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Recent Decisions

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

In this order, the adjudicator finds that the records at issue do not fall within the scope of the request in this appeal and were also the subject of the previous proceedings of this office. The doctrine of issue estoppel is found to apply and the appeal is dismissed. Decision Content ... Read More

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

This appeal deals with an access request made under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (the Act) to the Durham Regional Police Services Board. The request was for the audio recording of a 911 call relating to a tragic incident involving the appellant’s brother. In this order, the adjudicator finds that the recording c ... Read More

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

The Township of Clearview (the township) received a request under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (the Act) for access to all records relating to four decisions it made regarding certain municipal road matters. After its search, the township issued a decision allowing partial access to the records. Ultimately, the townsh ... Read More

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) received a multi-part request under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (the Act) for access to records relating to the WSIB’s chronic mental stress (CMS) policy and claims. The WSIB issued a decision granting partial access to the responsive records, relying on sections 13(1) (adv ... Read More