Tag Archives: Right to Information and Protection of Privacy Law

Tantramar council votes against releasing secret fire department report

Tantramar Councillor Bruce Phinney said he was disappointed in his colleagues last night after all but one of them voted against releasing a consultants’ report on troubles within the Sackville Fire Department. “Without reading the report, I have no idea … Continue reading

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Canada’s info watchdogs call for strengthening access laws

New Brunswick’s Ombud has joined 13 of her colleagues in calling for changes that would strengthen the public’s right to government-held information. “The culture of public bodies/institutions must be founded on the fundamental principle that information under their control belongs … Continue reading

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Backgrounder: The dismal state of New Brunswick’s right to info law

The town’s refusal to release a consultant’s report on the troubled Sackville Fire Department points to serious shortcomings in New Brunswick’s Right to Information and Protection of Privacy Act (RTIPPA), according to experts. They add that New Brunswick officials have too much leeway … Continue reading

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