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Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

The appellant submitted an access request under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act to the Conseil scolaire catholique Providence (the board) for various records, including purchase requisitions and purchase orders for equipment delivered to a specific high school since January 1, 2013. The board provided him with purchase ... Read More

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

The Ministry of the Attorney General (the ministry) received a request under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (the Act) for access to records relating to a specified Special Investigations Unit (SIU) case involving an allegation of sexual assault by a member of the Hamilton Police Service. The ministry granted partial access to the ... Read More

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

The Chatham-Kent Police Service (the police) received a request for access to all information about the appellant, including 911 calls, from 2000 onwards. The police conducted a search and located five responsive records that it disclosed to the appellant in part. The appellant appealed the police’s decision based on his belief that additional recor ... Read More

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

The Corporation of the County of Grey (the county) received a request under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (the Act) for access to an appraisal report related to a long-term care home owned by the county. The county issued a decision granting partial access to the report, with severances under the mandatory third party ... Read More