Yukon Information and Privacy Commissioner Diane McLeod-McKay ruled the Public Service Commission correctly handled an access-to-information request, Yukon News reports. An applicant sought information about a PSC employee from between Nov. 20, 2017, and June 30, 2018. The PSC refused to confirm or deny the existence of the records under Section 13(2)(c) of the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act, a decision McLeod-McKay found to be the correct one. “Looking at the [ATIPP Act] as a whole, and its purposes, it is clear that exceptions to access to information are carefully crafted to limit access only as much as necessary to protect certain interests,” McLeod-McKay said in an interview on the decision.
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