Tag: duty to assist

July 5, 2022 - Sharon Young, Analyst

Absurd Results: Part II

In 2017, the Commissioner posted a blog entry about absurd results. He provided examples of absurd results that can be reached when interpreting and applying The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP), The Local Authority Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (LA FOIP), and The Health Information Protection Act (HIPA).... read more

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September 24, 2020 - Deepa Pawar, Analyst

Understanding “fees” with ease!

In my experience, an applicant is sometimes surprised when they receive a fee estimate from a government institution pursuant to The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP), or a local authority pursuant to The Local Authority Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (LA FOIP). For example, the applicant questions why... read more

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March 18, 2020 - Jennifer Squires, Access and Privacy Consultant, Access and Privacy Branch, Ministry of Justice

An Introduction to “In the Door, Out the Door”: A New Resource to Assist in Processing Access to Information Requests

The Access and Privacy Branch, Ministry of Justice, has been hard at work developing a new online training tool to help anyone who processes access requests under The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act or The Local Authority Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. This new training module follows the path... read more

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