Right to Know Conference
Access to Information : A Fundamental Human Right

September 26, 2017
Shaw Centre | 55 Colonel By Drive

Keynote speaker: Laura Neuman, Carter Centre

Panels: 1:00-5:00 PM (Room 104)

Reception: 5:00-7:00 PM (Colonel By Foyer)

Webcast: https://www1.webcastcanada.ca/live/registration/1117eng.php

Opening remarks

  • Suzanne Legault, Information Commissioner of Canada

Access to information and human rights

  • Toby Mendel, Executive Director, Centre for Law and Democracy
  • Alex Neve, Secretary General, Amnesty International Canada
  • Philip Tunley, Partner, Stockwoods Barrsters
  • Micheal Vonn, Policy Director, BC Civil Liberties Association

Bill C-58, An Act to Amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act

  • Manon Cornellier, Editorial Writer, Le Devoir
  • Vincent Gogolek, Eecutive Director, BC Freedom of Information and Privacy Association
  • Dennis Molinaro, Historian and R. Roy McMurtry Fellow
  • Teresa Scassa, Canada Research Chair in Information Law, University of Ottawa


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