Canadian Official Aims To Shield Privacy Law From Reforms

Law360, New York (July 23, 2012, 10:26 PM EDT) -- British Columbia's privacy commissioner vowed Friday to ensure that residents of the Canadian province continue to have the ability to protect their personal information and have access to their records, despite recent legislative amendments that she claims threaten to erode those rights.

During the past year, the British Columbia government has pushed through four amendments that impact the protections afforded by the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act — a 1992 provincial law aimed at providing the public with increased access to government records...
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