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Freedom of Information & Access to Information Requests

 

WHAT IS THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION AND PROTECTION OF PRIVACY ACT? (the "Act")

 

As the name suggests, the Act has two main purposes:

1.   FREEDOM OF INFORMATION

To make public bodies more open and accountable by providing the public with a legislated right of access to government records; and 

2.   PROTECTION OF PRIVACY

To protect your right to personal privacy by prohibiting the unauthorized collection, use or disclosure of your personal information by public bodies.

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 1. How to make a request


 How do I make a request for information?
 What information can I request?
 What is a "record"?
 Where do I send my FOI request?

 2. What fees are involved?


 Is there a fee to process my informal request?
 Is there a fee to process a formal (FOI) request?
 Is there a way to reduce the fees and minimize my expense?

 3. Responsive documents


 Should I expect to get everything I ask for?
 What if I do not agree with a decision regarding my request?

 4. What is the time frame I can expect for the City to respond to my request?


 What is the time frame I can expect for the City to respond to my formal request?
 What is the time frame I can expect for the City to respond to my informal request?

 5. Office of the Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia


 What does the Information and Privacy Commissioner do?
 What steps do I take to request a review by the Information and Privacy Commissioner?

 6. Personal Information


 Is my personal information protected?
 What if I think the City has incorrect information about me?

 7. Marijuana Grow Operations


 How can I find out information about a property I suspect that was involved in a marijuana grow operation?
CONTACTS
Full Name: Walter Babicz
Job Title: General Manager of Administrative Services
Business Phone: 250-561-7605
E-mail Address: walter.babicz@princegeorge.ca
Fax Number: 250-561-0183

Full Name: Joan Switzer
Job Title: Supervisor - Information, Privacy and Records Management
Business Phone: 250-561-7686
E-mail Address: joan.switzer@princegeorge.ca
Fax Number: 250-561-0183

WHERE TO SEND YOUR COMPLETED FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST FORMS

Freedom of information requests can be sent to the attention of Joan Switzer via email: joan.switzer@princegeorge.ca, faxed: 250-561-0183, or can be mailed or dropped off on the 5th floor of City Hall located at:


City of Prince George
1100 Patricia Boulevard
Prince George, BC  V2L 3V9

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