The IPC strongly supports Open Government initiatives and encourages Ontario institutions to be more open and transparent, and to enhance their engagement with the public. This document offers guidance for institutions on how to move towards increased government transparency without negatively af...
Date: Mar 15 2017 Type: Resource Access: BothDownload
This guidance is designed to help institutions implement better record and information management practices and enhance the public’s ability to access information.
Date: Nov 03 2016 Type: Resource Access: BothDownload
This guidance document provides institutions with an overview of important factors to consider when implementing Open Government including the need for institutional leadership, commitment, governance and resources to support culture change and sustain the program over time, learning from others...
Date: Sep 06 2016 Type: Resource Access: BothDownload
This guidance paper is intended as a starting point for institutions considering Open Government and highlights two critical goals: enhancing access to government-held information and public participation. It includes a discussion about making government-held information open by default and at...
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Proactive disclosure of procurement records strengthens clarity and accountability around government spending. It can also provide tangible benefits to institutions by reducing the number of procurement-related freedom of information requests, appeals and associated costs. This resource details t...
Date: Sep 21 2015 Type: Resource Access: BothDownload
Calls for greater openness and transparency are exerting increasing pressure on governments to transform their traditional, reactive information dissemination methods into a mode that facilitates proactive disclosure. Furthermore, governments around the world are recognizing the value of sharing ...
Date: Sep 01 2010 Type: Resource Access: BothDownload
Profound technological and social forces are reshaping the public sector, its governance structures, and constituent relationships. Government adoption of Web 2.0 “social” technologies will empower citizens on an unprecedented mass scale. What does this mean to privacy and personal data prote...
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Each provincial and municipal government organization has a Co-ordinator. This backgrounder looks at ways Co-ordinators can help staff integrate an awareness and understanding of access and privacy into their daily work.
Date: Dec 01 2001 Type: Resource Access: BothDownload
Each provincial and municipal government organization has a Co-ordinator. This Backgrounder looks at the critically important role that Co-ordinators play.
Date: Sep 01 1999 Type: Resource Access: BothDownload
Tip sheet for government organizations on information management.
Date: Sep 01 1998 Type: Resource Access: BothDownload
Consists of eleven access success stories solicited from institutions covered by the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. The stories provide concrete, everyday examples of how government organizations are bri...
Date: Apr 01 1996 Type: Resource Access: BothDownload