The Canadian Privacy Law Blog: Developments in privacy law and writings of a Canadian privacy lawyer, containing information related to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (aka PIPEDA) and other Canadian and international laws.
The author of this blog, David T.S. Fraser, is a Canadian privacy lawyer who practices with the firm of McInnes Cooper. He is the author of the Physicians' Privacy Manual. He has a national and international practice advising corporations and individuals on matters related to Canadian privacy laws.
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Thursday, August 11, 2005
BC's legislation has a one-term limit for Information and Privacy Commissioners. The current Commissioner's term was due to run out on August 15, 2005. To work around this, current Commissioner David Loukidelis has been named as "acting Commissioner" until the BC government gets a successor or amends the legislation. In any event, David is very well regarded within the privacy community and any additional time at the helm will be welcomed. See Straight.com Vancouver | Commentary | Premier takes his chances on stock market.
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