Access to Information and Privacy

Information and Privacy Policy

The Chief Information Officer Branch (CIOB) through the Information Privacy Policy Division (IPPD) supports the President of the Treasury Board, as designated Minister under the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act. In this role, the President issues policies and guidance to institutions, updates Info Source and supports the community of access to information and privacy practitioners with training and learning opportunities.

CIOB also provides strategic advice and assistance to government institutions and to Treasury Board Secretariat policy centres on policies and other policy instruments concerning access to information and privacy, as well as the proactive disclosure initiatives.

Requests for government information or personal information should be directed to the institution which has control of the record. Requests can either be made through the Access to Information and Privacy Online Request Portal or by filling out the appropriate form:

Completed forms should be sent to the institution’s Access to Information and Privacy Coordinator directly.

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