Under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP Act), Health Information Act (HIA) and Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA), the Commissioner has the power to conduct investigations to ensure compliance with the legislation. Under the FOIP Act and HIA, the Commissioner may also conduct investigations to ensure compliance with rules relating to the destruction of records. The results of these investigations and recommendations are included in investigation reports.
Investigation Reports are also in the CanLII database, The Canadian Legal Information Institute, at www.canlii.org.
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|F2017-IR-04||Dec 21 2017||Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission|
|Summary: The Commissioner opened this investigation to review whether the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission is in compliance with Part 2 of the FOIP Act regarding the personal information collected from... [More]|
|F2017-IR-03||Apr 11 2017||Government of Alberta|
|Summary: This investigation concerns allegations of delays and possible interference in the Government of Alberta’s handling of access requests. The report identifies a number of factors that contribute to... [More]|
|F2017-IR-02||Feb 23 2017||Executive Council and Public Affairs Bureau|
|Summary: The purpose of this investigation was to review Executive Council and Public Affairs Bureau's processing of access requests to identify reasons for the chronic delays that are currently being... [More]|
|F2017-IR-01||Feb 23 2017||Alberta Justice and Solicitor General|
|Summary: The purpose of this investigation was to review Alberta Justice and Solicitor General's processing of access requests to identify reasons for the chronic delays that are currently being experienced.... [More]|
|H2017-IR-02||Nov 29 2017||Alberta Health Services|
|Summary: The investigation found that Alberta Health Services contravened the HIA when 49 of its employees accessed and used the health information of a patient and her daughter for unauthorized purposes. The... [More]|
|H2017-IR-01||Oct 2 2017||Dr. Justin Charles Sebastian|
|Summary: This investigation was opened after the custodian reported to the OIPC that a consultation letter he prepared concerning one of his patients was inadvertently made accessible over the internet as a... [More]|
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