Download the full November 2016 Bulletin, or use the links below to read individual articles online. In this issue: Supreme Court of Canada hears FIPA’s Election Act challenge FIPA events update FIPA’s inaugural 25th Anniversary Leadership Award Recipient Privacy Act and C-51 consultations Revised bylaws and SGM Find more issues of the Bulletin here.
Mark your calendars—the Special General Meeting is only one week away! Here, we will be voting in new directors to the board, and amending our current bylaws and constitution in compliance with the new BC Societies Act. At the SGM, members of the BC Freedom of Information and Privacy Association will be asked to vote READ MORE
Earlier this month FIPA took part in a civil society consultation on national security and possible changes to Bill C-51. The Ottawa meeting was at the invitation of Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale and Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould and had about two dozen participants. The meeting lasted a couple of hours, and FIPA highlighted concerns READ MORE
BC FIPA celebrated its 25th anniversary in style on November 3, 2016 at the Bill Reid Gallery. Our guests, board members and staff enjoyed a fantastic evening of great food, local wines and beer, and live music while taking in the beautiful Northwest coast art pieces. Vincent Gogolek, FIPA’s executive director, kicked off the evening READ MORE