This page of the website provides links to Orders and related news releases on the website of the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (external link). Each Order and news release is in PDF format and opens in a separate browser window.
Summaries of the Orders are prepared by Policy and Governance, Service Alberta.
Orders, New Releases, Summaries
Acting Commissioner grants a fee waiver to an applicant who made a request to the Calgary Police Service for access to several types of records including specific internal and external investigation reports.
(Calgary Police Service) (Released April 15, 2002)
Commissioner issues Order 2001-041 regarding a Workers' Compensation Board claimant's access request.
[This order has been stayed pending judicial review at the request of the applicant.]
(Workers' Compensation Board and Workers' Compensation Board Appeals Commission) (Released August 2, 2002)
Acting Information and Privacy Commissioner orders the Edmonton Police Commission to reconsider its decision to refuse access to the minutes of closed meetings.
(Edmonton Police Commission) (Released January 3, 2002)
Commissioner dismisses a privacy complaint that the Alberta Securities Commission had collected and disclosed personal information about an applicant in contravention of Part 2 of the FOIP Act.
(Alberta Securities Commission) (Released June 3, 2002)
Adjudicator orders the Calgary Board of Education to stop using and disclosing the personal information of students for advertising, marketing, and revenue generation.
(Calgary Board of Education) (Released September 27, 2002)
Adjudicator upholds Government Services decision not to release confidential consumer protection information.
(Alberta Government Services) (Released January 4, 2002)
Commissioner decides he does not have jurisdiction regarding the access and disclosure of municipal assessment information.
(City of Calgary) (Released February 1, 2002)
Adjudicator determines that the University of Calgary did not disclose an employee's personal information in contravention of Part 2 of the FOIP Act.
(University of Calgary) (Released May 30, 2002)
Adjudicator Dave Bell finds that the Foothills School Division was authorized to collect an Applicant's personal information.
(Foothills School Division No.38) (Released March 13, 2002)
Commissioner orders Municipality of Crowsnest Pass to tell Applicant whether it has records.
(Municipality of Crowsnest Pass) (Released May 10, 2002)
Adjudicator Dave Bell finds that Alberta Human Resources and Employment did not disclose an Applicant's personal information to a third party.
(Alberta Human Resources and Employment) (Released January 4, 2002)
Alberta Justice may withhold a review/report regarding the Crown's decision to withdraw a charge of assault.
(Alberta Justice) (Released January 31, 2002)
Commissioner decides that Alberta Justice may withhold a Crown prosecutor's analysis.
(Alberta Justice) (Released January 31, 2002)
Commissioner holds that Registry records pertaining to a third party's driving record are not subject to the FOIP Act.
(Alberta Government Services) (Released January 3, 2002)
Adjudicator Dave Bell determines that the Edmonton Catholic Separate School District properly assisted an Applicant under the FOIP Act concerning the disclosure of personal information.
(Edmonton Catholic Separate School District No. 7) (Released February 12, 2002)
Adjudicator decides that information obtained in police investigation does not have to be disclosed.
(Edmonton Police Service) (Released April 10, 2002)
Adjudicator decides that records about an industrial accident can be disclosed.
(Alberta Human Resources and Employment) (Released October 10, 2001)
Adjudicator Dave Bell releases Order 2001-025 regarding an Applicant's request for access to records of a care institution.
(Alberta Human Resources and Employment) (Released March 13, 2001)
Acting Information and Privacy Commissioner finds that the Town of Okotoks had control of bylaw records held by the R.C.M.P and met its duty under the FOIP Act.
(Town of Okotoks) (Released November 28, 2001)
Information and Privacy Commissioner held that certain records relating to land exchanges were in the public interest and ordered an 80% fee reduction.
(Alberta Environment) (Released August 28, 2001)
Acting Commissioner upholds decision of Alberta Health and Wellness not to disclose letter relating to drugs listed on the Alberta Formulary.
(Alberta Health and Wellness) (Released December 21, 2001)
Information and Privacy Commissioner orders Alberta Community Development not to disclose specific information in a letter from Epcor Generation Inc.
(Alberta Community Development) (Released August 27, 2001)
Information and Privacy Commissioner upheld the City of Calgary's decision to partially sever personal information from buyout agreements for City managers.
(City of Calgary) (Released August 27, 2001)
Memorandum of Understanding between The City of Edmonton and Telus not to be disclosed under FOIP Act.
(City of Edmonton) (Released May 25, 2001)
Alberta Cancer Board not required to create records for Applicants under FOIP Act.
(Alberta Cancer Board) (Released May 15, 2001)
Commissioner Clark issues Order 2001-017 confirming Alberta Environment denial of fee waiver to MLA.
(Alberta Environment) (Released June 20, 2001)
Assistant Commissioner finds the CRHA was not in breach of the duty to assist and does not have a duty to create records for the Applicant.
(Calgary Regional Health Authority) (Released May 4, 2001)
Information and Privacy Commissioner finds Bill 11 correspondence relates to a matter of public interest, orders an 80% waiver.
(Executive Council Office) (Released July 30, 2001)
Assistant Commissioner decides that he does not have jurisdiction over the requested records, under the Vital Statistics Act.
(Alberta Government Services) (Released August 29, 2001)
Commissioner rules on the Law Enforcement Review Board's withholding of records and fulfillment of its duty to assist an applicant who wanted access to his appeal records.
(Law Enforcement Review Board) (Released June 4, 2001)
Assistant Commissioner decides that he does not have jurisdiction over Applicant's patient records under the Mental Health Act.
(Alberta Mental Health Board) (Released March 23, 2001)
Assistant Commissioner releases Order 2001-011 concerning an Applicant's request for all written information and correspondence related to him or his company.
(Alberta Justice) (Released March 22, 2001)
Calgary Board of Education ordered to release part of a school council complaint.
[This order has been stayed pending judicial review at the request of the third party.]
(Calgary Board of Education) (Released May 17, 2001)
Information and Privacy Commissioner releases Order 2001-009 concerning an Applicant's request for access to the Applicant's personal information and correction of a videotape of the Applicant's workplace.
(Workers' Compensation Board) (Released March 12, 2001)
Alberta Health and Wellness ordered to disclose part of letter from Calgary Regional Health Authority to Minister of Health.
(Alberta Health and Wellness) (Released May 29, 2001)
Assistant Commissioner releases Order 2001-007 regarding the adequacy of a search for investigation records.
(Alberta Municipal Affairs, Town of Ponoka) (Released April 11, 2001)
Assistant Commissioner requires Alberta Health and Wellness to conduct a further search for responsive records, but upholds the decision to not disclose a record.
(Alberta Health and Wellness) (Released March 1, 2001)
Assistant Commissioner releases Order 2001-005 concerning an Applicant's request for Property Assessment Detail Reports.
(City of Calgary) (Released February 20, 2001)
Information and Privacy Commissioner reviews the Workers' Compensation Board's collection, use and disclosure of a claimant's personal information.
(Workers' Compensation Board) (Released July 17, 2001)
Inquiry Officer orders the University of Calgary to comply with its duty to respond openly, accurately and completely to an applicant's access request.
(University of Calgary) (Released March 19, 2001)
Information and Privacy Commissioner decides that correspondence requesting revisions to the Labour Relations Code must be disclosed.
(Alberta Human Resources and Employment) (Released July 23, 2001)
Children's Services ordered to release special case review information about the death of a child.
(Alberta Children's Services) (Released May 7, 2001)