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Category: Government

Review – Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act

The Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 2015 (ATIPPA) is currently under a statutory review. The Minister of Justice and Public Safety appointed the Honourable David B. Orsborn as a committee of one to conduct the review. Chair Orsborn has indicated that a number of public body representatives have raised the issue of...

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Senate Appointments Cycle

The Independent Advisory Board for Senate Appointments (Advisory Board) is looking for assistance in identifying high-calibre Canadians who could serve in the Senate of Canada. The Advisory Board is a non-partisan body mandated to provide merit-based recommendations to the Prime Minister on Senate appointments. They are engaging with organizations across the country to ensure that...

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Update – Registry of Deeds

We have been advised by the Registry that, under the current Alert Level 2, access to the research area is by appointment only and is restricted to urgent requests such as conducting title searches for pending real property closings. In accordance with federal and provincial health guidelines for physical distancing, there is a limit of...

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News from IRCC

IRCC introduces epost Connect for refugee claimants and pre-removal risk assessment applicants In order to facilitate client services during the pandemic and beyond, IRCC will begin implementing the use of Canada Post’s epost Connect for select IRCC business lines affecting refugee claimants and pre-removal risk assessment (PRRA) applicants. Epost Connect is an easy-to-use service that...

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