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Friday, June 19, 2015 (No. 235)


Questions

    The complete list of questions on the Order Paper is available for consultation at the Table in the Chamber and on the Internet. Those questions not appearing in the list have been answered, withdrawn or made into orders for return.
Q-1074 — February 23, 2015 — Ms. Duncan (Edmonton—Strathcona) — With regard to Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD) and their grant category entitled “Clean Technology/Clean Energy”: (a) how does WD define the grant category “Clean Technology/Clean Energy” for the purposes of a successful project application; (b) which energy sectors does WD deem to be included or excluded in this category; (c) how many applicants for the program were deemed to qualify for the category “Clean Technology/Clean Energy”; and (d) which applicants have received grants or loans under the “Clean Technology/Clean Energy” category?
Q-1147 — April 1, 2015 — Mr. Carmichael (Don Valley West) — With regard to questions on the Order Paper numbers Q-654 through Q-1145, what is the estimated cost of the production of the government's response for each question?
Q-13242 — May 4, 2015 — Ms. Liu (Rivière-des-Mille-Îles) — With regard to government funding for the constituency of Rivière-des-Mille-Îles for each fiscal year since 2007-2008 inclusively: (a) what are the details of all grants, contributions and loans to any organization, body, or group, broken down by (i) the name of the recipient, (ii) the municipality in which the recipient is located, (iii) the date on which funding was received, (iv) the amount received, (v) the department or agency providing the funding, (vi) the program under which the grant, contribution or loan was made, (vii) the nature or purpose; and (b) for each grant, contribution and loan identified in (a), was a press release issued to announce it and, if so, what is the (i) date, (ii) headline, (iii) file number of the press release?
Q-13252 — May 4, 2015 — Ms. Duncan (Etobicoke North) — With respect to the Action Plan for Women Entrepreneurs, identified in the 2015 Budget: (a) what consultations were undertaken for the development of the action plan; (b) for each consultation in (a), (i) what was the date, (ii) what was the location, (iii) what organizations and individuals were consulted, (iv) which briefings or submissions were included as part of the consultation process; (c) what are the specific components of the action plan; (d) for each specific component of the action plan, how much funding was allocated; (e) what is the development cost of the online platform to foster networking; (f) what is the advertising cost for the “Just One Pledge” campaign to encourage mentorship and championing, and what forms of advertising are being considered; (g) what is the process for identifying women who are looking for mentors, and for linking these women with mentors who have taken the “Just One Pledge”; (h) what follow-up and tracking will be undertaken to measure the success of the program, and when will the reporting of results take place; (i) what is the government's definition of an “enhanced” trade mission, and what funding will be provided for such a missions; (j) what is the selection process for companies led by women entrepreneurs for enhanced trade missions; (k) how many enhanced trade missions is the government planning to undertake, and, for each mission planned, (i) to what countries, (ii) what are the goals; (l) what will be the specific criteria required to access the Business Development Bank of Canada’s financing for women-owned businesses; (m) what consultations were undertaken to develop the criteria for financing, and for each consultation, what were the (i) dates, (ii) locations, (iii) organizations and individuals consulted; and (n) what is the timing for the national forum, (i) how many women are expected to participate, (ii) will financing be provided for travel and accommodation, (iii) what funding is being allocated for the forum?
Q-13262 — May 4, 2015 — Mr. Hayes (Sault Ste. Marie) — With regard to government funding for the constituency of Sault Ste. Marie for each fiscal year since 2007-2008 inclusively: (a) what are the details of all grants, contributions and loans to any organization, body or group, broken down by (i) the name of the recipient, (ii) the municipality in which the recipient is located, (iii) the date on which funding was received, (iv) the amount received, (v) the department or agency providing the funding, (vi) the program under which the grant, contribution or loan was made, (vii) the nature or purpose; and (b) for each grant, contribution and loan identified in (a), was a press release issued to announce it and, if so, what is the (i) date, (ii) headline of the press release?
Q-13272 — May 4, 2015 — Mr. Reid (Lanark—Frontenac—Lennox and Addington) — With respect to the monument The Valiants Memorial, located in Ottawa: (a) what process was used to determine the figures depicted in the monument; (b) what criteria were used to select the individuals depicted in the monument; (c) what criteria were used to determine whether to depict a figure with a bust or a full-body statue; (d) were other figures that are not depicted in the monument considered for inclusion in the monument and, if so, for which figures was this the case; (e) were other figures that are not depicted in the monument selected or otherwise endorsed for inclusion but ultimately not included and, if so, for which figures was this the case; (f) if the response to (e) is affirmative, for each figure what were the reasons provided to prioritize the figures that are depicted in the monument over the figures that were excluded; (g) for each figure depicted in the monument, provide the reasons used to select that figure, including any reasons used to select that figure rather than another figure that was considered for inclusion but that does not appear; (h) for each figure considered but not depicted in the monument, provide the reasons used to justify the rejection of that figure; (i) what criteria were used to determine the citations that accompany each figure depicted in the monument; (j) what sources or materials were used to inform the citations that accompany each figure depicted in the monument; (k) for each figure depicted in the monument, were other citations, in whole or in part, considered; (l) what were the reasons for selecting the site on which the monument is located; (m) were other sites considered for the location of the monument and, if so, what other sites were considered; and (n) if the response to (m) is affirmative, what were the reasons for not selecting each rejected site that was considered for the monument?
Q-13282 — May 4, 2015 — Mr. Garneau (Westmount—Ville-Marie) — With regard to contracts under $10 000 granted by Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada since February 2, 2015: what are the (a) vendors' names; (b) contracts' reference numbers; (c) dates of the contracts; (d) descriptions of the services provided; (e) delivery dates; (f) original contracts' values; and (g) final contracts' values, if different from the original contracts' values?
Q-13292 — May 4, 2015 — Mr. Garneau (Westmount—Ville-Marie) — With regard to materials prepared for past or current deputy heads of departments, crown corporations and agencies or their staff from April 1, 2007, to March 31, 2009: for every briefing document or docket prepared, what is (i) the date, (ii) the title or subject matter, (iii) the department’s internal tracking number?
Q-13302 — May 4, 2015 — Mr. Hsu (Kingston and the Islands) — With regard to contracts under $10 000 granted by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada since February 4, 2015: what are the (a) vendors' names; (b) contracts' reference numbers; (c) dates of the contracts; (d) descriptions of the services provided; (e) delivery dates; (f) original contracts' values; and (g) final contracts' values, if different from the original contracts' values?
Q-13312 — May 4, 2015 — Mr. Hsu (Kingston and the Islands) — With regard to contracts under $10 000 granted by Public Safety Canada since February 5, 2015: what are the (a) vendors' names; (b) contracts' reference numbers; (c) dates of the contracts; (d) descriptions of the services provided; (e) delivery dates; (f) original contracts' values; and (g) final contracts' values, if different from the original contracts' values?
Q-13322 — May 4, 2015 — Ms. Jones (Labrador) — With regard to materials prepared for past or current assistant deputy ministers or their staff from April 1, 2007, to March 31, 2009: for every briefing document or docket prepared, what is (i) the date, (ii) the title or the subject matter, (iii) the department's internal tracking number?
Q-13332 — May 4, 2015 — Ms. Jones (Labrador) — With regard to materials prepared for past or current deputy heads of departments, crown corporations and agencies or their staff from April 1, 2009, to March 31, 2011: for every briefing document or docket prepared, what is (i) the date, (ii) the title or subject matter, (iii) the department’s internal tracking number?
Q-13342 — May 4, 2015 — Mr. Bélanger (Ottawa—Vanier) — With regard to the Interprovincial Transit Strategy in the National Capital Region, developed and released in 2013 by the National Capital Commission, the City of Ottawa, the City of Gatineau and the Société de transport de l’Outaouais: what measures have been taken by government departments and other government agencies, since the release of the strategy, to promote or fulfill each of the strategy’s five pillars?
Q-13352 — May 4, 2015 — Mr. Bélanger (Ottawa—Vanier) — With respect to the proposed Memorial to the Victims of Communism in Ottawa: (a) was an environmental assessment of the selected site performed and, if so, what was the timeframe to carry out the assessment; (b) what are the names of the external firms or consultants that were consulted for this environmental assessment; and (c) how much was paid to each firm or consultant?
Q-13362 — May 5, 2015 — Mr. Lapointe (Montmagny—L'Islet—Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup) — With regard to questions Q-1165 and Q-269: (a) what is the state of repayment and outstanding debt at PurGenesis to the Economic Development Agency of Canada regarding the loans of $500 000 on September 29, 2008, and $87 000 on April 14, 2011; (b) what is the state of repayment and outstanding debt for the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada loan of $2 948 715 between 2009 and 2013; and (c) were other contributions, repayable or not, made to PurGenesis by the government and, if so, what is the state of repayment and outstanding debt?
Q-13372 — May 5, 2015 — Mr. Tremblay (Montmorency—Charlevoix—Haute-Côte-Nord) — With regard to the Skills Link program for the province of Quebec and, more specifically, the Quebec City area, the riding of Beauport—Limoilou, and the riding of Montmorency—Charlevoix—Haute-Côte-Nord: (a) in the years 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014, (i) what was the total number of projects submitted and the total number approved, (ii) what was the total number and breakdown of applications submitted for all projects, (iii) what was the total number and breakdown of funding contributions for approved projects; (b) for each rejected project, why was it rejected; (c) for the answers in (a) that pertain to the riding of Beauport—Limoilou, what are the answers broken down by borough; (d) for the answers in (a) that pertain to the riding of Montmorency—Charlevoix—Haute-Côte-Nord, what are the answers broken down by (i) regional county municipality (RCM) of Île d'Orléans, (ii) RCM of Côte-de-Beaupré, (iii) RCM of Charlevoix-Ouest, (iv) RCM of Charlevoix-Est, (v) RCM of Haute-Côte-Nord; and (e) for the answers in (a) that pertain to the Quebec City area, what are the answers broken down by borough?
Q-13382 — May 5, 2015 — Mr. Tremblay (Montmorency—Charlevoix—Haute-Côte-Nord) — With regard to the ports and wharves divestiture program: (a) how many ports and wharves have been divested since the creation of the program for the Province of Quebec; (b) how many ports and wharves are currently being divested; (c) what ports or wharves have been divested or are currently being divested, broken down by regional county municipality; and (d) among the divested ports and wharves, (i) how many were upgraded as identified by the government, (ii) what were the amounts allocated to do so?
Q-13392 — May 5, 2015 — Mr. Tremblay (Montmorency—Charlevoix—Haute-Côte-Nord) — With regard to government investments in the constituency of Montmorency—Charlevoix—Haute-Côte-Nord for regional economic development: what investments have been made since 2006, broken down by (i) regional county municipality, (ii) details of each project?
Q-13402 — May 5, 2015 — Mr. Easter (Malpeque) — With regard to contracts under $10 000 granted by Shared Services Canada since February 5, 2015: what are the (a) vendors' names; (b) contracts' reference numbers; (c) dates of the contracts; (d) descriptions of the services provided; (e) delivery dates; (f) original contracts' values; and (g) final contracts' values, if different from the original contracts' values?
Q-13412 — May 5, 2015 — Mr. Calkins (Wetaskiwin) — With regard to government funding in the riding of Portage—Lisgar, for each fiscal year since 2007-2008 inclusively: (a) what are the details of all grants, contributions, and loans to any organization, body, or group, broken down by (i) name of the recipient, (ii) municipality of the recipient, (iii) date on which the funding was received, (iv) amount received, (v) department or agency providing the funding, (vi) program under which the grant, contribution, or loan was made, (vii) nature or purpose; and (b) for each grant, contribution and loan identified in (a), was a press release issued to announce it and, if so, what is the (i) date, (ii) headline, (iii) file number of the press release?
Q-13422 — May 5, 2015 — Mr. Harris (St. John's East) — With regard to Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members and veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder from sexual assaults during their service, as well as Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) disability awards and pensions administered since 1998: (a) how many applications for veterans disability awards have been made by veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder resulting from sexual assaults during their service; (b) what are the reporting requirements for members of the CAF filing claims to receive VAC disability awards or pension due to post-traumatic-stress disorder resulting from sexual assaults during their service; (c) how many veterans have been granted VAC disability awards or pensions due to post-traumatic stress disorder from sexual assaults during their service; and (d) how many CAF members have been medically released or discharged due to post-traumatic stress disorder from sexual assaults during their service?
Q-13432 — May 6, 2015 — Ms. Leslie (Halifax) — With regard to the protection of Lancaster Sound: (a) when does the government plan to complete the first phase of the feasibility study which was announced six years ago; (b) what is the timeframe in which the government expects the feasibility study to be completed; (c) will the government respect the Nunavut Planning Commission’s ruling to stop additional shipping through the Lancaster Sound region until the Interim Management Plan for the Lancaster Sound Marine Conservation Area is in place; and (d) who has lobbied the government against the development of the Lancaster Sound National Marine Conservation Area?
Q-13442 — May 6, 2015 — Mr. Sopuck (Dauphin—Swan River—Marquette) — With regard to government funding in the riding of Selkirk—Interlake, for each fiscal year since 2007-2008 inclusively: (a) what are the details of all grants, contributions, and loans to any organization, body, or group, broken down by (i) name of the recipient, (ii) municipality of the recipient, (iii) date on which the funding was received, (iv) amount received, (v) department or agency providing the funding, (vi) program under which the grant, contribution, or loan was made, (vii) nature or purpose; and (b) for each grant, contribution and loan identified in (a), was a press release issued to announce it and, if so, what is the (i) date, (ii) headline of the press release?
Q-13452 — May 6, 2015 — Mr. Sopuck (Dauphin—Swan River—Marquette) — With regard to government funding in the riding of Dauphin—Swan River—Marquette, for each fiscal year since 2007-2008 inclusively: (a) what are the details of all grants, contributions, and loans to any organization, body, or group, broken down by (i) name of the recipient, (ii) municipality of the recipient, (iii) date on which the funding was received, (iv) amount received, (v) department or agency providing the funding, (vi) program under which the grant, contribution, or loan was made, (vii) nature or purpose; and (b) for each grant, contribution and loan identified in (a), was a press release issued to announce it and, if so, what is the (i) date, (ii) headline of the press release?
Q-13462 — May 6, 2015 — Mr. Stewart (Burnaby—Douglas) — With regard to government spending in the constituency of Burnaby—Douglas: what was the total amount of government funding, from fiscal year 2011-2012 up to and including the current fiscal year, broken down by (i) the date the funds were received in the riding, (ii) the dollar amount of the expenditure, (iii) the program through which the funding was allocated, (iv) the department responsible, (v) the designated recipient?
Q-13472 — May 6, 2015 — Mr. Stewart (Burnaby—Douglas) — With regard to government spending in the municipality of Burnaby, British Columbia: what was the total amount of government funding, from fiscal year 2011-2012 up to and including the current fiscal year, broken down by (i) the date the funds were received in the riding, (ii) the dollar amount of the expenditure, (iii) the program through which the funding was allocated, (iv) the department responsible, (v) the designated recipient?
Q-13482 — May 7, 2015 — Ms. Foote (Random—Burin—St. George's) — With regard to housing provided by the Canadian Forces Housing Agency (CFHA): (a) for each location where housing is provided, how many units were assessed by the CFHA to be in (i) good condition, (ii) fair condition, (iii) poor condition; (b) for each location where housing is provided, (i) was there a wait list for housing, (ii) how long was the wait list, (iii) what types of housing were waitlisted, (iv) what was the average age of the housing units in the CFHA's portfolio; (c) for each location where housing is provided, how many complaints were made regarding housing quality and what were the issues raised; (d) how many housing units have warning labels or seals because of the potential presence of asbestos in vermiculite insulation; (e) how many units have warning labels for ungrounded electrical outlets; and (f) how many units have water lines that must be kept running from November to April to prevent freezing?
Q-13492 — May 7, 2015 — Ms. Foote (Random—Burin—St. George's) — With regard to Transport Canada: what are the tracking, reference or file numbers, and titles of all reports, documents, evaluations, and studies (i) produced for Transport Canada by Fleetway Incorporated or Oceanic Consulting Corporation, (ii) produced for Transport Canada by outside consultants pertaining to comparisons of regional, national or international ferry operations, (iii) produced by or held by Transport Canada pertaining to the 1977 Canada—British Columbia bilateral agreement on ferry services, (iv) produced by or held by Transport Canada pertaining to the 1986 Master Agreement between Transport Canada and Marine Atlantic?
Q-13502 — May 7, 2015 — Ms. Foote (Random—Burin—St. George's) — With regard to benefits and allowances provided by Veterans Affairs Canada since 2012-2013 inclusively: (a) what percentage of favourable disability-benefit decisions were provided without requiring a level of review or appeal; (b) what percentage of disability-pension decisions were rendered within 16 weeks; (c) what percentage of payments were processed within a week of a favourable decision being rendered on a disability-pension first application; (d) what percentage of Exceptional Incapacity Allowance decisions were rendered within 12 weeks; (e) how many veterans received a Treatment Allowance during the fiscal year; (f) what percentage of Attendance Allowance and Clothing Allowance decisions were rendered within six weeks; (g) what percentage of disability-award decisions were rendered within 16 weeks; (h) what percentage of disability-award first application payments were processed within a week of receiving the client's decision on their method of payment; (i) how many eligible dependent children of deceased veterans or members attended higher education through the Educational Assistance Program; (j) what percentage of eligible veterans had individual income above or within five percent of the Low Income Measure; (k) what was the percentage of Earnings Loss recipients whose individual income was above or within five percent of the Low Income Measure; (l) what was the percentage of Earning Loss decisions rendered within four weeks; (m) what was the percentage of Canadian Forces Income Support decisions rendered within four weeks; (n) what was the percentage of Supplementary Retirement Benefit decisions rendered within four weeks; (o) what was the percentage of Permanent Impairment Allowance decisions rendered within 12 weeks; (p) what was the percentage of War Veterans Allowance decisions rendered within four weeks; (q) what was the percentage of Rehabilitation Program eligibility decisions rendered within two weeks; (r) what was the percentage of Career Transition eligibility decisions rendered within four weeks; (s) what was the percentage of Health Care Benefit review decisions rendered within 12 weeks; (t) what was the percentage of Health Care Identification cards sent within three weeks; (u) what was the percentage of Veterans Affairs Canada Public Service Health Care Plan eligibility decisions rendered within four weeks; (v) what was the percentage of Long-Term Care decisions completed within ten weeks; (w) what was the percentage of payments processed within eight weeks after a veteran is approved for Long-Term Care support; and (x) what percentage of decisions made and payments processed for means-tested funeral and burial benefits occurred within the published standard of 30 calendar days?
Q-13512 — May 7, 2015 — Ms. Sims (Newton—North Delta) — With regard to funding for public safety in British Columbia: (a) how much of the $292.6 million allocated by the 2015 Budget to security agencies will be allocated to RCMP support for (i) Surrey, (ii) Delta; and (b) what has been the annual federal contribution to policing and crime prevention in Surrey, broken down by year from 2006 to 2015 inclusively?
Q-13522 — May 7, 2015 — Mr. Calkins (Wetaskiwin) — With regard to government funding in the riding of Wetaskiwin, for each fiscal year since 2006-2007 inclusively: (a) what are the details of all grants, contributions, and loans to any organization, body, or group, broken down by (i) name of the recipient, (ii) municipality of the recipient, (iii) date on which the funding was received, (iv) amount received, (v) department or agency providing the funding, (vi) program under which the grant, contribution, or loan was made, (vii) nature or purpose; and (b) for each grant, contribution and loan identified in (a), was a press release issued to announce it and, if so, what is the (i) date, (ii) headline, (iii) file number of the press release?
Q-13532 — May 8, 2015 — Mr. Zimmer (Prince George—Peace River) — With regard to government funding in the riding of Oak Ridges—Markham, for each fiscal year since 2007-2008 inclusively: (a) what are the details of all grants, contributions, and loans to any organization, body, or group, broken down by (i) name of the recipient, (ii) municipality of the recipient, (iii) date on which the funding was received, (iv) amount received, (v) department or agency providing the funding, (vi) program under which the grant, contribution, or loan was made, (vii) nature or purpose; and (b) for each grant, contribution and loan identified in (a), was a press release issued to announce it and, if so, what is the (i) date, (ii) headline of the press release?
Q-13542 — May 12, 2015 — Mr. McKay (Scarborough—Guildwood) — With regard to the ongoing restoration of the Parliament Buildings: what specific measures have been taken, are being taken, or are planned, to (i) maximize energy efficiency, (ii) reduce energy and heating costs, (iii) install renewable sources of energy, such as photovoltaic cells?
Q-13552 — May 12, 2015 — Mr. McKay (Scarborough—Guildwood) — With regard to the government's National Conservation Plan: (a) what organizations have received funding under the plan since May 1, 2014; (b) what is the Forward Sortation Area code for each recipient organization; (c) what amount of funding did each organization receive; (d) what was the purpose of the funding; (e) what conditions were attached to the funding; (f) under which program was the funding granted; and (g) what are the answers in (a) to (f), provided in digital CSV format?
Q-13562 — May 14, 2015 — Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park) — With regard to Family Class applications for dependants of protected persons in Canada being processed at the High Commission of Canada (HCC) in New Delhi: (a) what level of priority is assigned to this type of application; (b) what is the estimated processing time for this type of application; (c) is the HCC in New Delhi currently meeting its estimated processing time for this type of application and, if not, why not; and (d) what measures does Citizenship and Immigration Canada have for assisting refugee dependants residing in Nepal who have been found to be members of the Family Class but are unable to access travel documents?
Q-13572 — May 20, 2015 — Mr. Vaughan (Trinity—Spadina) — With respect to child benefit levels projected in the Outlook for Program Expenses chart in the 2014 Fall Fiscal Update and the Outlook for Program Expenses chart in Budget 2015, for fiscal year 2014-2015: (a) how many two-parent households with one child were projected to have a household income between (i) $0 to $20 000, (ii) $20 001 to $40 000, (iii) $40 001 to $60 000, (iv) $60 001 to $80 000, (v) $80 001 to $100 000, (vi) $100 001 to $120 000, (vii) $120 001 to $140 000, (viii) $140 001 to $160 000, (ix) $160 001 to $180 000, (x) $180 000 to $200 000, (xi) over $200 001; (b) how many two-parent households with two children were projected to have a household income between (i) $0 to $20 000, (ii) $20 001 to $40 000, (iii) $40 001 to $60 000, (iv) $60 001 to $80 000, (v) $80 001 to $100 000, (vi) $100 001 to $120 000, (vii) $120 001 to $140 000, (viii) $140 001 to $160 000, (ix) $160 001 to $180 000, (x) $180 000 to $200 000, (xi) over $200 001; (c) how many two-parent households with three or more children were projected to have a household income between (i) $0 to $20 000, (ii) $20 001 to $40 000, (iii) $40 001 to $60 000, (iv) $60 001 to $80 000, (v) $80 001 to $100 000, (vi) $100 001 to $120 000, (vii) $120 001 to $140 000, (viii) $140 001 to $160 000, (ix) $160 001 to $180 000, (x) $180 000 to $200 000, (xi) over $200 001; (d) how many one-parent households with one child were projected to have a household income between (i) $0 to $20 000, (ii) $20 001 to $40 000, (iii) $40 001 to $60 000, (iv) $60 001 to $80 000, (v) $80 001 to $100 000, (vi) $100 001 to $120 000, (vii) $120 001 to $140 000, (viii) $140 001 to $160 000, (ix) $160 001 to $180 000, (x) $180 000 to $200 000, (xi) over $200 001; (e) how many one-parent households with two children were projected to have a household income between (i) $0 to $20 000, (ii) $20 001 to $40 000, (iii) $40 001 to $60 000, (iv) $60 001 to $80 000, (v) $80 001 to $100 000, (vi) $100 001 to $120 000, (vii) $120 001 to $140 000, (viii) $140 001 to $160 000, (ix) $160 001 to $180 000, (x) $180 000 to $200 000, (xi) over $200 001; and (f) how many one-parent households with three or more children were projected to have a household income between (i) $0 to $20 000, (ii) $20 001 to $40 000, (iii) $40 001 to $60 000, (iv) $60 001 to $80 000, (v) $80 001 to $100 000, (vi) $100 001 to $120 000, (vii) $120 001 to $140 000, (viii) $140 001 to $160 000, (ix) $160 001 to $180 000, (x) $180 000 to $200 000, (xi) over $200 001?
Q-13582 — May 20, 2015 — Mr. Vaughan (Trinity—Spadina) — With respect to projections for children’s benefits in 2016-2017: (a) how many children were projected to qualify for children’s benefits for the purposes of calculating the children’s benefits amount in the Outlook for Program Expenses Chart in the 2014 Fall Fiscal Update, broken down by (i) children aged five or younger, (ii) children between the ages of six and 17; (b) how many children were projected to qualify for children’s benefits for the purposes of calculating the children’s benefits amount in the Outlook for Program Expenses Chart in Budget 2015, broken down by (i) children aged five or younger, (ii) children between the ages of six and 17; and (c) what factors contribute, and to what extent does each factor contribute, to any discrepancy between the two projections of total child-benefit costs in the documents?
Q-13592 — June 3, 2015 — Mr. Dewar (Ottawa Centre) — With respect to federal Public Service employees and their use of sick leave between 2006 and 2015: (a) what is the average annual number of days of sick leave taken (i) by employees who are still with the Public Service, (ii) by employees who have left the Public Service, (iii) by employees who took unpaid sick leave in the years specified; (b) what is the average cost per day of paid sick leave; (c) what is the average salary of employees who took unpaid sick leave; and (d) what is the average number of days of sick leave taken, excluding days of unpaid sick leave?
Q-13602 — June 4, 2015 — Mr. Garrison (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — With regard to psychiatric services in all federal correctional institutions in British Columbia: (a) how many psychiatrists are employed for these institutions; (b) what is the status of employment (full-time, part-time, or on-call) of all employees identified in (a); (c) how many psychiatric positions remain vacant; (d) how many psychiatric assessments were completed in 2014; (e) how many offenders are currently awaiting psychiatric assessments; and (f) what is the impact in the delay of psychiatric assessments on offender rehabilitation, parole eligibility, and on public safety in British Columbia?
Q-13612 — June 10, 2015 — Ms. Foote (Random—Burin—St. George's) — With regard to Environment Canada’s activities in Port au Port Bay, in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador: (a) how many times have officials been sent to investigate reports of oil leaks or other pollutants; (b) when were these investigators sent; (c) what were their findings; (d) what are the titles, internal tracking numbers, and dates of all documents related to Shoal Point and Port au Port Bay generated by Environment Canada since 2011; (e) with respect to reports of oil leaks or other environmental concerns, (i) how many reports have been received by Environment Canada concerning the Port au Port Bay area, (ii) when were the reports received, (iii) what follow-up actions were taken; and (f) how many enforcement officials does Environment Canada have in the Atlantic region?
Q-13622 — June 10, 2015 — Mr. Richards (Wild Rose) — With regard to government funding in the ridings of Calgary Centre-North and Calgary—Nose Hill, for each fiscal year since 2010-2011 inclusively: what are the details of all grants, contributions, and loans to any organization, body, or group, broken down by (i) name of the recipient, (ii) date on which the funding was received, (iii) amount received, (iv) department or agency providing the funding, (v) program under which the grant, contribution, or loan was made?
Q-13632 — June 17, 2015 — Mr. MacAulay (Cardigan) — With regard to Veterans Affairs Canada: what are the details of all internal communications, briefing materials, documents, or any other materials relating to, or referencing, the possibility of a transfer of the headquarters of Veterans Affairs Canada from Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, to Ottawa, Ontario, between the dates of January 1, 2006, and June 17, 2015, broken down by (i) internal tracking number, (ii) title or subject, (iii) author, (iv) intended recipient, (v) date?
Q-13642 — June 17, 2015 — Mr. MacAulay (Cardigan) — With regard to government funding in the constituency of Cardigan, for each fiscal year since 2007-2008 inclusively: (a) what are the details of all grants, contributions, and loans to any organization, body, or group, broken down by (i) name of the recipient, (ii) municipality of the recipient, (iii) date on which the funding was received, (iv) amount received, (v) department or agency providing the funding, (vi) program under which the grant, contribution, or loan was made, (vii) nature or purpose; and (b) for each grant, contribution and loan identified in (a), was a press release issued to announce it and, if so, what is the (i) date, (ii) headline, (iii) file number of the press release?
Q-13652 — June 17, 2015 — Mr. MacAulay (Cardigan) — With regard to public servants employed by the government and all federal public agencies in the province of Prince Edward Island: (a) what was the total number of jobs since fiscal year 2011-2012, broken down by (i) year, (ii) department; (b) what was the number of temporary jobs since fiscal year 2011-2012, broken down by (i) year, (ii) department; (c) what was the number of jobs filled by employment agencies since fiscal year 2011-2012, broken down by (i) year, (ii) department; (d) what was the number of full time jobs, broken down by (i) year, (ii) department; (e) what was the number of part time jobs, broken down by (i) year, (ii) department; and (f) what was the number of jobs at each public sector salary level, broken down by (i) year, (ii) department?
Q-13662 — June 17, 2015 — Mr. Simms (Bonavista—Gander—Grand Falls—Windsor) — With regard to government funding or announcements made for or in the riding of Bonavista—Gander—Grand Falls—Windsor for each fiscal year since 2009-2010: (a) what are the details of all grants, contributions, loans to any organization, body or group, broken down by (i) the name of the recipient, (ii) the municipality or region in which the recipient is located, (iii) the date on which funding was received, (iv) the total amount received, (v) the department or agency providing the funding, (vi) the program under which the grant, contribution, or loan was made, (vii) the nature or purpose of each program affected, (viii) the rationale of each grant, contribution and loan made to said organization, body or group; (b) what are the details of government announcements made in the riding, including (i) the total cost of each announcement, (ii) the participants or parties to each announcement, including both the planning stages and the announcement itself, (iii) what communications products were utilized as part of, and in promoting, each announcement; and (c) for each grant, contribution, announcement, loan or other fact or event referenced in (a) or (b), what are the details of all government correspondences, documents, files, and records, broken down by (i) relevant file or tracking numbers, (ii) correspondence or file type, (iii) subject, (iv) date, (v) purpose, (vi) origin, (vii) intended destination, (viii) other officials, agencies, departments, contractors, or businesses copied or involved?
Q-13672 — June 17, 2015 — Mr. Simms (Bonavista—Gander—Grand Falls—Windsor) — With regard to the Federal Identity Program, since 2006: (a) have any changes or modifications been made to the policies or guidelines associated with the Federal Identity Program as it applies to the branding of the government, either domestically or internationally; (b) do Federal Identity Program policies apply to government advertising, and, if so, are departmental coordinators in charge of overseeing compliance; and (c) what are the details of all government correspondence, documents, files, and records, broken down by (i) relevant file or tracking number, (ii) correspondence or file type, (iii) subject, (iv) date, (v) purpose, (vi) origin, (vii) intended destination, (vii) other officials, agencies, departments copied or involved?
Q-1368 — June 17, 2015 — Ms. Freeland (Toronto Centre) — With regard to government advertising: (a) how much has each department, agency, or Crown corporation spent to (i) purchase advertising on Facebook since April 29, 2015, (ii) purchase advertising on Xbox, Xbox 360, or Xbox One since January 29, 2015, (iii) purchase advertising on YouTube since January 29, 2015, (iv) promote tweets on Twitter since January 29, 2015; (b) for each individual advertising purchase, what was the (i) nature, (ii) purpose, (iii) target audience or demographic, (iv) cost; (c) what was the Media Authorization Number for each advertising purchase; and (d) what are the file numbers of all documents, reports, or memoranda concerning each advertising purchase or of any post-campaign assessment or evaluation?
Q-1369 — June 17, 2015 — Ms. Freeland (Toronto Centre) — With regard to materials prepared for past or current parliamentary secretaries or their staff since April 30, 2015: for every briefing document or docket prepared, what is the (i) date, (ii) title or subject matter, (iii) department’s internal tracking number?
Q-1370 — June 17, 2015 — Ms. Freeland (Toronto Centre) — With regard to materials prepared for the Clerk of the Privy Council since January 1, 2015: for every briefing document or docket prepared, what is (i) the date, (ii) the title or the subject matter of the document, (iii) the department's internal tracking number?
Q-1371 — June 17, 2015 — Ms. Freeland (Toronto Centre) — With regard to materials prepared for past or current ministers or their staff from April 30, 2015, to present: for every briefing document or docket prepared, what is the (i) date, (ii) title or subject matter, (iii) department’s internal tracking number?
Q-1372 — June 17, 2015 — Ms. Murray (Vancouver Quadra) — With regard to government communications since April 29, 2015: (a) for each press release containing the phrase “Harper government” issued by any government department, agency, office, Crown corporation, or other government body, what is the (i) headline or subject line, (ii) date, (iii) file or code-number, (iv) subject-matter; (b) for each such press release, was it distributed (i) on the web site of the issuing department, agency, office, Crown corporation, or other government body, (ii) on Marketwire, (iii) on Canada Newswire, (iv) on any other commercial wire or distribution service, specifying which service; and (c) for each press release distributed by a commercial wire or distribution service mentioned in (b)(ii) through (b)(iv), what was the cost of using the service?
Q-1373 — June 17, 2015 — Ms. Murray (Vancouver Quadra) — With regard to materials prepared for past or current assistant deputy ministers or their staff from April 30, 2015, to the present: for every briefing document or docket prepared, what is (i) the date, (ii) the title or the subject matter, (iii) the department's internal tracking number?

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