Newfoundland and Labrador Access & Privacy Workshop 2011

Supporting Organizations

Conferences like this are the product of a community-based effort. If you are an organization, interested in helping spread the word of this event to your members / stakeholders, please contact Chris Lutz at 613-226-8317 x220 or via email. We sincerely appreciate all the help we receive, and thank you in advance for continuing to support this NL-based learning initiative.


CAPAPA is Canada’s leading national association representing Privacy and Access Professionals in the private sector and at all levels of the public sectors. Founded in 2002, CAPAPA is Canada’s voice of access and privacy and plays a pivotal role in ensuring the independent autonomy of Canada’s access and privacy community.

CAPAPA is an independent, member-based and non-profit NGO dedicated to advancing and increasing awareness of privacy and information access in Canada.

CAPAPA provides the only substantive Professional Certification for Access and Privacy Professionals in Canada; defined the National Competency Standards for Access and Privacy; and provides accreditation of training programs related to Access and Privacy.


The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner is an independent office of the House of Assembly of Newfoundland and Labrador. The Commissioner is responsible for overseeing the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act (ATIPPA) as well as the (soon to be proclaimed) Personal Health Information Act (PHIA). Oversight of these Acts includes conducting reviews of decisions and investigating and attempting to resolve complaints about access to information and protection of privacy involving public bodies under the ATIPPA and custodians of personal health information under the PHIA. The Commissioner may also make recommendations in order to uphold the Acts and encourage better compliance.


Professional Municipal Administrators [PMA] is a professional organization composed of municipal administrators, town/city managers, town/city clerks, and department heads who are committed to improving the quality of administration in local government in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Its mission is to enhance and promote professional management and leadership excellence in local government through professional development, the exchanging of ideas and information, for the continued recognition of PMA as an authority on municipal government.


The MNL Board looks forward to working collaboratively with all orders of government to identify municipal priorities and working together to improve the lives of citizens in communities throughout Newfoundland and Labrador.

Municipalities Newfoundland & Labrador was formed in 1951 as an umbrella organization mandated to represent municipal government interests, and as a vehicle for municipal leaders to share information and resources. MNL represents the 276 cities and towns in Newfoundland and Labrador that service 89 per cent of the population and their more than 2,000 leaders.