Category Archives: Professional Regulation

Public interest IQ / Self-quiz answers

In our last blog release we published “Checking in on your knowledge of the public interest” where we set out a short self-test for readers to assess their “public interest IQ”. The quiz consists of a list of activities, and…

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FOI requests and the privacy of disciplined registrants

Under BC’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA), the public’s right to access records of public bodies (which includes self-governing professional bodies) has exceptions that include unreasonable invasions of personal privacy. How do those exceptions apply to…

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Privacy and FIPPA: procedural fairness issues

As we have previously mentioned, we received numerous questions from participants during the Q&A period of our June 7, 2012 Webinar on Privacy and Confidentiality, co-hosted by Lisa Fong and Angela Westmacott. We continue to address these questions through our blog. If…

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