British Columbia Passes Bill 22 – Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Amendment Act, 2021

December 1, 2021

On October 19, 2021, we wrote about the proposed changes to B.C.’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act contemplated in Bill 22 – 2021.

Bill 22 – 2021 passed on November 25, 2021, enacting a number of significant changes to the privacy legislation governing public bodies. The Bill remained largely unchanged from earlier versions.

In their latest bulletin, Keri L. Bennett, Roper Greyell’s Privacy and Freedom of Information lead, and articled student Teodora Bardas discuss Bill 22 – 2021 and the implications for employers.

Read the full bulletin below:

Privacy Bulletin – Dec 2021

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