Yukon's Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act (ATIPP) ensures that everyone has a right to:
- access information; and
- have their privacy protected.
If you want to ask for government information that isn't available publicly, we call this an ATIPP request.
Informal and formal requests
We can respond to some requests for information without you having to submit a formal ATIPP request. If you'd like to submit an informal request, or would like more information about the process, contact the ATIPP Office for advice.
What types of information can I request?
There are 2 types of requests you can make as an individual under the ATIPP Act:
- or personal.
Program requests include any information about government:
- projects; and
For program requests, the response and records you receive from the public body will be posted online. Your identity will not be posted.
Personal information requests include any information about you that the government holds.
What information cannot be released under an ATIPP request?
Information that cannot be released under an ATIPP request includes:
- 3rd party personal information;
- 3rd party business information;
- Cabinet documents less than 15 years old;
- information that may cause a risk to public safety or government operations; and
- other types of information covered under the ATIPP Act’s mandatory and discretionary exceptions provisions.
Other ways to submit an ATIPP request
- Complete an ATIPP request form.
- Submit your completed form to the ATIPP office.
In person (by appointment only):
2071 2nd Avenue, lower floor of the Jim Smith Building in Whitehorse, Yukon.
Government of Yukon
ATIPP Office (W-10)