Foi Requests

B.C. Privacy Commissioner Alerts RCMP Over Deleted Gov't Emails

CP | Posted 10.22.2016 | Canada British Columbia

An investigation uncovered negligent searches for records, failure to keep adequate email records, a failure to document searches and the willful destruction of records in response to FOI requests.

Freedom Of Information Requests More Costly, Less Informative: Report

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.11.2016 | Canada Politics

"There's significant work required to ensure that access to information rights remain meaningful and effective in Nova Scotia."

Staggering Decline In B.C. Freedom Of Information Responses

Vincent Gogolek | Posted 11.13.2012 | Canada British Columbia
Vincent Gogolek

Our data published by the Chief Information Officer of B.C. reveal that the FOI situation in this province has gotten significantly worse over the last decade. It seems that thousands of those pesky records have simply disappeared. The figures beg an obvious question: what happened? What brought on this staggering decline in the government's ability to find records in response to FOI requests?