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Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

The appellant made a request under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (the Act) for access to emails and correspondence related to himself, or a named First Nation. Ryerson University (the university) denied access to the responsive records on the basis of section 19 (solicitor-client privilege). The appellant appealed the university ... Read More

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

On behalf of an anonymous individual, a lawyer submitted a request to the University of Toronto (the university) under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (the Act) for access to records related to a named medical resident in the university’s Graduate Medical Education Department. The university denied access to the responsive r ... Read More

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

In this order, the adjudicator finds briefing notes prepared for the Assistant Deputy Attorney General, Criminal Law regarding the Debwewin First Nation Jury Review Implementation Committee exempt from disclosure under the discretionary solicitor-client privilege exemption in section 19 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. She upho ... Read More

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

This order deals with an appeal of an access decision made by the Ministry of the Attorney General (the ministry) under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (the Act). The request was for an expert opinion report on school buses from a Crown Attorney’s office in relation to a specific court file. The ministry denied access to the ... Read More