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Tag: interpretation

July 4, 2019 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Our Dictionary Has Been Updated

Sharon Young has been busy in our office, but has taken time to update our dictionary. The following terms have been added or updated: Accurate means careful; precise; lacking errors. Further, it means the organization must provide the applicant with sufficient and correct information about the access process and how decisions are made. See SK... read more

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May 1, 2019 - Melanie Coyle, Analyst

Opinions and Views about Opinions and Views

When it comes to figuring out whether opinions and views qualify as personal information under The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP) or The Local Authority Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (LA FOIP), it can get confusing!! Subsections 24(1)(f) of FOIP/23(1)(f) of LA FOIP indicate that “the personal opinions... read more

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March 28, 2019 - Melanie Coyle, Analyst

Can Public Bodies be a Third Party?

As you probably know, section 19 of The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP) and section 18 of The Local Authority Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (LA FOIP) are intended to protect the business interests of third parties and to ensure that public bodies are able to maintain the... read more

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