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Other Decisions

2018

Other decisions include:

  • A "Decision" is a direction issued by the Commissioner during an inquiry that does not usually conclude the inquiry. The type of decision that typically concludes an inquiry is called an "Order". 
  • A "Section 55 Decision" is made under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and provides the Commissioner with the power to authorize a public body to disregard access requests. 
  • A "Section 70 Decision" is made under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and provides the Commissioner with the ability to refuse to conduct an inquiry. 
  • A "Section 37 Decision" is made under the Personal Information Protection Act and provides the Commissioner with the power to authorize an organization to disregard access requests. 
  • An "Advance Ruling" is made under the Personal Information Protection Act (section 36(3)) where the Commissioner may, on request, give advance rulings in respect of any matters that are or could potentially be the subject of an investigation.

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Decision Release Date Body
Section 55 Decision: MacEwan University Sep 7 2018 MacEwan University
Summary: On October 18, 2017, MacEwan University requested authorization to disregard an access request made by an individual on July 14, 2017. MacEwan University explained that it thought the applicant was... [More]
Section 55 Decision: City of Edmonton Apr 6 2018 City of Edmonton
Summary: On November 29, 2017, the City of Edmonton requested authorization to disregard an access request made by an individual. The individual requested records that related to their name or home address... [More]
Section 55 Decision: City of Calgary Apr 13 2018 City of Calgary
Summary: On September 7, 2017, the City of Calgary requested authorization to disregard an access request made by an individual. The individual requested records related to how a previous access request had... [More]
Section 55 Decision: Alberta Justice and Solicitor General (3) Jul 31 2018 Alberta Justice and Solicitor General
Summary: An applicant submitted an access request to Alberta Justice and Solicitor General (JSG) on June 20, 2018. JSG sought authorization to disregard the access request on June 21, 2018. In reviewing... [More]
Section 55 Decision: Alberta Justice and Solicitor General (2) Aug 21 2018
Summary: An applicant submitted two access requests to Alberta Justice and Solicitor General (JSG), one on May 8, 2018 and the second request on May 10, 2018. JSG sought authorization to disregard the access... [More]
Section 55 Decision: Alberta Justice and Solicitor General (1) Jul 31 2018 Alberta Justice and Solicitor General
Summary: An applicant submitted two access requests to Alberta Justice and Solicitor General (JSG), one on April 24, 2018 and the second request on April 27, 2018. JSG sought authorization to disregard the... [More]
Section 55 Decision: Alberta Justice and Solicitor General Feb 12 2018 Alberta Justice and Solicitor General
Summary: Alberta Justice and Solicitor General submitted three requests to disregard a total of 13 access requests received from an individual between August 9, 2017 and November 8, 2017. The public body was... [More]
Section 55 Decision: Alberta Health Services Jul 4 2018 Alberta Health Services
Summary: On July 5, 2017, Alberta Health Services (AHS) requested authorization to disregard an access request made by an individual. The individual had previously made three similar access requests for... [More]
Section 55 Decision: Alberta Energy Regulator Jul 27 2018 Alberta Energy Regulator
Summary: The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) requested authorization to disregard an access request made by a husband and wife. AER stated that the applicants' original purpose for making the access request... [More]
Section 37 Decision: Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta Jul 4 2018 Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta
Summary: On February 7, 2018, the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) requested authorization to disregard two personal information requests made by an applicant under... [More]
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