Information about programs and information holdings
From Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
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All government institutions subject to the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act publish an inventory of their information holdings as well as relevant details about personal information under their control. The following information can assist you in making an access to information or personal information request, or in exercising your privacy rights:
- Browse the list of government institutions to learn more about their programs, activities, and information holdings, including their classes of records and personal information banks.
Some programs and activities, such as human resources and financial management, are common to most government institutions. These are known as internal services and they involve the following types of information:
- Standard classes of records: These are descriptions of all records created and used to support internal services.
- Standard personal information banks: These are descriptions of personal information contained in records, and collected and used to support internal services.
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