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News tagged: Government information

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 

Government Information Day Pre-conference

The pre-conference will feature short presentations and project updates.


News August 15, 2017 

Save the date! Government Information Day, October 26th, 2017

Government Information Day is designed as a forum for thought leaders, journalists, researchers, students, and librarians to explore how we can collaborate and engage with emerging and ongoing challenges and opportunities in the field of government information in Canada.


News June 27, 2017 

Réservez la date! Journée de l’information gouvernementale, le 26 octobre 2017

La Journée d’information gouvernementale se veut une tribune où des dirigeants, des journalistes, des chercheurs, des étudiants et des bibliothécaires éclairés se réunissent pour explorer des moyens de collaborer et pour se pencher sur les possibilités et les défis émergents et actuels dans le domaine de l’information gouvernementale au Canada.


News June 27, 2017 

Appointment of New Chief Information Officer of the Government of Canada

Retirement of John Messina and appointment of Alex Benay as Chief Information Officer of the Government of Canada


News March 27, 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 

New web portal launched to search seven federal libraries with a single click

Federal Science Library creates a window into government science library collections and scientific research for all Canadians


News March 6, 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 

Resignation of the Chief Statistician of Canada

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 September 16, 2016 

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 

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