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Tag: third party

September 21, 2023 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Third parties under FOIP and LA FOIP (updated)

In other blogs I have talked about public bodies and third parties (businesses). If a public body is a city, town or municipality, legislation like section 91of The Cities Act or section 117 of The Municipalities Act requires the release of contracts, and The Local Authority Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (LA FOIP) requires... read more

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September 6, 2023 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Confidentiality Clauses in Contracts (updated)

A lot of our work centers around a citizen wanting a contract that a ministry, city, town or municipality has entered into. The public body does not want to release it, for among other reasons, the contract has a confidentiality clause. The Cities Act and The Municipalities Act specifically provides that a citizen can inspect... read more

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