What should an institution do when a requestor has not provided their name, and refuses to do so when asked? Does the institution still have an obligation to process the FOI request, even without knowing who the request is coming from?
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The Top 10 FOI Assist Articles of 2019
With this being the first full year the FOI Assist website has been operating, I thought it would be appropriate to publish a top 10 list of the most popular articles on this site, based on which ones received the highest viewership in 2019.
When is an FOI request frivolous or vexatious?
Besides the exemptions and exceptions available under Ontario’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) and the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA), both FIPPA and MFIPPA also allow institutions to deny requests “if the head is of the opinion on reasonable grounds that the request for access isContinue reading “When is an FOI request frivolous or vexatious?”