Eh, not so much.
[Canada ranks] 55th in the world for upholding freedom of information... Canada's standing in September 2011 was 40th of 89 countries, fell to 51st in June last year, then to 55th of 93 countries last September, behind Mongolia and Colombia.
Even if you don't have to go to court to get information out of these jokers, good luck getting anything useful.
Natural Resources Canada has adopted "particularly strict rules restricting the ability of scientists to talk to the media about 'climate change' and 'oil sands,'". And Environment Canada "specifically forbids scientists from speaking to the public on identified issues such as climate change or protection of polar bear and caribou until the Privy Council Office gives approval,".