Right To Know Week Proclamation

PROCLAMATION
RIGHT TO KNOW WEEK
September 27 to October 3, 2021

WHEREAS the Municipality of the District of Guysborough has adopted the principles of openness, transparency and accountability; and

WHEREAS Part XX of the Municipal Government Act gives citizens a right of access to information in the custody or under the control of the Municipality of the District of Guysborough; and

WHEREAS access to information ensures citizens of Nova Scotia have the opportunity for meaningful participation in the democratic process; and

WHEREAS a celebration of the right of citizens to access information will facilitate informed public participation in policy formulation, ensure fairness in government decision-making and permit the airing and reconciliation of divergent views; and

WHEREAS Municipality of the District of Guysborough joins all other Canadian jurisdictions and democracies world-wide in acknowledging international Right to Know Week; 

THEREFORE be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of the District of Guysborough, do hereby proclaim September 27 to October 3, 2021 to be Right to Know Week in the Municipality of the District of Guysborough.