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Recent Decisions

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

A requester made an access request to the TTC for its production review meeting minutes, contractual meeting minutes and the monthly progress reports with a named company in relation to its streetcar order. After notifying the named company, the TTC granted partial access to the responsive records. The named company appealed the TTC’s decision on th ... Read More

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF or the ministry) received a request under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for information related to an affiliated company listed in a specific lease agreement. The ministry searched for, but did not locate, responsive records. The requester appealed. In Order PO-3966, the adjud ... Read More

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

This reconsideration order dismisses the appellant’s request for reconsideration of Final Order PO-3908-F, in which the adjudicator upheld the reasonableness of further searches conducted by the ministry in response to Interim Order PO-3858-I. Decision Content ... Read More

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

The requester submitted an access request to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (the ministry) under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (the Act) for records relating to a specific property, including any correspondence to and from Conservation Halton. A third party (the appellant) appealed the ministry’s decision t ... Read More