Date: November 23, 2018

Reaching Out to Ontario: Barrie


The Information and Privacy Commissioner (IPC) will host a special event in Barrie on Friday, November 23, as part of the IPC’s Reaching Out to Ontario program. Commissioner Brian Beamish and other IPC experts will use this occasion to update Ontarians on the emerging access and privacy issues facing the province’s health and public sectors.



8:30 a.m. – Registration and Networking

9:00 – Session A – Key Developments in Access to Information and Privacy
Commissioner, Brian Beamish, and Assistant Commissioner, Sherry Liang, will explore key issues related to access to information, latest decisions, and implications of recent changes to legislation.

10:00 – Break

10:15 – Session B – Latest Developments in Protecting Personal Health Information
Director of Health Policy, Debra Grant, and IPC Registrar, Suzanne Brocklehurst, will discuss the latest issues affecting Ontario’s health privacy legislation and the protection of personal health information.

11:15 – Event ends

Registration: There is no cost to attend, but we ask that you please RSVP at

Location: Georgian Theatre (Georgian College) 1 Georgian Drive Building C Barrie, ON L4M 6J8