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Transparency Index: 2019

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National Post

Last year, when students working for Newspaper Canada filed access to information requests to 39 municipalities, these New Brunswick cities met the requests promptly and in sufficient detail. Saint John did not. Moreover, the Port City has placed last in the Frontier Centre for Public Policy's survey of transparency in 133 municipalities, nationwide.

New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal

Measuring 72867 data points across 99 Canadian cities.