BC Freedom of Information and Privacy Association

The BC Freedom of Information and Privacy Association (FIPA) is a non-profit society established in 1991 for the purpose of advancing freedom of information, open and accountable government, and privacy rights in Canada. We serve a wide variety of individuals and organizations through programs of public education, legal aid, research, public interest advocacy and law reform.

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This web page provides a general introduction to freedom of information and privacy, definitions of key terms, plus links to pages on how to request government records using FOI legislation, how to request your personal ...
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This help guide takes users through the process of requesting information from public bodies under freedom of information law. It gives helpful tips, and troubleshoots commonly encountered problems.
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This web page provides information on privacy in Canada as it relates to in a range of different situations, including health, employment, and social media. It includes definitions of key terms, and links to other ...
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This help guide takes users through the process of making a complaint to the Information and Privacy Commissioner, or requesting a review of their case under freedom of information and privacy law. It gives helpful ...
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This help guide takes users through the process of requesting their personal information from public bodies or private organizations under freedom of information and privacy law. It give helpful tips, and troubleshoots ...
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Some provinces in Canada have enacted legislation to deal specifically with the collection, use, correction and disclosure of personal health information by provincial health care organizations and other approved ...
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