Tag: Legislation

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Privacy Fact Sheet: General Data Protection Regulation

Date: Jul 11 2018   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Comments of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario on the Proposed Regulation under Part X of the Child, Youth and Family Services Act, 2017
Topic: Legislation | Youth
Type: Submissions

Comments from the Information and Privacy Commissioner on the proposed regulation under Part X of the Child, Youth and Family Services Act.

Date: Jan 22 2018   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Submission to the Standing Committee on Bill 89, Supporting Children, Youth and Families Act, 2017
Topic: Legislation
Type: Submissions

Commissioner Brian Beamish presented his submission on Bill 89, Supporting Children, Youth and Families Act, 2017 to the Standing Committee on Justice Policy on Thursday, March 30, 2017.

Date: Mar 30 2017   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Code of Procedure for Matters under the Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004

PHIPA Code of Procedure

Date: Feb 28 2017   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Improving Access and Privacy with Records and Information Management

This guidance is designed to help institutions implement better record and information management practices and enhance the public’s ability to access information.

Date: Nov 03 2016   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and Councillors’ records

Our office is sometimes required to decide access to information appeals relating to requests for records held by municipal councillors. Unfortunately, the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA) does not expressly refer to records of municipal councillors. This fa...

Date: Apr 22 2016   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Yes, You Can. Dispelling the Myths About Sharing Information with Children’s Aid Societies

Common misunderstandings about privacy are frequently cited as reasons for not sharing information with a children’s aid society (CAS) about a child who may be at risk. In fact, Ontario law permits professionals working with children to share this information. To help professionals understand t...

Date: Jan 20 2016   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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FIPPA and MFIPPA: Bill 8 — The Recordkeeping Amendments

Bill 8, the Public Sector and MPP Accountability and Transparency Act, 2014, will come into effect on January 1, 2016. This Bill amends the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) and the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA) to include requi...

Date: Dec 22 2015   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Frequently Asked Questions: Personal Health Information Protection Act

This revised FAQ has a new look and feel and has been rewritten with cleaner, easy to understand, gender-neutral language. Also included are a few additions to the original publication: Questions on assumed implied consent and consent from children under 16. Questions regarding the relationship ...

Date: Nov 02 2015   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Transparency, Privacy and the Internet: Municipal Balancing Acts

Municipalities are turning to the Internet as a means of making information public in an effort to improve accessibility, transparency and accountability. This may include publishing records directly to their website or including records in searchable databases that can be accessed online. Publis...

Date: Aug 04 2015   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Your Rights under Ontario’s Freedom of Information Laws

Your Rights under Ontario’s Freedom of Information Laws

Date: Jul 24 2008   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Access to Information under Ontario’s Information and Privacy Acts
Topic: Access | Legislation
Type: Brochures

Information on how to file an access to information request under FIPPA or MFIPPA. [Revised July 2014]

Date: Apr 01 2006   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Submission to the Standing Committee on Regulations and Private Bills – Bill 123: Transparency in Public Matters Act, 2004
Topic: Legislation
Type: Submissions

A review and commentary on the necessity of open meetings law in Ontario. Looking specifically at why a comprehensive open meetings law is needed in Ontario; and How Bill 123 satisfies key requirements of an effective open meetings law.

Date: Sep 01 2005   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Authorization to Act as an Agent for Appeal (FIPPA/MFIPPA)

A form to be signed by an appellant who is represented by someone other than a lawyer in an appeal relating to a request for general information or for the appellant’s personal information/correction of personal information.

Date: Jul 11 2005   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Authorization to Act as an Agent For A Complaint under the Personal Health Information Protection Act
Type: Forms

A form to be signed by a complainant who is represented by someone other than a lawyer.

Date: Jul 11 2005   Type: Resource   Access: Public

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Grade 11/12 Brochure – What Students Need to Know About Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy

The brochure explains the IPC’s outreach program to schools in Ontario, specifically for grades 11/12

Date: Sep 01 2004   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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What Students Need to Know – A Resource for Grade 11/12 Teachers

Program focuses on introducing students to the importance of the public values of access to government-held information and personal privacy. Expanded program for Grade 11/12.  

Date: Sep 01 2004   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Ontario’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act: A Mini Guide
Type: Brochures

A quick overview of the key points of the provincial Act. [Revised July 2014]

Date: Mar 01 2000   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Ontario’s Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act: A Mini Guide
Type: Brochures

A quick overview of the key points of the municipal Act. [Revised July 2014]

Date: Jun 01 1998   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Suggested Changes to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act: Submission to The Standing Committee on the Legislative Assembly.
Topic: Legislation

Foreword On January 1, 1991 the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (the Act) came into force. This statute extended the freedom of information and protection of privacy principles first codified in the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act to municipal c...

Date: Jan 01 1994   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Suggested Changes to The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, as amended report for the Standing Committee on The Legislative Assembly
Topic: Legislation
Type: Submissions

TECHNICAL SUMMARY: TECHNICAL A “technical change” is a change which is required because of poor legislative drafting; an error, such as inconsistent wording, which has slipped into the Act during the process of drafting or publication. The result of the poor drafting may create diffic...

Date: Jan 01 1991   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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