A federal watchdog has handed Canada Post and the CBC failing grades for dragging their feet on answering information requests from the public.
Information Commissioner Suzanne Legault branded the post office with red-alert status Thursday for refusing to respond to many requests filed under the Access to Information Act.
Canada’s public broadcaster fared only slightly better, receiving an F on its report card.
Legault also called for improvements to the access law itself, saying the Conservative government created special exemptions that complicated matters when it brought Canada Post, the CBC and other Crown agencies under the legislation four years ago. Read More…