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Public Record - Right to Know Day 2013 (Part 1 of 4)


The opening panel on September 28th, entitled, "Determining the Need and the Right to Know," is moderated by Sheila Copps (former deputy prime minister of Canada (1993–2006)) and features Robert Fife (CTV News Ottawa bureau chief), Guy W. Giorno (partner at Fasken Martineau) and Benoît Pelletier (University of Ottawa law professor).

The University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Civil Law and the Office of the Information Commissioner of Canada are hosting this conference as part of "Right to Know Week," September 23–28, 2013. The purpose of RTK Week is to raise awareness about people's right to access government information while promoting freedom of information as essential to both democracy and good governance.


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