Frivolous and Vexatious Requests 

Nov. 6, 2020
Online

CBA Access to Information and Privacy Law Online Symposium

Frivolous and Vexatious Requests

Presented by the CBA Privacy and Access Law Section

COST
CBA members: $55
CBA Young Lawyer Members (<5 years): $40
CBA Student members: $10
Non-members: $220
Government: $110
Plus applicable taxes

This session will be presented in English. Registrants will receive an on-demand recording following each webcast. This is the 6th webinar in the CBA Access to Information and Privacy Law Online Symposium.


FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 3:10 PM TO 4:30 PM ET

3:10 pm – 4:30 pm Frivolous and Vexatious Requests

This panel will review recent developments relating to frivolous and vexatious requests in the information and privacy context including: 

  • An update from the Information Commissioner’s Office on the application of the new power to grant approval to government institutions to decline to act on an access request that was introduced with the passage of Bill C-58; 
  • Developments within Alberta Courts regarding vexatious litigant orders that include limitations on access to non-judicial bodies including the Alberta OIPC; 
  • The impact of frivolous and vexatious requests on public bodies; and 
  • Observations based on the Ontario Commissioner’s review of institutional decisions to disregard requests the institution has determined to be frivolous or vexatious.


Moderator:   
Roxanne Davis, Carbert Waite LLP

Speakers:      
Allison Knight, Office of the Information Commissioner of Canada
David Goodis, Assistant Commissioner of Policy, Legal & Communications, Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario
Sarah Louw, Alberta Health Services

 

 

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