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This is a reconsideration of an aspect of Order PO-3851. In this reconsideration order the adjudicator finds that the ground for reconsideration under section 18.01(a) of the Code is established. The order provision in Order PO-3851 is varied to allow the ministry to withhold the 911 operator identification codes in the responsive records. ... Read More

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

The Corporation of the Municipality of Brighton (the municipality) received a request under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (the Act) for all of a councillor’s emails between January 1 and March 31, 2017 in which the councillor was alleged to have conducted “municipal business.” The municipality denied ... Read More

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

The Halton District School Board (the board) received a request under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (the Act) for electronic records relating to the board’s removal of a high school from a list cited in a report. The board did not locate any responsive records. The appellant claimed responsive records should exis ... Read More

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

The board received a request, pursuant to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (the Act), for records relating to the appellant’s complaint about the location of her children’s school bus stop. The board issued a decision denying access to the records on the basis that the request was “frivolous or vexatious ... Read More