Tag: access

August 3, 2022 - Diane Aldridge, Deputy Commissioner

Access and Privacy Best Practices in Health Care

On May 20, 2022, the Commissioner and I were invited to host a virtual session for the Meadow Lake Tribal Council titled, Access and Privacy Best Practices in Health Care. In order to ensure that a wider audience has the opportunity to experience what we talked about, we recorded the session which is now available... read more

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July 5, 2022 - Sharon Young, Analyst

Absurd Results: Part II

In 2017, the Commissioner posted a blog entry about absurd results. He provided examples of absurd results that can be reached when interpreting and applying The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP), The Local Authority Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (LA FOIP), and The Health Information Protection Act (HIPA).... read more

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March 30, 2022 - Sherri Fowler, Analyst

But I’m the Applicant – how can my submission help?

So, you have requested a review of an access to information request under The Freedom of Information of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP), The Local Authority Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (LA FOIP), or The Health Information Protection Act (HIPA). The IPC has opened the file and sent you an... read more

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June 3, 2021 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

A good access request

You want some information from a government ministry, board, agency, Crown corporation, or from a city, town, village, rural municipality, university, school, library or health trustee. First, try the informal method, which is finding out who makes decisions regarding releasing information, maybe the director or a supervisor, and request by telephone the information you would... read more

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