Patricia Kosseim assumes the role of Ontario’s Privacy Commissioner

Patricia Kosseim started her term as the new Privacy Commissioner of Ontario this week.  See her statement of introduction here:  Message from the Commissioner Patricia Kosseim. All the best to Patricia Kosseim in her new role. If you’d like to stay engaged with further updates and see pre-release previews and demos of the FOI AssistContinue reading “Patricia Kosseim assumes the role of Ontario’s Privacy Commissioner”

Can an institution consult a sample of affected persons rather than notifying everyone?

[A]n unidentified individual has filed an FOI request with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) for the following information:

“List of all Ontario businesses with a Farm Business Registration. If possible I would like their FBR number as well, but at the very least, I just need the names of the businesses that are registered.”