Request to the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (Feb 3.16)

Feb 3, 2016 request on behalf of the Save the Hullcar Aquifer Team that the Information and Privacy Commissioner:

  • Investigate and report on Government’s breach of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act in delaying and restricting public access to:
    • Ministry of Environment authorizations permitting manure effluent discharge near Hullcar Valley drinking water sources; and
    • Related data;
  • Recommend reform of the Act to require routine public posting of Environmental Compliance Orders and Authorizations; and
    Recommend reform of the Act to define other categories of “public interest” documents that should be proactively released by Government, without request.