incremental to Budget 2019 or are within the fiscal framework

2. Please provide the annual gross and net fiscal impact for each measure on an accrual and cash basis through 2023-24. Please classify each measure according to the categories set out in Tables A2.5, A2.6, and A2.10 in the Budget 2019. Please include measures up to June 10, 2019.

28 May 2019
Finance Canada Show

1.             For the measures below please:

a.            Provide the annual gross and net fiscal impact of the measures introduced under their respective sections on an accrual and cash basis through 2023-24 (in millions).

b.            Provide on an accrual basis the on-going spending past 2023-24 associated with these measures through 2028-29 (in millions).

c.            Classify each measure according to the categories set out in Tables A2.5, A2.6, and A2.10 in the Budget 2019 (in millions).

The measures:

i.              Bringing Innovation to Regulations (Budget 2019 Chapter 2, Part 5, p. 116-119 &

p. 125). There are three measures introduced under this section (Introducing Regulatory Roadmaps, Harmonizing Regulations, and Modernizing Regulations), please detail how these measures reconcile with the spending profile on page 125.

ii.             Introducing a Food Policy for Canada (Budget 2019 Chapter 4, Part 1, p. 161-162, p. 208). Please detail how the measures reconcile with the spending profile on page 208 (in millions). 

iii.            Protecting Democracy (Budget 2019 Chapter 4, Part 4, p. 179-180 & p. 209). Please detail how the measures reconcile with the spending profile on page 209 (in millions). 

iv.            Strengthening the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (Budget 2019 Chapter 4, Part 4, p.183 & p. 209). Please detail how the measures reconcile with the spending profile on page 209 (in millions). 

2.             For the measures below please classify the gross and net fiscal impact of the measures according to the categories set out in Tables A2.5, A2.6, and A2.10 and as detailed on page 210 in Budget 2019.

a.             Investing in Service Canada (Budget 2019 Chapter 4, Part 6, p. 192 & p. 210)

b.             Improving Client Services at the Canada Revenue Agency Canada (Budget 2019 Chapter 4, Part 6, p. 193-194 & p. 210)

c.             Resolving Income Security Program Disputes More Quickly and Easily (Budget 2019 Chapter 4, Part 6, p. 195 & p. 210)

8 May 2019
National Defence Show

Update of the 2017 PBO costing of the Canada Surface Combatant procurement program in order to reflect DND’s selection of the Type 26 ship design. I am requesting the following information:

- Information on project timelines and assumptions.

- Relevant cost data such as estimated labour and material costs, cost of initial spares and the cost of armament.

- A summary of the financial risks associated with the project and the associated exposures.

- A detailing of the Type 26’s design characteristics relevant to costing, including displacement (both lightship displacement and full-load) and system complexity metrics.

2 May 2019
Environment Canada Show

In electronic format, the actual and projected CO2, N2O and CH4 emissions for Canada (2011-2030) by 75 economic sectors. More specifically, I would like such emissions for both the Reference Case, and the Additional Measures Case in the report entitled, “Canada’s greenhouse gas and air pollutant emissions projections: 2018” for the sectors defined in Appendix A.  In addition, I would like the projections of GDP and population used for those scenarios. 
 

26 April 2019
Canada Revenue Agency Show
Dans l’objectif d’établir le coût des mesures incluses dans le budget 2019 récemment publié, nous nous intéressons en particulier à l’intention suivante :  Le budget de 2019 annonce l’intention du gouvernement de limiter le recours au régime d’imposition actuel des options d’achat d’actions des employés (…) de grandes entreprises matures et bien établies.  Réfère à l’alinéa 110(1)d) de la loi sur l’impôt. Voir Budget 2019, partie 7, option d’achat des employés, tableau 4.1.
Pour la période de 2002 à 2017 le nombre d’individus réclamant une déduction d’options d’achat de titre, le revenu imposable moyen de ces individus, le montant moyen de déduction d’options d’achat de titre réclamé.
Nous désirons de plus obtenir ces mêmes informations, mais pour les individus dont :
• La déduction d’options d’achat de titre est supérieure à 3 000$;
• La déduction d’options d’achat de titre est supérieure à 9 000$;
• La déduction d’options d’achat de titre est supérieure à 18 000$;
• La déduction d’options d’achat de titre est supérieure à 25 000$.
27 March 2019
Finance Canada Show

The methodology and data sets used to generate the cost estimate presented in the Budget 2019 Fiscal Framework for measure listed in Annex A.

27 March 2019
Families, Children and Social Development Canada Show
  1. The methodology and data sets used to generate the cost estimate presented in the Budget 2019 Fiscal Framework for the following measures: 

a. Making Canada Student Loans More Affordable.

b. Making Canada Student Loans More accessible.

27 March 2019
Canada Revenue Agency Show
  • Direct and indirect expenses pertaining to the administration of the new federal fuel surcharge levy as specified in the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act and related tax expenditures, for 2018-19, 2019-20, 2020-21, 2021-22 and 2022-23.
  • Where possible, please classify the costs by standard object and identify whether they are variable, fixed, or step-wise variable.
25 March 2019
Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat Show

Internal research comparing outcomes and costs of traditional IT procurement processes and agile IT procurement processes.

25 March 2019
Crown Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Show

1. All documentation regarding the methodology used to determine the contingent liability associated with specific claims without a facts-specific best-known value.

2. Any documentation regarding the methodology used to determine best-known values for specific claims.

3. Any validation of those methodologies and the estimates they produce.

4. Any documentation regarding systemic changes in best-known values, particularly those arising from legal developments.

     5. Various summary statistics and scenario-based estimates calculated using CIRNAC’s specific claims database, as provided under separate cover.

13 March 2019
Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat Show

The number of pay rules for the entire federal government, or an average number of rules per collective agreement, or the number of rules for a specific collective agreement. 

Any interim results, including in the form of briefing notes, presentations, or memos, from the TBS-OCHRO project to collect and identify the various pay rules that are found in the current pay system.

13 March 2019
Public Services and Procurement Canada Show

The number of FTEs serviced by Phoenix for the last five years, and any projections available.

28 February 2019
Canada Revenue Agency Show

Tax gap data

15 February 2019
Families, Children and Social Development Canada Show

For this analysis, I am requesting the following information for the years 2012-2017:

  1. Among all sickness benefits claimants: total number of sickness benefits claimants by working while on claim status, average weekly sickness benefits by working while on claim status and by provinces, average duration of sickness benefits in weeks by working while on claim status and by provinces, average insured hours used to establish the sickness benefits claim by working while on claim status and by province.
     
  2. Among all EI claimants: total number of any EI claimants by working while on claim status and by province
12 February 2019
Finance Canada Show

The fiscal impact, year-by-year and by category, of countermeasures related to steel and aluminum tariffs for 2018-19 to 2023-24.

12 February 2019
Finance Canada Show

A detailed breakdown of Fall Economic Statement 2018, (Net) Fiscal Impact of Non-Announced Measures, Table A1.7, page 107

12 February 2019
Finance Canada Show

Provide a list of all fiscal measures announced and/or implemented after the 2018 Fall Economic Statement. Please provide the annual gross and net fiscal impact for each measure on an accrual and cash basis through 2023-24.

23 January 2019
Finance Canada Show

The 8-digit HS code associated with each item listed on Schedules 1, 2, and 3 of the Order Amending the United States Surtax Remission Order (SOR/2018-205) of December 19th, 2018.

18 December 2018
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation Show
Detailed breakdowns of historical and planned spending on assistance for housing needs including: a) distinguishing planned spending included and excluded in the National Housing Strategy; b) distinguishing loans, spending, and in-kind contributions; c) distinguishing funding by major policy announcement; d) distinguishing federal contributions from Provincial-Territorial cost matching; e) distinguishing planned spending by CMHC input-output estimator input type; f) applying consistent definitions of lower-level programs; and g) reconciling planned spending with Budgets 2016-2018, and the National Housing Strategy policy document.
Data and analysis pertaining to the unit costs of assistance for housing need programs including: a) CMHC’s assistance for the housing need input-output estimator and supporting analysis; b) project level data for recent and ongoing housing assistance programs; c) provincial reporting data; and d) CMHC’s custom SPSD/M model and internal study of  Statistics Canada’s Survey of Household Spending to explain socio-economic drivers of households falling below one or more housing standards.
14 December 2018
Employment and Social Development Canada Show

Over the years of 2012 to 2017 access to the specified data with respect to Employment Insurance. 

13 December 2018
Employment and Social Development Canada Show

Data on the following variables as they pertain to work-sharing agreements and/or work-sharing temporary measures: (a) number of new claimants; (b) average claim duration; (c) average benefit rate; (d) total amount paid industry-wide in benefits; (e) number of terminated claims; (f) average duration of terminated claims; (g) share of claims that are back-to-back (or some statistic to that effect).

13 December 2018
Environment and Climate Change Canada Show
In electronic format including:
- The actual and projected CO2 emission in each province and territory and in Canada (2017-2024) by sector/industry.

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