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

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


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Wednesday March 30, 2022 4:00pm to 5:30pm

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Yan Campagnolo In conversation with Mel Cappe

In an era when government transparency and accountability are fundamental values, does Cabinet secrecy still have a place? Join Yan Campagnolo and Mel Cappe as they explore this issue. Yan Campagnolo is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of Ottawa and author of the recent book, Behind Closed Doors: The Law and Politics of Cabinet Secrecy. Mel Cappe is a former Clerk of the Privy Council, Secretary to the Cabinet and Head of the Public Service in Ottawa. Currently, he is a Distinguished Fellow at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the University of Toronto. 

Co-sponsors: Edmonton Public Library, Milton Public Library, Thunder Bay Public Library, Toronto Public Library, Vancouver Public Library.

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