Transparency should start before decisions are made
Allowing decision-makers to 'think out loud' will help stakeholders to give better input and understand how decisions are made.
Foreign Minister Stéphane Dion, right, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau have been criticized for the government's lack of transparency around arms exports and other areas of its foreign policy. International Development Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau, left, is currently leading a review of the government's development policy. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright