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Vaughn Palmer: Privacy commissioner sounds alarm on provincial government transparency

September 25, 2014

Three years ago, information watchdog Elizabeth Denham had mostly positive things to say about the B.C. Liberals’ handling of requests under provincial access-to-information legislation. But this week the information and privacy commissioner was out with an update whose title, “A step backward,” reflected much backsliding on the file. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Peace River North MLA cleared of wrongdoing by conflict commissioner

September 4, 2014

B.C.’s conflict commissioner has cleared Liberal MLA Pat Pimm of any wrongdoing in the case of a Fort St. John developer who wanted to build a rodeo ground on farmland in his riding. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Nothing archived by province in 10 years, B.C. commissioner says

July 22, 2014

Neglect has far-reaching consequences and needs rectifying, says Elizabeth Denham globeandmail – British Columbia

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Donald Sterling ban: Steve Nash praises commissioner Silver

April 29, 2014
Donald Sterling ban: Steve Nash praises commissioner Silver

Canadian NBA star Steve Nash praised league commissioner Adam Silver for his decisive response to the controversy involving Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. CBC | British Columbia News

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Ian Mulgrew: Privacy commissioner says police too free with your private information

April 16, 2014

Police in B.C. should immediately stop handing out unnecessary personal information when providing employment-related records checks, says B.C. Information and Privacy Commissioner Elizabeth Denham. “In my opinion, the current process in British Columbia is broken and is not meeting the needs of citizens or employers,” she concluded in a blistering 44-page report. She called it [...]

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