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The briefing document listed below was prepared for the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada. Additional material will be added as it becomes available. Please note the document has been processed under the Access to Information Act and certain information has been withheld from disclosure in accordance with the exemptions and exclusions in the Act. The Department of Justice Canada’s Transition Book speaks to the three distinctive roles played by the Department.
The Department of Justice Canada’s Transition Book speaks to the three distinctive roles played by the Department. The department’s roles are to act as: policy department with broad responsibilities for overseeing all matters relating to the administration of justice that fall within the federal domain; provider of a range of legal advisory, litigation, and legislative services to government departments and agencies; and central agency responsible for supporting the Minister in advising Cabinet on all legal matters including the constitutionality of government initiatives and activities. The Ministerial Transition binders also address the organization structure of the Department and the financial duties and responsibilities given to the Department of Justice alongside the unique programs held under the portfolio of the Attorney General and Minister of Justice including providing Legal Services to the Government and supporting a bilingual and bijural system of Justice. Further, the Ministerial transition Book addresses organizations related to the Department of Justice and the roles they play one of which is the Canadian Bar Association, a professional, voluntary organization that represents more than 37 000 lawyers and concerns itself with the carriage of justice and maintain the rule of law.
The Ministerial Transition Briefing Material is a collection of information created to support the introduction of appointed Ministers after an election. The Natural Resources Canada briefing materials were designed to be digital and open by default to be a key reference tool long after the initial transition as well. The transition material provides an overview of Natural Resources Canada's mandate and structure, other agencies and authorities in the Minister's portfolio, current topics, key events in the first few months, roles and responsibilities, as well as some key process guidance.
This is the ministerial transition binder for Global Affairs Canada's new Minister of Foreign Affairs.
This is the ministerial transition binder for Global Affairs Canada's new Minister of International Development .
This is the ministerial transition binder for Global Affairs Canada's new Minister of International Trade .
This is the ministerial transition binder for Global Affairs Canada's new Associate Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Overview of the Health Portfolio, issues/priorities for the first 100 days and a pocket book with Health Portfolio highlights.
Canada's Department of Justice is a publication providing an overview of our mission, our role, who we are, what we do, how we encourage innovation and involvement and where further information can be found.
More specifically, our mission is:
support the Minister of Justice in working to ensure that Canada is a just and law-abiding society with an accessible, efficient and fair system of justice;
provide high-quality legal services and counsel to the government and to client departments and agencies; and
promote respect for rights and freedoms, the law and the Consitution.
Deputy Minister Briefing Material – September 2019 - Overview of Health Canada as well as information on Governance and Operations.