How many FOI requests should my institution expect to receive?

Every year, the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario (IPCO) publishes a statistical report which shows how many FOI requests each institution in Ontario received in a given year, as well as other statistics related to the performance of each institution’s FOI program, such as how many requests were completed in a given year, howContinue reading “How many FOI requests should my institution expect to receive?”

The 2018-2019 Annotated Ontario Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Acts by David Goodis

The Annotated Ontario Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Acts by David Goodis is the go-to guide to Ontario’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) as well as to Ontario’s Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA).  The 2018-2019 edition just came out this week and my copyContinue reading “The 2018-2019 Annotated Ontario Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Acts by David Goodis”

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”