Access to information and privacy

Note to readers

The Government of Canada is working to revitalize Access to Information. Join the conversation!

Discover and request federal government information that is available to the general public. Learn how the government protects information that is personal and private.

Services and information

Access to information

Exercise your right to access information that is contained in government records.


Find out how to access your personal information held by the government. Protect your information against unauthorized use and disclosure.

Make a request for government information

Submit a request for government information by mail or online directly to the institution that controls it.

Completed Access to Information requests

Search a list of links, by organization, to help you find summaries of completed Access to Information (ATI) requests.

Security and identity management

Learn how the government protects information, assets and services against compromise.

Training and learning

Find out about training and learning activities that are available to the Access to Information and Privacy Community.

What we are doing

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