Tag Archives: FOI

Your open government in operation

“Let’s make like the HST and move the BC Rail disclosure back, after the election… if ever.” I may be putting words in the government’s mouth but that’s just about the only takeaway I can figure out from the notice … Continue reading

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Third time lucky?

Just finished an old Ross MacDonald novel about a mobbed up small town supported by dirty politics, graft and corruption.  Only six people died, including the Mayor.  As with most Ross MacDonald classics, the ending leaves you wiser, more cynical … Continue reading

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BC Rail – what are they hiding? Cont.

Surpise, government minions have disallowed my FOI request for the BC Rail documents.  They argue the court proceedings are still alive although the appeal dates have passed.  But they won’t tell me what’s alive about them.  Under Section 3 (1) … Continue reading

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BC Rail FOI request

No harm in trying! To: Vicki.Hudson@gov.bc.ca, Cindy.Elbahir@gov.bc.ca Subject: Records relating to the Basi Virk trial Dear Ms. Hudson and Ms. Elbahir, I write to seek a copy of all material provided by or disclosed by the government of BC to … Continue reading

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Everbody’s Got Something To Hide

“I don’t remember” sounds a whole lot better than “I’ve got something to hide.”  And that’s what I think Martyn Brown’s testimony at the BC Rail Trial adds up to. In fact what Martyn Brown’s testimony does reveal is his … Continue reading

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