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The lost year of the FOI
1 month ago

The lost year of the FOI

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Access to information is one of the many democratic functions taking a hit in the wake of a pandemic – and that’s really bad news as emergency measures are executed at a rapid pace to stem the crisis
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Canadian Committee for World Press Freedom honouree Ken Rubin highlights his top investigative probes
1 year ago

Canadian Committee for World Press Freedom honouree Ken Rubin highlights his top investigative probes

Presented with the Spencer Moore Award for Lifetime Contributions, citizen researcher and Ryerson Centre for Free Expression senior fellow chronicles public impact struggles in health, human rights and more
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ATIPs from A to Z
2 years ago

ATIPs from A to Z

What does it take to publish investigative journalism using access to information and privacy requests?
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FOI Friday: Q&A with Information Commissioner Caroline Maynard

FOI Friday: Q&A with Information Commissioner Caroline Maynard

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To mark Right to Know Day, the Canadian Association of Journalists’ Ottawa chapter and iPolitics are hosting a Q & A with Information Commissioner Caroline Maynard to discuss the federal… Continue Reading FOI Friday: Q&A with Information Commissioner Caroline Maynard

ATIP Twitter bot aims for access reform
2 years ago

ATIP Twitter bot aims for access reform

The bot developed by Laurent Bastien requests already filed access to information requests from the federal government.
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Using freedom of information to assist whistleblowers and those under duress
2 years ago

Using freedom of information to assist whistleblowers and those under duress

Some of my most challenging and rewarding access to information work has involved filing access requests with the consent of whistleblowers and individuals under tremendous duress.

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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