FIPA recently commissioned some public opinion polling on BC’s freedom of information system. We worked with Ipsos, a leading independent market research company, to develop and pose four questions related to some of our key recommendations to the Special Committee reviewing BC’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). A total of 802 READ MORE
BC FIPA sent the leaders of BC’s political parties a series of questions on freedom of information and privacy issues. Here are the responses we received: BC Liberal Party response (pdf). BC Green Party response (pdf). BC NDP response (pdf).
Liberal Party of Canada’s response to BC FIPA, the Canadian Taxpayers Federation, and Newspapers Canada’s question regarding their position on ATI reform. A Liberal government will: • Post all Access to Information requests, responses, and response times online at accesstoinformation.gc.ca; • Immediately restore the long-form census; • Make as many government datasets READ MORE
Jack Layton’s response on behalf of the NDP to FIPA, CTF, and Newspapers Canada question regarding the party’s position on access to information reform. New Democrats are committed to improve the Access to Information system through a variety of measures that include increasing the powers of the Information Commissioner, speeding up the processing time of READ MORE