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Concerned About A B.C. ID Card? Have Your Say Before the Deadline Passes

The ID Card, known as the BC Services Card, has been rolling out since February, and it combines both the drivers license and the provincial health care card, with lots more to come. If you are concerned about the implications for our privacy and our pocketbooks, you should definitely put your opinions to the consultation panel -- but hurry: the deadline for submissions is Nov. 27.
B.C. Gov't

A BC Service Card Offer We Can't Refuse?

The province's new ID card, known as the BC Services Card, began rolling out earlier this year. At present, it combines both drivers licence and provincial health care card. Given the hundreds of millions of dollars the government has spent on other high-profile IT projects that failed miserably -- including BCeSIS, Integrated Case Management -- the provincial government has real reason to be concerned about what citizens think of their latest project.
Vimeo

BCCLA Targets Reality Show

The B.C. Civil Liberties Association says it plans to file a privacy complaint against the Canada Border Services Agency for allowing a reality TV show to film travellers crossing Canada's border with...
Alamy

B.C. Drunk Driving Law Review Delayed

VANCOUVER - The B.C. Court of Appeal has put off a review of a provincial law that imposed stiff penalties, including immediate roadside suspensions, on drivers suspected of being impaired.The case wa...