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Crown Corporation tries to prevent journalist from filing Freedom of Information requests

February 16, 2013
Crown Corporation tries to prevent journalist from filing Freedom of Information requests

The BC Pavillion Corporation is trying to block Freedom of Information requests from an investigative reporter. CKNW Contributor Bob Mackin says PAVCO has told him they have asked BC’s Privacy Commissioner for  permission to disregard his FOI requests. Mackin says he has filed tons of freedom of information requests and has never heard of this [...]

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Advocacy group complains about B.C.’s record on FOI requests that come up empty

September 14, 2012
Advocacy group complains about B.C.’s record on FOI requests that come up empty

VANCOUVER – The British Columbia government responds to nearly a quarter of all requests under freedom-of-information laws by insisting it has no records to offer, according to statistics compiled by a group that argues the dramatic increase in such cases raises serious questions about public accountability. Global TV BC News

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Freedom of information advocates suspicious of lack of documents from FOI requests in B.C.

September 14, 2012

The B.C. government responds to nearly a quarter of all requests under freedom-of-information laws by insisting it has no records to offer, according to statistics compiled by a group that argues the dramatic increase in such cases raises serious questions about public accountability. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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