CAJ encouraged Federal Court decision on press accreditation will push for transparency


OTTAWA / Oct. 9, 2019 / CNW — The CAJ is encouraged that a Federal Court decision on accreditation will push the Leaders' Debate Commission to be more transparent. A Federal Court judge ruled Rebel Media and the True North Centre for Public Policy should have access to the federal debates taking place this week. The Leaders' Debates Commission refused to provide their representatives accreditation, stating the organizations engage in advocacy. The CAJ agrees that the Leaders' Debates Commission must be more transparent in its accreditation process, and that it was poor practice to wait until the last business day [...]