Canada. Office of the Information Commissioner of Canada
|Record #: OCR0934||Last Full Update: 28 Sep 2018|
|Office Phone||Toll free 1-800-267-0441|
|Description (Agency)||An agency in the 211 Eastern Region service area.|
|Legal Status||(40) Federal Government|
|Primary Executive||Suzanne Legault, Information Commissioner of Canada|
|Description and Service Details|
|Description (Service)||Promotes and protects access to information rights under the Access to Information Act.
* Investigates complaints about federal institutions’ handling of access requests
* Monitors federal institutions’ performances under the Act and represents represent the Commissioner in court cases and provides legal advice on investigations and legislative matters
|Hours||Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm|
|Areas Served||Canada ; Gatineau|
|Application||To make a formal request under the Access to Information Act, send a letter or a completed Form to the address of the government institution listed in Info Source (a directory where you can find information on federal government agencies).
To lodge a formal complaint under the Access to Information Act, write to the address listed * complaints by email or phone are not accepted.
|Languages||English ; French|
|Located In Community||Gatineau|
|Address & Map|
|Intersection||Laurier St and Maisonneuve Blvd|
|Categories and Classification|
|HCSD Main Heading||Government / Legal|
|HCSD Sub Heading||Consumer Protection / Complaints ; Human Rights|
|Service Categories||Federal Government Departments ~ Human Rights Issues ; Freedom of Information Requests ; Government Complaints/Government Ombudsman Offices ~ Human Rights Issues|