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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One thing is clear, marketing experts say Andrew Scheer will have to be more animated when he debates against Justin Trudeau, especially with his former leadership rival, Maxime Bernier, now in the mix.
Conservative Sen. Denise Batters says it was necessary to discuss matters in private to protect the confidentiality of victims, while Independents say it would have been possible to strike a balance and be transparent.
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Liberal MP Larry Bagnell says he thinks the timing wasn't due to the federal government's framework on the Arctic and Canada's North being rushed, but rather waiting on territorial partners co-developing the package.