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ACCESS TO INFORMATION AND PRIVACY - Access to information - Legislation - Provincial and territorial - Right to information - Appeals and judicial review - Standard of review - Reasonableness - Privacy and information commissioners

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 @ 9:04 AM  

Application by the Children’s Lawyer for Ontario for judicial review of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario’s (IPC) decision ordering the Attorney General for Ontario (MAG) to issue a decision respecting an access request under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). A parent whose children the Children’s Lawyer represented in a custody dispute sought production of records relating to the dispute. Some of the records were privileged. The access to information request was denied based on the Children’s Lawyer’s view that...