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News tagged: Access to information

Joint Statement on COVID-19 and the Duty to Document

“We, the signatories of this statement, call on governments, businesses, and research institutions around the world to document their decisions and transactions now and for the future.”

News May 4, 2020 


Save the Date – ACA@UBC 10th Annual Symposium

Theme: Unresolved: Balancing Access and Privacy in the Digital Age

News October 11, 2017 


Right to Know Week Events

Right to Know Week will be celebrated across Canada the week of September 25 to October 1.

News September 17, 2017 


Call for Nominations: Grace-Pépin Access to Information Award

Nominations will be accepted until September 5, 2017.

News July 20, 2017 


Government of British Columbia Legislates “Duty to Document”

British Columbia will become the first Canadian province to legislate a duty to document, Finance Minister Michael de Jong announced today.

News March 8, 2017 


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

News February 17, 2017 


Saskatchewan Introduces Improvements to Access and Privacy Legislation

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

News June 13, 2016 


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

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.

News May 10, 2016 


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

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.

News April 13, 2016 


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

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.

News January 25, 2016