The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA) has been in effect since January 1, 1991.
A decision by a municipal government, agency, board or commission to deny access to certain types of information can be appealed to the Information and Privacy Commissioner/Ontario (IPC/O).
The Act also provides a privacy protection scheme relating to the collection, use, disclosure and retention of personal information in the custody and/or control of municipal governments.
The Clerk's office, located at the Kapuskasing Civic Centre, is the official point of contact for those wishing to make a formal written request for access to information held by the Town of Kapuskasing.
Individuals may make a written request (letter) or complete an Access Request Form, and return it, along with the application fee of $5.00*, to the following address:
Town of Kapuskasing, 88 Riverside Drive, Kapuskasing, ON P5N 1B3
*Cheques are made payable to the Town of Kapuskasing
The general time limit for responding to access requests is 30 days.
Be sure to describe, in detail, the types of records which you are requesting access to under the Act.
If you choose to write a letter rather than fill out a form, make sure to include:
Individuals wishing to make a privacy complaint should contact the Commissioner at:
Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario
2 Bloor Street East, Suite 1400
Toronto, ON M4W 1A8