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Free PIPA Workshop

Mar 24, 2015

Come and learn about the Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA) and how it affects your business or organization.

The Privacy and Legislation Branch (PLB) of the Office of the Chief Information Officer will be holding a free half-day PIPA training session in the morning of Thursday, April 16 on the 12th floor of 1125 Howe Street (downtown, on the corner of Howe and Helmcken).

Please join us from 9am – 12pm for a high-level introduction and overview of PIPA that will include the following:

  • An overview of PIPA’s key features;
  • Coverage (what is and is not covered by PIPA);
  • What is personal information? (definitions and examples);
  • Consent: how it works in practice;
  • Tips for securing and disposing of personal information;
  • Oversight (what the role is of the Information and Privacy Commissioner); and,
  • An introduction to PLB’s tools and resources.

Space is limited to a first-come first-serve basis with limited seating available, so please RSVP to with your name and organization. Please note this training session will not be offered online.

Note:    Lunch, snacks, tea/coffee are not provided, and the doors do not open until 8:30am
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