Office of the Information Commissioner of Canada
Remarks by the Information Commissioner of Canada before the ETHI Commitee on the Main Estimates
Investigation into an access to information request for the Long‑gun Registry
Federal Court decision in Information Commissioner of Canada v. Attorney General of Canada
Striking the Right Balance for Transparency – Recommendations to modernize the Access to Information Act
Federal Court of Appeal decision in Information Commissioner of Canada v Minister of National Defence (2015 FCA 56)
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.
Canadian Library Association (CLA) Conference
June 5, 2015 - Ottawa, ON
Nancy Bélanger, General Counsel and Director of Legal Services, to give a presentation.
2015 Access & Privacy Conference
June 10-12, 2015 - Edmonton, AB
Commissioner Legault to give a presentation and participate in a panel discussion.
Anyone who feels that an information request was not properly handled by a federal institution may ask the OIC to investigate the issue.