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FOI Friday with Justin Ling

FOI Friday with Justin Ling

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Join the Canadian Association of Journalists’ Ottawa chapter to learn how to improve your use of the federal Access to Information Act.

Justin Ling has recently returned to freelancing after… Continue Reading FOI Friday with Justin Ling

Federal government gets an F grade in new FOI audit
2 months ago

Federal government gets an F grade in new FOI audit

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Only a quarter of all federal requests included in the audit were returned within the 30 day limit.
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ATI makes for better policy
1 year ago

ATI makes for better policy

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By Ato Baako for Canadian Journalists for Free Expression

Canada’s abysmal Access to Information (ATI) system is slowly being reformed by the federal government, even though a full review of… Continue Reading ATI makes for better policy

Changes to Saskatchewan FOI laws are good news for journalists
1 year ago

Changes to Saskatchewan FOI laws are good news for journalists

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This story was funded by the J-Source Patreon campaign.

By Evan Radford

Maclean’s writer and editor Nancy Macdonald wanted to dig deeper into carding after hearing how common it is… Continue Reading Changes to Saskatchewan FOI laws are good news for journalists

Freedom of information in Hamilton misses the mark
2 years ago

Freedom of information in Hamilton misses the mark

Freedom of Information (FOI) is great in concept, but without strong enforcement mechanisms, it remains only a concept in municipalities where the local government chooses to openly flout its intent.
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Why Saskatchewan is Canada’s black hole of policing information
2 years ago

Why Saskatchewan is Canada’s black hole of policing information

Regina has one of the most opaque police forces in Canada, according to Newspaper Canada’s annual Freedom of Information Audit.
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