BC Ministry relaxes data residency requirements under FIPPA

On March 26, 2020, the Minister of Citizen’s Services issued an order under section 33.1(3) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) relaxing certain requirements under FIPPA during the COVID-19 crisis. FIPPA ordinarily requires public bodies to access and store personal information only within Canada except in limited circumstances.  That requirement … Continued