Forms and Brochures
Request Form to Limit Access to Personal Information - Health Care Provider
Health Information Privacy Frequently Asked Questions
E-health Frequently Asked Questions
Privacy Officers Contact Information
Health Authority Privacy Offices
Information and Privacy Commissioner for BC
Information and Privacy Commissioner of Alberta
Information and Privacy Commissioner of Saskatchewan
Information and Privacy Commissioner, Ontario
Quebec Access to Information Commission
Office of the Access to Information and Privacy Commissioner New Brunswick
Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner Newfoundland and Labrador
Nova Scotia Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Review Office
Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner Prince Edward Island
Information and Privacy Commissioner of Nunavut
Northwest Territories Access and Privacy Office
Yukon Information and Privacy Commissioner
Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada
Office of the Information Commissioner of Canada
Information and Privacy Commissioner of BC Submissions on review of legislation
Submission of the A/Information and Privacy Commissioner to the Special Committee to Review the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (1-April-2010)
Health Information Privacy Resources
Privacy Commissioner of Canada Health Information Privacy Resources page
Canada Health Infoway
Pan-Canadian Health Information Privacy and Confidentiality Framework
Canadian Medical Association Principles for the Protection of Patients' Personal Health Information
BC College of Physician and Surgeon Physician Privacy Toolkit
B.C. Freedom of Information and Privacy Association Medical Privacy Page
Electronic Health Records
Province of BC E-health page
Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for BC Review of the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority's Electronic Database System (the "Paris Report")
British Columbia Civil Liberties Association Electronic Health Records page
British Columbia Civil Liberties Association Health Privacy handbook
Privacy Commissioner of Canada Electronic Health Records resources page
Amendments to the Ministry of Health Act
Click here for the debate in the legislature about the amendments to the Ministry of Health Act that gave the Minister the “stewardship” power (April 29, 2010 (Volume 16, No. 5) and find out about the opposition and the government positions.
For the webcast archive link click here.
Click here for the Acting Privacy Commissioner’s letter about these amendments.
Health Research Resources
Canadian Institute for Health Research Ethics page
Canadian Institute for Health Research Privacy Best Practices
Panel on Research Ethics
Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans
See www.clicklaw.bc.ca for more information on the law, legal assistance and self-help resources.
BC government's webpage about the e-health system in BC.
BC Civil Liberties Association.
You can find information on a variety of legal topics at dial-a-law. The topic menu is on the left side of the screen.
Information and Privacy Commissioner/Ontario detailed resources list
David T.S. Fraser's Privacylawyer.ca Privacy Law Resources page