When legislation allows for harrassment

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Opinion

I know I’m not alone when I say the recent decision by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) surprised me. I’m also likely not alone when I say the decision made me incredibly angry. And angry for a few reasons, I might add. Angry, because I assumed (wrongly) that my name (first and last, as many farms are registered) and information when submitted to the government, would be considered private. Angry, because the spirit of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIPP) Act is to keep government transparent and accountable, not make people targets.…

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