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Thunder Bay lags behind other hospitals in fulfilling freedom of information request

Evidently some hospitals have kinks to work out in their processing of Freedom of Information (FOI) requests.

In mid-February we sent out requests – along with an initial $5 fee – to 20 hospitals to look at how the ratio of front line workers to managers has changed over the last five years.

Three months later we still don’t have all the information despite FOI rules that set a 30-day time limit for responding unless the information holder sends an extension letter.

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