Access to information system too often a barrier to transparency

Results from the Canadian Newspaper Association’s (CNA) third National Freedom of Information Audit show persistent delays and misunderstandings in the very system that is...

2007 FOI Audit

The principles of transparency and accountability dictate that, whether it is convenient for them or not, governments must operate in glass houses. That is...

Extend Freedom of Information to Ontario Hospitals

Newspaper group says all organizations primarily funded by government should be transparent and accountable As long as Ontario hospitals remain immune from transparency obligations that...

Freedom of Information Audit 2006

In spite of increased calls for accountability and governments’ commitments to improve transparency, the Canadian Newspaper Association (CNA) has found that most Canadian governments...

No Accountability without Transparency

The Canadian Newspaper Association (CNA) is the voice of Canada’s daily newspaper industry, representing 81 daily newspapers published across Canada in English, French and...

Industry recommendations on impact of the Federal Accountability Act on FOI

Mr Chair, allow me first to thank you for this opportunity to address the Committee. The Canadian Newspaper Association shares the interest of Committee...

Newspaper and Taxpayers’ Groups Unite to Press Harper to keep FOI...

Ottawa, April 12, 2006 - The Canadian Taxpayers Federation and the Canadian Newspaper Association are calling on Prime Minister Stephen Harper to honour campaign...

Access to Information Reforms in Federal Accountability Act Fall Short

The Canadian Newspaper Association is deeply concerned that the removal of Access to Information reforms from the Federal Accountability Act, tabled in Parliament today,...

CNA urges Government not to retreat from pledges on transparency

The Canadian Newspaper Association is deeply troubled by suggestions that the Conservative government plans to remove a core campaign promise to reform Canada’s “Access...

CNA Urges Harper to Adopt Measures to Improve Transparency

The Canadian Newspaper Association welcomed the Gomery Commission’s recommendations to curb government secrecy and encourage a culture of openness, and urged the government of...