In the case of Attorney General for Ontario v. Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, et al. File No. 40078 FIPA was pleased to work with Sean Hearn K.C. to intervene and fight to keep the public interest paramount.
Our view is straightforward: Ministerial mandate letters need to be available and preferably by default.
Without that guarantee of transparency, the public can’t trust Ministers are advancing goals in the public interest rather than some secret agenda.