List of briefing notes prepared for the Minister, the Deputy Minister and the Parliamentary Secretary – December 2016

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December 2016 List of Briefing Notes
WebCIMS Date Addressee Title/Titre
Consultations and Communications Branch
2016FIN447479 December 14, 2016 Minister of Finance Legislative Agenda
Corporate Services Branch
2016FIN442896 December 2, 2016 Deputy Minister CFO Signing Authorities
2016FIN446983 December 6, 2016 Deputy Minister Letter of Offer for an Indeterminate Appointment in the Financial Sector Policy Branch
2016FIN446563 December 6, 2016 Minister of Finance Financial Signing Authority Acting Deputy Minister
2016FIN447677 December 19, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN447722 December 19, 2016 Deputy Minister Revised 2015-2016 Performance Award for an Interchange Canada Participant
2016FIN447080 December 20, 2016 Deputy Minister Sub-Delegation of Appointment Authorities (Staffing)
2016FIN446611 December 22, 2016 Deputy Minister 2017-18 Departmental Priorities and List of Corporate Risks
2016FIN447832 December 22, 2016 Deputy Minister Letter of Offer for an acting greater than 4 months in the Corporate Services Branch
2016FIN447731 December 23, 2016 Deputy Minister Letter of offer for a casual employment
2016FIN447756 December 28, 2016 Deputy Minister Position Review and Change in Reporting within the International Trade and Finance (ITF) Branch
Economic Development and Corporate Finance Branch
2016FIN446184 December 1, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN446980 December 6, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN446831 December 6, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN446826 December 7, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN446713 December 7, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN446943 December 7, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN446669 December 8, 2016 Minister of Finance Letter to Mr. Paul Davidson - Universities Canada
2016FIN446992 December 8, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN447083 December 8, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN446599 December 8, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN446600 December 8, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN446982 December 8, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN446979 December 8, 2106 Minister of Finance Telephone Call with the Chair of Canada Development Investment Corporation
2016FIN446890 December 9, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN447358 December 12, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN447539 December 16, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN446679 December 19, 2016 Minister of Finance Correspondence:  Renewal of the Atlantic Integrated Commercial Fisheries Initiative
2016FIN447658 December 19, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN445636 December 20, 2016 Minister of Finance Response to letter from Elizabeth May, Member of Parliament for Saanich-Gulf Islands, Leader of the Green Party of Canada
2016FIN446088 December 20, 2016 Minister of Finance Response to letter from Fred Eisenberger, Mayor of Hamilton
Economic and Fiscal Policy Branch
2016FIN446422rev December 6, 2016 Deputy Minister Budget 2017 Survey of Chief Financial Officers
2016FIN446694 December 6, 2016 Deputy Minister Economic Update for DMs' Breakfast
2016FIN446474rev2 December 7, 2016 Minister of Finance Written Contribution for World Economic Forum Inclusive Growth and Development Report
2016FIN447042 December 12, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN447264 December 13, 2016 Deputy Minister Economic Update for DMs' Breakfast
2016FIN447549 December 14, 2016 Minister of Finance Results of the December 2016 Private Sector Survey
2016FIN447348rev1 December 14, 2016 Minister of Finance The next phase of the Advisory Council on Economic Growth and the publication of final recommendations
2016FIN447359rev2 December 15, 2016 Minister of Finance Gender-Based Analysis of Budget 2017 Measures: Proposed Approach and Key Considerations
2016FIN446928 December 19, 2016 Minister of Finance Update on the Toronto and Vancouver Housing Markets
2016FIN446910 December 19, 2016 Minister of Finance Fiscal Monitor for October 2016
2016FIN447309rev3 December 20, 2016 Minister of Finance Tabling of the Actuarial Report on the Benefit Plan Financed Through the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (Dependants) Pension Fund as at 31 March 2016
2016FIN447439 December 21, 2016 Deputy Minister Publication of internal analysis on "The Gains from More Competitive Friendly Regulation Settings in Canada"
2016FIN447650 December 23, 2016 Deputy Minister Stock-take meeting on the "Helping and Growing the Middle Class" priority
Federal Provincial Relations and Social Policy
2016FIN447252 December 1, 2016 Minister of Finance Recoveries of advance CBO payments to Nova Scotia
2016FIN446781 December 1, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN447347 December 1, 2016 Deputy Minister Draft briefing books for the December 2016 FinMM
2016FIN446911 December 1, 2016 Minister of Finance Updated Planning for a December 18-19, 2016 Finance Ministers' Meeting
2016FIN446880 December 1, 2016 Deputy Minister Finance Minister Meeting - Health Discussion
2016FIN446911 December 1, 2016 Minister of Finance Major Federal Transfer Amounts for 2017-18
2016FIN446784 December 1, 2016 Minister of Finance FinMM December 18-19, 2016 - Updated Approval of Hospitality Expenditures in Excess of $5,000
2016FIN447443 December 1, 2016 Minister of Finance Status Update - December 18-19, 2016 Finance Ministers' Meeting
2016FIN447505 December 1, 2016 Minister of Finance Briefing Book for the December 2016 Finance Ministers' meeting
2016FIN446781 December 1, 2016 Minister of Finance Follow up to Ministerial Briefing on Health on December 1, 2016
2016FIN445250 December 1, 2016 Minister of Finance Upcoming Canada Pension Plan discussion at the December Finance Ministers' Meeting
2016FIN445849 December 1, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN445865 December 2, 2016 Minister of Finance 2017 Pre-Budget consultation submission from First Nations Finance Authority
2016FIN446034 December 2, 2016 Deputy Minister Deputy Ministers' Oversight Committee on Modern Treaty Implementation December 21, 2016
2016FIN446284 December 5, 2016 Minister of Finance Response to Senator Daniel Lang - Special Olympics Canada
2016FIN446604 December 6, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN446702 December 6, 2016 Minister of Finance Response letter to Gary Anandasangaree, M.P. Scarborough-Rouge Park
2016FIN446821 December 6, 2016 Minister of Finance Updated health spending data and trends from the Canadian Institute for Health Information
2016FIN446823 December 8, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN446868 December 8, 2016 Deputy Minister *redacted*
2016FIN447292 December 8, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN447293 December 8, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN445029 December 8, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN445395 December 8, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN445396 December 8, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN445851 December 8, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN445877 December 8, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN446091 December 8, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN446094 December 8, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN446164 December 8, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN446528 December 8, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN446588 December 8, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN446714 December 8, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN446718 December 8, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN447285 December 8, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN446719 December 8, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN446720 December 8, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN446727 December 8, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN445847 December 8, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN445848 December 8, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN447260 December 8, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN446092 December 8, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN446601 December 8, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN446640 December 8, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN446828 December 8, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN447251 December 8, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN446829 December 8, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN447269 December 8, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN447270 December 9, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN446830 December 9, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN447085 December 9, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN447086 December 9, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN447087 December 9, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN447134 December 12, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN447136 December 12, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN447137 December 12, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN447171 December 12, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN447172 December 12, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN447176 December 19, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN446898 December 22, 2016 Minister of Finance Response to Ms. Jenny Kwan, M.P.- HIV and Hepatitis C Community Action Fund
2016FIN447233 December 21, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN447235 December 21, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN447442 December 23, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
Financial Sector Policy Branch
2016FIN446692 December 1, 2016 Deputy Minister Hospitality Expenses for the December 8, 2016 Federal Provincial Municipal Housing Working Group Meeting
2016FIN433853 December 6, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN441809 December 6, 2016 Minister of Finance Overview of the Task Force's Options for Canada Post's Pension Plan
2016FIN445628 December 6, 2016 Minister of Finance Approval of Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation's 2017 Securitization Terms and Conditions
2016FIN446664 December 6, 2016 Minister of Finance Signature of the Amending Multilateral Agreement on Pooled Registered Pension Plans
2016FIN446673 December 6, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN445872 December 7, 2016 Minister of Finance Designation of Alternate to the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation Board of Directors
2016FIN445864 December 8, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN446340 December 8, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN446872 December 8, 2016 Minister of Finance Call regarding Bill S-201 with Mr. Dean O'Connor, Chair of the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association
2016FIN446358 December 12, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN446183 December 14, 2016 Minister of Finance Concentra Financial Services Association - Corporate Restructuring
2016FIN446568 December 14, 2016 Minister of Finance Report on Examinations and Inquiries into the Business and Affairs of Federally Regulated Financial Institutions
2016FIN447206 December 14, 2016 Minister of Finance Canada Pension Plan Investment Board - New Appointments and Reappointments
2016FIN442351 December 15, 2016 Minister of Finance Regulatory Amendments to the Canadian Payments Association By-law No. 1 - General
2016FIN446785 December 15, 2016 Minister of Finance Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) Letter of Expectation
2016FIN447561 December 15, 2016 Minister of Finance Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation's 2017 Securitization Terms and Conditions
2016FIN446326 December 16, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN447585 December 16, 2016 Minister of Finance Federal Credit Union Framework - Update on Coast Capital Savings
2016FIN445627 December 19, 2016 Minister of Finance Capital Adequacy under the Protection of Residential Mortgage or Hypothecary Insurance Act
2016FIN445972 December 19, 2016 Minister of Finance Debrief of the Financial Institutions Supervisory Committee meeting of December 9, 2016
2016FIN447202 December 19, 2016 Minister of Finance Payments Canada's Rule Amendments
2016FIN447480 December 20, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN447732 December 22, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN447211 December 22, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN446792 December 28, 2016 Minister of Finance Big Six Banks 2016 Results
2016FIN447092 December 29, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
Internal Audit and Evaluation
2016FIN447729 December 22, 2016 Deputy Minister Response to OAG regarding Audit Plan Summary for the Performance Audit of Adapting to Climate Change Effects
International Trade and Finance Branch
2016FIN446738 December 1, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN446362 December 2, 2016 Deputy Minister ITF Global Economic Digest
2016FIN446359 December 5, 2016 Minister of Finance U.S. Trade Remedy Complaint Against Canadian Softwood Lumber Exports
2016FIN446822 December 6, 2016 Deputy Minister 2016-17 University Recruitment Interviews - Approval of Event Expenditures in Excess of $5,000.00
2016FIN446984 December 7, 2016 Minister of Finance Impacts from the Italian Referendum on Constitutional Reform
2016FIN446310 December 7, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN447084 December 8, 2016 Minister of Finance 2016-17 University Recruitment Interviews - Approval of Event Expenditures in Excess of $25,000.00
2016FIN446743 December 8, 2016 Deputy Minister Trade Policy Implications U.S. Administration
2016FIN446686 December 9, 2016 Deputy Minister ITF Global Economic Digest
2016FIN447104 December 12, 2016 Minister of Finance Finalization of two new loan agreements between Canada and the IMF
2016FIN446766 December 12, 2016 Minister of Finance Participation in the Upcoming World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland
2016FIN445635 December 12, 2016 Minister of Finance ICSID Rules and Regulations Amendment Process
2016FIN447366 December 14, 2016 Minister of Finance Briefing - PEMEX Event (December 16, 2016)
2016FIN447189 December 14, 2016 Minister of Finance Bilateral Meeting with Mexican Finance Secretary Meade - December 16, 2016
2016FIN447355 December 16, 2016 Deputy Minister Global Risk Monitor - December, 2016
2016FIN447232 December 16, 2016 Deputy Minister ITF Global Economic Digest
2016FIN447415 December 20, 2016 Deputy Minister 2016-17 University Recruitment Reception Invitation and Welcome Letter
2016FIN447562 December 22, 2016 Minister of Finance Canada-China Economic and Financial Strategic Dialogue
Tax Policy Branch
2016FIN446040 December 2, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN446475 December 7, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN446662 December 8, 2016 Minister of Finance U.S. President-Elect's Tax Plan - Summary of Proposed Changes and Implications for Canada
2016FIN446990 December 12, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN445868 December 13, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN446788 December 13, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN446905 December 16, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN446483 December 16, 2016 Minister of Finance Announcement of Prescribed Automobile Expense Limits and Rates for 2017
2016FIN447365 December 16, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN447680 December 19, 2016 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2016FIN447375 / 2016FIN447107 December 21, 2016 Minister of Finance Response to Quebec Minister of Finance concerning the Working Income Tax Benefit (WITB)
2016FIN447002 December 22, 2016 Minister of Finance GST/HST Treatment of Art Therapy Services