Canadian FOI Resource Website by Stanley Tromp

 

FOI news articles by the author

 

 

WORLD FOI CHART

 

 

Excel spreadsheet file, 3.5 MB, September 2008

 

User’s Guide to the Chart

 

Index of world FOI rulings, for legal guidance 

 

Speech on The Public’s Right to Know, 2012

Audio   /   Text  

 

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FEDERAL ACCESS TO INFORMATION TOPICS

 

Fallen Behind: Canada’s Access to

Information Act in the World Context

 

September 2008, PDF, 392 pages. 2.35 MB

 

Executive summary, 4 pages:  English  /  Francais

 

Reviews of the report

 

Governmental Secrecy in Canada, March 2010 – PDF

 

Author’s testimony to Commons committee on ATIA reform, 2009  /  Report

 

Speeches on ATIA reform, and Environmental FOI, Right to Know Week, Ottawa, 2009

 

News stories produced by ATI Act requests

 

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BRITISH COLUMBIA FREEDOM OF INFORMATION TOPICS

 

Speech to Vancouver Police Board, July 20, 2011

 

BC Ferries’ FOI Policy Undermines Transparency

 

Replying to Readers, on BC Ferries’ FOI Policy

 

The Road Forward: Raising British Columbia’s

Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act

to World Standards

 

February 2010, PDF, 235 pages

 

List of the report’s 67 recommendations for BC FOIPP Act reform

 

Best British Columbia FOI news stories – Link 1 , Link 2

 

Resolution of B.C. FOI – “Crown Copyright” issue

 

Rulings on B.C. FOI requests filed by the author

 

My articles on B.C. FOI problems

 

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ALBERTA FREEDOM OF INFORMATION TOPICS

 

The Hallmarks of Fairness:
Improving Alberta’s Freedom of Information

and Protection of Privacy Act

                                                                                                                                                    

Report, 80 pages, June 2010

With 79 recommendations for reform

 

Alberta news stories made possible by FOIP Act requests  /  Editorial

 

Author’s speech to Alberta Legislative committee, Sept. 2, 2010

 

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Links to other FOI Resources

 

Links to U.S. President Barack Obama’s orders on FOIJanuary 21, 2009

 

FOI tips for Canadian student journalists

 

Journalism Review Index

 

A note on the Author

 

Email to: stanleytromp@gmail.com

 

 

The World FOI Chart was made possible by the generous support of the B.C. Freedom of

Information and Privacy Association (FIPA, Vancouver), the Canadian Newspaper Association

(CNA), the Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ), the Canadian Community Newspaper

Association (CCNA), David F. Sutherland Law Corporation (Vancouver), and Gerald Fahey,

Barrister and Solicitor (Vancouver). The views expressed on this website are those of

the author and not necessarily those of the sponsors.