On 25 March 2020, Ontario enacted significant amendments to the Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA). The changes create a more robust enforcement mechanisms and increased regulation of the use of electronic health records. Some amendments took effect immediately upon enactment, while others will come into force on a day to be proclaimed by the Lieutenant Governor.
Due to the unusual and uncertain times we are currently living in, several public procurement authorities have published guidance during the COVID-19 crisis. The guidance addresses specific requirements for accelerating the standard procedures, direct awards and other options available to contracting authorities
When a person deactivates, deletes or disengages with his or her profile on an online service, what happens to that person’s personal information? When a person leaves, does personal information stay?
The Government of Canada has amended the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (“PIPEDA”), which generally governs the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information by private sector organizations in all Canadian provinces except for Alberta, British Columbia and Québec. Some of the amendments came into force immediately as…