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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 an access request to the city for records relating to council meetings. The city granted the appellant partial access to three records claiming that the withheld information qualified for exemption under section 6(1)(b)(closed meeting). The appellant appealed the city’s access decision and reasonableness of its search for records. ... Read More

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

The appellant submitted three requests under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (the Act) to North Bay Hydro Services Inc. (NBHS) for a variety of records. NBHS issued decisions on all three requests taking the position that they are frivolous or vexatious as described in section 4(1)(b) of the Act and section 5.1 of Regula ... Read More

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

Conservation Halton received a request for a number of records relating to a fill operation on a specified site. The conservation notified affected parties, one did not consent to disclosure of the identified records, one provided consent to disclose and another did not provide representations. Ultimately, the conservation issued an access decision granti ... Read More