October 20, 2000 (36th Parliament, 2nd Session)

REF

Lee Morrison

Reform

Mr. Lee Morrison (Cypress Hills—Grasslands, Canadian Alliance)

Mr. Speaker, I have a brief quote from the infamous 1993 Liberal red book indicating that people are irritated with governments that disregard their views or that try to conduct key parts of the public business behind closed doors.
Mayday, mayday, in the year 2000 information commissioner's report it says that the Prime Minister's Office denied the information commissioner's request to review files. No other minister in 17 years has refused to co-operate.
When the government will not live up to its 1993 promises why should anybody treat seriously the promises that it is making now?

Topic:   Oral Question Period
Subtopic:   Information Commissioner's Report
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