Government of Yukon releases What We Heard on new ATIPP Act

Yukoners voiced their thoughts on the changes contained in the modernized Access to Information and Privacy Act (ATIPP) currently before the Legislative Assembly. The summary of comments and survey results on proposed changes to the Act were released today.

The public engagement period from May to July 2018 saw more than 200 survey responses and over 350 comments on 9 proposed changes. Public input was incorporated into the proposed legislation and will contribute to clear regulations for the public, stakeholders and government.

All Yukoners are affected by ATIPP legislation and we appreciate their feedback on the creation of this Bill. Improving access to information and the protection of privacy is a priority of our government and reflects our commitment to transparency, openness and accountability.

Minister of Highways and Public Works Richard Mostyn

Quick facts 
  • There were 3,209 visitors to

  • A total of 227 surveys were completed both online and on paper.

  • More than 300 comments were submitted through the survey.

  • Bill No. 24, Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act (2018), was tabled on Oct. 3 and passed second reading in the Legislative Assembly on Oct. 11, 2018.

Media contact 

Janine Workman
Cabinet Communications

Oshea Jephson
Communications, Highways and Public Works

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