Monthly Archives: May 2018

May 2018 Bulletin

Download the full May 2018 Bulletin, or use the links below to read individual articles online. In this issue: Join us for our 2018 AGM Introduction of Public Interest Disclosure Act Whistleblower research project Update on FIPPA consultation FIPA at RightsCon 2018 Find more issues of the Bulletin here.

FIPA at RightsCon 2018 in Toronto

It has been a busy few months on many fronts in the FIPA office. Earlier this month, FIPA’s Program Director, Joyce Yan, attended RightsCon 2018 in Toronto. This international conference hosts the world’s business leaders, technologists, engineers, investors, activists, human rights experts, and government representatives where they come together to build partnerships, shape global norms, READ MORE

An Update on FIPPA Public Engagement Consultation

The BC Ministry of Citizens’ Services public consultation on freedom of information and privacy rights in BC closed on April 9, 2018.  We would like to thank you all citizens and organizations those who supported FIPA in the consultation period with blogs and submissions. The public consultation expanded from two categories to a total of READ MORE

Best practices in whistleblower legislation: Upcoming research project

Carroll Boydell, an instructor in the Department of Criminology at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, is working with BC FIPA on a new research project that will look at best practices in whistleblower legislation. We are working on a new project that will identify and analyze best practices in legislation that governs whistleblowers’ rights and protections. Typically, whistleblowers READ MORE