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Atlantic Highways Corporation v. Nova Scotia, (1997), 162 N.S.R. (2d) 27. In this case, the Province of Nova Scotia entered into an agreement with the Atlantic Highways Corporation (and other companies) to build the first public-private toll highway. Tw ...

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Canada (Attorney General) v. Canada (Information Commissioner), 2004 FC 431. In this decision, the court reaffirmed some of the fundamental principles of the Federal Access to Information Act . The Court held that it enshrines a right of access to govern ...

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Canada (Information Commissioner) v. Canada (Minister of the Environment) (2000), 187 D.L.R. (4th) 127 (Fed. C.A.), leave to appeal refused (2000), 266 N.R. 198 This case concluded that a key objective of the Access to Information Act is the need for in ...

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Canada Post Corp. v. Canada (Minister of Public Works), [1993] 3 F.C. 320 (Fed. T.D.), affirmed by [1995] 2 F.C. 110 (Fed C.A.). The Access to Information Act operates notwithstanding any other Act of Parliament. Its scheme is to be wholly inclusive and ...

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Chesal v. Nova Scotia (Attorney General), [2003] N.S.J. No. 419, 2003 NSCA 124. John Chesal, is a radio reporter in Sydney, Nova Scotia. He made an application pursuant to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for access to a report t ...

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Dagg v. Canada (Minister of Finance), [1997] 2 S.C.R. 403 (S.C.C). The Access to Information Act is concerned with securing the values of participation and accountability in the democratic process. The overarching purpose of access to information legisl ...

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p>Fuller v. Nova Scotia, [2003] N.S.J. No. 93, 2003 NSSC 58. The province increased the fees for accessing information under the freedom of information legislation. A report was released. Fuller applied for access to all related records. He obtained some, ...

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H.J. Heinz Co. of Canada v. Canada (Attorney General), 2003 FCT 250 (Fed. T.D.), affirmed 2004 FCA 171 (F.C.A.). The Access to Information Act contains two types of exemptions, mandatory (ss. 13, 19, 20, 24) and discretionary (ss. 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 21, ...

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Lafarge Canada Inc. seeks review of a decision by the Ontario Environmental Review Tribunal that granted leave to appeal the decision of the two Directors of the Ministry of the Environment granting Certificates of Approval (CofAs) under the Environmental ...

Maislin Industries Ltd. v. Canada (Minister for Industry, Trade & Commerce), [1984] 1 F.C. 939, (1984), 10 D.L.R. (4th) 417 (Fed. T.D.). The basic principle of the Access to Information Act is to codify the right of public access to Government information ...

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McLaughlin v. Halifax-Dartmouth Bridge Commission (1993), 52 C.P.R. (3d) 225 (N.S. C.A.), 1993 CanLII 3116 (NS C.A.). The enactment of access to information statutes can fairly be attributed to an acknowledgement by the legislators that in a democratic so ...

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O'Connor v. Nova Scotia (Minister of the Priorities and Planning Secretariat), 2001 NSCA 132. The Nova Scotia Legislature has imposed a positive obligation upon public bodies to accommodate the public's right of access and, subject to limited exception, ...

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