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Legislation

In November 2007, the Select Special Personal Information Protection Act Review Committee recommended, "That the Act be amended to make PIPA apply fully to all not-for-profit organizations, subject to a one-year transition period." This recommendations was in part based on harmonizing Alberta's Act with that of British Columbia.

PIPA Review

In June 2015, the Standing Committee on Alberta's Economic Future was tasked with a comprehensive review of the Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA). Within 18 months, the committee must submit its report and recommended amendments to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta.

For more information on the committee, its members, transcripts of meetings and related documents, please visit the committee's page on the Legislative Assembly Office's website.

Review of PIPA

The OIPC's review of PIPA was submitted in February 2016:

Commissioner's Speeches

On September 7, 2016, the Commissioner made a presentation to the committee, which provided context for the Commissioner's recommendations that had been submitted to the committee:

On October 15, 2015, the Commissioner made a presentation to the committee that served as an introduction to the office by identifying the office's experiences with PIPA since 2004 and some of the current trends and issues in private sector privacy:

PIPA Stats: OIPC's Experience

PIPA Review General Stats Oct15

PIPA Review Breach Stats Oct15