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Year: 2017

April 3, 2017 - Melanie Coyle, Analyst

Lawyers Bills: Are They a “No Brainer”?

We have now had a few reports that have dealt with the application of solicitor-client privilege exemptions (sections 22 of FOIP and 21 of LA FOIP) to lawyers bills.  In these cases, the Commissioner relied on a Supreme Court of Canada decision Maranda v. Richer, [2003] 3 S.C.R. 193, 2003 SCC67 to find that lawyers... read more

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March 29, 2017 - Diane Aldridge, Director of Compliance

Access and Privacy Rights of Minors Online

On May 3, 2016, our office posted to our website a blog titled, Who Signs for a Child?. Though the focus of that blog was on who can sign for a child under the age of 18 years, the following advice on mature minors was offered: FOIP and LA FOIP do not contemplate the child... read more

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January 18, 2017 - Melanie Coyle, Analyst

“A” Trustee vs. “THE” Trustee

If you are reading this blog, I probably don’t need to tell you how complex the healthcare system is. When dealing with The Health Information Protection Act (HIPA), one of the most challenging brain teasers I have to deal with on files is who is the trustee in any given circumstance. When we start to... read more

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