"At the federal (level), what we're seeing is (government) performances declining year over year, not getting better," said Suzanne Legault, interim federal information commissioner whose recent report to Parliament warned Canadians' right of access is "at risk of being totally obliterated because delays threaten to render the entire access regime irrelevant."It's not unusual the Harperites are causing so many delays. When there is a chance at being ousted, Harper delays the vote, then prorogues. When the heat is on Harper about the Afghan detainee scandal, he prorogues. It seems that the way Harper weasels out of tight corners is by delaying things. And it's working! We shouldn't leave it up to politicians to keep the heat on Harper; we need to do it ourselves and now.
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