Tag: Open Government

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Promoting Transparency through the Electronic Dissemination of Information
Type: papers

An IPC paper prepared for the Symposium on E-Governance for the 21st Century, sponsored by the Saskatchewan Institute of Public Policy. It has been included as a chapter in E-Government Reconsidered: Transformation of Governance for the Knowledge Age, a book published in April, 2004.

Date: Apr 01 2004   Type: Resource   Access: Professional


Electronic Records and Document Management Systems: A New Tool for Enhancing the Public’s Right to Access Government-Held Information?

This paper examines the role that electronic records and document management systems (ERDMSs) can play in enhancing the public’s right to access information from government institutions in Ontario.

Date: Jul 01 2003   Type: Resource   Access: Professional


IPC Practices No. 22 – Routine Disclosure/Active Dissemination (RD/AD) of Government Information

Tip sheet for government organizations on information management.

Date: Sep 01 1998   Type: Resource   Access: Both


Backgrounder for Senior Managers on the Role of Freedom of Information and Privacy Co-ordinators relating to Access to Information

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: Both


Privacy Guidelines for Municipalities Regulating Businesses Dealing in Second-hand Goods

Commissioner Ann Cavoukian prepared these Guidelines to provide Ontario municipalities with a framework to meet the privacy requirements under MFIPPA.

Date: Sep 14 2007   Type: Resource   Access: Professional


Open Contracting: Proactive Disclosure of Procurement Records

  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 de...

Date: Sep 21 2015   Type: Resource   Access: Both


Mediation checklist

Date: Jan 19 2007   Type: Resource   Access: Both


Drafting a Letter Responding to a Request for Information

Date: Nov 04 2005   Type: Resource   Access: Both


Open Government: Key Implementation Considerations

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: Both


Open Government: Key Concepts and Benefits

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...

Date: Sep 05 2016   Type: Resource   Access: Both


Improving Access and Privacy with Records and Information Management

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: Both


Open Government and Protecting Privacy

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: Both