The government's regressive access to information bill is now in the Senate's hands, but that's not the only threat to transparency in the capital.
Treasury Board President Jane Philpott inherited stewardship of the government's access to information bill, C-58, and its transparency policies when she was shuffled into the role earlier this month. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
OTTAWA—The new year brings with it at least four basic problems that put transparency under threat.
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Liberal MP Omar Alghabra is the ‘first parliamentary secretary to be tasked to exercise leadership in this area,’ according to the Prime Minister's Office, but unions say they haven’t heard from him yet.
'We will not accept a situation where we are not being given the information we are looking for,' says Transport Minister Marc Garneau of the deadly Jan. 8 plane crash in Iran that left 57 Canadians dead.
'They’ll probably disregard a lot, and, say, ‘Well, that was Andrew, I’m a different person, and I won’t have the same challenges that he had. My approach will be different,' says Conservative MP Stephanie Kusie.