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Ontario’s Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA) provides an individual with the right to access records of information, including one’s personal information, under the custody and control of a local government institution.

Basis of the Act:

  • Access rights are balanced with privacy protection.
  • All paper documents, microfilm/fiche, computer files, e-mail and other forms of stored data are all considered to be records of the “institution” (The Corporation of the Township of Rideau Lakes).
  • Subject to certain limitations, there is a right of access by the public to records in the Township’s custody and control.
  • Subject again to certain limitations, the personal information of individuals has to be protected and is not accessible by other individuals.

How to Request Information:

Please complete this process to request information from the Township of Rideau Lakes:

  • Complete a Freedom of Information Request Form or write a letter
  • Submit the form or letter together with a $5.00 mandatory application fee
  1. By Mail:
    Clerk, Township of Rideau Lakes
    1439 County Road 8
    Delta ON K0E 1G0
  2. In Person:
    Clerk, Township of Rideau Lakes
    1439 County Road 8 Delta ON

Requests are not initiated until the $5.00 application fee is received.  Cash, Debit or a cheque payable to the Township of Rideau Lakes are accepted.

When making a request, be sure to provide as much detail as possible to assist in the search of records.

Information Links:

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

Freedom of Information Request Form

Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act

For more information, please contact:

Mary Ellen Truelove, Clerk
Phone: 613-928-2251 ext 293
Fax: 613-928-3097
email