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July 28, 2016 - Dale Beck, Director, Office of Residential Tenancies

De-identified Decisions

The Office of Residential Tenancies (ORT) recently began posting its decisions to CanLII. You can find them here. There is an understandable interest among landlords in the names of tenants who have a history with the ORT, particularly those evicted repeatedly for non-payment of rent. As a result of media coverage, some individual tenants are... read more

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July 20, 2016 - Sharon Young, Analyst

Unauthorized Access

This blog is focused on the unauthorized access to electronic health records for purposes such as curiosity, concern, personal gain, spite, or boredom, and the harm that results from such unauthorized access. I note that the majority of trustee employees or individuals in service of a trustee (including physicians) access electronic health records for purposes... read more

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July 8, 2016 - Sharon Young, Analyst

Non-Responsive Information in a Responsive Record

FOIP and LA FOIP provides specific exemptions that public bodies must or may apply when preparing records for release in response to an access to information request. There are circumstances in which a public body may consider information within a record to be non- responsive and have to decide whether to sever such information on... read more

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