Sunday, 1 February 2009

Sask Party government refusing to be open, transparent, and accountable to citizens

Citizen blogger, Joe Kuchta over at the "Owls and Roosters Blog" has uncovered a very disturbing trend. It appears that the Brad Wall government has a problem releasing public documents to Saskatchewan citizens who request them.

This kind of flies in the face of the Sask. Party's 2007 campaign promise to "provide Saskatchewan people with more transparency and accountability than any previous government,...."

In a series of articles posted on his blog over the past month, Kuchta has disclosed a litany of government refusals to comply with requests made under the Freedom of Information Act:

Any doubt the secret back-room meetings Brad Wall is having with Alberta's Ed Stelmach and B.C.'s Gordon Campbell will have Saskatchewan signing on to the anti-democratic TILMA?

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