Freedom of Information (FOI) Requests

The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIPPA) gives the public the right to access records relating to themselves, and to request records held by Islands Trust. It also allows Islands Trust and Islands Trust Conservancy to collect personal information from businesses and members of the public to successfully run its programs and activities.

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For example, if someone applies for a land use permit, they provide their name, address, and information related to the application.

Routine Requests

Records such as agendas and minutes of open meetings, bylaws, publications, and policies and procedures are usually available on our website or upon request.

Try searching the Document Library or Meetings and Events Calendar for routinely released records.

If you need further assistance, contact the Islands Trust here.

You may also check the List of Routinely Released Records  to see if the records you are requesting are readily available, or if they require a formal request.

How to Make a FOI Request

Formal Requests

A formal written request is needed to access records that are not routinely available. Please fill out a Request for Access to Records Form  or write us a letter and give as much detail as possible when making your request. Requests can be made with FOI staff:

If we need to charge you a fee to cover processing costs, we will send you an estimate before we start processing your request and let you know if a deposit is required.