Bill

C-58: An Act to amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts.

Third Reading.

Vote

Yea.

Rationale

These reforms support campaign promises and mandate letter commitments of the President of the Treasury Board, the Minister of Justice and the Minister of Democratic Institutions. Our government is committed to openness and transparency, and this legislation is another important step in this regard. The Senate amendments serve to further strengthen and clarify our government’s intent to strengthen and reform our Access to Information regime.

Result

Passed.