An introduction to Freedom Of Information

Up to this point I’ve written many articles on the “finer points” of responding to Freedom Of Information (FOI) requests.  But today I would like to present an article addressed to all of those people who are just starting out as an FOI professional – who might appreciate

How to count time and how to determine the initial 30-day deadline

Both federally, under the Access To Information Act (ATIA), as well as provincially in Ontario, under both the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) and the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA) government institutions are permitted up to thirty (30) days to respond to requests for information. InContinue reading “How to count time and how to determine the initial 30-day deadline”