Category Archives: Freedom of Information

Disclosing or withholding records of in camera meetings

Regulatory bodies may, despite a FIPPA request, refuse to disclose records that would reveal the substance of deliberations at an in camera meeting of a board or committee, but only where those records would reveal the substance of in camera…

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FOI requests and the privacy of disciplined registrants

Under BC’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA), the public’s right to access records of public bodies (which includes self-governing professional bodies) has exceptions that include unreasonable invasions of personal privacy. How do those exceptions apply to…

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