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Recent Decisions

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

The appellant made an extensive, detailed, multi-part request to the Toronto Police Services Board (the police) under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (the Act) for information related to gun seizures and gun-related crime. The police issued a $13,560 fee estimate in response, which they declined to waive upon the appella ... Read More

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

The appellant made a request under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, (the Act) for information relating to a specified utility’s request for meeting(s) in the last quarter of 2015, the city’s response and any confirmation between the city and the specified utility that a meeting would be held on December 17, 2 ... Read More

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

The Ministry of the Solicitor General (the ministry) received a request pursuant to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (the Act) for records relating to two incidents with the OPP. After conducting its search, the ministry located responsive records providing access to some information but also withholding information on the basis of ... Read More

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

The City of Greater Sudbury (the city) received a request for information about statistics relating to dogs and cats that were housed in a shelter or pound by a named animal control service provider and the city. The city granted partial access to the responsive records and at the close of mediation, the only issues that remained to be addressed were whet ... Read More