CCLA Fighting for Transparency and Openness before the Supreme Court

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The CCLA is intervening at the Supreme Court of Canada in Ontario v. Information and Privacy Commissioner, which will ask the Court to consider the scope of the Cabinet deliberations exemption under Ontario’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). The case will address key questions about the openness and transparency of government institutions under Ontario’s freedom of information legislation. 
The case arose when the CBC requested copies of the mandate letters that Ontario’s Premier gave to members of his Cabinet following the provincial election in 2018. Mandate letters typically describe what a Premier (or

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