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FOI 101 is going live and online!

Join us for the online version of our popular FOI 101 workshop on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 12:30PM. This is a skills training webinar for newcomers to Freedom of Information (FOI) requests. Get practical skills on how to prepare and submit information requests that get results and learn to navigate some common challenges that READ MORE

Join us for our 2018 Annual General Meeting

Join FIPA staff, board, members, and others in the information and privacy community at FIPA’s 2018 Annual General Meeting. This year’s AGM will take place at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, June 19, at the YWCA Hotel (details below), and will feature a talk by Vincent Gogolek who will be reflecting on his time with BC FIPA. Vincent Gogolek is a long-time READ MORE

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

FIPA’s Submission on FIPPA reform

FIPA’s submission on FIPPA reform FIPA has been busy the past few months pushing for Freedom of Information and privacy reform. During this time, we ramped up pressure on the new government with our Ipsos poll and a joint letter sent to Premier John Horgan pushing for information rights reform. In response, the BC Ministry of Citizens’ Services has READ MORE