List of ATI requests processed by WDBA

This page lists all requests that have been answered by Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority under the Access to Information Act since January 1, 2021, except for those that are uniquely of interest to the requester and contain primarily personal information of the requester.
 

ATI requests completed in 2021

Request Number/
Completed
Summary Disposition Number of Pages Disclosed
2018-01 Any and all environmental reports by either Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority consultants or engineers that cover Brighton Beach Power, West Windsor Power, Nemak and Dainty Rice including all communications and emails related to those reports from January 1, 2015 to April 20, 2018. Disclosed in Part 11,937
2021-02

Original Request Text:
“All text messages, emails and other forms of electronic communication on work platforms (e.g. Skype, Slack, Microsoft Teams, etc.) sent or received by any co-op student between April 30, 2021 to the date of the search. All files or notes, handwritten or electronic, in the possession of any co-op student on the date of the search. Any documents or emails outlining the status of the construction of the Gordie Howe International crossing created between April 1, 2021 and the date of the search. All internal policies, protocols and similar governing documents currently in place relating to the use of both official languages by WDBA. All meeting minutes and agenda packages for meetings of the WDBA Board of Directors and its committees, pertaining to the most recent completed fiscal year. Any electronic records (e.g. emails, memos etc.) created or received, as the case may be, from January 1, 2020 to the date of the search, relating to any legal proceedings in the United States of America.”

Clarified Request Text: 
“All final reports outlining the status of the construction of the Gordie Howe International Bridge crossing created between April 30, 2021, and May 26, 2021, from the Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO).”

Disclosed in Part

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2021-04

“Pursuant to the Access to Information Act (the “Act”), we request copies of the following documentation, communications, and information relating to or pertaining to the above-referenced project (“Project”):[1]

  1. Any and all payment applications and/or estimates submitted by BNA Constructors USA JV for any and all work performed and/or labor, material, and/or equipment furnished by J. Ranck Electric Inc. and/or any and all of J. Ranck Electric Inc.’s subcontractors, as well as any and all documentation, communications, or information, whether in written or electronic form, relating to, evidencing, or pertaining to, the approval or denial and the payment of those payment applications or estimates;
  2. The payment and performance bonds that BNA Constructors USA JV was required to obtain and provide under the contract between the Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority and BNA Constructors USA JV for the Project; and
  3. The payment and performance bonds that J. Ranck Electric Inc. was required to obtain and provide under the subcontract between BNA Constructors USA JV and J. Ranck Electric Inc. for the Project.

[1] For purposes of this request:

a. The term “documentation” shall mean and include any draft, original, and any non-identical copy (whether different from the original because of notes made on a copy or otherwise) of any document, whether written, printed, taped, recorded, computerized, photocopied, or otherwise produced or reproduced, that has been or is in your possession, custody, or control.  By way of illustration, the term “document” shall mean and include, but not be limited to, the following: advertising literature, agreements, bank records, blueprints, books, brochures, calendars, charts, checks, component lists, computer printouts, computer software, correspondences, data bases, disks, diskettes, drawings, e-mails, engineering specifications, films, graphs, invoices, letters, licenses, magnetically or optically stored computer data, manuals, maps, marketing plans, memorandums, minutes, models, newspapers or other clippings, notes, notebooks, objections, packing lists, periodicals or other publications, photographs, price lists, product specifications, prototypes, receipts, reports, schematics, sketches, statistical compilations, stenograph media, telegrams, telephone logs, teletexts, travel and expense records, video recordings, voice recordings, vouchers, and any other documentary material of any nature;


 b. The term “communications” shall mean and include any transmission of information by any means, including, but not limited to, telephone, mail, telegram, teletype, telex, telecopy, e-mail, computer linkup, inter-office mail, memorandum, note, or face-to-face conversation; and 


c. All of the documentation, communications, and information requested is to be produced in its native or original format.  Upon request, we will promptly provide the electronic medium (compact discs, portable drives, etc.) for production of the requested documentation, communications, and information if the native or original format of that information requested is electronic.“

No Existing Records  0
2021-05 “Provide documentation on the number of employees who have received pay increases since the beginning of 2020, including step pay increases, but do not include pay raises due to promotions to new positions. Provide the annual breakdown for 2020 and 2021, including annual costs for these pay increases. Please also provide the number of employees who received pay cuts during the same time period, as well as corresponding amounts – but excluding those employees who leave their positions. Search through electronic records only, unless relevant records do not exist in that format. Include documents in which cabinet material can be severed, however exclude documents marked cabinet confidences in their entirety. Remove French versions if English exists. Final version of documents or last draft if final version is not available.”    
2021-06 “Provide documentation on the amounts and number of employees who have received bonuses or other forms of performance incentives since the beginning of 2020. Provide the annual breakdown or equivalent for calendar years 2020 and 2021. Search through electronic records only, unless relevant records do not exist in that format. Include documents in which cabinet material can be severed, however exclude documents marked cabinet confidences in their entirety. Remove French versions if English exists. Final version of documents or last draft if final version is not available.” All Exempted 0
2021-07 “Please provide the total compensation (salary + benefits) paid out to executives for the calendar years 2019, 2020 and 2021. Include a breakdown of the different types of benefits paid out, including any performance or incentive pay received for each year. Please provide ranges if exact amounts cannot be provided. Search through electronic records only, unless relevant records do not exist in that format. Include documents in which cabinet material can be severed, however exclude documents marked cabinet confidences in their entirety. Remove French versions if English exists. Final version of documents or last draft if final version is not available.” All Exempted 0