Privacy & Security
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Former privacy boss calls for tougher rules
February 5, 2014
CALGARY – Alberta’s former privacy watchdog says it’s time to beef up the province’s personal information protection laws. Frank Work (pictured), who stepped down as Alberta’s Information and Privacy Commissioner in 2011, says the recent breach of 620,000 records of Medicentres Canada patients is disheartening. Read More
Misdirected faxes still a problem in Saskatchewan
January 23, 2014
REGINA – Privacy commissioner Gary Dickson (pictured) has issued a report showing that that breaches of confidentiality continue to occur in Saskatchewan, when doctor’s offices and health regions fax personal health information to the wrong number. In one instance, detailed hormone therapy information of a transgender person was faxed to a school. Read More