FIPA Bulletin – April 2012

In this issue:

  • Big Challenges ahead for Freedom of Information and Privacy
    • Government reaches a new low in FOI avoidance
    • FIPA calls for penalties when government abuses FOI process
  • FOIPPA Amendments pave way to unprecedented sharing of personal information
  • BC government abandons e-Health Act, issues Health Minister a free pass to collect personal health information

Download the bulletin.

BC FIPA and BCCLA Grade the Government on its Implementation of Recommendations on PIPEDA

On November 26, 2006, BC FIPA and the BC Civil Liberties Association made several recommendations on improving the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics.

Today, both organizations jointly presented their evaluation of the government’s performance in responsding to those recommendations, as well as to the previous recommendations made by the Parliamentary Committee.

Read the report (pdf). PIPEDA Review Submission – Jan 2008