Category Archives : International Agreements


Final text of Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement released; BC’s privacy laws in jeopardy

VANCOUVER, November 5, 2015 – The BC Freedom of Information and Privacy Association (FIPA) is strongly concerned for British Columbia’s privacy law, following the release of the final text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement. The group had been worried that provisions of the TPP—a multinational trade agreement between the U.S., Canada and ten other countries, READ MORE


BC’s privacy law contravenes the TPP

Federal government summary states domestic data storage requirements are banned under TPP  VANCOUVER, October 8, 2015 – The BC Freedom of Information and Privacy Association (FIPA) is expressing concern that certain legal requirements in BC’s privacy law will be undercut by the now-finalized Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal. According to a summary of the TPP posted by Foreign READ MORE