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Freedom of information in Canada

T. Murray Rankin

Freedom of information in Canada

will the doors stay shut? : a research study prepared for the Canadian Bar Association

by T. Murray Rankin

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Published by Canadian Bar Association in [Ottawa] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada.,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Government information -- Canada.,
    • Freedom of information -- Canada.,
    • Government information -- United States.,
    • Freedom of information -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby T. Murray Rankin.
      ContributionsCanadian Bar Association.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKE5325 .R36
      The Physical Object
      Pagination155 p. ;
      Number of Pages155
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4190637M
      LC Control Number80469187

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press freedoms are covered under that. News Media Canada has been actively concerned with the state of Freedom of Information in Canada since Reporters and editors with experience in FOI had long complained of governments restricting information despite legislative guarantees of access. In order to assess the seriousness of the problem, the Canadian Newspaper Association initiated an annual FOI.

Freedom to Read Week encourages Canadians to talk about and celebrate our intellectual freedom. Each year, Canada’s Book and Periodical Council ensures that this event raises awareness of Canada’s often little-known history of censorship and book banning. For information about the types of records held by the ministry, you may wish to consult the Directory of Records.

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