Announcing Speakers Jean Laroche and Carla Heggie!

Jean Laroche is a veteran political reporter. He’s covered 6 Nova Scotia governments, so far, in a career that began at CBC Montreal in 1983.  He has hounded politicians in three provinces and one territory over the span of his almost 4 decades as a reporter.



As a certified Information Access & Privacy Professional, Carla Heggie has been involved with the development and delivery of IAP legislation and policy for over 30 years; spoken across Canada on privacy, access, IM, and the IAP profession; and delivered IAP training in the government, corporate, and academic arenas. She has administered the NS FOIPOP  Act for both the Province of Nova Scotia and Dalhousie University. An adjunct professor at Dalhousie, she teaches two graduate courses in privacy in the School of Information Management. Her company, Teal Creative Thinking, offers consultation in the areas of information access, privacy, policy, process, and patient advocacy.