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The main objective of this targeted survey was to generate information on the presence and levels of non-permitted colours in red palm oils available on the Canadian retail market.
Colours are added to foods to compensate for the natural colour loss due to processing, to achieve a uniform product colour and to make food appear more appealing. This targeted survey is focused on non-permitted colours, Sudan III and IV, in red palm oils because they are potentially toxic and carcinogenic. Sudan III and IV are red dyes used for industrial products such as textiles, polish and paints and are banned …
The National Microbiological Monitoring Program (NMMP) is a food surveillance program managed by the CFIA to verify industry compliance with microbial standards, facilitate access of Canadian food products to international markets, provide information on the effectiveness of food safety control measures and interventions, and maintain consumer confidence in the safety of the food supply. Under the NMMP, a broad range of imported and domestic food products are sampled at importers, at federally registered facilities (i.e., those that produce food products that are exported or traded inter-provincially) and at retail. Product and environmental samples collected were sent to CFIA laboratories and …
Detailed results from the Algorithmic Impact Assessment for the ATIP Online Request Service.
What is the Algorithmic Impact Assessment?
The AIA is a questionnaire designed to help users assess and mitigate the risks associated with deploying an automated decision system. The AIA also helps identify the impact level of the automated decision system under the proposed Directive on Automated Decision-Making. The questions are focused on business processes, data, and system design decisions.
The questionnaire asks around 57 questions related to business process, data and system designed decisions. The results will demonstrate the impact level as well as a link where …
This collection of data consists of projects assessed by class-screening or screening-type environmental assessments carried out under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 1992.
These assessments were previously archived on the Canadian Impact Assessment Registry. Both the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency and other authorities had the responsibility to post certain information on the Registry.
A screening was the most common type of assessment for projects subject to a federal environmental assessment. The process was managed by other authorities in order to determine the significance of adverse environmental effects from the project.
The class-screening process streamlined the environmental assessments of certain types …
Raw data for 43rd General Election: Official Voting Results.
Phoenix Strategic Perspectives Inc. (Phoenix SPI) was commissioned by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) to conduct a telephone survey of Canadian businesses on privacy-related issues.
The Privacy Commissioner of Canada is an advocate for the privacy rights of Canadians, with the powers to investigate complaints and conduct audits under two federal laws; publicly report on the personal information-handling practices of public and private sector organizations; and conduct research into privacy issues.
The purpose of this research is to better understand the extent to which businesses are familiar with privacy issues and requirements, and to learn more …
Detailed results from the Algorithmic Impact Assessment (AIA) for the Spouse or Common-Law Partner in Canada Advanced Analytics Project.
This project seeks to streamline the eligibility assessment for both the Sponsor and Principal Applicant of Spouse or Common-law Partner in Canada applications.
Detailed results from the Algorithmic Impact Assessment (AIA) from the project to automate the review of non-complex applications for Temporary Resident Visas and Work Permits made under the Canada-Ukraine Authorization for Emergency Travel.
This project automates the processing of applications for some Temporary Resident Visas and Work Permits made under the Canada-Ukraine Authorization for Emergency Travel initiative (CUAET). The system automates positive eligibility determinations, recording of positive admissibility determinations, and approvals for some applications. The system does not refuse applications or recommend refusing applications, or make negative determinations. All refusals continue to be made by officers. Applications which are removed …
As per the Policy on Service and Digital, VAC is releasing all Departmental Results Framework (DRF) eligible datasets to help to support greater transparency and accountability of the government institutions, while respecting information security, privacy, and legal considerations.
Estimates and projections of the fiscal cost of federal tax expenditures for the years 2013 to 2024. The dataset includes information on 395 different tax measures.