Completed Access to Information Requests

The lists posted below contain summaries of completed Access to Information requests processed by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. Please note that the lists do not include all requests for information that we received. For example, requests that were requested informally or that focus on personal information are not posted.

For each year, the requests are displayed in chronological order by the month that CMHC responded and by request number.

2014

2013

2012

June 2014

Request number Summary Disposition Number of Pages
AF-2014-00009 For the period of January 1, 2014 to March 31, 2014, please provide copies of all Purchase orders for the following Information Technology equipment: printers, copiers, PC's, notebooks. Disclosed in part 21

May 2014

Request number Summary Disposition Number of Pages
AF-2014-00002
  1. AM130003 — Aide-Memoire 2013: Corporate Overview of CMHC's Mandate, Role and Operations.
  2. B120539 — Summary of CHBA Report "The Federal Role in Canada's Housing system" Briefing Note to President.
  3. B130079 — C.D. Howe Institute Commentary, "Reigning in the Risks: Rethinking the Role of Crown Financial Corporations in Canada." Briefing Note to President.
  4. BB120135 — Aide Memoire, Section A, Corporate Overview: CMHC Mandate, Role and Overview.
  5. BB130135 — CMHC 2013 Evergreen Briefing Book, Mid-Year Update.
  6. BB130190 — Briefing Book for Senior Vice-President, Corporate Services.
  7. BB130272 — CMHC Evergreen Briefing Book — December 2013
  8. BB120156 — CMHC 2013 Evergreen Book 1: Overview of CMHC's Mandate, Role and Operations – Mandate and Role; Governance; Housing and the Government Agenda.
  9. CA120064 — BANC Appearance C-38 — Privatization.
Disclosed in part 283
AF-2014-00005 We would like a copy of all Temporary Help Callups or contracts from October 2013 to March 2014. Disclosed in part 81

April 2014

Request number Summary Disposition Number of Pages
AF-2013-00096 Please provide the following two reports: 03-1412-138 — Review of Environmental Information concerning the Blair Rifle Range, North Vancouver, BC.pdf and Cost Estimate for Supplementary Investigation Former Blair Rifle Range Site, North Vancouver, BC.pdf Disclosed in part 125
AF-2013-00098 Copy of 1970 – 1971 agreement between CMHC and NBHC in St-Louis and Richibucto (Kouchibouguac National Park). All disclosed 22

March 2014

Request number Summary Disposition Number of Pages
AF-2013-00097 Please provide a list of briefing materials and files, from January 1, 2012 to March 4, 2014, that have been developed regarding the role and future of the Canadian Housing and Mortgage Corporation. Please include specific record numbers and titles when available. Disclosed in part 1

January 2014

Request number Summary Disposition Number of Pages
AF-2013-00090 Records from January 1, 2009 to present indicating contributions, sponsorships, payments, transfers, consideration, or any other form of tangible benefit paid, supplied, or otherwise made available by or on behalf of Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation to or for the benefit of the Canadian Association of Accredited Mortgage Professionals (CAAMP). All disclosed 1

December 2013

Request number Summary Disposition Number of Pages
AF-2013-00077 I request individual response data to the Mortgage Consumer Survey (MCS) conducted by CMHC for every year in which the MCS was conducted. I request the data in their original electronic records format. Exempted 0
AF-2013-00078 All correspondence between Windward Co-operative Homes Inc. and CMHC, file 14 634 265, in 2003, regarding "Interpretation of Operating Agreement — Schedule B — Definitions of Terms", especially letters dated May 13, 2003, and August 14, 2003, approx.. Disclosed in part 12
AF-2013-00079 Crown Heights Co-op's operational review that the agency conducted in 2010. Disclosed in part 20

November 2013

Request number Summary Disposition Number of Pages
AF-2013-00071 Any and all emails discussing the Winnipeg fire stations. Disclosed in part 104

October 2013

Request number Summary Disposition Number of Pages
AF-2013-00066 Obtain copies of all documents on the sale of Government of Canada assets, for the past seven months to date, including the latest memorandums and records for the question period held by your department. Exclude confidence. All disclosed 989
AF-2013-00068 Please provide all Temporary Help Services Supply Arrangement and Standing Offer call-ups issued in the National Capital Region for the months of April to June 2013. Disclosed in part 2
AF-2013-00069 I seek a copy of any and all contracts from January 1, 2009 to September 13, 2013 with consultants retained by CMHC on methods of gaining access to the federal government or in accomplishing its objectives in respect of government. This includes a breakdown of what the consultants were paid. All disclosed 0

September 2013

Request number Summary Disposition Number of Pages
AF-2013-00049 I would like access to the dynamic capital adequacy test reports and any composite risk rating completed on CMHC, pursuant to section 4 of the Act. I would like the reports going back 30 years. Disclosed in part 226

August 2013

Request number Summary Disposition Number of Pages
AF-2013-00048 Please provide [final] copies of reports drafted between Jan 1 – Jun 28 2013, that discuss moves by CMHC to improve its financial risk management. Including, but not be limited to, audits by OSFI, changes in senior executives, covered bonds, changes sought by government ministers, and any new ways of monitoring risks from the agency's financing and securitization. Disclosed in part 386
AF-2013-00051 Briefing note related to C-400, entitled "PA120007 Briefing Note Assessment of C-400". Include all drafts. Disclosed in part 111
AF-2013-00052 All records from Apr 1, 2012 to Jul 16, 2013 related to any estimate for the additional funding required to provide housing that would ensure low-income households are able to meet other basic needs. Disclosed in part 156
AF-2013-00058 All submitted proposals for the Request for Proposals for Security Guard Services — CMHC National Office Complex, Ottawa, Ontario. Solicitation File #201300340 issued February 28, 2013. Disclosed in part 77

July 2013

Request number Summary Disposition Number of Pages
AF-2012-00081 All communications created since Feb. 1, 2013, between CMHC employees and Officials, and HRSDC employees or Officials or the Minister's office, on the estimated costs and impact of Bill C-400. Disclosed in part 9
AF-2013-00003 Copies of reports
B120693, Covered Bond Registry
B120520, Sucession of CMHC President
B120635, CMHC Board Skills Matrix and Attributes of Current Board Members.
Disclosed in part 32
AF-2013-00044 The following information from CMHC is being requested:
1. The expiry dates of federal housing co-operatives (in Ontario)
2. The project/sponsor names and addresses of the expiring federal housing co-operatives
3. The number of units in each expiring federal housing co-operative.
All disclosed 14

June 2013

Request number Summary Disposition Number of Pages
AF-2012-00071 I would like a copy of all communications inclusively between February 15 – 25, 2013 from any communications staff at the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation involved with the document published on CMHC’s website titled “Backgrounder — Cost of Bill C-400 proposal”. Exclude any potential Cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 38
AF-2012-00072 I would like a copy of all communications inclusively between February 25 – 28, 2013 from any communications staff at the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation involved with the document published on CMHC’s website titled “Backgrounder — Cost of Bill C-400 proposal”. Exclude any potential Cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 179
AF-2012-00073 I would like a copy of all communications inclusively between February 25 – 28, 2013 from any staff at the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation involved with the document published on CMHC’s website titled “Backgrounder — Cost of Bill C-400 proposal”. Exclude any potential Cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 160
AF-2012-00075 I would like a copy of all emails directing the production of the document published on Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s website titled “Backgrounder — Cost of Bill C-400 proposal”. Exclude any potential Cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 33
AF-2012-00078 I would like a copy of all emails received from non-CMHC staff regarding  the production of the document published on Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s website titled “Backgrounder — Cost of Bill C-400 proposal”. Exclude any potential Cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 60
AF-2013-00009 Please provide all Temporary Help Services (THS) Supply Arrangement (SA) and Standing Offer (SO) callups issued in the National Capital Region for the months of September 2012 to March 2013. Disclosed in part 13

May 2013

Request number Summary Disposition Number of Pages
AF-2012-00068 A complete list of Woodstock First Nation, New Brunswick, Section 95 Subsidy fix payments for 2005 – 2013, including Operating Agreements, total amount approved, total amount paid and number of housing units built on the Woodstock First Nation between these dates. Disclosed in part 67
AF-2012-00069 All funding agreements signed by Woodstock First Nation regarding housing/repairs/renovations for Disclosed in part the years 2005 – 2013. Disclosed in part 41
AF-2012-00088 All contracts between the Corporation and Maison Biéler Inc. as well as between the Corporation and Maison Jean Brillant VC Inc. Disclosed in part 123
AF-2013-00007 Documents indicating the presence of asbestos in multiple-unit housing located in the Outaouais region and funded under Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation programs. No records exist 0

April 2013

Request number Summary Disposition Number of Pages
AF-2012-00074 I would like a copy of all drafts of the document published on Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation's website titled "Backgrounder — Cost of Bill C-400 proposal". Please exclude potential cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 67
AF-2012-00076 I would like a copy of all emails of all research staff and managers involved in the production of the document published on Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation's website titled "Backgrounder — Cost of Bill C-400 proposal". Please exclude potential cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 16
AF-2012-00077 I would like a copy of all emails of all research staff and managers, inclusively, between the dates of February 25th to 28th 2013, involved in the production of the document published on Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation's website titled "Backgrounder — Cost of Bill C-400 proposal". Please exclude potential cabinet confidences. Disclosed in part 16
AF-2012-00079 I would like a copy of the most recent staff directory for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. All disclosed 35
AF-2012-00083 I would like access to the following briefing notes:
B120458 — Audit of the AANDC and Attawapiskat First Nation Management Control Framework,
B120497 — Audit of the AANDC and Attawapiskat First Nation Management Control Framework,
B120472 — Evaluation of the First Nations Market Housing Fund,
B120480 — First Nations Market Housing Fund,
B120623 — Bill C-45, Jobs and Growth Act, 2012.
Disclosed in part 35
AF-2012-00086 Correspondence with Karen Kinsley, President and CEO, concerning the Canadian housing bubble from the past 3 months. No records exist 0
AF-2012-00087 1. Subsidy application(s) 2008 – 2012 made by the Coopérative d'habitation Rochelandaise Inc. to CMHC.
2. CMHC report(s) indicating the amount(s) authorized and/or the amount(s) refused for the subsidy application(s) 2008 – 2012 made by the Coopérative d'habitation Rochelandaise Inc.
3. Financial reports from the Coopérative d'habitation Rochelandaise Inc. to CMHC explaining the use of the subsidies obtained from CMHC 2008 – 2012.
4. Correspondence between the Coopérative d'habitation Rochelandaise Inc. and CMHC from 2008 until now.
Disclosed in part 128

March 2013

Request number Summary Disposition Number of Pages
AF-2012-00080 All communications created since Feb 1, 2013, between CMHC employees and Officials and Treasury Board employees or Officials on the estimated costs and impact of Bill C-400. No records exist 0
AF-2012-00082 All briefing material prepared since Feb. 1, 2013, for the Minister, on the estimated impact and costs of Bill C-400. No records exist 0

February 2013

Request number Summary Disposition Number of Pages
AF-2012-00054 All records relating to Government funding of the Patricia and Bathurst Developments project announced on July 14, 2011. Disclosed in part 23
AF-2012-00056 2012 Rental Market Survey (RMS) results for Ottawa, ON. Exempted 0
AF-2012-00057 All contracts and loan agreements with New Hope Co-op in Cambridge from 2007 to the present. Disclosed in part 111
AF-2012-00063 The list and amounts of subsidies granted by CMHC to the Société d’habitation et de développement de Montréal (SHDM) in 2012. Disclosed in part 2

January 2013

Request number Summary Disposition Number of Pages
AF-2012-00049 Reports outlining the total cost of cellphone/smartphone bills paid by the Corporation, by provider, for fiscal years 2010 to 2012. All disclosed 1
AF-2012-00050 Copy of all Temporary Help Services Standing Offer Call-Ups awarded and issued in the BC Vancouver, Fraser Valley area for the months of July 2012 to November 2012. Disclosed in part 9
AF-2012-00051 List of briefing notes prepared for the minister responsible for CMHC from September 1, 2012 to December 11, 2012. All disclosed 1
AF-2012-00053 Study titled "Assessing the Outcomes for Habitat for Humanity, Home Buyers in Canada", Merx Solicitation #201102093. Exempted 0

December 2012

Request number Summary Disposition Number of Pages
AF-2011-00079 I would like to receive copies of briefing materials specified from request AI-2011-00008. Disclosed in part 137
AF-2012-00005 Provide records from January 1, 2011 to May 3, 2012 on CMHC exiting from its role in mortgage insurance/mortgage securities area.
Provide CMHC's costs on administering mortgage insurance and its other housing programs and research business lines.
Provide CMHC's 2011, 2012 review and analyses of critics wanting it out of the mortgage insurance/mortgage securities business lines.
Provide CMHC's 2011, 2012 exchanges with a) the Bank of Canada Governor, and b) with the Minister of Finance on addressing the increasing household mortgage debt.
Disclosed in part 432
AF-2012-00017 Provide me with all briefing notes and memos prepared by CMHC regarding a Stress Test of CMHC's mortgage insurance activities written between January 1, 2010 and May 22, 2012. Disclosed in part 352
AF-2012-00021 Copies of final briefing notes from June 6th, 2012 to July 3, 2012. Disclosed in part 466
AF-2012-00047 We would like to know the various amounts (by date, since 1980) provided by CMHC to the housing project Le Rigaud (425 Sherbrooke St. East) under Section 95. Disclosed in part 1

November 2012

Request number Summary Disposition Number of Pages
AF-2012-00040 We would like to know the delivery programs and the agreement end years for the projects located in the riding of Laurier – Sainte-Marie by tenure (non-profit organizations, co-operatives, low-rental housing) that were developed before 1994 and that receive federal subsidies intended primarily to reduce the rents of low-income individuals, either directly through CMHC or indirectly through the SHQ.  Disclosed in part 2
AF-2012-00041 Please provide all Temporary Help Services Supply Arrangement and Standing Offer callups issued in the National Capital Region from April 2012 to August 2012. Disclosed in part 9
AF-2012-00043 Any record from May 30 to August 31, 2012 in regard to the appreciation of the Canadian dollar during mid-2012.  Disclosed in part 16
AF-2012-00044 We wish to obtain the 1986 Canada – Quebec Global Agreement on Social Housing. Disclosed in part 16

October 2012

Request number Summary Disposition Number of Pages
AF-2012-00032 Loan Agreement for City of Winnipeg fire halls. Disclosed in part 31
AF-2012-00033 Reports produced by the working group composed of representatives from the provinces, territories and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation in charge of assessing the viability of existing social housing as operating agreements expire. Exempted 0
AF-2012-00035 Question period notes prepared for the Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, from March 29 to June 22, 2012. Disclosed in part 61
AF-2012-00038 Records from August 19, 2012, to the present concerning evaluations of the Canadian housing market and any mention of correcting housing prices. Disclosed in part 211
AF-2012-00039 Complete Solicitation and Resulting Contract(s) for 2008 and 2010 Ontario Real Estate and Sales of Residential Properties. Disclosed in part 368

September 2012

Request number Summary Disposition Number of Pages
AF-2012-00004 Records relating to CMHC's training and other initiatives relating to mortgage fraud and its mitigation since 2010 as well as any research conducted by CMHC on marijuana growing operations. Disclosed in part 244
AF-2012-00006 Provide January 1, 2011 to present records reports, memos and briefing notes on its private sector competitors. Disclosed in part 727
AF-2012-00034 A list of all housing projects subject to an operating agreement for social housing programs delivered between 1946 and 1993, the agreement's expiry date and the number of units in each project. No records exist 0

August 2012

Request number Summary Disposition Number of Pages
AF-2012-00016 All briefing materials prepared for the President in advance of her appearance before the Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce on May 17, 2012. Seeking records for the period April 30 to May 17, 2012. Disclosed in part 119
AF-2012-00022 Records from June 11 to July 9, 2012 concerning the government's role in mortgage insurance business through CMHC. Disclosed in part 57
AF-2012-00023 Records from June 11 to June 23, 2012, concerning options for changes in mortgage-lending rules and other measures related to the housing market. Disclosed in part 49
AF-2012-00024 Records from January 1st, 2011 to July 9, 2012 concerning CMHC's stress testing model, its description, and the results of any such tests in this time period. Disclosed in part 251

July 2012

Request number Summary Disposition Number of Pages
AF-2011-00031 Briefing notes, memos and other correspondence related to amortization limits and minimum down payments for insured mortgages (January 1 to July 22, 2011). Disclosed in part 511
AF-2012-00011 All documents relating to CMHC 2012 key initiative 2.3.1., which is to ''explore the feasibility of incorporating house price modelling and analysis into regular, ongoing market analysis activities'' (CMHC 2011 Annual Report), including documents pertaining to the decision to make this a key initiative (January 1 to June 11, 2012).  Disclosed in part 12
AF-2012-00013 Documents, excluding e-mails, since January 1, 2011 relating to CMHC's efforts to research and finance housing finance models in other countries, and the decision to make such efforts a key initiative (2.1.1, 2011 CMHC Annual Report). Disclosed in part 137
AF-2012-00014 Any documents, including briefing notes, decks and memos, prepared since January 1, 2011, pertaining to the privatization of CMHC or housing finance systems in other countries, excluding emails and documents originated by other departments.  Disclosed in part 134

June 2012

Request number Summary Disposition Number of Pages
AF-2011-00059 Copy of CMHC mortgage insurance database format for records up to the present and going back 10 years. You may exclude any personal information but please include geographic information and any information related to financial condition of the homeowner as well as mortgage type. Exempted 0
AF-2011-00073 Any documents from October 2008 to February 7th, 2012 pertaining to the Insured Mortgage Purchase Program that break down the details of the program and any risks presented by those securities. Please exclude emails. Disclosed in part 1,335
AF-2011-00076 Documentation on Redevelopment Project: Seed Grant and Loan application for Wesley Mimico United Church at 2 Station Road, Mimico Ontario, M8V 2P5. Disclosed in part 35
AF-2012-00010 Please provide details for any amount paid to the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) to assist the process of creation, or revision of standards for every fiscal year since 2005, including details for any additional amounts paid to the CSA for any other activities. All disclosed 1
AF-2012-00012 Copies of all enterprise risk management reports sent to the board between January 1, 2011 and the present. Disclosed in part 78
AF-2012-00015 Requesting callups from Temporary Help Services online issued by Canada Mortgage and Housing in the Toronto region (area code 416 and 905) from January 2011 to April 2012. Disclosed in part 13

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