Articles Tagged ‘Freedom of Information’

The importance of accessing abortion stats

 This morning we posted a press release from a blogger who is challenging in court the government's suppression of abortion information. Faye Sonier of the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada has written an article about this and notes: In January 2012, the Ontario government quietly passed an amendment to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. As a result of the amendment individuals are no longer being permitted to make access to information requests ... (Continue reading)

Blogger takes Ontario government to court over suppression of abortion information

We reprint below a press release from Patricia Maloney of the Run with Life blog. Last year we published a story on this issue, "Ontario hides abortion statistics."   For Immediate Release Blogger Takes Ontario Government to Court over Suppression of Information OTTAWA , July 18, 2013– “In January 2012, the Ontario Liberal government amended its freedom of information law to exempt any abortion-related data from Freedom of Information (FOI) requests. As a blogger and a member of ... (Continue reading)

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