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Rathgeber disagrees with amendments to C-461

Media | 06/06/2013 6:28 pm EDT

A private member’s bill that aims to remove an exemption from the federal Access to Information Act for CBC/Radio-Canada will move to report stage after a parliamentary committee reported amendments to the bill. Conservative MP Brent Rathgeber, sponsor of the bill, said Wednesday he was resigning from his party's caucus after the Conservative-dominated ethics committee made amendments to it that curtailed a proposal to make the names and salaries of public servants publicly available by request. The amendment would require the government to publish the names, salaries and positions...