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Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

Contact Information
Office Phone English 416-326-3333 ; French 416-326-4804
Toll Free Phone 1-800-387-0073
TTY Phone 416-325-7539
Fax 416-325-9195
Agency Information
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Oversees Ontario's Personal Health Information Protection Act, Part X of the Child, Youth and Family Services Act as well as the provincial and municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Acts
  • upholds and promotes individuals' right of access to most government held information, and the right to protection of personal information held by provincial and local government offices, health care providers, children's aid societies and other child and family service providers
  • ensures compliance and standards
  • reviews decisions where access to information has been denied, and investigates complaints with respect to personal information
  • research
  • public education
  • reports directly to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm * Walk in -- Mon-Fri 9 am- 4:30 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Eligibility Open to all

Residency Requirements: Ontario
Application Call, walk in or visit website
Languages English; French
Fees Personal information appeal $10, general information appeal $25
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
2 Bloor St E
Suite 1400
Toronto, ON
Canada M4W 1A8
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Intersection Yonge St and Bloor St E
Mailing Address 2 Bloor St E 
Suite 1400 
Toronto, ON 
Canada M4W 1A8
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible building including main entrance and barrier free washrooms * tone elevator with lowered buttons
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Government / Legal
HCSD Sub Heading Consumer Protection / Complaints
Service Categories Privacy Legislation Enforcement

Agency Overview

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