What is the basic right of a citizen or permanent resident of the United States to access the records of a Canadian citizen under section 4 of the Criminal Code?

Canada (Federal), Canada

The following excerpt is from AstraZeneca Canada Inc. v. Health Canada, 2005 FC 1451 (CanLII):

The basic right of every citizen or permanent resident, set forth in section 4, is to have access to "any record under the control of a government institution". The right recognized is part of the basis entitlement of citizens in a democratic and open society to know what their government knows and what it is doing with that knowledge. (see Dagg v. Canada (Minister of Finance) 1997 CanLII 358 (SCC), [1997] 2 S.C.R. 403 at 427-428).

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