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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

 

Privacy Commissioners 

Information and Privacy Commissioner for BC 

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Alberta

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Saskatchewan

Ombudsman Manitoba

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 

 

Other Resources

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