Author Archives: hgmorrison

This blog is not currently active – URLs and details for my active blogs

For my active blogs, please see: http://sustainingknowledgecommons.org Sustaining the Knowledge Commons (2014-) is a team research blog dedicated to a SSHRC-funded Insight Development Grant project focused on the economics of transition to open access (e.g. open access article processing charges, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Black Out Speak Out June 4

Black Out Speak Out – for nature and democracy in Canada – June 4th. Coordinated by a number of environmental groups. Spread the word! http://www.blackoutspeakout.ca/

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement – latest secret copyright agreement

Public Knowledge has a great post on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement – the latest trade agreement currently being negotiated in secret by governments and corporations – basically the same group who brought us SOPA and ACTA.    

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The cost of cuts to Access to Information

Kady O’Malley on the impact of the $500,000 cuts to the Infomation Commissioner’s Office: http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/inside-politics-blog/2012/04/access-to-info-watch-information-commissioner-facing-500-k-in-not-so-voluntary-budget-cuts.html Excerpts: Responding via email to a query on what the cuts will mean for her office, Legault told cbc.ca that the office will “need to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Grace-Pépin Access to Information Award

The Information Commissioner of Canada has just announced the creation of the new Grace-Pépin Access to Information Award, Recognizing those who contribute to the promotion of access to information principles. Is it just me or does this sound like what … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment