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New guidance outlines responsible information-sharing practices to help prevent intimate partner violence

TORONTO, ON, May 29, 2024 – Today, the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario (IPC) released new guidance to help professionals better understand Ontario’s privacy laws when sharing personal information in situations involving intimate partner violence (IPV). “Intimate partner...

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- Published on May 28, 2024

Frequently Asked Questions: Health Cards and Health Numbers

Our frequently asked questions on health cards and health numbers clarify who may collect, use or disclose health numbers for health care purposes, as well as the use of health cards as a proof of identity. Originally published November 2004.


- Published on Oct 1, 2021

IPC Comments on the Ontario Government’s White Paper on Modernizing Privacy in Ontario

Backgrounder: Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario’s comments on key areas for reform in a made-in-Ontario private sector privacy law


- Published on Sep 7, 2021