Data Subjects

B.C. Freedom of Information and Privacy Association (BC FIPA)

Data Subjects is about the relationship between people, technology, information, and law. Through interviews with leading experts, we explore how greater protections for personal privacy, improvements to access to information, and the creation of dat...Show More

31:56 | Aug 15th

As we learned in the first episode, BC’s Freedom of Information laws ensure that public records belong to the public, which is a fundamental principle to our democracy. Citizens in a democratic nation must have a right of access to information about ...Show More

4:49:17 | May 29th

In this special edition episode of our Data Subjects podcast, we revisit our Policing Info World conference. On May 23, 2019, we co-hosted a conference that explored the data behind crime, law enforcement, and surveillance. Along with department of c...Show More
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58:42 | May 6th

The second episode of the podcast continues our exploration of BC's Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. In it, we learn about how the original spirit and intent of the legislation has been lost over time. You'll hear from different ...Show More

36:49 | Mar 29th

For the first episode of the podcast, we're looking back and trying to learn a lesson from history. Our story begins in 1990, two years before the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act becomes the law in British Columbia. It follows th...Show More