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Recent Decisions

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

The City of Thunder Bay (the city) received an access request under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for a settlement agreement that terminated a lease and resolved a lawsuit filed against the city. The city issued a decision to deny access to the requested record under the discretionary solicitor-client privilege exempti ... Read More

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

The appellant made a request under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for access to records relating to the Toronto Police Services Board’s (the police’s) investigations into her complaints that she was being cyberstalked. The police located responsive records and granted partial access to them. The appellant ap ... Read More

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

The appellant submitted an access request to the Ministry of the Attorney General (the ministry) under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the Crown brief regarding his murder conviction. The ministry denied access, citing the application of section 49(a) (discretion to refuse requester’s own information), in conjunction wit ... Read More

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

The appellant made a multi-part request under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act to the board for access to records relating to complaints and incidents at her child’s school involving her child and other students, reports made to the certain authorities involving the appellant and her child and copies of her child&rs ... Read More