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Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy


Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy

The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIPPA) helps promote good municipal government by balancing the following principles:

Freedom of Information (FOI)

  • The public has the right to access government information.
  • Whenever possible, information held by the District of Sicamous should be available to the public.

Protection of Privacy (POP)

  • Individuals have the right to have their personal information protected.
  • The District of Sicamous should not improperly collect or disclose personal information.

Freedom of Information (FOI) Request

Start your Search with an Informal Request
Information is routinely available to the public. Before you make a formal written request for information, try contacting the departments within the District that may have the information you are looking for. 

Use the Request for Access to Records form for access to records which are not routinely available.

Popular Links

FOI POP Policy and Procedures Manual

FOIPOP Bylaw No. 922

The Freedom of Information Request Process

Frequently Asked Questions