Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner
November 16, 2017

Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner – Report A-2017-025 Released

The Information and Privacy Commissioner, Donovan Molloy, has released his Report A-2017-025 under authority of the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 2015. A summary of the Report is included below.

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Report Date:November 16, 2017
Public Body:Department of Municipal Affairs and Environment
Summary: The Applicant submitted an access to information request to the Department of Municipal Affairs and Environment (the “Department”) for the identity of an individual who had made a complaint regarding councillors missing meetings. The Department provided the wording of the complaint but refused access to the name of the individual, a telephone number and the individual’s community pursuant to section 40 of the ATIPPA, 2015. The Commissioner determined that the Department’s application of section 40 was appropriate and recommended that the Department continue to withhold the information.

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