Government transparency is still an elusive commodity

Canada's Access to Information Act is being stalled and watered down. Meanwhile, the government is further tracking, collecting, and controlling information.

Access to Information Commissioner Suzanne Legault and Treasury Board President Scott Brison. Last month, Mr. Brison provided a superficial short response to the more than 30 Access to Information Act modest reforms suggested by the House of Commons Access Committee, writes Ken Rubin. The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright

By KEN RUBIN

PUBLISHED : Monday, Nov. 28, 2016 12:00 AM

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