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  1. Study Finds HRM Needs to Improve its Openness

    Today, the Right to Know Coalition of Nova Scotia is launching the results of a study into the openness policies of the Halifax Regional Municipality…

  2. Liberals and NDP Pledge Access to Information Reform

    One month ago, a coalition of 22 NGOs from across Canada signed a Joint Letter calling on the leaders of Canada’s political parties to make…

  3. September 28: Event at Halifax City Hall

    Join us for a Discussion on 28 September, International Right to Know Day, To Talk About How to Promote Transparent Government The right to access…

  4. Joint Statement on the Right to Information in Nova Scotia

    The right to information is fundamental to a functioning democracy. Proper government accountability is only possible where the citizenry is able to fully understand the…

  5. Fix Canada’s Broken Access to Information System

    The undersigned organizations have issued a Joint Letter to the major political parties in Canada calling on them to make concrete commitments to reform Canada’s…

  6. Canada is in need of serious access to information reform

    Canada’s access to information (ATI) system is in crisis. It is taxing on those who administer it, the process of obtaining information is unnecessarily lengthy…

  7. Bill 95 Harms Transparency and Environmental Oversight

    Two public-interest nonprofit groups have expressed concerns over recent amendments to Nova Scotia’s Fisheries and Coastal Resources Act, (FCRA) on the grounds that they will…

  8. The Right to Information is a Human Right

    The right to information is a key foundation of democracy – but did you know that it is also internationally recognised as a human right?…

  9. CDNFOI and OPENDATA: Exploring the overlap and implications

    The distinction between an advocate for Freedom of Information (FOI) and Open Data is an interesting narrative for me. After some reflection, I can compare…