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The time is right: will Canada be a leader in ‘open government’?

Canada’s leadership role at the Open Government Partnership is fairly limited. It is a government anchor on a working group dedicated to open data initiatives, but not involved in access to information. This is in spite of the fact that it is currently working towards amending the federal Access to Information Act in the context of open government.
Opinion|By Suzanne Legault
It is every Canadians’ right to have access to government information, but there has been an erosion of this right and Canada is no longer a world leader in this area. The time is ripe for action to reverse this undemocratic trend.
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