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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Wednesday, January 19, 2005
The government of Manitoba originally promised that it would make "report cards" of the province's physicians available online. The project is being delayed due to privacy concerns, reports the Winnipeg Sun:
Winnipeg Sun: NEWS - Privacy issues delay posting of doctors' profiles:
"Manitobans will have to wait until at least the spring to access 'report cards' on their doctors' pasts. The NDP promised more than 2 1/2 years ago to make physician profiles public on the Internet, including records of disciplinary action and malpractice judgments....
He said there are concerns the privacy of doctors will be violated if unfounded complaints are published for all to see...."
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