Two members of Justin Trudeau’s team got a grilling from a House of Commons committee last week, as members of all parties — including the Liberals — demanded to know why the federal government had torched its promises to improve Canada’s access-to-information system.
The system, which empowers journalists and citizens to request documents from the federal government, has slid further into disrepair in recent years, having had to bear the brunt of nine years of Stephen Harper’s secretive government and two years of Trudeau’s nearly-as-secretive one.
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