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Recent Decisions

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

A requester sought access to the total number of firearms within the Chatham-Kent Police Service. The police denied access to a record containing this information on the basis of the law enforcement exemptions in section 8(1)(a), (e), (i), (j), and (l), and the danger to health or safety exemption at section 13 of the Act. In this order, the adjudicator f ... Read More

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

The appellant submitted an access request to the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (the WSIB) under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for communications between the WSIB and a named company regarding contracts, work orders, purchase orders, and standing agreements, as well as news reports about this company. The WSIB denied acce ... Read More

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

In this final order, the adjudicator upholds the reasonableness of the additional searches conducted by the township in response to Interim Order MO-3798-I. As the only remaining issue for determination in the appeal is now resolved, this appeal is dismissed. Decision Content ... Read More

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

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