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Tag: clarifying access requests

September 28, 2022 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Right to Know Day

Once a year those interested in ensuring citizens have a right to obtain information from government, at all levels, take time to talk about the importance of the right to know. This year I chatted with Aaron Orban. Aaron is the Executive Director of Audit, Information Management and Safety – Integrated Justice Services. He provided me with... read more

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June 3, 2021 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

A good access request

You want some information from a government ministry, board, agency, Crown corporation, or from a city, town, village, rural municipality, university, school, library or health trustee. First, try the informal method, which is finding out who makes decisions regarding releasing information, maybe the director or a supervisor, and request by telephone the information you would... read more

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February 14, 2018 - Melanie Coyle, Analyst

UPDATED: Clarifying Access Requests: Unclogging the Pores of FOIP

Consider the following scenario from three perspectives: Imagine you are an applicant who has made what you thought was a fairly simple access request. You are shocked when a courier arrives at your door with five banker’s boxes full of records. Now you have to go through it all and find what you are actually... read more

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