This year will mark the 15th year Canadians have celebrated Right to Know Week.  From September 28 to October 4, Canadians can tune into a variety of virtual events to learn more about freedom of information and their right to access government information.

Right to Know Week Virtual Event

The first day of the Right to Know Week virtual conference – Monday, September 28, is free and open to the public. Be sure to register today!

Representatives from the IPC will contribute and share insights on the virtual panels and during the Right to Know Week virtual conference.

On Wednesday, September 30, from 2:35 to 3:25 pm (EST) Commissioner Patricia Kosseim along with Commissioner Denise Doiron of PEI and Commissioner Trisha Ralph of Nova Scotia will share their experiences of being a newly appointed commissioner during the COVID-19 pandemic.

As we navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, the need for openness, transparency, and accountability has never been more important. On Thursday, October 1, starting at 1:35 p.m., Assistant Commissioner Sherry Liang will moderate a panel that will share its insights on how public organizations and regulators have been managing access requests and appeals during the pandemic.

During Right to Know Week, Canadians can find out what’s going on across the country by visiting Join the conversation about access rights by following the #RTK2020 hashtag on Twitter.

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