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Freedom of Information Requests

Programs that accept and act upon requests from the public for access to government records (or other government information) that falls within the scope of federal, provincial or local statutes which require the disclosure of government records upon receipt of a written request. Some public records, such as court records, are explicitly exempted in the legislation.

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Government Reform Groups

Organizations that support basic changes in government policy, the way government is organized and/or the way government services are financed and delivered. Included are groups that support health care reform, drug policy reform, campaign finance reform, immigration policy reform, welfare reform, tax reform, term limits for elected officials and other similar initiatives.

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