Podcast

FIPA is telling stories related to freedom of information and privacy in a new way. Data Subjects is a podcast that explores the challenges and successes of being a digital citizen.

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The first several episodes of Data Subjects looks at the history of BC’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. In the nearly 30 years since the Act was passed, much has changed in the information and privacy landscape.

You’ll hear from FIPA’s co-founder and first executive director, Darrell Evans; co-founder and second Information and Privacy Commissioner, David Loukidelis; Colin Gableman, the Attorney General that introduced the legislation; Barry Jones, the MLA who pushed for the Act in the legislature; Rob Botterell, the chief bureaucrat drafting the legislation; Murray Rankin, the special adviser to the Attorney General; Vaughn Palmer, the Vancouver Sun’s political columnist; Michael McEvoy, the current Information and Privacy Commissioner; and more.