Canada. Office of the Information Commissioner of Canada

Promotes and protects access to information rights under the Access to Information Act.

Investigates complaints about federal institutions’ handling of access requests

Monitors federal institutions’ performances under the Act and represents represent the Commissioner in court cases and provides legal advice on investigations and legislative matters

30 Victoria St
Gatineau, QC
K1A 1H3
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Phone: Toll free 1-800-267-0441


No restrictions


To make a formal request under the Access to Information Act, send a letter or a completed Form to the address of the government institution listed in Info Source (a directory where you can find information on federal government agencies). To lodge a formal complaint under the Access to Information Act, write to the address listed * complaints by email or phone are not accepted.






English; French;

Primary Contact Person

Suzanne Legault, Information Commissioner of Canada

Areas Served

Canada; Gatineau;

Agency Type

Federal Government