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Information and Privacy Commissioner

Karen A. Rose 
Information and Privacy Commissioner

Mary-Lynn Smith
Administrative Officer


     J. Angus MacLean
     180 Richmond Street
     P.O. Box 2000
     Charlottetown, PE
     C1A 7N8 

   Tel: (902) 368-4099
   Fax: (902) 368-5947


The 2014 Annual Report of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for the Province of Prince Edward Island has been tabled and may be accessed online. Former Commissioner Maria C. MacDonald reports, "During 2014, the OIPC received 25 new requests for review, increasing the total reviews of the office to 55. The new reviews included three privacy complaints and 22 requests to review a decision of a public body on access to information requests." Five decisions were issued by Commissioner MacDonald and are briefly summarized in the report, but can be accessed at the 'Rulings' link below. Printed copies of the annual report are available at this office and can also be obtained at Island Information Services.

2014 Annual Report of the Information and Privacy Commissioner

- Information and Privacy Commissioner:  Karen A. Rose

- Role of the Information and Privacy Commissioner

- Legislation

- The Act in Brief

- How to Request a Review

- Frequently Asked Questions

- Explanatory Notes

- Forms and Resource Materials

- Rulings

- Annual Reports

- Proactive Disclosure

- News Releases and Communications

- Joint Resolutions of Canada's Information and Privacy Commissioners and Ombudspersons

- Related Links

- 'Right to Know' Week

- Data Privacy Day

The Access and Privacy Services Office is a section of the Justice Policy and Privacy Services Division of the Department of Justice and Public Safety of the Government of Prince Edward Island.  It processes applications for access to information and provides government-wide policy advice and support regarding the operation of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act ("FOIPP Act") and regulations, policies and procedures.

Contact the Provincial Manager, Kathryn Dickson, to submit requests for access to information from the provincial government and for assistance with the FOIPP Act.

Kathryn Dickson, Provincial Manager

Requests for information in the custody and control of certain public bodies are not processed through the Access and Privacy Services Office.  Contact information for some of the FOIPP coordinators of these public bodies can be found under the following link to the Access and Privacy Services Office website:

 Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIPP) Coordinators

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