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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.
To provide an overview of the Public Service Commission of Canada to the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc President of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada.
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.
Overview of the Health Portfolio, issues/priorities for the first 100 days and a pocket book with Health Portfolio highlights.
Briefing material for the Honourable Mélanie Joly (2019).
Overview of FedDev Ontario as well as information on governance and operations.
Transition material 2019 including an overview of the Department of Canadian Heritage, its portfolio and strategic advice.
Shared Services Canada's fall 2019 transition material for the new Minister of Digital Government.
Fisheries and Oceans Canada - 2018 - Ministerial transition binder
Transition binder for the Minister of Western Economic Diversification Canada, 2019-11
Department of Finance transition briefing materials prepared for the Minister of Finance upon reappointment on November 20, 2019