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B.C. Opens Door to Online Eyeglass Sales

The B.C. government has passed legislation that deregulates the sales of eyeglasses and contacts. The move comes in response to court battle between the College of Opticians of BC and Coastal Contacts, an online eyeglass seller.

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March 22, 2010 5 comments News

BC Privacy Commissioner Office in “Legal Limbo”

The Globe reports that the Office of the B.C. Privacy Commissioner is in "legal limbo" following the departure of longtime commissioner David Loukidelis.

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January 25, 2010 1 comment News

B.C. Big Opt-Out

Several B.C. groups have launched the B.C.'s Big Opt-Out, a response to fears about the privacy protection associated with personal health information management.  The initiative provides the tools to allow residents to opt-out by providing opt-out requests to various health care professionals.

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April 9, 2009 2 comments News

BC Privacy Commissioner Says 41 Days Too Long for Breach Notification

All About Information notes a recent B.C. Privacy Commissioner decision which ruled that 41 days is too long to notify affected individuals of a security breach.

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May 26, 2008 Comments are Disabled News

B.C. PIPA Review Released

David Fraser notes that a special committee has released its recommendations for reforms to the B.C. privacy legislation.

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April 21, 2008 Comments are Disabled News