Freedom of Information

This page will help you make a Freedom of Information or FOI Request started under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA). The Act applies to all Ontario Municipalities.

Making a request

Follow this process to request information from the Municipality:

Municipality of Highlands East
2249 Loop Road, Box 295
Wilberforce, ON, K0L 3C0


  • FOI Requests will not be initiated without receipt of the $5 fee
  • Except where an extension is necessary, all FOI Requests will be completed within 30 calendar days.

Under the Act

  • Any member of the public may request to view or obtain copies of general records and information held by the Municipality
  • Individuals may request to view, copy or correct any personal information about themselves that may be held by the Municipality
  • The Municipality must protect privacy

According to the Act, information may be withheld from release dependent on its limited and specific circumstances.

Public Records

Many Municipal public records are available electronically or by appointment during regular office hours. Some of those records include:

  • By-Laws
  • Agendas and Minutes
  • Financial Statements of The Corporation

Routine Disclosure Policy

View our Routine Disclosure and Active Dissemination Policy to better understand how we release various corporate documents.

Additional information

For more information, visit the Information and Privacy Commissioner (IPC) website.

If you have any questions about Freedom of Information at the Municipality of Highlands East, contact the CAO/Treasurer.