Provincial Ministries, Crowns & Agencies

Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner

Provincial Independent Office
Established in 1993, the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner provides independent oversight and enforcement of BC's access and privacy laws, including:
  • The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA), which applies to over 2,900 "public bodies" including ministries, local governments, schools, crown corporations, hospitals, municipal police forces, and more.
  • The Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA), which applies to over 380,000 private sector "organizations" including businesses, charities, associations, trade unions and trusts.
Mail: PO Box 9038 Stn. Prov. Govt., Victoria, BC, V8W 9A4
Street: 4th Floor, 947 Fort Street
Phone: 250-387-5629
Fax: 250-387-1696
 [email protected]

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