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Recent Decisions

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

The appellant made a multi-part access request under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (the Act) to the UHN for records and information relating to the care received by the appellant’s late parent (the deceased) at one of the UHN’s hospitals and for records contained in a Patient Relations file detailing the UHN’s ... Read More

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

This is a final order arising out of the appellant’s request under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (the Act) to the Niagara District Airport Commission (the commission) for access to a number of categories of records relating to his dealings with it. The commission originally relied on the exemptions at sections 6( ... Read More

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

The appellant, whose father is a resident at a long-term care facility, made an access request to the ministry under the Act for reports relating to the OPP’s two attendances at the facility and their related interactions with the appellant. The ministry granted access in part, withholding some information under the exemptions at sections 49(b) (per ... Read More

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

This order deals with two fees and fee estimates issued by the Municipality of Lambton Shores (the municipality) in response to two access requests made by the appellant. In this order, the adjudicator upholds the fees and fee estimates and dismisses the appeals. Decision Content ... Read More