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Updates to Chapter 4 for the Guide to FOIP and the Guide to LA FOIP are now available!

November 29, 2023 - Alyx Larocque, Executive Director of Research, Policy & Compliance

Updates to Chapter 4 for the Guide to FOIP and the Guide to LA FOIP include:

  • Fixing minor errors (typos, grammatical errors etc.)
  • Additional guidance for subsection 17(1)(b) (FOIP) / 16(1)(b) (LA FOIP)
  • New guidance for subsection 22(a)(FOIP) / 21(a) (LA FOIP)
    • Ordering production of solicitor-client & litigation privileged records
  • Updates to section 31 (FOIP) / 30(LA FOIP)

We hope you find these chapters helpful as you work through processing access to information requests.

If you have any questions or feedback on these chapters, please do not hesitate to reach out and contact me at


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