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Legal Aid Ontario is reconsidering its practices around transparency in light of the province’s recent Open Data Directive. Should Legal Aid billings be kept secret?
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Total Votes: 27
Poll Results
Yes, releasing the data would violate the privacy of lawyers and the information would lack context.
No, transparency and accountability would be enhanced if it was released, showing how public funding is used.
Start Voting: 8/15/2016|End Voting: 9/15/2016

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