Category Archives : Press Releases and FIPA in the News


NEWS RELEASE: BC Government introduces Public Interest Disclosure Act

MEDIA RELEASE April 27, 2018 BC Government introduces Public Interest Disclosure Act Bill is a significant step in the right direction, but highlights problems with the current Freedom of Information and Privacy Act (FIPPA) VANCOUVER, APRIL 25, 2018 – On April 25, BC Attorney General David Eby introduced legislation that would create a framework allowing READ MORE


The time for information rights reform is now! And we need your help!

Exciting news! The BC Ministry of Citizens’ Services has launched a public consultation on freedom of information and privacy rights in BC, and we need your help! Here’s your chance to voice your thoughts, concerns or ideas for change. Help us put an end to record destruction, failure to create records, FOI loopholes, and other READ MORE


2017 BC Information Summit open in Vancouver this Thursday

SEPTEMBER 18, 2017 2017 Information Summit opens in Vancouver this Thursday Big names headline major conference on the future of Freedom of Information and Privacy Vancouver, September 18, 2017 – The BC Freedom of Information and Privacy Association (FIPA) is pleased to announce that the 2017 BC Information Summit will take place this Thursday, September READ MORE


NEWS RELEASE: Proposed Law Leaves Lots of Holes in Outdated Access to Information Act

MEDIA RELEASE June 19, 2017 Proposed law leaves lots of holes in outdated Access to Information Act VANCOUVER, June 19, 2017 – The bill tabled late this afternoon by the three ministers in Ottawa does not meet the promises made by the Liberal Party of Canada in 2015. What was announced today will make some READ MORE