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Privacy and Access 20/20: Speaker lineup includes Facebook, CBC, Microsoft and more

July 30th, 2013

International experts in Privacy and Access to Information will convene in Vancouver Oct 9-11th for the Privacy & Access 20/20 Conference. Hosted by the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of British Columbia, this event will feature more than 60 speakers including: Joe Alhadeff, Vice President for Global Public Policy and Chief Privacy Officer, […]

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#privacyaccess2013 – Tech Talk

July 24th, 2013

With just over two months to go, the Privacy and Access 20/20 conference agenda is shaping up nicely! One of the key themes of this special event is the role of technology and how it is transforming the information and privacy landscape. Social media, smart phones and the web keep us all connected – but […]

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A Message from Elizabeth Denham, Information and Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia

July 9th, 2013

The year 2013 marks the 20th anniversary of B.C.’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. This is an important milestone in our province’s history, one that gives us pause to examine our past, but also to look forward to the future. While the principles and the values underlying our legislation have endured, the challenges to […]

Elizabeth Denham - Information and Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia

Since her appointment as British Columbia’s Information and Privacy Commissioner in May 2010, Elizabeth Denham has raised the profile of information rights, promoted transparency in government and adopted a proactive approach to the enforcement of access and privacy laws in B.C. Promoting privacy rights is her top priority. Commissioner Denham has led investigations into several high-profile […]

2012 Privacy and Security

June 28th, 2012

Concurrent keynote speaker, Ian Kerr, at the 2012 Privacy and Security conference in Victoria, BC.