Access to Information

Losing a war criminal in Canada’s access to information system

Ottawa cared even less about our ATIP request than it did about finding one of its most ‘Wanted.’ And that wasn’t much.

Election Issues 2015: A Maclean’s primer on vanishing data

Find out where each party stands on the census and access to scientific data

First rule of Official Underground Ottawa: Don’t write it down

Love to chat. What’s your gmail address? Evan Solomon on the information problem in Ottawa

Suzanne Legault wants to end a culture of secrecy. Good luck.

Few governments are keen on making more information accessible to more Canadians

Justin Trudeau’s Transparency Act

The Liberal leader’s fixes for access to information

The information commissioner’s speech from the throne

‘The health of Canadian democracy is at stake’

Information laws be damned, our Mounties ain’t talking

Jesse Brown on a shoddy Access to Information record

Accountability Act II?

Dinner receipts and per diems, but how about larger matters of governance?


The quiet cuts

The access to information system grows less accessible


Transparency at DFAIT and the Privy Council Office

This morning I sent Suzanne Legault, Canada’s information commissioner, the following letter. Updates will be posted here as warranted.


Accessing information at DFAIT

Canada’s Access to Information Act stipulates that a government institution should disclose information 30 days after a request is received.