Posts Tagged ‘ Information Requests ’

B.C. government increasingly leaving no paper or electronic trail

March 5, 2013

Information and Privacy Commissioner says almost half of information requests sent to Premier’s office come back with a ‘no records’ response globeandmail – British Columbia

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Privacy commissioner slams premier’s office record-keeping

March 4, 2013
Privacy commissioner slams premier’s office record-keeping

B.C.’s Information and Privacy Commissioner is raising concerns about the lack of record-keeping by Premier Christy Clark’s office after a number of Freedom of Information requests found no documentation on key decisions. CBC | British Columbia News

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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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Alleged lack of B.C. government transparency challenged

September 14, 2012
Alleged lack of B.C. government transparency challenged

A group that advocates for government transparency has filed a complaint with B.C.’s information commissioner, pointing to a significant increase in cases where the province responds to freedom-of-information requests by claining it couldn’t find any documents. CBC | British Columbia News

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Advocacy group files complaint over B.C.’s record on freedom of information requests

September 13, 2012

The B.C. Freedom of Information and Privacy Association suggests the trend could mean the government is avoiding keeping records, or isn’t releasing all the data it could globeandmail – British Columbia

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