WHISTLEBLOWER REPORT & NATIONAL DIGITAL AND DATA SUBMISSION FIPA PROVIDES FEEDBACK ON THE NEW PIDA AND TO CANADA’S DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION STRATEGY Over the past few months, Dr. Carroll Boydell has been working on a BC FIPA research project comparing provincial and federal whistleblower legislation to international best practices. During the course of her research, she READ MORE
On Thursday, September 27th, FIPA hosted the 2018 BC Information Summit at UBC Robson Square in Vancouver. This year’s theme explored how changing perceptions around the right to know and the right to one’s privacy are being shaped. The conference assembled a range of experts from varying backgrounds to look at these developments and discuss READ MORE
OPEN LETTER TO PREMIER HORGAN Reform of Freedom of Information and Privacy Legislation During this year’s Right to Know Week, FIPA sent a joint letter to Premiere John Horgan and Minister Jinny Sims calling for immediate action to reform and update BC’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). Citing various studies, READ MORE
Download the full October 2018 Bulletin, or use the links below to read individual articles online. In this issue: Open letter to Premier Horgan and Minister Sims Info Summit 2018: Changing Perceptions of FOI & Privacy Digital Transformation submission and Whistleblower Report The USMCA and FIPPA Staff Changes Find more issues of the Bulletin here.