Joining the PACC is a small investment that can yield big benefits for your career, your organization, and the profession.
Ensuring individual privacy and access rights depends on a community of professional access and privacy practitioners whose competence, dedication, integrity and professionalism are paramount. PACC members are among the most experienced and knowledgeable in that community.
PACC members represent a broad cross-section of the many disciplines involved in data protection including law, health care, information technology, records management, research, ethics, risk management, information security, and compliance.
PACC members come from the private, public and non-profit sectors, in areas as diverse as academia, health care, banking, finance, insurance, crown corporations; small, medium and large businesses and consulting firms; professional and trade associations; educational institutions; law and accounting firms; provincial, territorial and federal governments, departments, and public bodies.
PACC is where members turn for information, knowledge, and guidance about issues that affect access, privacy, their careers, and the profession.
PACC is also where members turn for networking, mentoring, and advantages not available elsewhere.
PACC provides relevant content on issues and opportunities that are shaping our rapidly evolving profession, including emerging legislation, technology and trends. You will benefit from the wide range of timely information that PACC delivers:
- Subscription to The Winston Report, Canada’s foremost quarterly journal of access, privacy and data governance in Canada
- Relevant industry training
- Annual national conferences, summits and regional meetings
- Public Policy, Advocacy, and Advisory Committees
PACC supports its members through various legislative and regulatory efforts that focus on matters related to the protection and advancement of the information privacy and access to information profession in Canada.
As the voice for privacy and access in Canada, PACC is the vehicle for members to have their voices heard and make a meaningful impact on the Canadian privacy and access landscape.
PACC works collaboratively with its members to identify their needs, elicit and convey their views, develop strategies, and advocate on their behalf to ensure that Canadian policymakers and regulators understand and address the unique needs of the profession.
PACC provides a foundation for individuals, organizations, and governments across the broader national community who seek accurate and practical knowledge about individual and organizational rights and responsibilities.
Our Supporters and Sponsors
Supporters and sponsors include organizations and individuals who appreciate how vitally interconnected privacy and access are with democracy and freedom.