Can We Keep the Horses in the Barn? Commissioners Release Investigation Report on Alberta Environment’s Destruction of Records after the 2015 Provincial Election

Can We Keep the Horses in the Barn? Commissioners Release Investigation Report on Alberta Environment’s Destruction of Records after the 2015 Provincial Election

Report Discussed: https://www.oipc.ab.ca/media/649105/f2016-ir-01.pdf   (“Investigation Report”)

On January 7, 2016, the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Alberta (“OIPC”) and the Public Interest Commissioner (“PIC”) released an Investigation Report on alleged improper destruction of records by Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development after the 2015 Provincial Election.  When reading the highlights of the Investigation Report’s recommendations, one hopes that the current government might implement and retain some rules and practices that deter future events of this nature.

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