FOI In The News (April 23, 2019)

CBC News: Overburdened public bodies seek fees, restrictions on freedom of information requests Ian Froese, April 11, 2019 In Manitoba, there is currently no charge to apply for access to records, and requestors are allotted two free hours for search and preparation time.  As part of a review of Manitoba’s Freedom of Information and ProtectionContinue reading “FOI In The News (April 23, 2019)”

Resources for FOI professionals in Ontario

Below are some resources and reference materials that FOI professionals working at Ontario’s provincial and municipal institutions should find helpful. Online Resources Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario https://www.ipc.on.ca/ The Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario (IPCO) provides oversight of Ontario’s access and privacy laws.  The IPCO website publishes hundreds of guidance documents intended to promoteContinue reading “Resources for FOI professionals in Ontario”