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News Release: IPC Releases Inquiry Report

Wed, Mar 22, 2017

News Release 

Release of Inquiry Report by the Information and Privacy Commissioner

WHITEHORSE – The Information and Privacy Commissioner (IPC) released an Inquiry Report today. 

The Inquiry Report released today contains the IPC’s findings following her review of a complaint made by an individual who alleged the Department of Education (Department) used or disclosed his personal information contrary to the requirements of the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act (ATIPP Act).  The IPC found the Department violated the ATIPP Act when it disclosed records containing the individual’s sensitive personal health information to the individual’s union representative and an Assistant Deputy Minister of the Department as part of a second level grievance procedure.  The IPC made one recommendation to the Department which it subsequently accepted.

The Inquiry Report along with a more detailed summary can be found at the following links:


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For more information contact:

Diane McLeod-McKay, B.A., J.D.

Information and Privacy Commissioner