The Canadian Privacy Law Blog: Developments in privacy law and writings of a Canadian privacy lawyer, containing information related to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (aka PIPEDA) and other Canadian and international laws.
The author of this blog, David T.S. Fraser, is a Canadian privacy lawyer who practices with the firm of McInnes Cooper. He is the author of the Physicians' Privacy Manual. He has a national and international practice advising corporations and individuals on matters related to Canadian privacy laws.
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Tuesday, September 21, 2004
Further to a few recent items referred to in this blog (see here and here), the Saskatchewan opposition is asking that amendments to the Health Information Act be discussed by a legislative committee:
The opposition Saskatchewan Party wants concerns involving proposed regulations for the Health Information Protection Act discussed by a legislative committee.
Health critic Rod Gantefoer says it's important the committee deal with them first.
Privacy commissioner Gary Dickson says the province's health department needs to be more careful about how it handles patients' health information.
Dickson has released a 20-page report critiquing the province's proposed regulations for the Health Information Protection Act.
The Information and Privacy Commissioner's report is available here.
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