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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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