Lindsay Kines reports:
Despite its claims to the contrary, the B.C. government was free to post two investigative reports online — one on the Health Ministry firings and another on the overpayment of executives at Kwantlen Polytechnic University — the office of B.C.’s privacy commissioner says.
Elizabeth Denham’s office states in a recent letter to an advocacy group that the Liberal government could have used a ministerial order to publish the reports on its website.
Instead, the government claimed that the B.C. Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act prevented it from posting the reports and permitting access to personal information from outside Canada.
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