Tag: administration of legislation

August 10, 2022 - Danielle Malach, Analyst

Updated: There’s Been a Privacy Breach… Now What?

Your public body has been notified of a privacy breach, what are some of the questions that cross your mind? Maybe they include: What steps should I take now? What information should I be recording during my investigation? Should I proactively report the privacy breach to the IPC? What information does the IPC need from... read more

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June 24, 2022 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

BC Special committee’s recommended changes to the Freedom of Information legislation

A special committee of the British Columbia (BC) has tabled its report making 39 recommendations to amend BC’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. You can read their report here. The BC Information and Privacy Commissioner has issued a news release regarding the special committee report. You can read his statement on BC’s... read more

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December 10, 2020 - Danielle Serson, Intake Officer

Deemed refusal of access vs. late response – what is the difference?

Did you know that a late response is different than a deemed refusal of access under The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP), The Local Authority Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (LA FOIP), The Health Information Protection Act (HIPA), and both are reviewable issues with our office? Unless circumstances... read more

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