Commissioner's Reports

ATIPPA Access Reports

Report Number Public Body Name DateKeyword
Report A-2017-018Department of FinanceJuly 24, 2017
Report A-2017-017Government Purchasing AgencyJuly 17, 2017
Report A-2017-016The RoomsJune 30, 2017
Report A-2017-015Department of Natural ResourcesJune 14, 2017
Report A-2017-014Memorial University May 09, 2017
Report A-2017-013Department of Transportation and WorksMay 08, 2017
Report A-2017-012Nalcor EnergyMay 03, 2017
Report A-2017-011Royal Newfoundland ConstabularyApril 25, 2017
Report A-2017-010Department of Justice and Public SafetyApril 12, 2017Definition of "Public Body"; Deemed Refusal; Duty to Assist
Report A-2017-009Department of Health and Community ServicesMarch 10, 2017Definition of "Personal Information"; Disregarding a Request; Exceptions that can be Claimed by a Third Party
Report A-2017-008Eastern HealthFebruary 10, 2017Business Interests of a Third Party; Third Party Notification
Report A-2017-007Eastern HealthFebruary 10, 2017Business Interests of a Third Party; Third Party Notification
Report A-2017-006Central HealthFebruary 10, 2017Business Interests of a Third Party; Third Party Notification
Report A-2017-005Department of Business, Tourism, Culture & Rural Dev.February 08, 2017Business Interests of a Third Party
Report A-2017-004Department of FinanceFebruary 08, 2017Disclosure Harmful to Business Interests of a third party; Disclosure harmful to personal privacy; Definition of “personal information”; Exceptions that can be claimed by a third party;
Report A-2017-003Nalcor EnergyFebruary 03, 2017Disclosure Harmful to Financial or Economic Interests of a Public Body; Disregarding a Request; Energy Corporation Act section 5.4; Information Already Provided to the Applicant; Repetitive Requests
Report A-2017-002City of St. John'sJanuary 17, 2017Business Interests of a Third Party – Tax Information;
Report A-2017-001Dept. of JusticeJanuary 11, 2017Exercise of Discretion; Public Interest Override; Solicitor-Client Privilege
Report A-2016-032Memorial UniversityDecember 22, 2016Disclosure harmful to the financial or economic interests of a public body;
Report A-2016-031Service NLDecember 21, 2016Disclosure harmful to personal privacy; name of individual
Report A-2016-030Department of Health and Community ServicesDecember 19, 2016Business Interests of a Third Party
Report A-2016-029Western HealthDecember 14, 2016Third party; Burden of proof; No evidence
Report A-2016-028Natural ResourcesDecember 08, 2016Third Party Business Interests
Report A-2016-027Natural ResourcesDecember 08, 2016Third Party Business Interests
Report A-2016-026Health Community Services & Western HealthDecember 02, 2016Third Party Business Interests
Report A-2016-025Central HealthNovember 22, 2016Reasonableness of Search
Report A-2016-024Department of Justice and Public SafetyOctober 19, 2016Deemed Refusal; Duty to Assist
Report A-2016-023City of Corner BrookOctober 14, 2016Duty to Assist; Burden of Proof; Solicitor and Client Privilege
Report A-2016-022Department of Natural ResourcesOctober 04, 2016Custody and Control; Duty to Assist; Duty to Document; Information Practices and Procedures; Reasonable Search; Use of Personal E-mail for Public Business
Report A-2016-021Nalcor EnergyOctober 04, 2016Custody and Control; Duty to Assist; Duty to Document; Information Practices and Procedures; Reasonable Search; Use of Personal E-mail for Public Business
Report A-2016-020Department of FinanceSeptember 27, 2016Burden of Proof; Third Party Business Interests; Non-Responsive Records; Standing to Rely on Exceptions
Report A-2016-019Department of Health and Community ServicesSeptember 22, 2016Burden of Proof; Contract to Perform Services for the Public Body; Contract to Supply Goods or Services to a Public Body; Definition of “Employee”; Definition of “Personal Information”; Definition of “Remuneration”; Disclosure Harmful to Personal Privacy
Report A-2016-018Central HealthSeptember 13, 2016Legal Advice; Confidential Evaluations, Disclosure Harmful to Personal Privacy
Report A-2016-017Office of the PremierAugust 26, 2016Third Party Business Interests
Report A-2016-016Government Purchasing AgencyJuly 25, 2016Third Party Business Interests
Report A-2016-015Newfoundland and Labrador English School DistrictJune 23, 2016Burden of Proof; Disclosure Harmful to Personal Privacy; Disclosure Required; Improper Disclosure of Personal Information
Report A-2016-014Labrador-Grenfell HealthJune 23, 2016Burden of Proof; Disclosure Harmful to Personal Privacy; Disclosure Required; Improper Disclosure of Personal Information
Report A-2016-013Western HealthJune 23, 2016Burden of Proof; Disclosure Harmful to Personal Privacy; Disclosure Required; Improper Disclosure of Personal Information
Report A-2016-012Central HealthJune 23, 2016Burden of Proof; Disclosure Harmful to Personal Privacy; Disclosure Required; Improper Disclosure of Personal Information
Report A-2016-011Eastern HealthJune 23, 2016Burden of Proof; Disclosure Harmful to Personal Privacy; Disclosure Required; Improper Disclosure of Personal Information
Report A-2016-010Department of Health and Community ServicesJune 21, 2016Legal Advice; Reasonable Search
Report A-2016-009Central HealthJune 20, 2016Legal Advice; Reasonable Search
Report A-2016-008Eastern HealthJune 16, 2016Third Party Business Interests; Open Contracting
Report A-2016-007Eastern HealthJune 10, 2016Third Party Business Interests; Procedural Fairness; Right to Reasons; Open Contracting
Report A-2016-006Department of Natural ResourcesJune 08, 2016Third Party Business Interests; Publicly Available
Report A-2016-005Premier's OfficeApril 13, 2016Custody and Control; Duty to Assist (Reasonable Search)
Report A-2016-004Memorial University of NewfoundlandMarch 31, 2016Third Party Business Interests (Items Purchased); Burden of Proof
Report A-2016-003Nalcor EnergyMarch 28, 2016Third Party Business Interests (Items Purchased); Burden of Proof; Energy Corporation Act
Report A-2016-002Eastern HealthFebruary 23, 2016Third Party Business Interests (Contract Details); Burden of Proof
Report A-2016-001Office of the Chief Information OfficerFebruary 22, 2016Third Party Business Interests (Request for Proposals); Burden of Proof
Report A-2015-011Department of Municipal and Intergovernmental AffairsDecember 14, 2015Duty to Assist (Reasonable Search)
Report A-2015-010Department of Justice and Public SafetyDecember 09, 2015Duty to Assist (Assist Applicant in Early Stages of Making a Request); Duty to OIPC
Report A-2015-009Eastern HealthNovember 10, 2015Third Party Business Interests (Project Information); Burden of Proof
Report A-2015-008Department of Municipal and Intergovernmental AffairsOctober 29, 2015Disclosure Harmful to Personal Privacy
Report A-2015-007Office of the PremierOctober 29, 2015Disclosure Harmful to Personal Privacy
Report A-2015-006Department of FinanceOctober 26, 2015Third Party Business Interests; Burden of Proof; Policy Advice and Recommendations; Factual Information
Report A-2015-005Office of the Chief Information OfficerOctober 21, 2015Third Party Business Interests (Invoices); Burden of Proof
Report A-2015-004Department of FinanceOctober 01, 2015Third Party Business Interests (Proposal Information); Burden of Proof
Report A-2015-003Women's Policy OfficeSeptember 25, 2015Disclosure Harmful to Individual or Public Safety
Report A-2015-002Eastern HealthAugust 27, 2015Third Party Business Interests (Bid Information); Burden of Proof
Report A-2015-001Eastern HealthMarch 11, 2015Disclosure Harmful to Law Enforcement; Harm to Legal Proceedings; Third Party Business Interests (Contract Information); Burden of Proof
Report A-2014-014Memorial University of NewfoundlandDecember 16, 2014Policy Advice and Recommendations (Factual Information); Policy Advice and Recommendations (Consultations); Confidential Evaluations
Report A-2014-013Memorial University of NewfoundlandDecember 12, 2014Third Party Business Interests (Bid Information); Burden of Proof
Report A-2014-012Eastern HealthOctober 24, 2014Custody and Control; Duty to Assist (Reasonable Search)
Report A-2014-011Fire and Emergency Services - NLAugust 20, 2014Harmful to Intergovernmental Relations; Publicly Available
Report A-2014-010Newfoundland and Labrador English School District (formerly Nova Central School District)August 11, 2014Duty to Assist (Reasonable Search)
Report A-2014-009Newfoundland and Labrador English School District (formerly Nova Central School District)August 11, 2014Duty to Assist (Reasonable Search); Offence (Disclosure to Attorney-General)
Report A-2014-008Department of Transportation and WorksJuly 11, 2014Third Party Business Interests (Bid Information ); Burden of Proof
Report A-2014-007Department of Tourism, Culture and RecreationApril 29, 2014Duty to Assist (Reasonable Search)
Report A-2014-006Department of JusticeMarch 05, 2014Duty to Assist (Reasonable Search); Duty to Assist (Assist Applicant in Early Stages of Making a Request); Policy Advice and Recommendations (Factual Information); Disclosure Harmful to Intergovernmental Relations or Negotiations; Burden of Proof; Disclosure Harmful to Personal Privacy (Disclosure)
Report A-2014-005College of the North AtlanticFebruary 17, 2014Third Party Business Interests; Burden of Proof; Disclosure Harmful to Personal Privacy (Definition of Employee)
Report A-2014-004Department of Advanced Education and SkillsFebruary 06, 2014Duty to Assist; Time Limit to Reply to Access Request (Deemed Refusal); Time Extension
Report A-2014-003Department of FinanceFebruary 06, 2014Duty to Assist (Respond without Delay); Time Limit to Reply to Access Request (Deemed Refusal); Time Extension
Report A-2014-002Eastern HealthFebruary 05, 2014Third Party Business Interests (Bid Information ); Burden of Proof
Report A-2014-001Department of Health and Community ServicesJanuary 20, 2014Policy Advice and Recommendations (Consultations and Deliberations)
Report A-2013-020College of the North AtlanticNovember 29, 2013 Repetitive Requests (Definition of "Already Provided")
Report A-2013-019Premier's OfficeNovember 28, 2013Disclosure Harmful to Intergovernmental Relations or Negotiations; Burden of Proof
Report A-2013-018Royal Newfoundland ConstabularyNovember 28, 2013Disclosure Harmful to Personal Privacy (Presumption of Unreasonable Invasion); Law Enforcement; Late Exception Claim (Mandatory Exception Considered)
Report A-2013-017Eastern HealthOctober 29, 2013Third Party Business Interests (Contract Information); Burden of Proof
Report A-2013-016College of the North AtlanticOctober 21, 2013Disclosure Harmful to Intergovernmental Relations or Negotiations; Disclosure Harmful to Financial Interest of PB; Burden of Proof
Report A-2013-015College of the North AtlanticOctober 21, 2013Disclosure Harmful to Intergovernmental Relations or Negotiations; Disclosure Harmful to Financial Interest of PB; Burden of Proof
Report A-2013-014Department of Environment and ConservationOctober 02, 2013Third Party Business Interests (Details of License); Burden of Proof
Report A-2013-013College of the North AtlanticAugust 27, 2013Unreasonable Interference with Operations
Report A-2013-012Eastern HealthAugust 19, 2013Third Party Business Interests (Bid Information); Burden of Proof
Report A-2013-011Royal Newfoundland ConstabularyJuly 09, 2013Disclosure Harmful to Personal Privacy
Report A-2013-010The Town Of Portugal Cove-St. PhilipsJune 07, 2013Refusal to Confirm or Deny Existence of a Record; Burden of Proof; Disclosure Harmful to Personal Privacy (Accountability for Expenditure of Public Funds)
Report A-2013-009Memorial University of NewfoundlandJune 04, 2013Third Party Business Interests (Contract Details); Burden of Proof; Third Party Business Interests (Purchases List)
Report A-2013-008Government Purchasing AgencyMay 17, 2013Third Party Business Interests (Bid Information); Burden of Proof
Report A-2013-007Royal Newfoundland ConstabularyApril 18, 2013Disclosure Harmful to Law Enforcement; Exposure to Civil Liability; Conflict with Other Acts
Report A-2013-006Memorial University of NewfoundlandApril 16, 2013Duty to Assist (Reasonable Search)
Report A-2013-005Eastern School DistrictMarch 12, 2013ATIPPA Application (Schools Act); Conflict with Other Acts; Informal Requests
Report A-2013-004Department of JusticeMarch 05, 2013Legal Advice (Solicitor-Client Privilege); Line by Line Review
Report A-2013-003Department of JusticeFebruary 14, 2013Time Limit to Reply to Access Request (Deemed Refusal); Duty to Assist (Respond without Delay)
Report A-2013-002Department of JusticeJanuary 30, 2013Duty to Assist (Reasonable Search); Burden of Proof
Report A-2013-001Department of Natural ResourcesJanuary 25, 2013Time Limit to Reply to Access Request (Deemed Refusal); Duty to Assist (Respond without Delay)
Report A-2012-012Department of Health and Community ServicesDecember 31, 2012Time Limit to Reply to Access Request (Deemed Refusal); Duty to Assist (Respond without Delay)
Report A-2012-011College of the North AtlanticNovember 20, 2012Disclosure Harmful to Personal Privacy (Signatures); Disclosure Harmful to Personal Privacy (Definition of Employee); Burden of Proof
Report A-2012-010Department of Environment and ConservationSeptember 13, 2012Duty to Assist (Reasonable Search); Duty to Assist (No Right to Have Answers to Questions)
Report A-2012-009Memorial University of NewfoundlandJuly 25, 2012ATIPPA Application (Research Information); OIPC Jurisdiction
Report A-2012-008Memorial University of NewfoundlandMay 31, 2012Duty to Assist (Reasonable Search)
Report A-2012-007College of the North AtlanticMay 31, 2012Disclosure Harmful to Personal Privacy
Report A-2012-006College of the North AtlanticApril 12, 2012Legal Advice (Litigation Privilege); Legal Advice (Solicitor-Client Privilege)
Report A-2012-005Town of Portugal Cove-St. Philip'sMarch 30, 2012Disclosure Harmful to Personal Privacy
Report A-2012-004Department of Environment and ConservationFebruary 23, 2012Duty to Assist (Reasonable Search); Duty to Assist (No Right to Have Answers to Questions)
Report A-2012-003College of the North AtlanticJanuary 19, 2012 Repetitive Requests (Definition of "Already Provided")
Report A-2012-002City of Corner Brook
Report A-2012-001City of Corner Brook
Report A-2011-017College of the North Atlantic
Report A-2011-016Department of Child Youth and Family Services
Report A-2011-015College of the North Atlantic
Report A-2011-014Town of St. George's
Report A-2011-013Town of St. George's
Report A-2011-012Public Service Commission
Report A-2011-011Public Service Commission
Report A-2011-010Public Service Commission
Report A-2011-009Department of Health and Community Services
Report A-2011-008Office of the Premier
Report A-2011-007Atlantic Lottery Corporation
Report A-2011-006Town of Brigus
Report A-2011-005College of the North Atlantic
Report A-2011-004 Royal Newfoundland Constabulary
Report A-2011-003Memorial University of Newfoundland
Report A-2011-002Executive Council
Report A-2011-001Department of Environment and Conservation
Report A-2010-016Memorial University of Newfoundland
Report A-2010-015Department of Justice
Report A-2010-014Department of Transportation and Works
Report A-2010-013Department of Health and Community Services
Report A-2010-012Town of St. George's
Report A-2010-011Department of Justice
Report A-2010-010College of the North Atlantic
Report A-2010-009College of the North Atlantic
Report A-2010-008College of the North Atlantic
Report A-2010-007Office of the Citizens' Representative
Report A-2010-006Town of Logy Bay-Middle Cove-Outer Cove
Report A-2010-005Memorial University of Newfoundland
Report A-2010-004Department of Justice
Report A-2010-003College of the North Atlantic
Report A-2010-002Department of Business
Report A-2010-001Department of Environment and Conservation
Report A-2009-011College of the North Atlantic
Report A-2009-010Memorial University of Newfoundland
Report A-2009-009Memorial University of Newfoundland
Report A-2009-008Western Health
Report A-2009-007Department of Environment and Conservation
Report A-2009-006Atlantic Lottery Corporation
Report A-2009-005Department of Labrador and Aboriginal Affairs
Report A-2009-004Eastern Health
Report A-2009-003 Executive Council
Report A-2009-002Memorial University of Newfoundland
Report A-2009-001Executive Council
Report A-2008-014College of the North Atlantic
Report A-2008-013Memorial University of Newfoundland
Report A-2008-012Department of Municipal Affairs
Report A-2008-011House of Assembly
Report A-2008-010Newfoundland and Labrador Liquor Corporation
Report A-2008-009Town of Steady Brook
Report A-2008-008Department of Innovation, Trade and Rural Development
Report A-2008-007College of the North Atlantic
Report A-2008-006Memorial University of Newfoundland
Report A-2008-005Department of Transportation and Works
Report A-2008-004College of the North Atlantic
Report A-2008-003House of Assembly
Report A-2008-002Public Service Secretariat
Report A-2008-001College of the North Atlantic
Report 2007-019Town of Clarenville
Report 2007-018Town of Portugal Cove-St. Philip's
Report 2007-017Department of Natural Resources
Report 2007-016College of the North Atlantic
Report 2007-015Memorial University of Newfoundland
Report 2007-014College of the North Atlantic
Report 2007-013Memorial University of Newfoundland
Report 2007-012Town of Torbay
Report 2007-011College of the North Atlantic
Report 2007-010College of the North Atlantic
Report 2007-009College of the North Atlantic
Report 2007-008Eastern Regional Integrated Health Authority
Report 2007-007Town of Portugal Cove – St. Philip's
Report 2007-006College of the North Atlantic
Report 2007-005Department of Health and Community Services
Report 2007-004Eastern Regional Integrated Health Authority
Report 2007-003Memorial University of Newfoundland
Report 2007-002Department of Innovation, Trade and Rural Development
Report 2007-001Town of Portugal Cove – St. Philip's
Report 2006-015College of the North Atlantic
Report 2006-014College of the North Atlantic
Report 2006-013College of the North Atlantic
Report 2006-012Department of Education
Report 2006-011Town of Stephenville
Report 2006-010Department of Government Services
Report 2006-009Department of Government Services
Report 2006-008Department of Government Services
Report 2006-007Department of Government Services
Report 2006-006Department of Municipal and Provincial Affairs
Report 2006-005Department of Health and Community Services
Report 2006-004Executive Council – Rural Secretariat
Report 2006-003College of the North Atlantic
Report 2006-002Department of Health and Community Services
Report 2006-001Department of Health and Community Services
Report 2005-007Intergovernmental Affairs Secretariat
Report 2005-006College of the North Atlantic
Report 2005-005Department of Labrador and Aboriginal Affairs
Report 2005-004Executive Council
Report 2005-003Department of Health and Community Services
Report 2005-002Executive Council
Report 2005-001College of the North Atlantic

ATIPPA Privacy Reports

Report Number Public Body Name DateKeyword
Report P-2017-002Town of GanderJune 08, 2017
Report P-2017-001City of Corner BrookJanuary 23, 2017Accuracy of Personal Information; Disclosure Limited to Minimum Amount Necessary
Report P-2016-001Department of Justice and Public SafetyMay 02, 2016Failed to Ensure Reasonable Safeguards in Place; Failure to Adequately Protect Personal Information; Inappropriate Collection, Use and Disclosure; Information Practices, Policies and Procedures
Report P-2015-002 Royal Newfoundland ConstabularyNovember 23, 2015Inappropriate Access by Employees; Training; Monitoring and Controlling Access; Role-Based Access; Auditing; Security
Report P-2015-001Labour Relations BoardJune 05, 2015Publishing Written Decisions; No Implied Consent when Seeking Decision; Minimum Amount Necessary; Failed to Ensure Reasonable Safeguards in Place
Report P-2014-001Newfoundland and Labrador English School DistrictMay 20, 2014Inappropriate Collection, Use and Disclosure; Handling of Harassment Complaints; Purpose of Collection Not Explained; Use inconsistent with Purpose Collected for; Privacy in Contracts with Outside Service Providers/Contractors; Duty to Ensure Accuracy and Completeness of Information; Minimum Amount Necessary
Report P-2012-001 Town of La ScieSeptember 27, 2012Use of Social Media to Communicate; Improper Use of Information; Failure to Adequately Protect Personal Information; Social Media Not Appropriate for Public Body Use; Policy Needed re Use of Social Media
Report P-2011-002 Memorial University & Central Regional Health Authority (Baie Verte Miners Registry Project)October 28, 2011Research; Inappropriate Disclosure and Collection; OIPC Jurisdiction
Report P-2011-001 Public Body Name Omitted to Protect Identity of the ComplainantJuly 14, 2011Personal Information in Minutes; Tabling Documents; Improper Disclosure; Minimum Amount Necessary; De-Identification; Privileged Meetings
Report P-2010-001 Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation CommissionMarch 29, 2010Privacy in Contracts with Outside Service Providers/Contractors; Audits; Privacy Training
Report P-2009-002 Town of Steady BrookDecember 21, 2009Improper Disclosure of Personal Information; Minimum Amount Necessary; Privacy Training
Report P-2009-001 Eastern School District February 27, 2009Encryption of Portable Devices
Report P-2008-004Municipal AffairsSeptember 26, 2008Disclosure Required; Consistent Use; Complaint could not be addressed Anonymously
Report P-2008-003 Eastern School DistrictSeptember 17, 2008Reasonable Security Measures
Report P-2008-002Eastern School DistrictJuly 23, 2008Reasonable Security Measures; Encryption of Mobile Devices; Unique Identifiers not MCP numbers
Report P-2008-001Department of Health and Community ServicesJune 25, 2008Notification of Breach; Privacy in Contracts with Outside Service Providers/Contractors; Policies and Procedures governing Retention and Destruction; Training; Privacy Impact Assessment

PHIA Access Reports

Report Number Custodian Name DateKeyword
Report AH-2014-001Eastern HealthAugust 05, 2014Request for Correction (Professional Observation); Annotation
Report AH-2012-001Eastern HealthJuly 17, 2012Reasonable Fees

PHIA Privacy Reports

Report Number Custodian Name DateKeyword
Report PH-2017-001Morneau Shepell LtdJanuary 23, 2017Occupational Health Services Provide as Custodian; Custodian; Circle of Care; Health Care; Health Care Provider
Report PH-2016-001Eastern HealthOctober 31, 2016Reasonable Security Measures
Report PH-2013-001 Western Regional Health AuthorityFebruary 11, 2013Reasonable Security Measures; Electronic Health Records; Role-Based Access; Information Practices, Policies and Procedures; Auditing
Report PH-2012-001Custodian Not NamedApril 30, 2012Reasonable Security Measures; Information Practices, Policies and Procedures; Notice Requirement