Office of the Information Commissioner of Canada
New Blog Post: A New (Old) Wave of Transparency
Interventions before the Federal Court – Updated information
Long-gun Registry – suspension of litigation
Winners of the 2015 Grace-Pépin Access to Information Award
Annual Report 2014–2015
Every person in Canada has the right to request access to government records – a right that is preserved through various federal, provincial and territorial laws across Canada. This right is essential to foster greater government accountability and transparency.
April 22, 2016 - Ottawa, ON
Commissioner Legault to participate in FOI Friday event with the CAJ.
World Press Freedom Day
May 3, 2016 - Ottawa, ON
Commissioner Legault to give a keynote speech at the World Press Freedom Day Awards Luncheon.
Anyone who feels that an information request was not properly handled by a federal institution may ask the OIC to investigate the issue.