A minister's spokesperson said overhauling the access law is a "complex matter."
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The recommendation to exempt Syrians and Iraqis from requiring official UN refugee status to be sponsored was rejected by then-immigration minister Chris Alexander.
The Access to Information, Ethics and Privacy Committee dropped a major report last week before wrapping up for the summer. Unanimously approved by the multi-partisan committee, the report pushes the Trudeau government to make some serious and long-overdue changes to the law.
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The ISIS Crisis is the latest twist in a government-wide effort to use more games in the workplace for training and education.
A federal study found aboriginals and the mentally ill entangled with the justice system often ran into similar difficulties.
The federal government has issued guidance to Canada's spy agency on using contentious new anti-terrorism laws.
Entire pages were withheld because they would reveal government advice, consultations or deliberations.
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Suzanne Legault wants their offices brought under the Access to Information Act.
Once a government official says a document is cabinet confidence, neither the information commissioner nor the Federal Court can look at the document to confirm that it is and that the exclusion is being applied appropriately. But this supermassive problem is not being addressed.
OTTAWA - It's been said the wheels of justice turn slowly, and a new look at Canada's creaky access-to-information system appears to bear that out.According to data collected as part of a Liberal ques...
The Liberal leader says his 32-point plan promises “real change.”
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OTTAWA - The Access to Information Act should be extended to all branches of government — including the offices that support Parliament and the courts — as part of sweeping changes, says a federal wat...
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OTTAWA - The Federal Court of Appeal has sent a stern message to government institutions: you can't just make up any old deadline for responding to requests under the Access to Information Act.And by...
Unfortunately, when it comes to CSIS, Canadians can expect very little transparency, a cause for additional concern when you recall Harper eliminated the position of the CSIS watchdog in 2012. The only overview of CSIS is handled by the Security Intelligence Review Committee (SIRC), a body comprised of part-time appointees with limited resources that assess CSIS operations after-the-fact.