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Decentralized Hot Mess

April 16, 2018

You’ve got a better shot getting a drink than information from the government’s open data infrastructure, Jason Kenney goes full (okay, not full) Mel Gibson, and an interview with Jocelyn Coulon, whose new book explains what’s wrong with Trudeau’s foreign policy.

How fees for public records block journalism and hide corruption

December 2, 2014

Earlier this year a source informed me that a Toronto city councillor was involved in corrupt land dealings. To verify this claim I needed to access a variety of public records, but as a freelance investigative journalist, the money paid to obtain documents comes out of my own pocket. I was priced out. Purchasing a … Continued

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