Freedom of Information inquiries

Citizens can request information from Metro Vancouver. You can send them in by e-mail or mail.

Here is the official page on this topic. TO BE ADDED.

Below is sample text of an FOI inquiry.

YOUR NAME, ADDRESS

DATE

Metro Vancouver Freedom of Information Requests
3rd Floor, Head Office
4330 Kingsway
Burnaby, B.C.  V5H 4G8
E-mail: chris.plagnol@metrovancouver.org

Attention: Chris Plagnol, Information and Privacy Coordinator

Dear Mr. Plagnol:

This is a specific information request made under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (also reference Greater Vancouver Regional District Bylaw No. 792: A Bylaw for the Administration of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act).

Please provide me with [example: a copy of the sound and video recording files relating to all business transacted at the meetings of Metro Board (Meeting 1 – Parks, and the actual Board meeting) held on 26 July 2013].

I have reason to believe that the information I seek might not be made available through routine release upon informal request.

If fees are involved, I understand I will be given an estimate before any charges are incurred. Should such circumstances arise, I would request a fee waiver, as the information sought from these records relates to a matter of public interest.

Sincerely yours,
NAME
E-MAIL, TELEPHONE (OPTIONAL)

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