Suzanne Legault


Gun Registry Data Sealed

OTTAWA - A bitter legal battle between the Conservative government, the RCMP and the federal information commissioner over the right of Canadians to access government records has arrived at a legal st...

Harper Government Rewrites History

OTTAWA - The Harper government moved to retroactively rewrite Canada's access to information law in order to prevent possible criminal charges against the RCMP, The Canadian Press has learned.An unher...

NDP Decries Conservative Secrecy

OTTAWA - The New Democrats are calling on the Conservatives to give the federal information czar the money she needs to do her job as the first step toward fixing a "broken system" of accountability.I...

Access to Information Process Needs Reforms

In early 2013 I submitted several ATI requests to Elections Canada regarding their handling of the "robocalls" investigation. The questions were simple enough: who's doing this investigation? How much will it cost? When will it be done? The information they did reveal was shocking.

Another Watchdog Is Unhappy

OTTAWA - Poor leadership and scant resources have left government agencies struggling to answer access-to-information requests from Canadians, warns a federally appointed watchdog.In her annual report...