Canada FOI Resource Website

By Stanley Tromp, Vancouver
Freedom of information policy, study, law reform, journalism

A non-governmental resource site

Citizens’ fine usages of the B.C. FOIPP Act

¶    Beyond the FOI usage by opposition parties or the news media – who serve the public interest in their own way – we need to focus now on the average B.C. citizens, who can least afford the request application fees permitted in Bill 22 and would be most harmed, the innocent parties caught … Read more

Bill 22 is a Betrayal of the Public Interest

¶    On October 18 the B.C. NDP government introduced Bill 22, so as to amend the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. This Bill is by far the most boldest assault on the public’s right to know and its privacy rights ever seen in this province, cynically trashing the fine legacy of … Read more