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Three Decisions Handed Down This Week

INFORMATION ACCESS

June 22, 2012

Three information access decisions were handed down this week. In BC, Supreme Court Justice J. Keith Bracken agreed with a decision by the provincial information and privacy commissioner for the BC government to hand over documents related to a large computing contract. In Ontario, the information and privacy commissioner rejected Carleton University’s request for an extension on its deadline to supply an explanation about its failure to produce information to The Canadian Press. In Saskatchewan, Information and Privacy Commissioner Gary Dickson issued a report disagreeing with an Executive Council decision to block access to Cabinet briefing material.
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