Access to Information

Yukon Ombudsman, IPC, Public Interest Disclosure Commissioner releases 2019 reports

The offices of the Yukon Ombudsman, Information and Privacy Commissioner and Public…

 

Yukon privacy commissioner says health department’s lack of cooperation “troubling”

Department of Health and Social Services ignored messages, didn’t implement recommendations, IPC says

 

Updated: Yukon ATIPP office to make improvements after investigation by the information and privacy commissioner

The investigation was triggered by a complaint from a Yukon News reporter in November 2019

 

YG department can disregard seven out of 30 ATIPP requests filed by one person, IPC rules

Diane McLeod-McKay found that the seven requests were systematic and would cause undue burden on department

Yukon’s public-service watchdog releases 2018 summary report

All three of the Diane McLeod-McKay’s offices saw increases in workload in 2018 compared to 2017

YG spent weeks figuring out how to answer a yes/no question about the Resource Gateway project

Emails obtained by the News show cabinet official stepping in, blocking release of prepared answers

Yukon justice department commits to ATIPP change after News complaint

The Yukon justice department has made changes to how it handles access-to-information requests

Editorial: Right to No!

Libs didn’t want to anger municipalities, choosing those relationships over the public’s right to know

  • Oct 12, 2018

YG says municipalities will get to choose if they want to be covered under new access and privacy laws

Territorial government could force municipalities but cabinet says it will be voluntary

Cabinet confidential: Canada’s system of government is inherently flawed

The Yukon government has a chance to make real change — but it probably won’t

Cost, workload top Yukon mayors’ concerns about ATIPP

YG says draft bill won’t force cities and towns to follow access rules, despite commissioner’s urging

On access to information, the Yukon Liberals will show us what they’re really made of

You can either serve bureaucrats and businesses or you can serve the public interest

Yukon government promises more details on DM severance, eventually

YG claims releasing even total number of dismissals, payouts would violate ATIPP rules

Yukon government reveals proposed access to information changes

‘Actions will speak louder than words’

Elk management about more than agricultural conflict: Environment Yukon

Managing the Takhini and Braeburn elk herds is about more than just…

  • Jan 9, 2018

Changes coming to ATIPP Act in 2018: Mostyn

‘There’s all sorts of info that the government has that’s stuck in computer systems and filing cabinets’