Ottawa’s legal costs: from bad secrets to better government
Proactive disclosure of legal costs does not cost anything to implement and is an easy first step towards fulfilling repeated government promises of openness and transparency.
The Liberals revealed in a Jan. 27 answer to an Order Paper question that it cost $1.4-million for the prosecution of Vice-Admiral Mark Norman. Sean Bruyea writes that this type of spending should be proactively disclosed. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade