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Transparency for the 21st Century Conference (March 21-23, 2017)

News  February 17, 2017

From March 21-23, 2017, over 200 Canadian and international experts and advocates in the fields of access to information, open government, and government transparency, will gather in Ottawa.

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Right to Know Week 2016

Event September 26, 2016  Awareness Day/Week/Month 

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Saskatchewan Introduces Improvements to Access and Privacy Legislation

News  June 13, 2016

The Government of Saskatchewan is taking steps to improve access to information and protection of privacy in the province.

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BC Government to Proactively Release Travel Expenses, Status of FOI Requests

News  May 10, 2016

The Government of British Columbia announced yesterday that it would start proactively releasing several categories of records regularly requested through Freedom of Information (FOI) requests.

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Jayme Poisson Receives CJF Greg Clark Award; Focus of Research on ATI

News  April 13, 2016

The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) has named Jayme Poisson of the Toronto Star as the recipient of the Greg Clark Award. She will use the stipend to better understand the access to information process.

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Access and privacy regulators call on governments to respect rights in information sharing initiatives

News  January 25, 2016

Canada’s Information and Privacy Commissioners and Ombudspersons have called on all levels of government to protect and promote privacy and access to information rights when embarking on information sharing initiatives aimed at improving government services.

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Information Commissioners call on governments to create a duty to document

News  January 25, 2016

Canada’s Information Commissioners have called on their respective governments to create a legislated duty requiring public entities to document matters related to their deliberations, actions and decisions.

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Ken Rubin, Truth and Reconciliation Commission Receive 2015 Grace-Pépin Access to Information Award

News  January 19, 2016

The Information Commissioner today announced the winners of the 2015 Grace-Pépin Access to Information Award. This year’s recipients are Ken Rubin, and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC).

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Challenging year for access to information: The Information Commissioner’s 2014−2015 annual report

News  December 8, 2015

Suzanne Legault, the Information Commissioner of Canada saw a year of significant advances in access in 2014-2015 but, equally, of significant regressions.

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