Access to Information

Access to Information


Election 2019: Comparing Party Platforms

How Canada’s major federal political parties compare on issues related to privacy and access to information The table below uses publicly available information contained within the platforms of Canada’s four major political parties: the Liberal Party, the Conservative Party, the New Democratic Party, and the Green Party. FIPA is a non-partisan organization and this chart […]

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BC Government removing penalties for document destruction

The BC government’s new Government Information Act takes some useful steps to preserving information, but it has a big hole and also takes a major step backward. http://www.leg.bc.ca/40th4th/1st_read/gov05-1.htm#section18 The biggest problem is that it contains no duty to document. Recently several freedom of information requests come back with not a single piece of information attached. […]

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