Upcoming Events

AMCTO Zone 4 Workshop

Director of Policy, Renee Barrette, and policy analyst, Lauren Silver, will be appearing to discuss such topics as, privacy and the public at council meetings, video recording and social media and expectation of privacy.

For more information and to register, visit AMCTO.

Reaching Out to Ontario: Thunder Bay

Reaching Out to Ontario: Thunder Bay

The Information and Privacy Commissioner (IPC) will be hosting a special event in Thunder Bay on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, as part of the IPC’s Reaching Out to Ontario program. Commissioner Brian Beamish and other IPC executives will use this occasion to update Ontarians on the emerging access and privacy issues facing the province’s health and public sectors. The Commissioner will give an overview of the latest developments at the IPC followed by two information sessions, one covering access and privacy issues in detail and the other looking at the latest developments under Ontario’s health privacy laws. Each session will focus on changes to legislation, new policies and procedures, recent decisions and orders and best practices and guidelines for information management.


Doors open
8:30 a.m.

Welcome and presentation from Brian Beamish, Commissioner
9:00 a.m. – 9:40 a.m.

Concurrent information sessions
10:00 a.m. -11.00 a.m.

Session A: Key Developments in Access to Information and Privacy

Session B: Latest Developments in Protecting Personal Health Information

Registration: Free
While this is a free event, we ask that you RSVP to and let us know which of the concurrent sessions you would like to attend. Thank you.

Wednesday May 3, 2017
8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Valhalla Inn
1 Valhalla Inn Rd.
Thunder Bay
ON, P7E 6J1

Municipal Access and Privacy Forum

The Information, Privacy and Archives Division of the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services will be hosting its first Municipal Access and Privacy Forum on May 10th, 2017. The Forum is intended to allow for a dialogue and information exchange for MFIPPA practitioners, and to communicate key information around access and privacy matters. Topics will include privacy impact assessments, privacy breaches, dealing with surges or high volumes of access requests, and councillor records.

Commissioner Brian Beamish will be providing the keynote address and our office will also be leading a session on significant orders and privacy complaints.

For more information about the event, please contact the Information Privacy and Archives Division, Ministry of Government and Consumer Services, at:

IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium

Assistant Commissioner, David Goodis, and policy analyst, David Weinkauf, will be discussing the topic, A Framework for Ontario Government Institutions’ Use of Big Data Analytics.

Assistant Commissioner, Sherry Liang, will be appearing on the panel, Three Regulators: Tackling the Rouge Valley Hospital Privacy Breach.

For more information and to register, visit IAPP Canada.

Univ. of Alberta – Access and Privacy Conference

Commissioner, Brian Beamish, will be participating in a Commissioner’s Round Table on June 15, and will be giving a keynote presentation on June 16.

For more information and to register, visit AccessandPrivacy.

Filter results by: