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...

Ottawa Routinely Breaks the Law in Treatment of Media Requests under...

CNA Asks Information Commissioner to Investigate Secret Rules that Block Transparency The federal government is applying bureaucratic systems that filter access to information requests made...

Access to Information reform: “Let’s get it right”

by Anne Kothawala (Remarks to the Riley Information Services Seminar on Access to Information, Ottawa, September 8, 2005) CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY Tom, I have to say first...

Parliamentarians can right wrongs that kept Canada in dark on sponsorship...

CNA appeals to Parliamentary Committee to reform Access to Information Act Warning that a “culture of secrecy” within government bureaucracies threatens democracy, Anne Kothawala, President...

2005 Freedom of Information Audit

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