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The following is a list of some of the most recent postings on the website, including Orders, Investigation Reports, news releases and resources. The dates below correspond to the date that each item was posted on the website.

Order F2017-25: Alberta Environment and Parks
February 24, 2017

The applicant made an access request to Alberta Environment and Parks. Alberta Environment and Parks acknowledged it did not respond to the applicant within the time limit set out in the FOIP Act. The Adjudicator ordered them to respond to the applicant's access request.

Investigation Report F2017-IR-01: Justice and Solicitor General
February 23, 2017

The purpose of this investigation was to review Alberta Justice and Solicitor General's processing of access requests to identify reasons for the chronic delays that are currently being experienced. There were 19 recommendations made to improve compliance with the FOIP Act.

Investigation Report F2017-IR-02: Exec. Council and Public Affairs Bureau
February 23, 2017

The purpose of this investigation was to review Executive Council and Public Affairs Bureau's processing of access requests to identify reasons for the chronic delays that are currently being experienced. There were nine recommendations made to improve compliance with the FOIP Act.

News Release: Reports on Delays in Responding to Access Requests
February 23, 2017

The OIPC released two investigation reports today that looked into delays in responding to access requests by Alberta Justice and Solicitor General, and Executive Council and Public Affairs Bureau. While the reports had different findings and recommendations, a few themes emerged. Senior leadership support is essential to engender a culture that respects access to information, resourcing and staffing for processing access requests has not kept pace with the number of requests received, and having trust in the professionals who manage access requests would reduce the time spent reviewing and signing off on the release of records.

Order F2017-16: Alberta Environment and Parks
February 21, 2017

The applicant made an access request to Alberta Environment and Parks. Alberta Environment and Parks acknowledged it did not respond to the applicant within the time limit set out in the FOIP Act. The Adjudicator ordered them to comply with the Act.

Order F2017-14: Elk Island Public Schools
February 21, 2017

The complainant alleged that a representative of Elk Island Public Schools disclosed his personal information in contravention of the FOIP Act. The Adjudicator found that the complainant had not met his burden of proof in convincing the Adjudicator that the information disclosed was his personal information. The Adjudicator found that Elk Island Public Schools had not disclosed the complainant's personal information.

Order F2017-15: Alberta Environment and Parks
February 21, 2017

The applicant made an access request to Alberta Environment and Parks. Alberta Environment and Parks acknowledged it did not respond to the applicant within the time limit set out in the FOIP Act. The Adjudicator ordered them to comply with the Act.

Order F2017-17: Alberta Environment and Parks
February 21, 2017

The applicant made an access request to Alberta Environment and Parks. Alberta Environment and Parks acknowledged it did not respond to the applicant within the time limit set out in the FOIP Act. The Adjudicator ordered them to comply with the Act.

Order F2017-18: Alberta Environment and Parks
February 21, 2017

The applicant made an access request to Alberta Environment and Parks. Alberta Environment and Parks acknowledged it did not respond to the applicant within the time limit set out in the FOIP Act. The Adjudicator ordered them to comply with the Act.

Order F2017-19: Alberta Environment and Parks
February 21, 2017

The applicant made an access request to Alberta Environment and Parks. Alberta Environment and Parks acknowledged it did not respond to the applicant within the time limit set out in the FOIP Act. The Adjudicator ordered them to comply with the Act.

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