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Judges' travel expenses to be made public for the first time

Monday, June 19, 2017 @ 6:01 PM | By Cristin Schmitz

The travel and other expenses of all 1,100 federally appointed judges — up to and including Supreme Court of Canada judges — would be made public for the first time in history under reforms proposed by the Liberal government.

Chief Justice Beverley McLachlinSome of the proposed amendments to the Access to Information Act and Privacy Act (Bill C-58), introduced in the Commons by Treasury Board president Scott Brison June 19, fall far short of those sought by government information seekers who seek major reforms that would...