Monday, February 06, 2006

Canada: Secrecy culture rebuked in report

Toronto Star - Secrecy culture rebuked in report
"Federal bureaucrats should not be keeping so many secrets from Canadians, Justice John Gomery said as he urged a dramatic overhaul of access-to-information legislation to throw open government filing cabinets, as well as computer records.Knocking what he called a growing culture of secrecy, Gomery said yesterday that information laws should be turned on their head."

The Gomery Commission website

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