Post Tagged with: "information commissioner"

Information Commissioner Launches Consultation on Access to Information

The Information Commissioner of Canada has launched a public consultation on access-to-information legislation. The consultation, which is open until December 21, 2012, invites comments on a wide range of issues including right of access, coverage of the Act, limitations, and cabinet confidences.

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October 3, 2012 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Information Commissioner Calls for Reinstatement of CAIRS

The Information Commissioner of Canada has called for the reinstatement of the CAIRS database, which provided access to past information requests.  She notes rightly notes that the government could – and should – go much further than sites such as CAIRS.Info, which I launched a couple of years ago.

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November 11, 2010 1 comment Must Reads

LaForest Appointed To Review Info and Privacy Offices

Former Supreme Court justice Gerard Vincent LaForest was appointed today to study the prospect of combining the Information Commissioner and the Privacy Commissioner into a single office.  Although that approach is used in many provinces, given the frustration experienced by the Information Commissioner in obtaining compliance (and an extension in […]

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July 25, 2005 Comments are Disabled News