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FIPA NEWS RELEASES
March 8th, 2012 12:00pm



June 26, 2013
Ministry of Health fails to protect sensitive personal information: new report
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June 13, 2013
Election Act gag law covers entire province during by-election
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June 5, 2013
Time to make oral government illegal
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March 4, 2013
“Oral culture” at top levels of government grows under the ‘Open Government Premier’
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February 8, 2013
Privacy Groups demand halt to BC ID Card roll-out
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January 29, 2013
B.C. Government’s hard line on Election Act gag forces constitutional challenge
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January 25, 2013
New report finds B.C. Government’s $182 million Integrated Case Management
system plagued with “fundamental deficiencies”
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October 24, 2012
B.C.’s ‘Open Government’ still refuses to close
information laundering loophole
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October 4, 2012
BC Court of Appeal tells Government its Election Act changes are unconstitutional
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September 17, 2012
Major Access to Information Award to be Handed Out in Vancouver
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September 13, 2012
BC Government says 'no records' to a quarter of FOI requests
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August 22, 2012
BC government keeps FOI requests under wraps
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August 9, 2012
Community organizations call for public inquiry into $200 million Integrated Case Management system
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August 8, 2012
Information rights watchdog to speak in Vancouver
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June 6, 2012
BC public bodies ignore duty to release info on public health and environment
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March 23, 2012
BC Lottery Corporation goes “all in”
to avoid FOI requests
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March 8, 2012
BC Government back in court fighting FOI request for $300 million contract with IBM
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January 31, 2012
BC government should face penalty for deliberately blocking FOI requests - FIPA
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January 19, 2012
B.C. Government Wastes $125,000 Trying to Keep IBM Contract Secret
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December 13, 2011
Gregor Robertson in a bind over tomorrow’s Vancouver Police Board vote on openness
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December 8, 2011
FIPA celebrates 7th birthday of FOI Request for BC government’s $300 million contract with IBM
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December 7, 2011
Privacy, civil liberties advocates issue statement of principles on Canada-U.S. perimeter agreement
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Oct 24, 2011
BC’s ‘Open Government’ refuses to close information laundering loophole in FOI law
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October 12, 2011
Canadian Government not being transparent with U.S. State Department about Access to Information
-- Joint Letter to Secretary Clinton will correct the record
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October 5, 2011
FOIPP Act amendments mean less privacy, no improvements to ailing FOI process
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August 30, 2011
Transparency groups urge Commons inquiry into RCMP dropping Access to Info Act investigation
--‘Ministerial aides should not be above the law’
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August 16, 2011
RCMP decision to drop investigation into violation of Access to Info Act ‘potentially catastrophic’ says FIPA
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August 9, 2011
Joint letter questions why government is avoiding debate on Internet surveillance law
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July 19, 2011
BC government opens the information door a crack
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July 12, 2011
Is BC Ferries covering up for the Premier’s office?
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June 24, 2011
New website will help public navigate mounting confusion over health privacy rights in BC
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May 16, 2011
Info Commissioner’s weak BC Ferries decision “disappointing” says FIPA
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May 13, 2011
BC government ordered to release $300 million outsourcing contract
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April 6, 2011
Parties not disclosing what they will do to fix Canada’s broken Access to Information system
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April 5, 2011
Citizens @ the Center: Government 2.0 -- It’s not a Conspiracy, it’s a Business Plan!
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