‘True transparency requires timely access to information, and the timelines in the Law are not optional, they are a requirement.’

Listen here as Dr. Fedorak explains public interest is more specific than ‘what the public finds to be interesting’. It does not refer to interest in the sense of being
entertaining. The term public interest concerns the public having a stake or right that is at issue rather than simply mere curiosity.

Listen in here from 2:06 for the full interview (available for 29 days).