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Liberals end access to information fees, more reforms coming

Toronto Star - ‎10 hours ago‎
Brison said that the changes, which go into effect immediately, are a first step on the Liberals' path toward overhauling the access to information system.

MP Scott Brison skirts around pipeline promises during speech to Calgary Chamber

660 News - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Scott Brison was on the hot seat today as he looked to promote the Canadian budget to the Calgary Chamber of Commerce. Pipelines appeared to be the topic of choice as many, including the moderator, grilled him on the Prime Minister's new social ...

Les libéraux modifient déjà la Loi sur l'accès à l'information

Le Huffington Post Quebec - ‎10 hours ago‎
Scott Brison a expliqué jeudi devant un comité des Communes qu'il s'agit là des premières initiatives en vue de la réforme de la Loi sur l'accès à l'information, entrée en vigueur il y a près de 33 ans et très peu modifiée depuis. Le ministre Brison a ...
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Access to information fees waived

Radio Canada International - ‎12 hours ago‎
They are part of an interim “directive on openness” from Treasury Board President Scott Brison. He was addressing a committee of the House of Commons which is studying changes to the access law.
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@Kady's Watchlist for May 6 – What is… a mid-morning prime ministerial photo op?

Ottawa Citizen - ‎20 hours ago‎
Other ministers on the committee circuit today: Treasury Board President Scott Brison, who heads to Ethics to offer his thoughts on the access to information system, and Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion and International Development Minister ...

Liberals issue openness directive

Simcoe.com - ‎16 hours ago‎
The measures are included in an interim directive on openness from Treasury Board President Scott Brison. Brison told a Commons committee studying changes to the access law Thursday the steps represent early progress on Liberal commitments for reform ...
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11 stories in Canada we're watching

Macleans.ca - ‎21 hours ago‎
Treasury Board President Scott Brison appears before a Commons committee to discuss the Access to Information Act. The Commons justice and human rights committee will hear witnesses on Bill C-14, medical assistance in dying.

Liberals scrap most access to info fees

The New Hamburg Independent - ‎16 hours ago‎
The measures are included in an interim directive on openness that Treasury Board President Scott Brison is issuing today. Brison tells a Commons committee studying changes to the access law that the immediate steps represent early progress on Liberal ...

Sunny ways, blue skies, black marker

Winnipeg Free Press - ‎22 hours ago‎
Treasury Board president Scott Brison's mandate letter spoke clearly about the need for government to be honest and to "set a higher bar for openness and transparency in government... Government and its information should be open by default. If we want ...
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Medical pot for veterans not based on evidence, poorly documented, AG finds

CBC.ca - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Treasury Board President Scott Brison said the government was committed to "fully honouring" the service of veterans by ensuring they receive the support they need.

Analysis: Don't expect Liberals to woo public service with spending

Ottawa Citizen - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
... Treasury Board President Scott Brison, in an email. Ferland said departments started planning for this in 2014-15, when they requested that surplus funds be “re-profiled” or carried over for use in future years.
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@Kady's Watchlist for May 3 – Is Senator Mike Duffy set to break his silence?

Ottawa Citizen - ‎May 3, 2016‎
The relevant ministers - Treasury Board President Scot Brison, Immigration Minister John McCallum, Veterans Minister Kent Hehr, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan and Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale - will, of course, also make themselves available to ...

Ottawa shelled out $75 million for Lac Mégantic fund, very quietly

iPolitics.ca (subscription) - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Transport Minister Marc Garneau, Transport Canada and Treasury Board President Scott Brison have all repeatedly refused to disclose how much the government paid into the settlement fund.
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McCallum says information-sharing protocol to be finalized by end of year

iPolitics.ca (subscription) - ‎May 3, 2016‎
President of the Treasury Board Scott Brison, Minister of Immigration John McCallum, Minister of Veterans Affairs Kent Hehr, Minister of Defence Harjitt Sajjan and Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Ralph Goodale respond to the ...

Could payroll problems derail the government's agenda?

Hill Times (subscription) - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Treasury Board President Scott Brison, pictured here, answering questions in a scrum. Treasury Board secretary Yaprak Baltacioglu told the Commons Government Operations Committee that the second phase of the Phoenix payment system would not be ...

Canada's spies in spat over privacy breach reporting

Toronto Star - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Treasury Board President Scott Brison, who is responsible for enforcing the government-wide reporting, vowed in an interview with iPolitics that Ottawa will do better on reporting the infractions.

Liberals pledge to implement all access-to-information promises 'as quickly as possible'

Globalnews.ca - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
A spokesperson for Treasury Board President Scott Brison says that's always been the plan for a “two-phase” approach, with the first phase making good on campaign promises, including significant changes to the Access to Information Act, and the second ...

Liberals 'very close' to making Valley hospice announcement: Glavine

Kings County Register/Advertiser - ‎May 3, 2016‎
2004 - Federal Liberal candidate Scott Brison committed to lobby both Ottawa and Halifax in order to establish a hospice in Kings County.

rail disaster

iPolitics.ca (subscription) - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Transport Minister Marc Garneau, Transport Canada and Treasury Board President Scott Brison have all repeatedly refused to disclose how much the government paid into the settlement fund.

Prep Scoreboard: May 5

South Bend Tribune - ‎20 hours ago‎
Athletes Geno Scott, Sean Carlin, Nic Mendenhall, Jordan Morris, Christian Harness, Devon Wakes, Tyler Reppert, Tim Calderone, Isaiah Evans, Seth Mackowicz and Christian Vazquez are from Mishawaka.
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