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Recent Decisions

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (the ministry) received a request under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA or the Act) for information related to a specific agreement. The ministry did not locate any records responsive to the appellant’s request. In this order, the adjudicator finds tha ... Read More

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

The appellant filed an access request under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (the Act) with the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA). His original request was “to see” any and all information related to him, his wife, and his property. After communicating with the appellant, the NVCA determined tha ... Read More

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

This order addresses a third party’s appeal of the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority’s (the TRCA’s) decision to disclose a management agreement to the individual who requested access to it under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (the Act). The third party appellant argues that the mandatory exempt ... Read More

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

The Ministry of Education (the ministry) received a request under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA, or the Act) for access to three specified types of contracts, within a certain time period, between the ministry and a specified company (an affected party). The ministry located responsive records, including the three contrac ... Read More