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Special Committee to Review the Personal Information Protection Act

 

 

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Welcome

On February 25 and October 9, 2014, the Legislative Assembly agreed that a Special Committee be appointed to review the Personal Information Protection Act in accordance with section 59 of the Personal Information Protection Act [SBC 2003, c. 63] and in particular, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the collection, use and disclosure of personal information by organizations.

In order to fulfill their mandate, the Committee conducted a public consultation process from June to October 2014, where Committee Members received valuable input from advocacy groups, organizations and individuals to inform their deliberations. On February 16, 2015, the Committee released their unanimous report which includes 15 recommendations to strengthen privacy protection for British Columbians.

Terms of Reference

On October 9, 2014, the Legislative Assembly agreed that a Special Committee be appointed to review the Personal Information Protection Act  in accordance with section 59 of the Personal Information Protection Act, SBC 2003, c. 63, and in particular, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the collection, use and disclosure of personal information by organizations.

The Special Committee shall submit a report arising out of the results of its inquiry to the Legislative Assembly by February 25, 2015.

The Special Committee shall have the powers of a Select Standing Committee and in addition is empowered:

  1. to appoint of their number one or more subcommittees and to refer to such subcommittees any of the matters referred to the committee;
  2. to sit during a period in which the House is adjourned, during the recess after prorogation until the next following Session and during any sitting of the House;
  3. to conduct consultations by any means the committee considers appropriate;
  4. to adjourn from place to place as may be convenient; and
  5. to retain such personnel as required to assist the committee;

and shall report to the House as soon as possible, or following any adjournment, or at the next following Session, as the case may be; to deposit the original of its reports with the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly during a period of adjournment and upon resumption of the sittings of the House, the Chair shall present all reports to the Legislative Assembly.

Contact Information

Special Committee to Review the Personal Information Protection Act
c/o Parliamentary Committees Office
Room 224, Parliament Buildings
Victoria, BC V8V 1X4
Canada

Phone: 250-356-2933 (collect) or 1-877-428-8337 (toll-free)
Fax: 250-356-8172
Email: ClerkComm@leg.bc.ca

Members

Committee Reports

 

 

https://www.leg.bc.ca/parliamentary-business/committees-reports/332015-02-06T08:00:00Z<a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/3rd-session/pipa/reports/PDF/Rpt-PIPA-40-3-Report-2015-FEB-06.pdf" target="_blank" title="Download the printable (PDF) version of the report »"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icpdf.png" />PDF</a>0Special Committee to Review the Personal Information Protection Act

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Media Releases

 

 

2015-02-16T08:00:00Zhttps://www.leg.bc.ca/parliamentary-business/media-releases/23Special Committee to Review the Personal Information Protection Act0<a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/3rd-session/pipa/media/mediaReleases/PDF/Rel-PIPA-40-3-Cmt-Recom-Changes-2015-FEB-16.pdf" target="_blank" title="Download the printable (PDF) version of the media release »"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icpdf.png" />PDF</a>

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Written SubmissionsWritten Submissions<p>The following documents contain the written submissions received by the Committee as part of its 2014 public consultations.</p><p>The deadline for written submissions was October 24, 2014. </p><p> <font color="#003366" size="1"> <strong> <em>Please note that size is indicated only for items larger than 1 MB.</em></strong></font></p><table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0"><tbody><tr><td width="49%" align="center" valign="top"><table width="98%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"><tbody><tr><td height="50" bgcolor="#e7e6dd" style="border-bottom-color:#cccccc;border-bottom-width:3px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><p align="center"> <strong>Organizations</strong></p></td></tr><tr style="border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><td style="padding:5px 5px 5px 25px;text-indent:-25px;border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><p> <a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/3rd-session/pipa/submissions/organizations/Submissions-ORG-PIPA-40-3-Alma-Mater-Society-of-UBC.pdf">Alma Mater Society of the University of British Columbia Vancouver</a></p></td></tr><tr style="border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><td style="padding:5px 5px 5px 25px;text-indent:-25px;border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><p> <a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/3rd-session/pipa/submissions/organizations/Submissions-ORG-PIPA-40-3-BC-Civil-Liberties-Association.pdf">British Columbia Civil Liberties Association</a></p></td></tr><tr style="border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><td style="padding:5px 5px 5px 25px;text-indent:-25px;border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><p> <a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/3rd-session/pipa/submissions/organizations/Submissions-ORG-PIPA-40-3-BC-Government-Retired-Employees-Association.pdf">British Columbia Government Retired Employees' Association</a></p></td></tr><tr style="border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><td style="padding:5px 5px 5px 25px;text-indent:-25px;border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><p> <a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/3rd-session/pipa/submissions/organizations/Submissions-ORG-PIPA-40-3-British-Columbia-Law-Institute.pdf">British Columbia Law Institute</a></p></td></tr><tr style="border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><td style="padding:5px 5px 5px 25px;text-indent:-25px;border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><p> <a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/3rd-session/pipa/submissions/organizations/Submissions-ORG-PIPA-40-3-Canadian-Bankers-Association.pdf">Canadian Bankers Association</a></p></td></tr><tr style="border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><td style="padding:5px 5px 5px 25px;text-indent:-25px;border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><p> <a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/3rd-session/pipa/submissions/organizations/Submissions-ORG-PIPA-40-3-Canadian-Bar-Association-BC-Branch.pdf">Canadian Bar Association (BC Branch)</a></p></td></tr><tr style="border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><td style="padding:5px 5px 5px 25px;text-indent:-25px;border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><p> <a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/3rd-session/pipa/submissions/organizations/Submissions-ORG-PIPA-40-3-Canadian-Life-and-Health-Insurance-Association.pdf">Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association</a></p></td></tr><tr style="border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><td style="padding:5px 5px 5px 25px;text-indent:-25px;border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><p> <a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/3rd-session/pipa/submissions/organizations/Submissions-ORG-PIPA-40-3-Canadian-Medical-Protective-Association.pdf">Canadian Medical Protective Association</a></p></td></tr><tr style="border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><td style="padding:5px 5px 5px 25px;text-indent:-25px;border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><p> <a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/3rd-session/pipa/submissions/organizations/Submissions-ORG-PIPA-40-3-CUPE-BC-Division.pdf">Canadian Union of Public Employees British Columbia Division</a></p></td></tr><tr style="border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><td style="padding:5px 5px 5px 25px;text-indent:-25px;border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><p> <a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/3rd-session/pipa/submissions/organizations/Submissions-ORG-PIPA-40-3-Condominium-Home-Owners-Association-of-BC.pdf">Condominium Home Owners Association of BC</a></p></td></tr><tr style="border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><td style="padding:5px 5px 5px 25px;text-indent:-25px;border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><p> <a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/3rd-session/pipa/submissions/organizations/Submissions-ORG-PIPA-40-3-Ending-Violence-Association-of-BC.pdf">Ending Violence Association of BC</a></p></td></tr><tr style="border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><td style="padding:5px 5px 5px 25px;text-indent:-25px;border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><p> <a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/3rd-session/pipa/submissions/organizations/Submissions-ORG-PIPA-40-3-Insurance-Bureau-of-Canada.pdf">Insurance Bureau of Canada</a></p></td></tr><tr style="border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><td style="padding:5px 5px 5px 25px;text-indent:-25px;border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><p> <a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/3rd-session/pipa/submissions/organizations/Submissions-ORG-PIPA-40-3-Kiwassa-Neighbourhood-Services-Association.pdf">Kiwassa Neighbourhood Services Association</a></p></td></tr><tr style="border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><td style="padding:5px 5px 5px 25px;text-indent:-25px;border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><p> <a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/3rd-session/pipa/submissions/organizations/Submissions-ORG-PIPA-40-3-McArthur-Consulting-Group.pdf">McArthur Consulting Group</a></p></td></tr><tr style="border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><td style="padding:5px 5px 5px 25px;text-indent:-25px;border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><p> <a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/3rd-session/pipa/submissions/organizations/Submissions-ORG-PIPA-40-3-National-Association-for-Information-Destruction-Canada.pdf">National Association for Information Destruction – Canada</a></p></td></tr><tr style="border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><td style="padding:5px 5px 5px 25px;text-indent:-25px;border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><p> <a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/3rd-session/pipa/submissions/organizations/Submissions-ORG-PIPA-40-3-Privacy-Commissioner-of-Canada.pdf">Privacy Commissioner of Canada</a></p></td></tr><tr style="border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><td style="padding:5px 5px 5px 25px;text-indent:-25px;border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><p> <a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/3rd-session/pipa/submissions/organizations/Submissions-ORG-PIPA-40-3-Law-Society-of%20BC-31.pdf">The Law Society of British Columbia</a></p></td></tr><tr style="border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><td style="padding:5px 5px 5px 25px;text-indent:-25px;border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><p> <a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/3rd-session/pipa/submissions/organizations/Submissions-ORG-PIPA-40-3-Vancouver-Island-Strata-Owners-Association.pdf">Vancouver Island Strata Owners Association (VISOA)</a></p></td></tr></tbody></table></td><td width="2%"> </td><td width="48%" align="center" valign="top"><table width="98%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"><tbody><tr><td height="50" bgcolor="#e7e6dd" style="border-bottom-color:#cccccc;border-bottom-width:3px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><p align="center"> <strong>Individuals </strong> <strong></strong>*</p></td></tr><tr style="border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><td style="padding:5px;border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><p> <a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/3rd-session/pipa/submissions/individuals/Submissions-INDIV-PIPA-40-3-Bayley-Robin.pdf">Bayley, Robin</a></p></td></tr><tr style="border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><td style="padding:5px;border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><p> <a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/3rd-session/pipa/submissions/individuals/Submissions-INDIV-PIPA-40-3-Bernal-Eric.pdf">Bernal, Eric</a></p></td></tr><tr style="border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><td style="padding:5px;border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><p> <a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/3rd-session/pipa/submissions/individuals/Submissions-INDIV-PIPA-40-3-Deck-Christian.pdf">Deck, Christian</a></p></td></tr><tr style="border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><td style="padding:5px;border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><p> <a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/3rd-session/pipa/submissions/individuals/Submissions-INDIV-PIPA-40-3-Greenwood-George.pdf">Greenwood, George</a></p></td></tr><tr style="border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><td style="padding:5px;border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><p> <a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/3rd-session/pipa/submissions/individuals/Submissions-INDIV-PIPA-40-3-Hales-Stephen.pdf">Hales, Stephen</a></p></td></tr><tr style="border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><td style="padding:5px;border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><p> <a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/3rd-session/pipa/submissions/individuals/Submissions-INDIV-PIPA-40-3-Jordan-Sean.pdf">Jordan, Sean</a></p></td></tr><tr style="border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><td style="padding:5px;border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><p> <a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/3rd-session/pipa/submissions/individuals/Submissions-INDIV-PIPA-40-3-Lines-Randy.pdf">Lines, Randy</a></p></td></tr><tr style="border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><td style="padding:5px;border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><p> <a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/3rd-session/pipa/submissions/individuals/Submissions-INDIV-PIPA-40-3-McLeod-Donald.pdf">McLeod, Donald</a></p></td></tr><tr style="border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><td style="padding:5px;border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><p> <a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/3rd-session/pipa/submissions/individuals/Submissions-INDIV-PIPA-40-3-McNutt-George.pdf">McNutt, George</a></p></td></tr><tr style="border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><td style="padding:5px;border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><p> <a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/3rd-session/pipa/submissions/individuals/Submissions-INDIV-PIPA-40-3-Menzies-Elizabeth.pdf">Menzies, Elizabeth</a></p></td></tr><tr style="border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><td style="padding:5px;border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><p> <a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/3rd-session/pipa/submissions/individuals/Submissions-INDIV-PIPA-40-3-Nelson-Miriam.pdf">Nelson, Miriam</a></p></td></tr><tr style="border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><td style="padding:5px;border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><p> <a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/3rd-session/pipa/submissions/individuals/Submissions-INDIV-PIPA-40-3-Rodney-James.pdf">Rodney, James</a></p></td></tr><tr style="border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><td style="padding:5px;border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><p> <a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/3rd-session/pipa/submissions/individuals/Submissions-INDIV-PIPA-40-3-Romaine-Mike-and-Sharyn.pdf">Romaine, Mike and Sharyn</a></p></td></tr><tr style="border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><td style="padding:5px;border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><p> <a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/3rd-session/pipa/submissions/individuals/Submissions-INDIV-PIPA-40-3-Strang-Ken.pdf">Strang, Ken</a></p></td></tr></tbody></table><div align="left"><p class="footer" style="text-indent:-22px;padding-left:25px;">    <em>* Personal contact information has been removed from the submissions of individuals.</em></p></div></td></tr></tbody></table> <br clear="all"> <p> <font color="#003366" size="1"><strong><em>Please note that size is indicated only for items larger than 1 MB.</em></strong></font></p><table width="98%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"><tbody><tr><td height="50" bgcolor="#e7e6dd" style="border-bottom-color:#cccccc;border-bottom-width:3px;border-bottom-style:solid;"> <p align="center"> <strong>Additional Written Materials</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td height="25"><p>Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia</p></td></tr><tr style="border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><td style="padding:5px 5px 5px 20px;border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><p> <a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/3rd-session/pipa/submissions/documents/Submissions-DOC-PIPA-40-3-IP-Commissioner-to-PIPA-Committee-2014-JUN-03.pdf">Follow-up correspondence: June 3, 2014</a><span style="font-size:0.75em;"> <strong>(2 MB)</strong></span></p></td></tr><tr style="border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><td style="padding:5px 5px 5px 20px;border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><p> <a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/3rd-session/pipa/submissions/documents/Submissions-DOC-PIPA-40-3-IP-Commissioner-to-PIPA-Committee-2015-JAN-12.pdf">Follow-up correspondence: January 12, 2015</a></p></td></tr><tr style="border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><td style="padding:5px 5px 5px 20px;border-bottom-color:#cc9c33;border-bottom-width:1px;border-bottom-style:solid;"><p> <a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/3rd-session/pipa/submissions/documents/Submissions-DOC-PIPA-40-3-IP-Commissioner-to-PIPA-Committee-2015-JAN-27.pdf">Follow-up correspondence: January 27, 2015</a></p></td></tr></tbody></table>

Meeting Documents

 

 

Meeting: Special Committee to Review the Personal Information Protection Act https://www.leg.bc.ca/parliamentary-business/committees-calendar/20141126-PIPAReview-0900Special Committee to Review the Personal Information Protection Act<p><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/3rd-session/pipa/presentations/20141126/Presentation-PIPA-40-2-MTIC-Briefing-2014-NOV-26.pdf" target="_blank">Office of the Chief Information Officer, Ministry of Technology, Innovation and Citizen's Services, <em>Closing Remarks to the Special Committee to Review the Personal Information Protection Act </em></a></p><p><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/3rd-session/pipa/presentations/20141126/Presentation-PIPA-40-2-OIPC-Briefing-2014-NOV-26.pdf" target="_blank">Information and Privacy Commissioner for Britsh Columbia, <em>Submission to the Special Committee to Review the Personal Information Protection Act </em></a></p>11/26/2014 5:00:00 PMMeeting: Special Committee to Review the Personal Information Protection Act

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