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News Release: Government of Canada improves Access to Information

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.

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News May 5, 2016 


The Auditor General of Canada on Data in Government

“One of the themes that ties a number of our audits together is that the data collected by many government organizations is either not usable, not used, or not acted upon.”

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Blog May 3, 2016 


Highlights from the 2016-17 Reports on Plans and Priorities

Highlights of interest to the Canadian library and information management community in the 2016-17 Reports on Plans and Priorities.

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Blog March 28, 2016 


Highlights from Ontario Budget 2016

Highlights from the 2016 Ontario budget of interest to the library and information management community.

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Blog February 28, 2016 


Information Management Results in the 2014-15 Departmental Performance Reports

Information management related results as identified by individual departments and agencies in the 2014-15 Departmental Performance Reports.

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Blog February 3, 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.

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News January 25, 2016 


Information Commissioners call on governments to create a duty to document

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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News January 25, 2016 


Federal government needs to do more to guard against breaches and privacy violations: Privacy Commissioner

The Privacy Commissioner of Canada is urging federal departments and agencies to develop and implement more rigorous procedures and safeguards to protect Canadians’ personal information.

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News December 10, 2015 


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

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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News December 8, 2015 


Ontario Making Data Open by Default

As part of Ontario’s commitment to Open Government the province is making government data publicly available to increase transparency and spur innovation.

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News December 3, 2015 


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