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Right to Know Conference


September 26, 2017 13:00 - 17:00





Theme: Access to Information : A Fundamental Human Right

Hashtag: #RTK2017

Keynote speaker: Laura Neuman, Carter Centre

Panels: 1:00-5:00 PM (Room 104)

Reception: 5:00-7:00 PM (Colonel By Foyer)


Opening remarks

  • Suzanne Legault, Information Commissioner of Canada

Access to information and human rights

  • Toby Mendel, Executive Director, Centre for Law and Democracy
  • Alex Neve, Secretary General, Amnesty International Canada
  • Philip Tunley, Partner, Stockwoods Barrsters
  • Micheal Vonn, Policy Director, BC Civil Liberties Association

Bill C-58, An Act to Amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act

  • Manon Cornellier, Editorial Writer, Le Devoir
  • Vincent Gogolek, Eecutive Director, BC Freedom of Information and Privacy Association
  • Dennis Molinaro, Historian and R. Roy McMurtry Fellow
  • Teresa Scassa, Canada Research Chair in Information Law, University of Ottawa