B.C. introduces privacy legislation

Government says business prefers made-in-B.C. solution over “complicated” federal privacy law
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|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 06/03/2003

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he British Columbia government has introduced new privacy legislation which will define the kind of personal information that businesses, non-profit organizations and charities can collect from employees, clients, customers and volunteers.

The Personal Information Protection Act, introduced April 30 in the provincial legislature, also sets out what can be done with the information collected.