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Register now for the ACA Student Symposium, Feb.17!

Joe Campa studies with friends in the library Posted on January 9, 2012

The student chapter of the Association of Canadian Archivists at the University of British Columbia is pleased to inform you that registration has opened for the ACA@UBC 2012 International Symposium, *Unpacking the Digital Shoebox: The Future of Personal Archives**.* The event will take place Friday, February 17th 2012 at the Frederic Wood Theatre at UBC. […]

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What Happened to the PIPEDA Review?

secure documents Posted on December 23, 2011

Canada’s private sector privacy law, PIPEDA, requires a review every 5 years. The last review was in 2006, but parliament has broken for the holidays – so it appears that they’ve missed the requirement. Perhaps they will argue that the deadline hasn’t expired yet since the 2006 review lasted a long time.

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Ottawa, churches playing hardball over residential school historical documents, TRC charges

conversion scan of old document Posted on November 24, 2011

APTN National News The TRC was created as part of the federal government’s massive billion dollar court settlement with residential school students. In total, Parliament approved $66 million for the TRC to use. About 150,000 children were forced to attend residential schools. Many were taken from their homes with the help of the RCMP. There, […]

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Identity theft: simple passwords make it easy for hackers to access your information

hackers stealing your password Posted on November 24, 2011

Vancouver Sun – If your email password is “password,” or “123123,” you may want to change it immediately to avoid identity theft, says U.S. based Internet security company SplashData. “Hackers can easily break into many accounts just by repeatedly trying common passwords,” said SplashData’s CEO, Morgan Slain. “Even though people are encouraged to select secure, […]

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CBC reluctant to turn over internal documents

Posted on November 18, 2011

e Globe and Mail The CBC has bowed to government demands that it turn over internal documents that a competing broadcaster had unsuccessfully tried to pry loose using access-to-information laws. Tory bid for CBC documents likely unlawful, lawyer says – Canada – CBC News Parliament’s top lawyer says Conservative MPs could be violating the Constitution […]

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Firelock Vault

secure document storage Posted on October 19, 2011

  Why Should a Client Seek out Secure Media Storage and Vault Protection?? Firelock VaultFragile backup computer media requires vault protection. Failure to protect records from destruction or spoliation due to improper storage could create serious liability issues and impair the ability of the companies to recover from loss of critical on-site data. BC Records […]

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Mobile Shredding Truck

mobile shredding truck Posted on October 12, 2011

We have just completed purchase of the 2011 Shredfast SF400STS (Saw Tooth Shear) Mobile Shredding Truck. This 33,000kg GVW Freightliner M-2 Chassis provides a legal payload of over 10,000kg with shredding throughput of over 3500 pounds per hour. There is no shredder available today without a screen that offers a better, smaller and more controlled […]

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Hello world!

Posted on September 23, 2011

  Welcome to the new BC Records Blog. This is where you will find new services, special offers and advice that could save you money!! How we manage your vital information is continually changing. Ongoing advances in software and facility improvements provide improved record keeping. Faster access to information whether hard copy or electronic and […]

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