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FIPA Calls for Reform of BC’s FOI Act

We are writing to give you the comments of the BC Freedom of Information and Privacy Association (FIPA) on the ongoing process of reform of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (“FOIPP Act”).

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Public Health and Safety Threatened by Creation of Unaccountable Quasi-governmental Bodies

The B.C. Freedom of Information and Privacy Association (FIPA) is calling on the federal government to extend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act to a long list of quasi-governmental bodies it has created over the past decade. These bodies create public policy, spend billions of dollars of public money, and in some […]

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Open Letter Urges Premier to Honour Pledge to Provide Stable Funding for Information and Privacy Commissioner

The BC Freedom of Information and Privacy Association sent an open letter today to Premier Gordon Campbell urging him to honor his committment to “open government” by rejecting a Finance Committee recommendation to cut 35 per cent from the budget of the Information and Privacy Commissioner. On December 19th, the Legislature’s Finance Committee recommended drastic […]

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Privacy Conference

Attend Western Canada’s most important training conference on privacy legislation in the private sector and health care sector, “Understanding Privacy: New Laws, New Challenges.” March 11 & 12, 2002 at the Hotel Vancouver, Vancouver, B.C

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2001 FIPA Awards!

The 2001 Freedom of Information and Privacy Awards November 19, 2001 7:00 pm Ramada Inn 898 West Broadway Vancouver, B.C. 2001 SPONSORS: Arvay Finlay Barristers Association of Records Managers and Administrators (ARMA) BC Coalition of People with Disabilities BC Library Association BC Teachers Federation Canadian Newspaper Association Canadian Taxpayers Federation David F. Sutherland & Associates […]