Rather than the Trudeau government wanting more transparency, they have given Canadians a bureaucratic slow-moving, self-serving review, and forced us to go to other countries for information needed here.
Treasury Board President Jean-Yves Duclos is pictured in Ottawa on Nov. 27, 2020. The Treasury Board has not lead enough to prevent departments suspending full access services or in pushing access as an essential service or to enforce departments meeting their obligations to record decisions made, writes Ken Rubin. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
It is unacceptable when Canadians cannot find basic pandemic data and have to start going to other countries for it.
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