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Best Practices in Whistleblower Legislation: An Analysis of Federal and Provincial Legislation Relevant to Disclosures of Wrongdoing in British Columbia

Best Practices in Whistleblower Legislation, prepared by Carroll Anne Boydell, instructor of criminology at Kwantlen Polytechnic University on behalf of the British Columbia Freedom of Information and Privacy Association, compares BC’s new whistleblower legislation, the Public Interest Disclosure Act (PIDA), to international best practices standards. Best practice principles exist for laws, regulations, and procedures aimed READ MORE


February 2016 Bulletin

Download the full February 2016 Bulletin, or use the links below to read individual articles online. In this issue: The results are in! Poll shows BC favours a strong FOI system Will Trudeau get rid of Ottawa’s information black hole? Our challenge to BC’s Election Act in the Supreme Court of Canada Much ado about unverified claims READ MORE


October 2015 Bulletin

Download the full October 2015 Bulletin, or use the links below to read individual articles online. In this issue: Access to Information and the Federal Election FIPA Appears Before the Information & Privacy Review Committee FIPA Out and About During Right To Know Week FIPA Weighs in on Privacy & Open Courts Find more issues of the READ MORE


August 2015 Bulletin

Download the full August 2015 Bulletin, or use the links below to read individual articles online. In this issue: Political Parties and Your Personal Privacy Where do the Parties Stand on Access to Information Reform? OIPC to B.C. Government: Yes, You Can Post Those Embarrassing Reports Hacked: Real-Life Stories of Connected Cars Gone Bad The TPP’s Threat READ MORE