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Intervention before the Supreme Court of Canada

June 5, 2013

The Information Commissioner was granted leave to intervene in a matter before the Supreme Court of Canada in following case:

  • Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services v. Information and Privacy Commissioner (Ont.) (34949) On May 29, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada granted the Information Commissioner of Canada leave to intervene in the matter of Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services v. Information and Privacy Commissioner (Ont.). In this matter, the Appellants oppose the disclosure of a record containing a list of the first three characters of Ontario's postal codes and figures representing the number of individuals residing in each area who are listed in the Ontario Sex Offender Registry on the grounds that it could endanger individuals, facilitate the commission of an unlawful act or hamper the control of crime.

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