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Info Source

Sources of Federal Government and Employee Information
Farm Credit Canada (FCC)
Introduction to Info Source

Last reviewed: Dec 31, 2023

Info Source describes the programs and activities, and the information holdings related to programs and activities, of government institutions subject to the Access to Information Act to facilitate the right of access. It also provides individuals, including current and former employees of the Government of Canada, with relevant information to access personal information about themselves held by government institutions subject to the Privacy Act and to exercise their rights under the Privacy Act.

An index of institutions that are subject to the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act is available centrally.

The Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act assign overall responsibility to the President of Treasury Board (as the designated Minister) for the government-wide administration of the legislation.

Background

FCC reports to Parliament through the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food.

To better understand FCC, read about its history, including its legislative foundation.

Responsibilities

Read about FCC’s mandate and major policies.

Institutional programs and activities
Classes of Personal Information

In the course of conducting the programs and activities of Farm Credit Canada, personal information may be acquired that is not held in any specific information bank. Rather, it exists in fragmented form throughout other records. This information is retrievable only if specifics are provided concerning the subject matter and related functional activity of the Corporation. This information is retained for the same period of time as the related subject information and is disposed of according to the appropriate record schedules. 

Manuals

FCC currently has no manuals used by employees when carrying out programs or activities that affect the general public. 

Additional Information

For general information about making a request for access to information or personal information, see Make an access to information or personal information request.

To make a request for information online, access the Access to Information and Personal Information Online Request Service.

To make a request for information under the Access to Information Act or the Privacy Act by mail, mail your letter or completed Access to Information Request Form (Access to Information Act) or Personal Information Request Form (Privacy Act), along with any necessary documents.

In accordance with the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act, an area on the premises will be made available to review original materials on site if that is the applicant’s preference (and it is practical to do so), or if it is not practical to create copies of the material.

The Government of Canada encourages the release of information through requests outside of the formal request processes. To make an informal request, contact:

Farm Credit Canada
Attn: Privacy Officer
1800 Hamilton Street
P. O. Box 4320
Regina, Saskatchewan S4P 4L3
Telephone: 1-833-925-0514
Fax: 306-780-6704
Email: ATIP_AIPRP@fcc-fac.ca

You may also wish to search summaries of completed access to information requests for which Farm Credit Canada has already provided responses via Access to Information as this information may be more easily obtained. You may also wish to review available open data regarding Farm Credit Canada on the Open Government website.

Farm Credit Canada conducts privacy impact assessments (PIAs) to ensure that privacy implications will be appropriately identified, assessed and resolved before a new or substantially modified program or activity involving personal information is implemented. Summaries of completed PIAs Privacy impact assessments are available.