Access to information and privacy

Discover and request federal government information that is available to the general public. Learn how the government protects information that is personal and private.

Note to readers

The Government of Canada is moving forward on its commitments to improve the Access to Information Act. Proposed amendments to the Access to Information Act deliver on key commitments to make government more open and transparent.

For more information please consult our web site Revitalizing access to information.

Services and information

Access to information

Exercise your right to access information that is contained in government records.


Find out how to access your personal information held by the government. Protect your information against unauthorized use and disclosure.

Make a request

Find out how to request access to government records or to your personal information.

Completed access to information requests

Search a list of links, by organization, to help you find summaries of completed access to information requests.

Security and identity management

Learn how the government protects information, assets and services against compromise.

Training and learning

Find out about training and learning activities that are available to the access to information and privacy community.

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