News tagged: Government information
News March 27, 2017
Retirement of John Messina and appointment of Alex Benay as Chief Information Officer of the Government of Canada
News March 8, 2017
British Columbia will become the first Canadian province to legislate a duty to document, Finance Minister Michael de Jong announced today.
News March 6, 2017
Federal Science Library creates a window into government science library collections and scientific research for all Canadians
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.
News September 16, 2016
Wayne Smith, Chief Statistician of Canada and the deputy head of Statistics Canada, announced his resignation today, citing concerns over the independence of the agency with the transfer of its information technology infrastructure to Shared Services Canada.
News June 13, 2016
The Government of Saskatchewan is taking steps to improve access to information and protection of privacy in the province.
News June 13, 2016
Ontario Premier Premier Kathleen Wynne today announced changes to her cabinet, including a number of changes of interest to the library and information management community.
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.
News May 5, 2016
Today, President of the Treasury Board Scott Brison issued an Interim Directive on the Administration of the Access to Information Act (the Directive) that delivers on key commitments to make government more open and transparent.
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.