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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 appellant made a request to the Toronto Police Services Board (the police) under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (the Act) for records relating to parking tickets issued by the police. The police issued a decision advising that no responsive records were located. The appellant appealed the decision taking issue with ... Read More

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

The appellant submitted a seven-part access request to the Ministry of Community and Social Services (the ministry) under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (the Act) for various records, including the responses of specific ministry staff to his emails and questions; examples of recent ministry payouts to benefit recipients for a par ... Read More

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

The appellant submitted an access request to the Township of Georgian Bay under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for emails from the township’s server or the personal email accounts of two councillors related to two corporations. The township provided the appellant with access to the responsive emails on its own ema ... Read More