With the provincial election campaign underway, we believe it is important to know where the leaders of BC’s three leading political parties stand on important Freedom of Information and privacy issues. Like we have done during previous elections, FIPA sent a series of questions on Freedom of Information and privacy issues to the BC Liberals, READ MORE
On January 18, 2017 FIPA filed a complaint with the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of BC relating to the BC Ministry of Finance’s failure to locate and provide records on Mark Carney’s speech on Vancouver’s real estate market in 2011. The Ministry’s response was due January 10, 2017, but it was delayed until January READ MORE
The Federal Government has asked Canadians for their thoughts on Canada’s national security framework. The deadline for submissions is December 15, 2016. See our responses to the questionnaire here.
For those that missed it, BC FIPA celebrated this year’s Right to Know Week by hosting not one but two great and informative events! We hosted our 6th BC Information Summit on September 22. This year’s theme was From Trickle to Tide: Preparing for Wave of Transparency, and featured great keynote addresses by both the READ MORE