This presentation will provide a basic overview of the Freedom
of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, including the purpose
and scope, third party involvement and the application of section
15 which deals with proprietary information.
Lisa Wilde, LLB, as inquiries counsel, is responsible
to provide the Commissioner and the General Counsel with legal advice
on the Act. She served as part of the Technical Support Team for
the FOIPP Legislative Review Committee and has been involved in
John Ennis was involved in setting up Alberta's Office
of the Information and Privacy Commissioner, where he has worked
since 1995. As a Portfolio Officer, John mediates cases where parties
have requested reviews by the Commissioner regarding access to information.
He also investigates complaints regarding breaches of personal privacy
done by public bodies.