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New Brunswick Gets “F” for Disclosures

INFORMATION ACCESS

October 5, 2012

A Newspapers Canada audit gives the New Brunswick government a grade of “F” for its response to freedom of information requests, CBC News reports. The province received a “C” for the speed of its responses. Information and Privacy Commissioner Anne Bertrand expressed disappointment with the findings, which were released this week in the 2012 Freedom of Information Audit report. “It’s quite surprising in 2012 that some governments would approach this way of governing in secrecy or behind closed doors.”
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