List of possible witnesses for the committee

Government of Canada

Scott Brison
President of the Treasury Board of Canada

Jody Wilson-Raybould
Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada

Guy Berthiaume
Librarian and Archivist of Canada

Civil Societies

Vincent Gogolek
Executive Director
Freedom of Information and Privacy Association (FIPA) – British Columbia

Nick Taylor-Vaisey
President
Canadian Association of Journalists

Joan Sangster
President
Canadian Historical Association

Michel Duquet
Executive Director
Canadian Historical Association

Arnold Amber
President
Canadian Journalists for Free Expression

Tom Henheffer
Executive Director
Canadian Journalists for Free Expression

Sandra Singh
President
Vancouver Public Library

Valoree McKay
Executive Director
Canadian Library Association

Aaron Wudrick
Federal Director
Canadian Taxpayers Federation

Toby Mendel
Executive Director
Centre for Law and Democracy

Michael Karanicolas
Senior Legal Officer
Centre for Law and Democracy

Lise Millette
Président
Fédération professionnelle des journalistes du Québec

Duff Conacher
Director
GoodOrg.ca Consulting
Democracy Watch

John Hinds
President and CEO
Newspapers Canada

Fred Vallance-Jones
Author of Newspapers Canada’s Freedom of Information Audit
University of King’s College

Information Commissioners

Elizabeth Denham
Information and Privacy Commissioner
British Columbia

Ed Ring
Information and Privacy Commissioner
Newfoundland-and-Labrador

Christopher Graham (until summer 2016)
U.K. Information Commissioner

Rosemary Agnew
Scottish Information Commissioner

Academics

Teresa Scassa
Vice-Dean of Research and Professor of Law
University of Ottawa

Mary Francoli
Associate Professor, School of Journalism and Communication
Carleton University
Canadian national researcher for the Open Government Partnership's Independent Reporting Mechanism.