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Lecture Series: Introduction to Privacy Laws with Andrew Buck

May 11, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Manitoba Writers’ Guild, 218-100 Arthur St. | Burns Family Creative Classroom

 About the workshop

During this 90-minute lecture, Manitoba based lawyer, Andrew Buck, will conduct a presentation which will consist of a general overview of the privacy laws which apply to Manitoba businesses. The session will include an overview of PIPEDA — the private sector of privacy law — and The Privacy Act.

The second part of the presentation will focus on specific privacy issues such as: employee snooping, use of SINs, function creep and potential social media issues.

Please note: following the lecture there will be a 15 – 30 minute Q & A.

The presentation is open to the public and is targeted to anyone looking to learn more about Privacy Laws.


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About the Instructor

Andrew Buck has a business law practice, with a focus on electronic commerce issues. He provides guidance about online delivery of goods and services, privacy, data protection, access to information, anti-spam law compliance, and intellectual property control and capitalization. He advises clients on a variety of issues, creates polices, and advocates on behalf of his clients to help them respond to their legal challenges and opportunities. Andrew’s practice also includes a significant research and analysis component and the provision of timely strategic advice, including guidance for responding to privacy breaches.
Andrew’s clients include private sector businesses of all sizes and public bodies. He also assists clients who are not located in Manitoba or Canada — but who wish to carry on business here — with advice to “Canadaize” their management of Canadian resident personal information. He is a frequent speaker and media commentator on privacy and data protection matters. Andrew received his law degree from the University of Manitoba in 2009, and was awarded the University Gold Medal for the highest standing in the Bachelor of Laws program. He ws called in the Bar in 2010.


For more information on Andrew: www.pitblado.com/our-people/lawyers/andrew-jd-buck



Film Training Manitoba Course Registration Policy


  • Participants must be 18 years of age or older to register and attend the course.
  • Participants must register in advance of the course. No drop-ins.
  • Registration is on a first come, first served basis – unless otherwise specified. Enrollment may be limited.
  • Registration for all courses, including weekend workshops, must be done between 8:30 am & 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday (except holidays).
  • Registrations must be received & confirmed in-person or by phone with an FTM staff member during office hours.
  • We do not confirm or accept registrations via email.
  • Payment in full is required to secure a spot in an FTM course.



Course Registration

Registration can be done in one of two ways:

In Person – cash, cheque, VISA and MasterCard, and debit are accepted. (Please make cheques payable to Film Training Manitoba.) Our offices are located at 100 – 62 Albert Street, in Winnipeg’s Exchange District. We are open to the public Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.


By Phone – VISA and MasterCard only. Registrations are accepted via the main line at 204-989-9669. *We do not confirm or accept registrations via email.


Cancellation Policy


  • Participants must cancel up to 4 full business days prior to the course start date to receive an 80% refund.
  • No refund will be given to participants who cancel within 4 full business days before the course start date, or if they do not attend the course.
  • Film Training Manitoba reserves the right to cancel, or postpone, any course where a minimum registration level has not been met. Participants registered for a course that is canceled will receive a full refund.



Breaks and refreshments


All course participants are responsible for their own lunch.





Film Training Manitoba’s workshop training program is generously funded by the provincial government department of Jobs and the Economy.


May 11, 2017
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm