FIPA produces publications on key information rights and privacy issues, as well as Annual Reports. Click on the report covers below to download.
Special Reports and Publications:
PIPA Submission (2020): A joint submission from BC FIPA and the BC Civil Liberties Association to the Special Legislative Committee to review the Personal Information Protection Act.
Private-Sector Privacy Legislation Interjurisdictional scan (2020): A comprehensive document that analyzes BC’s PIPA in relation to Alberta, Quebec, and Canada’s private-sector privacy legislations. FIPA aims to update this document annually. Last updated on August 18, 2020.
Ipsos Poll on BC’s Privacy Laws (2020): Polling results indicate that British Columbians want increased public education and enhanced protections to their privacy rights, among other key reforms to privacy laws.
Data Privacy Design Jam (2020): A joint project to explore issues around meaningful consent in the context of everyday life ranging from personal wearable technologies to smart homes and smart cities and their relationship to big data.
Fallen Behind – Update (2019): A detailed analysis of how Canada’s access to information regime compares internationally.
The FOI News Story Index (2019): A searchable database that includes summaries of over 1,900 news stories that use BC’s FOI laws in order to access information.