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December 10, 2020 - Danielle Serson, Intake Officer

Deemed refusal of access vs. late response – what is the difference?

Did you know that a late response is different than a deemed refusal of access under The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP), The Local Authority Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (LA FOIP), The Health Information Protection Act (HIPA), and both are reviewable issues with our office? Unless circumstances... read more

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December 8, 2020 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

LA FOIP Foundations – mark your calendar!

Mark your calendar for February 1, 2, 3, and 4, 2021 from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm for LA FOIP Foundations: Access and Privacy Tips for Local Authorities – a long overdue learning experience. This webinar series, an hour and a half each day, is designed for local authorities. Day 1 (February 1st) will be... read more

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November 26, 2020 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Providing the record to my office

I attended a virtual conference of a Commissioner roundtable. One of the Commissioners addressed an issue regarding providing his office with the record when reviewing an appeal of the denial of an access request. He went on to say that the record was necessary to do the job of a review and that his office... read more

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November 25, 2020 - Rick Yachiw, Analyst

Reviews for factual errors in a draft report

If the Commissioner is going to issue a report in a review or privacy investigation, he will provide the draft copy of the report to the public body’s Access and Privacy Coordinator to review for factual errors. The public body usually has seven days to review the draft report and provide its suggested corrections to... read more

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