Check back often for the latest information about
upcoming events, conferences and workshops.
October 10-11, 2013
Privacy and Access 20/20: A new vision for information
Join us in beautiful Vancouver B.C. as we celebrate the
20th anniversary of the province's Freedom of
Information and Protection of Privacy Act. The conference will
feature Commissioners and local, national and international experts
on access and privacy from the public and private sector.
For more information, visit
the conference website.
May 15-16, 2013
2nd Annual Western Canada Health Information Privacy
As health professionals and administrators, you already care
about patient confidentiality, but do you know how to best set up,
run and improve a privacy program in your organization? Focused on
giving practical guidance to both beginners and seasoned privacy
experts, the WCHIPS gives you the tools to put caring about privacy
Co-hosted by the Information & Privacy Commissioner of
Alberta, the Information & Privacy Commissioner of
Saskatchewan, the Manitoba Ombudsman, and the Information &
Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia, this year's conference
theme is "Meeting the Challenge of Stewarding Health
For more information, visit the
Data Privacy Day
Held on January 28 each year, Data Privacy Day is intended to
promote greater awareness about digital and online privacy, and the
impact technology has on our personal information. Visit the
official Data Privacy Day
website for more information.
of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) has produced
posters and web graphics, which you can download and use to promote
Data Privacy Day in your organization.
Privacy Awareness Week
An initiative of the Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities (APPA).
Privacy Awareness Week is an opportunity to promote privacy rights
and responsibilities in both the public and private sector. For
more information, visit privacyawarenessweek.org.
Right to Know Week
Right to Know Week is an extension of international Right to
Know Day, celebrated on September 28 of each year. The right of
access to information is an important human right and is essential
for transparent and accountable governance. It also makes it
possible for citizens to get more involved in the decision-making
processes of government. For more information about Right to Know
Week across Canada, visit righttoknow.ca.