List of briefing notes prepared for the Minister, the Deputy Minister and the Parliamentary Secretary – May 2017

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May 2017 List of Briefing Notes
WebCIMS Date Addressee Title
Consultations and Communications
2017FIN454447 May 16, 2017 Deputy Minister Approval of hospitality expenditures for the Advisory Council on Economic Growth's meeting on May 16, 2017
Corporate Services Branch
2017FIN454070 May 9, 2017 Deputy Minister Approval of the Department of Finance Integrated IM/IT Plan 2017-20
2017FIN454297 May 9, 2017 Deputy Minister Reimbursement of EX Membership fees
2017FIN452084 May 9, 2017 Deputy Minister Special Leave without pay request
2017FIN454488 May 9, 2017 Deputy Minister 2016-17 Management Accountability Framework (MAF) Assessment - Department of Finance Results
2017FIN452622 May 9, 2017 Deputy Minister Approval of the revised EC Development Program
2017FIN455051 May 15, 2017 Deputy Minister Letters of offer for two indeterminate appointments
2017FIN454424 May 17, 2017 Deputy Minister Financial Signing authority specimen signature form
2017FIN455365 May 18, 2017 Deputy Minister Request to extend a special leave without pay
2017FIN455310 May 18, 2017 Deputy Minister Organizational changes within the International Trade and Finance Branch
2017FIN455321 May 23, 2017 Deputy Minister Financial Signing Authority specimen signature form
2017FIN455698 May 26, 2017 Deputy Minister Retirement Letter
2017FIN454299 May 29, 2017 Deputy Minister Letters of excellence from Department of Finance Canada 2017 - Congratulatory letters
2017FIN455957 May 29, 2017 Deputy Minister Interchange Canada Addendum
2017FIN455695 May 30, 2017 Deputy Minister Approval of annual renewal of financial support for Council of the Network of Official Languages Champions 2017–18
Economic Development and Corporate Finance Branch
2017FIN454514 May 2, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN454485 May 3, 2017 Minister of Finance Fundamental Science Review
2017FIN454217 May 3, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN454191 May 3, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN454201 May 4, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN454416 May 4, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN453789 May 4, 2017 Minister of Finance Farmers of North America Proposal: AgriInvest and Agriculture Industry Investment
2017FIN454454 May 4, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN454693 May 8, 2017 Deputy Minister Meeting with Dr. Feridun Hamdullahpur, President of the University of Waterloo
2017FIN453888 May 9, 2017 Deputy Minister Meeting with the Deputy Minister of Transport (Michael Keenan) and CEO of Greater Toronto Airport Authority (Howard Eng) on Airport Governance
2017FIN454678 May 9, 2017 Deputy Minister Discussion with U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities Presidents and Vice-Presidents (Research)
2017FIN454457 May 10, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN454943 May 10, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN454179 May 10, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN454643 May 10, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN454644 May 10, 2017 Minister of Finance Additional information on freight rail interswitching
2017FIN454831 May 10, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN454943 May 10, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN453488 May 10, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN453997 May 11, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN455054 May 11, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN455069 May 11, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN454420 May 11, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN454203 May 11, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN454429 May 11, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN454382 May 11, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN454960 May 11, 2017 Minister of Finance Meeting with Mr. Callin Rovinescu, President and CEO of Air Canada
2017FIN454898 May 11, 2017 Minister of Finance Meeting with John Chen, Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Blackberry Ltd.
2017FIN454674 May 11, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN454947 May 12, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN453469 May 12, 2017 Deputy Minister *redacted*
2017FIN454835 May 16, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN454493 May 16, 2017 Minister of Finance Canadian Federation of Agriculture Endorsement of Farmers of North America Proposal: "AgriInvest and Agriculture Industry Investment Stimulus"
2017FIN454923 May 16, 2017 Minister of Finance Call with Evergreen on Green Bank Financing
2017FIN455535 May 19, 2017 Deputy Minister 2017-18 Initial Payments Guarantee for the Grain Farmers of Ontario Wheat Pools
2017FIN455402 May 19, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN455782 May 24, 2017 Minister of Finance Canada Infrastructure Bank - Update
2017FIN455624 May 24, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN454899 May 24, 2017 Minister of Finance Meeting with the Hospital for Sick Children
2017FIN455827 May 24, 2017 Minister of Finance Canada Post - Update
2017FIN455808 May 25, 2017 Minister of Finance Update on the Réseau lectrique Metropolitain (REM) Montreal Light Rail Project
2017FIN456006 May 25, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN455636 May 25, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN455473 May 25, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN455729 May 25, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN456007 May 25, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN455807 May 25, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN455916 May 25, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN454708 May 25, 2017 Deputy Minister Meeting with the Business Council of British Columbia
2017FIN454428 May 25, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN455987 May 25, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN455563 May 25, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN455958 May 26, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN455993 May 26, 2017 Minister of Finance Meeting with the Canadian Council for Public Private Partnerships
2017FIN456019 May 26, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN455859 May 29, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN456201 May 31, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN455220 May 31, 2017 Minister of Finance Ministerial Governance Committee Meeting June 6, 2017: Update on the Gordie Howe International Bridge Project
Economic and Fiscal Policy Branch
2017FIN453344 May 3, 2017 Minister of Finance Results and Delivery: Reporting on Mandate Commitments
2017FIN454608 May 8, 2017 Deputy Minister May 10, 2017 Meeting of the Coordinating Committee of Deputy Ministers - Enhancing Government Data Capacity
2017FIN454841 May 9, 2017 Minister of Finance Results and Delivery: Reporting on Helping and Growing the Middle Class Priority
2017FIN454759 May 9, 2017 Deputy Minister Economic Update for DMs' Breakfast
2017FIN453764 May 9, 2017 Deputy Minister 2016-17 Public Accounts Protocol Meeting
2017FIN454839 May 10, 2017 Deputy Minister Hospitality Pre-Approval for May 18, 2017: International Monetary Fund's Article IV visit to Ottawa
2017FIN455067 May 12, 2017 Deputy Minister Release of IMF Paper on Gender Budgeting in G7 Countries
2017FIN455098 May 15, 2017 Minister of Finance May 16, 2017 meeting of the Advisory Council on Economic Growth
2017FIN455058 May 16, 2017 Deputy Minister Economic Update for DMs' Breakfast
2017FIN455000 May 17, 2017 Deputy Minister Australia's Budget 2017: Key Items of Interest for Canada
2017FIN455297 May 17, 2017 Minister of Finance Proposal for an OECD Gender Governance Review of Canada
2017FIN455435 May 19, 2017 Deputy Minister 2017 IMF Article IV Consultations - Agenda
2017FIN455172 May 19, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN455413 May 19, 2017 Minister of Finance Fiscal Monitor for March 2017
2017FIN455721 May 23, 2017 Deputy Minister May 24th meeting of the Deputy Minister Committee on Inclusive Growth
2017FIN455573 May 23, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN455766 May 25, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN455962 May 26, 2017 Minister of Finance Meeting with IMF Article IV Delegation and IMF Concluding Statement
2017FIN456100 May 31, 2017 Minister of Finance First Quarter 2017 Canadian Economic Accounts
Federal Provincial Relations and Social Policy
2017FIN454446 May 1, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN451920 May 2, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN453629 May 2, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN453694 May 2, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN454038 May 2, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN454312 May 2, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN454357 May 2, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN454623 May 2, 2017 Deputy Minister *redacted*
2017FIN454707 May 3, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN453812 May 4, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN452399 May 8, 2017 Minister of Finance Building Resilience-Letter of Support from Stephen Owen, QC, PC
2017FIN453011 May 8, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN454115 May 11, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN454260 May 11, 2017 Minister of Finance Deputy Minister Task Force on Diversity and Inclusiveness
2017FIN454456 May 11, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN454458 May 11, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN454688 May 11, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN454969 May 11, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN455016 May 11, 2017 Deputy Minister Meeting with Malcolm Brown, Deputy Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness
2017FIN455070 May 11, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN455018 May 16, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN454658 May 17, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN455072 May 23, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN454620 May 24, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN455465 May 25, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN455622 May 25, 2017 Minister of Finance Meeting with Hassan Yussuff, President of the Canadian Labour Congress
2017FIN455376 May 30, 2017 Minister of Finance Upcoming Finance Ministers Meeting - Approval of Hospitality Expenditures in Excess of $5,000
2017FIN455527 May 30, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN455732 May 30, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN456093 May 30, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
Financial Sector Policy
2017FIN454316 May 1, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN453828 May 1, 2017 Minister of Finance Final Publication of Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Made Under the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financial Act (PCMLTFA), 2016
2017FIN452606 May 3, 2017 Minister of Finance Letter to Indonesian Minister of Finance Sri Mulyani Indrawati *redacted*
2017FIN454340 May 3, 2017 Minister of Finance Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Center Director Notice of Opportunity
2017FIN452587 May 4, 2017 Minister of Finance Bail-in Regime Regulations
2017FIN454546 May 4, 2017 Deputy Minister *redacted*
2017FIN454745 May 5, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN454122 May 5, 2017 Deputy Minister *redacted*
2017FIN454208 May 5, 2017 Minister of Finance Royal Canadian Mint: Approval of Numismatic Coin Designs
2017FIN454917 May 8, 2017 Deputy Minister Meeting with the CBA Executive Council
2017FIN453774 May 8, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN454926 May 9, 2017 Deputy Minister Hospitality - Financial Sector Policy Branch Work Planning Day
2017FIN454134 May 9, 2017 Deputy Minister Implementation of the Cooperative Capital Markets Regulatory System
2017FIN454375 May 10, 2017 Minister of Finance Conceptual design for 10$ bank note featuring Viola Desmond
2017FIN452812 May 11 2017 Minister of Finance Letters to Saskatchewan and Quebec on Consumer Protection in Banking
2017FIN453871 May 15, 2017 Minister of Finance Appraisal of the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Royal Canadian Mint
2017FIN455045 May 15, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN451084 May 15, 2017 Minister of Finance Reply to Letter from Large Pension Funds on a Potential FMI Resolution Framework
2017FIN452151 May 15, 2017 Minister of Finance Letter from the Director of the Financial Transactions Reports Analysis Center Canada (FINTRAC)
2017FIN453701 May 15, 2017 Minister of Finance Addressing the Implications of NAV Canada Pension Plan Amendments
2017FIN455124 May 17, 2017 Parliamentary Secretary Meeting with HomEquity Bank on May 30, 2017
2017FIN455163 May 18, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN455709 May 19, 2017 Minister of Finance Quebec Court of Appeal Reference Decision
2017FIN454748 May 19, 2017 Minister of Finance Tabling of the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation's 2017-18 to 2021-22 Corporate Plan Summary
2017FIN454970 May 19, 2017 Minister of Finance Payments Canada's Rule Amendments
2017FIN454165 May 23, 2017 Minister of Finance 2017-18 Performance Agreement for the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation
2017FIN455765 May 23, 2017 Deputy Minister Retail Payments Oversight Framework - *redacted*
2017FIN453677 May 24, 2017 Minister of Finance 2017 Borrower's Conference- July 12 & 13, 2017- Approval of Hospitality Expenditures in Excess of $5,000
2017FIN455926 May 25, 2017 Deputy Minister FISC meeting on May 29, 2017
2017FIN455713 May 25, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN455632 May 26, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN455961 May 26, 2017 Deputy Minister Work Plan Priorities for the Financial Sector Policy Branch
2017FIN455714 May 26, 2017 Minister of Finance Canada Pension Plan Investment Board: Tabling of the 2017 Annual Report
2017FIN455378 May 26, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN455715 May 29, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN456052 May 29, 2017 Minister of Finance Call with Ontario's Minister of Finance on the Cooperative Capital Markets Regulatory System
2017FIN456080 May 29, 2017 Deputy Minister *redacted*
2017FIN456055 May 29, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN455581 May 29, 2017 Minister of Finance Meeting with the Small Business Matters Coalition
2017FIN454315 May 30, 2017 Minister of Finance Update on Strengthening Corporate and Beneficial Ownership Transparency
2017FIN456056 May 31, 2017 Minister of Finance Financial Stability Board Task Force on Climate Related Financial Disclosure
2017FIN455157 May 31, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN454346 May 31, 2017 Minister of Finance Public Consultations on the Retail Payments Oversight Framework
Internal Audit and Evaluation
2017FIN454927 May 9, 2017 Deputy Minister Letter of Appointment for chair of the Departmental Audit Committee
International Trade and Finance Branch
2017FIN453950 May 2, 2017 Minister of Finance The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development: 2017 Annual Meeting
2017FIN454380 May 2, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN454150 May 3, 2017 Minister of Finance Conference of Montreal (June 12-15)
2017FIN454376 May 3, 2017 Deputy Minister Second round of French presidential election
2017FIN454711 May 4, 2017 Minister of Finance Second round of French presidential election
2017FIN454405 May 4, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN454411 May 4, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN454710 May 4, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN454151 May 5, 2017 Minister of Finance Saudi Arabia Engagement
2017FIN454339 May 5, 2017 Deputy Minister Weekly Update on Key Global Economic Events
2017FIN454410 May 8, 2017 Minister of Finance Department of Finance input to the 2016-17 Official Development Assistance Accountability Act Report
2017FIN454760 May 8, 2017 Minister of Finance Update on New U.S. Trade Actions Related to Steel and Aluminum Products
2017FIN453657 May 9, 2017 Minister of Finance Annual Meeting of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Branch
2017FIN453881 May 9, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN454450 May 9, 2017 Minister of Finance U.S. Trade Remedy Complaint Against Bombardier C-Series
2017FIN454724 May 10, 2017 Minister of Finance Update on Canada-China Free Trade Agreement Exploratory Discussions
2017FIN454936 May 10, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN454976 May 10, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN454986 May 11, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN455170 May 12, 2017 Deputy Minister Meeting with Stewart Beck, President of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada
2017FIN454712 May 12, 2017 Deputy Minister Weekly Update on Key Global Economic Events
2017FIN454720 May 15, 2017 Minister of Finance Update on Greece
2017FIN455002 May 15, 2017 Minister of Finance Meeting with Jamie Dimon, Chairman & CEO of JPMorgan Chase & Co.
2017FIN454596 May 17, 2017 Minister of Finance Export Development Canada's (EDC) 2017-2021 Corporate Plan Amendment
2017FIN454897 May 18, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN454776 May 19, 2017 Minister of Finance Joint thank you letter to Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang
2017FIN455345 May 19, 2017 Minister of Finance Letters of Appreciation for the Guardia di Finanza's Services at the G7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting in Bari
2017FIN455017 May 19, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN454667 May 23, 2017 Minister of Finance Response Letter and Department of Finance input to the 2016-17 Official Development Assistance Accountability Act Report
2017FIN455580 May 23, 2017 Minister of Finance 2021 Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Group
2017FIN455139 May 23, 2017 Deputy Minister Weekly Update on Key Global Economic Events
2017FIN454449 May 23, 2017 Deputy Minister Analysis of the U.S. Preliminary Countervailing Duty Finding on Softwood Lumber
2017FIN455712 May 23, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN455763 May 24, 2017 Minister of Finance Congratulatory letter to France's new Minister of the Economy
2017FIN455852 May 24, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN455694 May 25, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN455711 May 25, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN455980 May 25, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN455639 May 26, 2017 Deputy Minister Weekly Update on Key Global Economic Events
2017FIN455856 May 26, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN455820 May 29, 2017 Minister of Finance Communications regarding the Upcoming Commonwealth Finance Ministers' Meeting
2017FIN455379 May 29, 2017 Minister of Finance Follow up to Gordon Brown Proposal for an International Finance Facility for Education
2017FIN456123 May 30, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN456189 May 31, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN456073 May 31, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
Tax Policy Branch
2017FIN454460 May 1, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN454582 May 2, 2017 Deputy Minister *redacted*
2017FIN454350 May 4, 2017 Minister of Finance Meeting with Alcohol Industry Association Regarding the Budget 2017 Proposed Alcohol Taxation Measure
2017FIN453446 May 4, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN450289 May 4, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN454728 May 11, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN455068 May 17, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN455497 May 19, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN453783 May 19, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN454387 May 25, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN455761 May 26, 2017 Minister of Finance *redacted*
2017FIN454544 May 30, 2017 Deputy Minister Review of the Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) Tax Incentive Program