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Access to Information in the Government of Canada (I701)

Description

Type: Virtual classroom
Duration: 06:00 hours
Status: Active

To carry out their responsibilities with respect to the public's right to information, federal employees who process requests for information are expected to have a solid understanding of the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act. This course provides an overview of the proper handling of information and privacy requests, detailing the customary roles and responsibilities and how to apply the most common exemptions and exclusions. Participants will learn how to process access to information and privacy (ATIP) requests and provide valid recommendations on the disclosure of information.

Topics include:

  • clarifying ATIP roles and responsibilities
  • applying exemptions and exclusions
  • providing rationales for recommendations
  • understanding ATIP-related jurisprudence

Prerequisites:

Access to Information and Privacy Fundamentals (I015) is a prerequisite for this course.

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More about this course
  • Topics: Information management
  • Community: Employees; Functional specialists
  • Audience: Information management specialists
  • Business line: GC and Public Sector Skills
  • Provider: Canada School of Public Service

Upcoming offerings

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List of available offerings for course I701
DateTitleTypeLocationLanguage
September 8, 2021Access to Information in the Government of Canada (I701)Virtual classroomVirtual EST / Virtuelle HNEEnglish
September 8, 2021Access to Information in the Government of Canada (I701)Virtual classroomVirtual EST / Virtuelle HNEFrench
October 4, 2021Access to Information in the Government of Canada (I701)Virtual classroomVirtual EST / Virtuelle HNEEnglish
October 27, 2021Access to Information in the Government of Canada (I701)Virtual classroomVirtual EST / Virtuelle HNEFrench

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