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Marleau criticized for leaving early

Outgoing access czar Robert Marleau defends his work, however, says a true democracy also depends on a true functioning Access to Information Act.

Access to Information Commissioner Robert Marleau, who announced last week that he's quitting this week after only two-and-a-half of his seven-year term and threatened to seize documents from the Privy Council Office after being stonewalled, says Canada's international reputation for transparency is tarnished and the government needs to show leadership to change it.

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Marleau criticized for leaving early

Outgoing access czar Robert Marleau defends his work, however, says a true democracy also depends on a true functioning Access to Information Act.

Access to Information Commissioner Robert Marleau, who announced last week that he's quitting this week after only two-and-a-half of his seven-year term and threatened to seize documents from the Privy Council Office after being stonewalled, says Canada's international reputation for transparency is tarnished and the government needs to show leadership to change it.

  

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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Remembering Devon Jacobs Aug. 19, 2014

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Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

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Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

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Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

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Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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