Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP)
The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (the 'FOIP Act') provides the public with an avenue for accessing records under the custody and control of the Town of High River while also balancing the protection of personal information contained within the Town’s records and information systems.
The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (the 'FOIP Act') provides access to records held by the Town of High River, including access to an individual's own personal information or general information.
Prior to making a formal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) request to the Town of High River, it is recommended that you contact the FOIP Coordinator in the Legislative & Advisory Services division at email@example.com for information about, and to inquire how to accurately and efficiently submit your request.
How do I make a FOIP request?
If you have spoken with a FOIP specialist and would like to make a formal request, please access the applicable form below.
- Access to personal and/or general information: fill out the online form request here.
- To make a change to your personal information: fill out the FOIP Request to Correct Personal Information Form.
- If you would prefer to make your request in person: contact firstname.lastname@example.org for a copy of the FOIP Request to Access Information Form.
Submit the completed request form, along with the applicable fees by email to, email@example.com or;
Legislative & Advisory Services 309B Macleod Trail SW High River, Alberta, T1V 1Z5
Is there a Fee?
No initial fee is required for access to personal information, however if you are requesting access to general information, then an initial fee of $25 is required before the FOIP Coordinator can begin the process.
There may be additional charges associated with larger and/or expedited requests. For all additional inquiries, refer to the fees outlined in the current rate bylaw.
For more information on the Town of High River FOIP process, you can read the FOIP: Access to Information brochure.
You can also access additional information about the FOIP Act through the Government of Alberta's website.
If you have concerns with the Town's decision or response to your FOIP request, you can submit the Request for Review/Complaint Form to the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (the 'OIPC').
For all other questions and to contact the Head of the Public Body under the FOIP Act, Jody Hipkin, call 403-603-3580 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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