B.C. NDP quietly dismantling privacy protections for British Columbians

On November 25, 2021, amendments to B.C.’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 165 (“FOIPPA”) came into force through Bill 22-2021. The three notable changes I’ll document here are are the data-residency provisions, adding fees to Continue reading B.C. NDP quietly dismantling privacy protections for British Columbians

What information can my organization collect from a person under BC PIPA?

If you’ve ever wondered, “What information can my organization collect from a person according to British Columbia’s Personal Information and Protection Act privacy law?” don’t miss the second event in the Lunch and Learn series, May 22. I’ll be hosting a free Continue reading What information can my organization collect from a person under BC PIPA?

British Columbia’s new health care card another waste of resources?

It was announced a few minutes ago that British Columbia hopes to roll out new Care cards (health cards). The government press release states the new card has anti-forgery features, identity proofing, a security chip and will require a recent photograph, updated Continue reading British Columbia’s new health care card another waste of resources?