The FOIP Act Review and Records Management in Alberta


Introduction

Role of the FOIP Act

Historical Controversies

A Selection of Submissions made to the Standing Committee on Health

Issue 1: Municipal Government Records

Issue 2: Treatment of Electronic Records

Issue 3: Records and Social Networking Websites

Issue 4: Concept of "Custody" vs. "Control"

Issue 5: Harmonization with Other Privacy Legislation

Review by the Standing Committee on Health

Conclusion

References

Reflection


References

Access and Privacy Service Alberta. (2006). Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy: A Guide. Retrieved September 25, 2010 from http://www.servicealberta.ca/foip/documents/FOIPGuide.pdf

Alberta Queen’s Printer. (2009). Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Revised Statues of Alberta 2000, Chapter F-25. Edmonton: Alberta Queen’s Printer. Retrieved September 25, 2010 from http://www.qp.alberta.ca/574.cfm?page=F25.cfm&leg_type=Acts&isbncln=9780779743568

Anderson, J.C. (1995). Brave new world: The impact of access legislation on retention in Alberta municipalities. Records Management Quarterly, 29(4), 19-24.

Baran, L. (2010). Letter to the Standing Committee on Health. HE-FOIP-009. Retrieved September 28, 2010 from http://www.assembly.ab.ca/committees/health/submissions/HE-FOIP-009.pdf

Blakeman, L. (2010). Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act Review: Minority Report. Retrieved February 28, 2011 from http://www.assembly.ab.ca/committees/health/PDF/HE_Final_FOIPReport.pdf

CBC News. (2009). Facebook breaches Canadian privacy law: commissioner. CBC News Canada. Retrieved October 3, 2010 from http://www.cbc.ca/canada/montreal/story/2009/07/16/facebook-privacy-commissioner.html

Cunningham, J. (1995, Oct 1). Alberta’s information for sale. Calgary Herald, p. A.1.

Dickson, G. (1995, Oct 30). Shameful tax on info should be removed. Edmonton Journal, p. A.11.

Government of Alberta – Information Management, Access and Privacy. (2003). FOIP Bulletin: FOIP Amendment Act, 2003. Government of Alberta, 14.

Hamdon, B. (2010). Letter to the Standing Committee on Health. HE-FOIP-022. Retrieved October 3, 2010 from http://www.assembly.ab.ca/committees/health/submissions/HE-FOIP-022.pdf

Hryciuk, D. (1996, Nov 7). Environment tops information queries; Cases complex says privacy office official. Edmonton Journal, p. A.7.

Legislative Assembly of Alberta (2010). Standing Committee on Health. Committees of the Legislative Assembly. Retrieved September 28, 2010 from http://www.assembly.ab.ca/committees/health/PDF/HE_FOIP_Ad.pdf

Newswire. (1996, Jul 12). Public safety rarely outranks privacy. Victoria Times-Colonist, 1.

Platt, S. (1995, Sept 11). Information too costly [Letter to the Editor]. Calgary Herald, p. A.11.

Research Section Legislative Assembly Office. (2010). Discussion Paper: Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act Review. Retrieved September 25, 2010 from http://www.assembly.ab.ca/committees/health/PDF/HE_Discussion%20Paper.pdf?page=F25.cfm&leg_type=Acts&isbncln=9780779743568

Shane, M. (2010a). Introduction to Records Management [Lecture notes]. Edmonton: University of Alberta, School of Library and Information Studies.

Shane, M. (2010b). Submission to the Standing Committee on Health. HE-FOIP-017. Retrieved October 3, 2010 from http://www.assembly.ab.ca/committees/health/submissions/HE-FOIP-017.pdf

Sinclair, A. (2010). Letter to the Standing Committee on Health. HE-FOIP-024. Retrieved October 3, 2010 from http://www.assembly.ab.ca/committees/health/submissions/HE-FOIP-024.pdf

Singleton, R. (2010). Letter to the Standing Committee on Health. HE-FOIP-007. Retrieved September 28, 2010 from http://www.assembly.ab.ca/committees/health/submissions/HE-FOIP-007.pdf

Standing Committee on Health. (2010). Review of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Retrieved February 28, 2011 from http://www.assembly.ab.ca/committees/health/PDF/HE_Final_FOIPReport.pdf

Work, F.J. (2010). Letter to the Standing Committee on Health. HE-FOIP-014. Retrieved October 3, 2010 from http://www.assembly.ab.ca/committees/health/submissions/HE-FOIP-014.pdf

Wright, D. (2010). Input: Review of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. HE-FOIP-004. Retrieved September 28, 2010 from http://www.assembly.ab.ca/committees/health/submissions/HE-FOIP-004.pdf

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This assignment was originally created in the Fall Term 2010 for LIS 594 - Records Management.
This website was created by Leah Townsend, as a requirement for graduation from the Masters of Library and Information Studies program at the University of Alberta.