Freedom of Information

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION refers to a citizen's right to obtain access to records held by governments and other public bodies. The BC Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act was proclaimed on 4 Oct 1993 and hailed as one of the strongest in the world. Initially it applied to government ministries, agencies and CROWN CORPORATIONS. On 2 Nov 1994 it was extended to apply to local public bodies, including municipalities, school boards, hospitals, police departments, colleges and...

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