Feds dispute Canada’s dismal ranking in report on freedom of information

By Dean Beeby, the Globe and Mail, 24 February 2013

But a four-page document outlining the federal rebuttal took five months to release after a request under the Access to Information Act – underscoring the very delay problem that contributed to Canada’s dismal ranking. (...)

A human-rights group based in Halifax has issued three report cards since 2011 on Canada’s anemic standing in the world with regard to so-called right-to-know legislation. (...)

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