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Join us for our 2017 Annual General Meeting!

Join FIPA staff, board, members, and others in the information and privacy community at FIPA’s 2017 Annual General Meeting. This year’s AGM will take place at 6:30 PM on Wednesday, June 21st, at the YWCA Hotel (details below), and will feature a talk by Sinziana Gutiu about the current climate for information and privacy issues in BC.   Sinziana Gutiu READ MORE


Federal ATI Reform Plans Not Enough

The long-promised Liberal amendments to the Access to Information Act (ATIA) were finally revealed just before Parliament’s summer recess, and the reaction was swift and overwhelmingly negative. FIPA and a number of other groups sign a letter to the Minister responsible, Scott Brison, setting out some of C-58’s many shortcomings and demanding the bill be READ MORE


Remembering Gwen Barlee

This past summer, the country lost a remarkable woman. Gwen Barlee was one of Canada’s most active and effective FOI requesters, a longtime advocate for openness and transparency, and someone who has inspired many young activists to use FOI to gain access to important information. She was best known for her work as the Policy READ MORE