Monthly Archives: November 2016

Revised Bylaws, Constitution and SGM

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

FIPA in Ottawa for Privacy Act, C-51 Consultations

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

FIPA Events Update

For those that missed it, BC FIPA celebrated this year’s Right to Know Week by hosting not one but two great and informative events! We hosted our 6th BC Information Summit on September 22. This year’s theme was From Trickle to Tide: Preparing for Wave of Transparency, and featured great keynote addresses by both the READ MORE