Additional Reading: Does Cabinet Secrecy Unduly Undermine Open Government & the Public’s Right to Know?

Books

Yan Campagnolo, Behind Closed Doors: The Law and Politics of Cabinet Secrecy (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2021), https://www.ubcpress.ca/behind-closed-doors-1

 

Articles

Mel Cappe & Yan Campagnolo, “Mandate Letters Should Be Kept Confidential” Policy Options (forthcoming). https://policyoptions.irpp.org/magazines/april-2022/mandate-letters-shou...

Yan Campagnolo, “Rethinking Cabinet Secrecy” (2020) 13:3 Journal of Parliamentary and Political Law 497, https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3748566

Yan Campagnolo, “Cabinet Immunity in Canada: The Legal Black Hole” (2017) 63:2 McGill Law Journal 315, https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3456932

Yan Campagnolo, “The History, Law and Practice of Cabinet Immunity in Canada” (2017) 47:2 Revue générale de droit 239, https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3281332

Yan Campagnolo, “A Rational Approach to Cabinet Immunity Under the Common Law” (2017) 55:1 Alberta Law Review 43, https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3044534

Yan Campagnolo, “The Political Legitimacy of Cabinet Secrecy” (2017) 51:1 Revue juridique Thémis de l’Université de Montréal 51, https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3184378

 

Case Law

Ontario (Attorney General) v Ontario (Information and Privacy Commissioner), 2022 ONCA 74, https://canlii.ca/t/jm1dr

Canada (Environment) v Canada (Information Commissioner), 2003 FCA 68, https://canlii.ca/t/4hbt

Babcock v Canada (Attorney General), 2002 SCC 57, https://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/item/1998/index.do  

Carey v Ontario, [1986] 2 SCR 637, https://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/item/184/index.do

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